• Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ADPKD is a common inherited disorder where patients, over the course of decades, develop large fluid filled cysts that damage the normal kidney tissue and can lead ultimately to kidney failure that necessitates transplantation or dialysis. (dtic.mil)
  • Survivors of MI are at increased risk of recurrent infarctions and have an annual death rate of 5% - six times that in people of the same age who do not have coronary heart disease. (who.int)
  • The WHO MONICA Study, monitored trends in coronary heart disease across 38 populations in 21 countries over 10 years. (who.int)
  • Reuters Health) - Losing two or more natural teeth in middle age may signal an increased risk for coronary heart disease, a U.S. study suggests. (reuters.com)
  • Among adults with 25 to 32 natural teeth at the beginning of the study, those who lost two or more teeth during follow-up had a 23 percent increased risk of coronary heart disease compared with those who didn't lose any teeth. (reuters.com)
  • Regardless of the number of natural teeth at start of the study, the risk of coronary heart disease increased 16 percent among those losing two or more teeth during the study period compared with those who didn't lose any teeth. (reuters.com)
  • Adults with fewer than 17 natural teeth (vs. 25 to 32 natural teeth) at the outset were 25 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease. (reuters.com)
  • CF is a genetic disease with one in every 2,500 to 3,500 people diagnosed with it at an early age. (msu.edu)
  • To study the natural history of diseases of allergic inflammation, such as atopic dermatitis or genetic disorders associated with allergic inflammation. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In addition to atopic dermatitis, there are also a number of genetic and congenital diseases, most presenting in childhood, that have prominent allergic manifestations, including dermatitis, or affect atopic pathways. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • More than 99% of patients with coeliac disease have a genetic predisposition in the human leukocyte antigen HLA-DQ2 and DQ8. (nps.org.au)
  • The interaction between genetic and environmental factors is important in rheumatic diseases, with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) being the classic example of this gene-environment interaction model. (bmj.com)
  • Besides walking in the woods, working & playing in your yard may be a risk factor for acquiring Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • This section provides valuable information on the many aspects of Lyme and tick-borne diseases. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Lyme Disease Association was founded in 1991 with the mission to increase nationwide funding and awareness about Lyme and tick-borne diseases. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • You can find out how to help our efforts to enable legislation which promotes scientific research to study Lyme disease and to find a cure, and see what grants we have awarded to researchers to move the field forward. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Over the years, our work has been instrumental in helping the fight against Lyme disease, and we could not do it without your generous support. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • The following excerpts are from University of Maryland, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine press release: A UMD researcher has uncovered a mechanism by which the bacteria that causes Lyme disease persists in the body and fights your early, innate immune responses. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • The following excerpts are from New York State Senator James Seward's Press Release: ALBANY, 03/29/18 - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I/Ref-Oneonta) joined this week with his senate colleagues to call on the state to investigate the impact Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBD) may have on mental health. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Announcing the 4th Annual Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference at the Augusta Civic Center (Augusta, Maine) on Saturday, April 28th from 8am-5pm, supported by an educational grant from the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. ADMISSION is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • This is a FREE Awareness and Education Event, supported by an educational grant from the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. The Forum will run from 8:00 am - 5pm. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Tick-borne disease is not just Lyme A study recently published in Scientific Reports discovered that 65% of Lyme disease patients irrespective of their disease stage respond to several microbes. (jyu.fi)
  • As a consequence, the authors have demonstrated that microbial infections in individuals suffering from Lyme disease do not follow the "one microbe, one disease" status-quo. (jyu.fi)
  • Tick-borne disease is synonymous with Lyme disease that is caused by the Borrelia bacterium and identified with a Lyme coloured ribbon (on left). (jyu.fi)
  • Researchers have observed a remarkable 65% Lyme disease (LD) patients at different disease stages, respond to various microbes signifying that microbial infections in LD patients do not follow the "one microbe, one disease" Germ Theory. (jyu.fi)
  • It's also about Lyme disease. (lymedisease.org)
  • After doing some research of his own, Spector wonders if it might be Lyme disease. (lymedisease.org)
  • That brings him back to Lyme disease. (lymedisease.org)
