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A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. More than half of all Americans develop cataracts by the time they're 80.
Lymphoma refers to a group of blood cancers, of which the two most common include: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Dyspnea with Advanced Cancers
Feeling as though you can’t take in enough oxygen, called dyspnea or “air hunger,” is a distressing symptom of advanced cancer.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Interventional Oncology Treatments for Liver Cancer
Interventional radiology treatments can be an effective way to deliver chemotherapy or radiation for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma).
Kidney Cancer Treatment
Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow in one or both kidneys. Then, the body is unable to filter waste. Surgery is the most common treatment.
Meningitis: An Overview
Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membrane covering the brain and spinal cord) can be dangerous. Quick, accurate diagnosis is crucial.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Allergic contact dermatitis is the skin's reaction to an irritant—anything from poison ivy to certain fabrics can cause your skin to flare.
Anesthesia for Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation is caused by electrical malfunctions in the heart. When patients need surgery, anesthesiologists oversee their safety and comfort.
Esophageal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
About 17,000 new cases of esophageal cancer occur in the United States each year, most of them in men.
Herniated Disk: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
A herniated disk may be repaired with minimally invasive endoscopic laser-assisted spine surgery, an advanced technology to treat spine conditions.
Broken Ankle (Ankle Fracture)
Broken ankles vary from a tiny crack in the bone to large or multiple cracks.
Also called a surrogate, a gestational carrier is a woman who carries and delivers a child for a couple or individual, opening up options for many to start families.
Ultrasound is used for many musculoskeletal conditions—from identifying injuries and chronic conditions to guiding diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Though an acoustic neuroma (a tumor on a nerve connecting the brain and ear) is usually benign, it can affect hearing and balance.
Chronic stress is a consistent sense of feeling pressured and overwhelmed for a long period of time.
Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
If you're concerned about colorectal cancer, here are some answers to commonly asked questions about risk factors, detection and treatment.
Preventing Infections in the NICU
Infections and antimicrobial resistance pose a profound threat in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) so special protective measures are emphasized.