PARATHYROID CANCER

Parathyroid cancer starts in the cells of the parathyroid glands. A cancerous (malignant) tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into and destroy nearby tissue. It can also spread... Read more »

THYROID NODULE

 Thyroid Nodule The thyroid gland is located in the lower front of the neck, below the voice box (larynx) and above the collarbones. A thyroid nodule is a lump in or on... Read more »

THYROID EYE DISEASE

Thyroid Eye Disease People with thyroid disease sometimes develop an eye condition that causes the immune system to attack the muscles and other tissues around the eyes. This inflammation can cause the... Read more »

GUILLAIN BARRE SYNDROME (GBS)

Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS) is a rare neurological disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks part of its peripheral nervous system the network of nerves located outside of the brain... Read more »

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby younger than 1-year-old. A diagnosis of SIDS is made if the baby’s death remains unexplained even after a... Read more »

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

Definition of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary (lung) disease. COPD is a term applied to a family of diseases that includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema due... Read more »

MILROY’S DISEASE

Milroy’s Disease is a condition that affects the normal function of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system produces and transports fluids and immune cells throughout the body. Impaired transport with an accumulation... Read more »

SCARLET FEVER

Scarlet fever is a common infectious disease caused by group A streptococcus. The bacteria infect the throat and release a toxin that leads to a rash all over the body. The incubation... Read more »

EPIPHORA OR WATERY EYES

Watery eyes can be completely mystifying. You might expect to tear up when remembering a heart-pulverizing breakup or reading about unlikely animal friendships. But in the middle of the day while just... Read more »

MYOCARDITIS

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium). The inflammation of the heart muscle causes degeneration or death of heart muscle cells. Myocarditis has many different causes and can result in a... Read more »