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Fluid Around the Lungs (Pleural Effusion)
Fluid around the lung (pleural effusion) is a potentially dangerous condition that can masquerade as something less worrisome.
Surgery may be required when cancer or another condition develops in the larynx (or voicebox); surgeons take extra care to protect the voice.
Leukemia in Children
Leukemia (cancer of the bone marrow) affects children differently from adults; many types are more treatable in pediatric patients than adults.
Male infertility is caused by abnormal sperm production, blockage of sperm delivery or low sperm production. Treatments are available that work.
Penicillin allergy is the most commonly reported medication allergy in the United States, and for people who have it, this allergy can be deadly if unmanaged.
For women who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, breast reconstruction surgery helps restore the appearance of the breasts.
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure means the heart cannot pump blood fast enough to keep up with demand. So blood begins to back up with fluid or becomes congested.
Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils that causes them to swell, making it hard to swallow and leaving the lymph nodes in the neck sore.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening blockage in a lung artery that strains the lungs and the right side of the heart, among other symptoms.
Concussion testing is done when a person experiences a minor head trauma, typically caused by blunt trauma to the head.
Developmental Disabilities: What Parents Need To Know
Parents whose children don't appear to be developing normally may have questions. In this video, we share how the Child Study Center can help.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Poorly managed diabetes can cause several diabetic eye diseases—including diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts and glaucoma.
Diagnosing Alzheimer’s: PET Scanning
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 25 million people worldwide. Diagnosis is assisted with cutting-edge imaging technology.
Endocrine Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most endocrine tumors are benign, but a few will become cancerous. Collectively, endocrine cancers are much less common than other kinds of cancer.
MRI arthrography uses magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose conditions in the knees, shoulders, hips and other joints where two or more bones meet.
Parental Depression: How it Affects a Child
One in five children in the U.S. lives with a parent who has severe depression; research identifies this as a major risk factor for difficulties in a child’s life.
Asthma—a chronic inflammation of the airways that causes trouble breathing—affects 5 to 10 percent of children in the United States.
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