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Diverticulitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
No matter how hard we try, we cannot escape all of the natural side effects of aging. Diverticulitis is a condition that can develop after years of wear and tear on our intestines from eating, absorbing, and processing food.
Erectile dysfunction or impotence, is a common, highly treatable condition. Often a physical problem, it also can affect men psychologically.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
IVF involves retrieving a woman’s eggs and a man’s sperm and combining the two in a laboratory dish. A fertilized embryo is transferred to the woman’s uterus.
Surgery may be required when cancer or another condition develops in the larynx (or voicebox); surgeons take extra care to protect the voice.
Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer, and is often seen in children and young adults. Improvements in surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy over the last 30 years have raised survival rates.
Peyronie's disease is a condition that results from a penis injury, causing scar tissue to form and the shaft to curve. Sexual intercourse is often difficult.
Seasonal Allergies (Allergic Rhinitis)
If you suffer from allergies, your symptoms may bloom when the seasons shift if you're allergic to trees, grasses and other plants.
Corneal transplants restore sight following an injury or disease that damages the cornea, the clear tissue at the front of the eye.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
Pediatric Liver Transplants
Pediatric liver transplants at Yale Medicine are extremely safe and successful, and can cure many cases of childhood liver failure.
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is an uncomfortable urge to move the legs that can be severe enough to affect quality of life. Fortunately the condition is treatable.
Surgery for Cleft Lip and Palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate occur when tissues in the lips and/or the roof of the mouth fail to properly join during fetal development.
Clostridium Difficile (C. diff) Infection
A type of bacterium,
(C. diff), causes one of the most common health care-associated infections in the United States.
An enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition affecting men over 50. While uncomfortable, BPH is not life threatening.
Kidney stones are hard deposits of mineral and acid salts in the kidneys. These stones are painful when they are passed through the body.
A learning disability can affect how a child learns to write, read and do math, as well as communication,social skills, attention, memory and coordination.
Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Cancer
Many childhood cancers are highly treatable now, often with radiation therapy. More than 80 percent of kids who get cancer today survive five years or longer.