  • Each had the audacity to make a diagnosis over the phone, based purely on lab tests, and agreed unequivocally that I did not have Lyme disease. (lymedisease.org)
  • For reasons not really explained in the book, Spector does not continue with Lyme disease treatment. (lymedisease.org)
  • However, as a reader with a particular interest in Lyme disease, I find myself yearning for more information about that. (lymedisease.org)
  • Lyme and tick borne diseases can be a minor inconvenience or a life time struggle. (google.com)
  • The discredited "one-dose of doxycycline cures Lyme disease" theory, promoted by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), is also NOT advised. (google.com)
  • We recommend Dr. Joseph Burrascao's Advanced Topic's in Lyme Disease. (google.com)
  • To date, it is the most accurate and widely used diagnostic and treatment protocol for people with acute and chronic Lyme and tick borne diseases. (google.com)
  • Twenty-eight people claim in a federal antitrust lawsuit that Lyme disease victims are being forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for treatment because health insurers are denying coverage with bogus guidelines established by their paid consultants, who falsely say the disease can always be cured with a month of antibiotics. (courthousenews.com)
  • Do you have an Autoimmune Disease question or want to share advice? (ourhealth.com)
  • ER Dr. thinks its an autoimmune disease particular to people of Middle Eastern descent. (ourhealth.com)
  • A new review published in Autoimmunity Reviews titled, " On the relationship between human papilloma virus vaccine and autoimmune disease ," is destined to reopen the controversy surrounding numerous reports of HPV vaccine-induced harm that have surfaced ever since their widespread use, beginning with the FDA's 2006 approval of Merck & Co.'s Gardasil. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease, meaning the body's immune system creates antibodies that attack healthy tissues, including the joints, skin, heart, lungs and kidney. (arthritis.org)
  • This leads to obesity and related chronic diseases - but it's not simply due to people making poor choices. (theconversation.com)
  • If we are to tackle chronic diseases, public policy must strive towards this key mantra - make healthy choices the easy choices . (theconversation.com)
  • Evidence from adoption and twin studies demonstrate that addiction, like other chronic diseases, is a heritable disorder and that genes play a role in vulnerability to addiction. (drugabuse.gov)
  • Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. (cdc.gov)
  • Natural selection actively weeds out unfavorable gene variants linked to heavy smoking and Alzheimer's disease, according to a large-scale study that reveals humans continue to evolve. (courthousenews.com)
  • One of these subgroups has an initially poor prognosis, but if successfully treated, the disease is unlikely to come back in those who survived five years post-diagnosis. (forbes.com)
  • Conversely, they also found a group of patients with estrogen-receptor positive tumors who generally have a more favorable initial prognosis than those with triple-negative, but have a higher risk of a very late relapse of disease up to 20 years post-diagnosis. (forbes.com)
  • An empirical trial of a gluten-free diet has no role in the diagnosis of coeliac disease. (nps.org.au)
  • This site is designed to help improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with such diseases, by providing the community at large with comprehensive, user friendly information on rare diseases in 6 languages. (europa.eu)
  • Zoonotic diseases (also known as zoonoses) are caused by germs that spread between animals and people. (cdc.gov)
  • However, animals can sometimes carry harmful germs that can spread to people and cause illness - these are known as zoonotic diseases or zoonoses. (cdc.gov)
  • Zoonotic diseases are very common, both in the United States and around the world. (cdc.gov)
  • Because of this, CDC works 24/7 to protect people from zoonotic diseases in the United States and around the world. (cdc.gov)
  • Because of the close connection between people and animals, it's important to be aware of the common ways people can get infected with germs that can cause zoonotic diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • Who is at a higher risk of serious illness from zoonotic diseases? (cdc.gov)
  • What can you do to protect yourself and your family from zoonotic diseases? (cdc.gov)
  • Several low- and middle-income countries are confronted with the challenge of quickly and effectively diagnosing dangerous diseases that can spread from animals to humans (zoonotic diseases), such as Ebola. (iaea.org)
  • Dr. Leona Gilbert with her doctoral student and first author Kunal Garg from University of Jyväskylä has demonstrated the need to reform clinical practice and health care policies for diagnosing tick-borne diseases (TBDs). (jyu.fi)
  • Foodborne and waterborne diarrhoeal diseases are a problem for every country in the world but they can be prevented. (who.int)
  • WHO's activities include generating baseline and trend data on foodborne diseases and supporting implementation of adequate infrastructures (e.g. laboratories). (who.int)
  • These national notifiable diseases are important to monitor nationwide and include infectious diseases such as Zika, foodborne outbreaks such as E. coli , and noninfectious conditions such as lead poisoning. (cdc.gov)
  • But more serious, potentially fatal diseases join the ranks of CF including endocarditis, or inflammation of the heart, as well as infections from artificial hip and pacemaker implants. (msu.edu)
