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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Inside the hollow area of the bones is a spongy core called bone marrow. It is here, that stem cells are produced. Stem...
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Inside the hollow area of the bones is a spongy core called bone marrow. It is here, that stem cells are produced. Stem cells are...
AIDS
AIDS
White blood cells, which are produced in the bones, are a major component of the body's immune system. When an infectious organism such as a...
Allergen Vaccines
Allergen Vaccines
An allergy occurs when the body reacts to substances it views as harmful. The substances, such as tree pollen, dust mites, or foods, are called...
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis
An allergy occurs when the body reacts to substances it can't tolerate. The substances, like tree pollen or dust mites, are called environmental antigens, or...
Allergies
Allergies
An allergy occurs when the body reacts to substances it can't tolerate. The substances, like tree pollen or dust mites, are called environmental antigens, or...
Anthrax
Anthrax
During harsh conditions, the large, rod-shaped bacteria that cause Anthrax develop into spores that can be released into the air and inhaled. Inhaled spores are...
Antibiotics
Antibiotics
Our body is constantly being invaded by foreign organisms. The body’s own immune system is the first line of defense. However, sometimes an illness occurs...
Antihistamine
Antihistamine
An allergy occurs when the body reacts to substances it views as harmful. The substances, such as tree pollen or dust mites, are called allergens.
Antiviral Drugs
Antiviral Drugs
Viruses are infectious agents that enter and replicate within healthy cells. In order for the virus to attach, receptors on the virus must bind to...
Bladder Infection
Bladder Infection
The function of the bladder is to collect, store, and release urine. It is part of the urinary system along with the kidneys, the ureters,
Chickenpox
Chickenpox
Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is highly contagious and is spread by coming in contact with infected droplets from...
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Inside the hollow area of the bones is a spongy core called bone marrow. It is here, that stem cells are produced. Stem cells are...
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Inside the hollow area of the bones is a spongy core called bone marrow. It is here, that stem cells are produced. Stem cells are...
Hepatitis
Hepatitis
The liver is an organ located in the upper right side of the abdomen and it is part of the digestive system. It performs several...
Herpes
Herpes
Herpes, or herpes simplex, is a viral infection that causes sores that most often appear on the face or in the genital area. There are...
Hodgkins Lymphoma
Hodgkins Lymphoma
The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The lymph nodes throughout the body are connected by a network of lymph vessels. Lymph...
Immunization
Immunization
The circulatory system is comprised of both red blood cells and white blood cells. White blood cells are part of the immune system and continuously...
Influenza
Influenza
Influenza, or the flu, is caused by one of several types of viruses that can spread quickly from person to person via airborne particles.If the...
Lupus
Lupus
Normally, the body's immune system makes proteins called antibodies that protect it from illness. The antibodies attach themselves to harmful bacteria and viruses called antigens,
Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease
Tiny deer ticks can carry a harmful bacteria that causes Lyme disease. This bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, can be transmitted to humans if a person receives...
Measles
Measles
Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by the measles virus. Infected people have the measles virus in the mucus of their nose and throat.
Meningitis
Meningitis
The brain is surrounded and protected by the bones of the skull, cranial meninges, and cerebrospinal fluid.Meningitis is the infection of the meninges, the membrane...
Mold
Mold
The development of mold in the home can pose potentially harmful health risks. Molds are a type of fungi that can live both indoors and...
Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma
Inside the hollow area of the bones is a spongy core called bone marrow. It is here, that stem cells are produced. Stem cells are...
Mumps
Mumps
Mumps is a contagious viral infection caused by the paramyxovirus. The virus is spread through contact with infected saliva. When an infected person sneezes or...
Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system, which is responsible for keeping the body free of disease. The lymph nodes throughout the...
Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy
Your skin is one of the first parts of your body to come in contact with the environment. Contact with certain substances, however, can sometimes...
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Hand
The skeletal system provides the framework for the body and protects the internal organs. Joints exist where two bones meet to allow movement and flexibility...
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Knee
Rheumatoid Arthritis - Knee
The skeletal system provides the framework for the body and protects the internal organs. Joints exist where two bones meet to allow movement and flexibility...
Splenectomy
Splenectomy
The spleen is a relatively fragile organ located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen, behind the stomach. It helps produce, store and filter...
Upper Respiratory Infection
Upper Respiratory Infection
An upper respiratory infection is another way of saying that a person has a cold. A cold is a minor infection of the nose and...
Urinary Tract Infection
Urinary Tract Infection
The urinary system comprises the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys act as a filter and remove wastes from the blood in the form...
Vaccines
Vaccines
An illness can be caused by pathogens -- bacteria and viruses that cause disease. These foreign invaders can enter the body in different ways, such...
Yeast Infection
Yeast Infection
The female reproductive system consists of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina.The vagina is a muscular canal that leads from the outside of the...