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A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. More than half of all Americans develop cataracts by the time they're 80.
Endovascular Brain Surgery
Endovascular neurosurgery is less invasive than more traditional surgical techniques.
Babies born before the beginning of the 37th week of pregnancy are considered premature.
Pyloric stenosis is a rare condition that affects babies between ages 4 and 6 weeks and features forceful vomiting. It is easily fixed with minimally invasive surgery.
New drugs and medical treatments need to go through a series tests called clinical trials. This is how new and better treatments are made possible.
Cosmetic Eye Surgery
Cosmetic eye surgeries can improve the appearance of the area around the eyes, which is affected by the aging process.
Depression in Children and Teens
Childhood depression affects about 5 percent of American children and adolescents. There are many effective treatment options for children and their families.
There are two types of hip fracture, both treated by orthopedic specialists: geriatric hip fracture and traumatic hip fracture.
Hydrocephalus is a condition in which fluid that helps cushion the brain and the spinal cord accumulates inside the skull, causing neurological problems.
Lupus Symptoms and Treatment
Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and blood vessels, along with skin and neurological symptoms.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease, causes a buildup of thick mucus in the lungs. Early detection and better therapies help people live longer.
Watch this video to learn about carpal tunnel syndrome, numbness caused by compression of the nerve at the base of the palm.
Diagnosing Lupus Nephritis
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes rampant inflammation throughout the body; lupus nephritis is the diagnosis when the kidneys are involved.
Parasites cause a wide range of diseases, from malaria to giardiasis to toxoplasmosis. Laboratory tests are required for diagnosis and to guide treatment.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease attacking the lining of joints, causing pain and inflammation, eventually damaging the entire body.
Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy)
Vasectomy reversal is a surgical procedure that can help men father children again or for the first time. The procedure is performed by a skilled microsurgeon.
Binge Eating Disorder
People with binge eating disorder eat an unusually large quantity of food during a short time period and feel a lack of control when it happens.