  • The World Health Organization estimates that 58% of that burden, or 842,000 deaths per year, is attributable to a lack of safe drinking water supply, sanitation and hygiene (summarized as WASH). The term waterborne disease is reserved largely for infections that predominantly are transmitted through contact with or consumption of infected water. (wikipedia.org)
  • As an example of water-borne Nematode infections, one important waterborne nematodal disease is Dracunculiasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some digestive diseases can be easily remedied with a change in diet or with over-the-counter medications, but some can be life threatening and require surgery. (floridahospital.com)
  • Since the medical community categorizes so many conditions as digestive diseases, the causes are also as extensive. (floridahospital.com)
  • Digestive diseases, also called gastrointestinal diseases, are the diseases that affect the digestive system , which consists of the organs and pathways and processes responsible for processing food in the body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Digestive diseases are numerous and can affect any part of the digestive system. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Microorganisms causing diseases that characteristically are waterborne prominently include protozoa and bacteria, many of which are intestinal parasites, or invade the tissues or circulatory system through walls of the digestive tract. (wikipedia.org)
  • TBD are vector-borne diseases transmitted by infected ticks. (jyu.fi)
  • These bacteria are notoriously difficult to kill because they are protected by a slimy barrier known as a biofilm , which allows the disease to thrive even when treated with antibiotics. (msu.edu)
  • Also known as "diarrheogenic E. coli ," a disease caused by Escherichia coli bacteria of many different serotypes, including E .coli O157:H7. (in.gov)
  • Since the first wave of coronavirus disease in March 2020, citizens and permanent residents returning to New Zealand have been required to undergo managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) for 14 days and mandatory testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). (cdc.gov)
  • One patient (in Illinois) with a history of recent e-cigarette use was hospitalized with severe pulmonary disease and subsequently died. (cdc.gov)
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) refers to a group of at least 10 inherited diseases that are already present at birth. (stjude.org)
  • St. Jude is trying to find better treatments for children with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID-Xl). (stjude.org)
  • disease of sudden onset, severe, not chronic. (google.com)
  • Addison's disease - A disease characterized by severe weakness, low blood pressure, and a bronzed coloration of the skin, due to decreased secretion of cortisol from the adrenal gland. (google.com)
  • Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is an online Open Access journal focusing on the use of model systems to better understand, diagnose and treat human disease. (biologists.org)
  • We expect that this multiorganism modeling endeavor will provide new insights into the mechanisms underlying this disease, which will lead to effective and sustainable Huanglongbing management strategies," Borneman said. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Atopic dermatitis is also the first manifestation of allergic disease in many children, making it an ideal disorder for studying the mechanisms of development and progression of allergic diseases. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Wednesday charged the head of the state health department with involuntary manslaughter for his role in the Flint water crisis and related Legionnaires' disease outbreak, and also charged others associated with the lead-contamination scandal that has plagued the distressed city for more than three years. (courthousenews.com)
  • The most recent outbreak of the disease was discovered in Florida in 1995 and after a 10-year eradication effort, the USDA declared that eradication was no longer possible. (usda.gov)
  • The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had unprecedented negative effects on global health and economies, drawing attention and resources from many other public health services. (cdc.gov)
  • Disease data source: World Health Organization. (cdc.gov)
  • Meningococcal disease is nationally notifiable in the United States and should be immediately reported to the state or local health department. (cdc.gov)
  • The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) , based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . (cdc.gov)
  • The bill is the first step in a process that could lead to a better understanding of the incredible impact these diseases can have on the overall health of New Yorkers. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Also in this issue, Sabine Middendorp and colleagues review how microvillus inclusion disease serves as a useful model to improve our understanding of intestinal trafficking and polarity in health and disease. (biologists.org)
  • In addition to other established associations between dental health and risk of disease, our findings suggest that middle-aged adults who have lost two or more teeth in recent past could be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease," Dr. Lu Qi of Tulane University in New Orleans said in a statement. (reuters.com)
  • An acknowledged driver of chronic disease, urbanisation and urban living must become a stage for good health rather than its opposite. (theconversation.com)
