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What Is Uveitis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

What is uveitis? A form of eye inflammation, uveitis is a condition that affects the middle layer of tissue in the eyewall. Occurring in one or both eyes, uveitis can spread to other parts of the eye, including the cornea,...

Types of Juvenile Arthritis and the Best Course of Treatment

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in this country and can make enjoying the activities of adolescence challenging. This disease has many subcategories, including inflammatory, rheumatic, and autoimmune diseases that affect the joints of children before their 18th birthday. Luckily...

What Causes Cataracts: Signs, Treatment and Surgery

Most of us have heard of cataracts, but we might not realize the severity of this condition. Causing a clouding of the lens, cataracts are common in older adults. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, by age...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Symptoms and Causes

A condition resulting from alcohol exposure prior to birth, fetal alcohol syndrome causes brain damage, growth issues, and other problems affecting a child’s health. According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 1 in 100 babies is born with...

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can affect a person with the skin disease psoriasis. It may target any joint in your body, and symptoms vary from person to person. In some individuals, psoriatic arthritis is mild,...

Pernicious Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia is a common condition in which one does not have enough red blood cells or has blood cells that do not function properly. The result is a lack of oxygen flow to the body’s organs and tissues. There are...

Mercury Exposure: How to Know If You Have Mercury Poisoning and What to Do About It

Mercury has different forms, and people get exposed to it in a variety of ways. The most common way people in the U.S. get mercury poisoning is by eating fish that contains methylmercury, but there also other products that can...

Macular Degeneration: Get the Facts

A serious, incurable eye disease, macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting 10 million Americans. Unfortunately, many people know little about this condition, including the signs and symptoms. Resulting from a deterioration of...

What Causes a Stroke? Signs, Recovery, Treatment and Prevention

A stroke occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off or reduced. When this happens, the brain stops receiving oxygen and nutrients—and brain cells start to die. Strokes can occur close to the surface of the...

Natural Remedies for Pink Eye Relief

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a common condition that is fortunately very treatable. In fact, most cases subside within a short period even if patients don’t receive treatment. Despite the fact that conjunctivitis is short-lasting, people tend to...

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