Abdominal strains happen when any of the muscles in your abdominal wall is either stretched beyond what it can take or torn. Learn about the common causes, symptoms and treatments for abdominal strains.
Rib sprain is a type of rib injury wherein one or more ligaments supporting any of the joints between the ribs and spine or where the ribs attach to the sternum (breastbone) are overstretched or torn causing pain and swelling.
Back strain can cause you pain and limitation of movement. Fortunately, most back strains can be effectively treated with medications, bed rest, icing and physical therapy. Learn about the common treatments for back strain.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition in which there is irritation and swelling of the thick tissue at the bottom of your foot'"called the plantar fascia. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of plantar fasciitis.
Many people have difficulty staying focused and paying attention sometimes, but these behaviors often go away. In ADHD, these behaviors persist for a long time. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of ADHD.
Pet bites can be serious if you have been bitten by an animal infected with the rabies virus. Rabies is a serious disease that can ultimately affect your brain and can be deadly. Learn about what you can do about pet bites.
Dengue fever is a viral disease caused by any of the four dengue viruses transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Learn about the causes, common symptoms, warning signs, and treatment of Dengue.
Each year, about 100 million people get infected with the dengue virus, usually because of getting bitten by an infected mosquito. However, little is known on how the virus infects human cells, until now.
Lazy eye, known medically as amblyopia, is an eye condition in which vision of one of the eyes becomes abnormally reduced because the eye and the brain are not working together properly as they should. Learn more...
Almost all children will have a bout of ear infection making it the most common reason for parents bringing their child to the clinic. Here are some tips on how to know if your baby may be suffering from ear infection.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), also called infant respiratory distress syndrome or hyaline membrane disease, is a common lung disorder affecting premature babies. Learn more about its symptoms and complications.
Excessive blood clotting simply means that blood clots form too easily when they shouldn't or don't dissolve when they should. Having excessive blood clotting can cause a variety of complications and can be life-threatening if not treated immediately.
Abnormally located kidney (Ectopic Kidney) is a birth defect that occurs when kidney is not on its normal position. Some people may not experience symptoms. Others will have kidney and urinary system complications.
Palpitations can cause a person to feel that his or her heart is skipping, beating too fast or have irregular beats. Usually, it is not related to a heart problem and may not be serious. However, it can be a sign of an actual heart problem. Learn more.
Abnormalities happen when the pituitary gland produces too much or too little of growth hormone. Too much secretion of growth hormone can cause giantism and acromegaly and too little of the hormone causes dwarfism. Learn about these pituitary disorders.