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No two children develop in exactly the same way, but the phases of child development are, for a healthy child, logical and predictable.
Age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of legal blindness in the United States. Retinal therapies are successful treatments to try.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone that most commonly occurs in the legs and feet. Most stress fractures are caused by over-training.
Telomeres, which cap the ends of human chromosomes, may hold the key to understanding how humans age and develop diseases.
Childhood Stress and Anxiety
Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in children. Learning healthy ways to calm down and handle fears is an important life skill.
Diagnosing Thyroid Disorders
The thyroid gland plays a key role in the body’s endocrine system, which regulates metabolism, growth and development, reproduction, sleep and mood.
Pediatric urology helps children by performing routine procedures like circumcisions and reconstructive surgeries for sexual development disorders.
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes fatigue and a pattern of unexplained mild-to-intense pain throughout the body.
Gambling disorder affects about one percent of Americans, who are unable to stop gambling despite the damage to their psyches, wallets, families, and jobs.
Kidney stones are hard deposits of mineral and acid salts in the kidneys. These stones are painful when they are passed through the body.
Knee (Patella) Instability
Kneecap (patella) instability occurs when the knee buckles or is otherwise unstable. It is most common among teens and young adults.
Meningitis: An Overview
Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membrane covering the brain and spinal cord) can be dangerous. Quick, accurate diagnosis is crucial.
Babies born before the beginning of the 37th week of pregnancy are considered premature.
Primary spinal tumors are growths that start inside the spine. Secondary spinal tumors, tumors that begin elsewhere, are more common.
ACL Injury and Treatments
If you injure your ACL, treatment options include surgical repair and rehabilitation to improve strength and stability.
Eye (Ocular) Cancer
Eye cancer is rare, but it usually develops without any warning signs, so it's important to have a doctor check for it during a dilated eye exam every year.
Hydrocephalus is a condition in which fluid that helps cushion the brain and the spinal cord accumulates inside the skull, causing neurological problems.
Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer, can occur 30 or even 40 years after exposure to asbestos. Roughly 3,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.