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Osteoporosis: Diagnosis, and Therapy

Osteoporosis is a common and important public health problem. Many people with osteoporosis have not achieved normal peak bone mass, while others suffer substantial bone loss during life due to various conditions.  Diagnosing Osteoporosis Bone mineral density

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Uveitis

Uveitis is a term for inflammation of the eye. It can occur in one eye or both eyes and affects the layer of the eye called the uvea [u-vee-uh]. It also can be associated with inflammation of

What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a condition with a specific pattern of vomiting with three main features: paroxysmal (sudden onset), stereotypical (similar episodes), and intervening periods of  wellness. There is not one single test that confirms CVS;

Dehydration – types, causes, symptoms and treatment

Dehydration is a condition of the body, where the water content is below the value needed for its operation. Dehydration can be dangerous to human life. The greatest risk of death by dehydration occurs in the case

SARS :Cause, symptoms and signs.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory illness that was recognized as a global threat in March 2003, after first appearing in Southern China in November 2002. There have been no reported cases anywhere in

What are symptoms of diabetes complications?

Complications of Diabetes can be many and while the pathophysiology is deeply satisfying to learn because it incorporates so many different aspects of pathology & physiology. Overview of some of the most common complications of Diabetes. In

Hypopituitarism: Causes, symptoms and signs

The pituitary gland is a small gland attached to the base of the brain. Hypopituitarism refers to loss of pituitary gland hormone production. What is hypopituitarism? The pituitary gland produces a variety of different hormones: Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Cause of a headache based on location of pain.

Location is a good starting point, however more detail is needed to truly assess what kind of headache it is, e.g. migraines, cluster or tension headaches. Here is a general outline. Migraines Classical Type (Has AURA) or Common (No

Everything you need to know Concussion: Symptoms, Sings, and Causes

WHAT IS A CONCUSSION? A concussion is a brain injury that cannot be seen on routine x-rays, CT scans, or MRIs. It affects the way a person may think and remember things for a short time, and

Ganglion Cysts :Causes, Diagnosi, and Treatment

What are they? The cause of ganglion cysts is unknown although they may form in the presence of joint or tendon irritation or mechanical changes. These cysts may change in size or even disappear completely, and they