Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
20 Results Related to "Parasitic Diseases"
Parasites cause a wide range of diseases, from malaria to giardiasis to toxoplasmosis. Laboratory tests are required for diagnosis and to guide treatment.
Avoiding Infectious Diseases
There are all sorts of ways to get an infectious disease—from people and animals, to eating contaminated foods, to environmental exposure.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The total combined cases of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached the highest number ever in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.
Pediatric Crohn's Disease
Crohn’s disease is a lifelong condition that poses unique challenges for children, but with current medical therapies, children can lead healthy, productive lives.
If you are bitten by a tick, there's no need to panic. Tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease can be treated effectively if caught early.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease characterized by swelling and sores in the colon. With proper treatment, it can be improved.
Blood in the stool can be an alarming symptom that signals underlying conditions from hemorrhoids to colon cancer.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the official name given by the WHO to the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV), the new coronavirus that surfaced in 2019 and has been spreading to different parts of the world.
Global Health and Travel-Related Maladies
Yale Medicine physicians are experts in global health and travel medicine, providing exceptional skill and insight for superior emergency care.
Measles: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Measles is one of the world’s most contagious diseases, and it can be especially dangerous for children under age 5 or for those with weakened immune systems.
Anesthesia for Colonoscopy
For patients having a colonoscopy, Yale Medicine's anesthesiologists offer both conscious sedation and general anesthesia, tailored to your needs.
There are seven known coronaviruses that affect humans, and they can cause respiratory diseases as ordinary as a cold to life-threatening ones, like severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and SARS-CoV-2.
A common virus that often spreads during the wintertime, the flu can become a serious condition, especially for the elderly.
Hepatitis B and C
Hepatitis is caused by a virus in the blood. Infection occurs through exposure to the virus. Hepatitis B and C cause liver inflammation.
Meningitis: An Overview
Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membrane covering the brain and spinal cord) can be dangerous. Quick, accurate diagnosis is crucial.
Hepatitis A Vaccine
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
ARDS is a potentially fatal form of respiratory failure characterized by low blood oxygen levels.