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Diverticulitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
No matter how hard we try, we cannot escape all of the natural side effects of aging. Diverticulitis is a condition that can develop after years of wear and tear on our intestines from eating, absorbing, and processing food.
Kidney transplants offer many benefits over dialysis, including freedom to travel, fewer dietary restrictions and, most importantly, improved survival.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
What Is Fatty Liver Disease?
When you gain too much weight, it doesn't just accumulate on the outside of your body. Fat may start to deposit inside, too, within organs such as the liver. This condition is called fatty liver disease.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma accounts for 80 percent of all skin cancers. The cause is damage to the DNA of cells in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin.
Knee (Patella) Instability
Kneecap (patella) instability occurs when the knee buckles or is otherwise unstable. It is most common among teens and young adults.
Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
External-beam radiation is used to treat esophageal cancer. High-energy X-rays kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Reproductive Options for Transgender Individuals
At Yale Fertility Center, we offer an array of treatment options for transgender men and women.
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.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Embolization, a minimally invasive procedure to stop blood flow to certain organs, is often used to treat women diagnosed with uterine fibroids.
A breast biopsy is a procedure where a piece of tissue is removed and sent to a lab to be evaluated to determine if it is cancerous or benign.
Diabetes in Children
Juvenile (type 1) diabetes requires monitoring and treatment but, if managed well, doesn't interfere with a child's ability to enjoy a full life.
Helping Children Cope with Trauma
Witnessing or enduring trauma can be particularly hard for children. Steven Marans, MSW, PhD, of the Child Study Center talks about its affects in this video.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and it raises your risk for several different kinds of cancer.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
IVF involves retrieving a woman’s eggs and a man’s sperm and combining the two in a laboratory dish. A fertilized embryo is transferred to the woman’s uterus.
Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a popular cosmetic surgery for removing excess skin and fat from the abdomen.
If you've had a heart attack or some type of heart surgery, cardiac rehabilitation can provide individualized attention, care, and support during your recovery.
Cataracts: An Overview
Cataracts: An Overview