  • Almost one in five older patients with a chronic disease reported experiencing health care discrimination of one type or another in a large national survey that asked about their daily experiences of discrimination between 2008 and 2014. (ucsf.edu)
  • Only 34% of Hispanic women know that heart disease is their greatest health risk. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Hispanic women are least likely to have a usual source of health medical care and only 1 in 8 say that their doctor has ever discussed their risk for heart disease. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Only 36% of African American women know that heart disease is their greatest health risk. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Yet, only 14% believe that cardiovascular disease is their greatest health problem. (goredforwomen.org)
  • The Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) is a collaborative team of doctors, scientists, nurses, research coordinators, medical facilities, patient support organizations and the National Institutes of Health. (childrennetwork.org)
  • Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) publishes focused articles and original clinical research that explore novel developments in cardiovascular disease, effective control and rehabilitation in cardiovascular disease, and promote cardiovascular innovations and applications for the betterment of public health globally. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • The Center for Cardiovascular Disease in Women is committed to improving and maintaining women's heart health through excellence in clinical care, research, patient and provider education, and community outreach and advocacy. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • Our vision is that each woman will receive care that is informed by a deep understanding of sex and gender differences in biology, physiology, and response to disease, with the goal of better health and quality-of-life. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • Population-wide health improvements have increased lifespan, which along with a larger generation of aging Americans means more people may be affected by neurodegenerative diseases in coming decades. (nih.gov)
  • NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health. (nih.gov)
  • The vision of NIEHS is to use environmental health sciences to understand human disease and improve human health. (nih.gov)
  • WHO is working with an international expert panel to develop the most appropriate approach to the management of AMD in a Public Health framework, together with the other main chronic eye diseases. (who.int)
  • This category reflects the organization of International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision . (wikipedia.org)
  • If you suspect you've been exposed to ticks or other disease carrying vectors, please contact your health care professional and be properly treated- do not delay! (google.com)
  • The World Health Organization says it has noticed mutations in the bird flu virus now spreading in China, but says the risk of the disease spreading easily between people remains low. (courthousenews.com)
  • Orphanet portal aims to offer health-care professionals, scientists, health authorities, patients and their relatives, the media and the community at large reliable, up-to-date, relevant information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. (europa.eu)
  • The US Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) was established in 1993 within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (europa.eu)
  • System (NNDSS) helps public health monitor, control, and prevent about 120 diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • About 3,000 public health departments gather and use data on these diseases to protect their local communities. (cdc.gov)
  • While not harmful to humans, the disease affects the health and marketability of infected fruit. (usda.gov)
  • According to the World Health Organization, waterborne diseases account for an estimated 3.6% of the total DALY (disability- adjusted life year) global burden of disease, and cause about 1.5 million human deaths annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this case, researchers created the first models of the bacterium associated with Huanglongbing or HLB, also known as citrus greening disease. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Because atopic dermatitis is a common condition in children who have allergy-related diseases, including asthma, researchers are interested in studying both individuals with atopic dermatitis and their close relatives (parents and children) to better understand how allergy-related diseases develop and progress. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • Continuing from the OrphanPlatform, RareDiseasePlatform (RDPlatform) is a three-year project of the Seventh Framework Programme bringing together organisations from 13 European countries which began in May 2008.Its goal is to create tools for European researchers working in the field of rare diseases, intended to facilitate collaboration between academic teams, SMEs and major companies, and to facilitate access to technological expertise and key research resources. (europa.eu)
  • Consistently pick the wrong ones, and you could accelerate the inflammatory disease process. (harvard.edu)
  • 5 Things to Know About CIDP While a rare, often perplexing disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy is a treatable condition. (medscape.com)
  • Two acute, inflammatory viral diseases (St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Virus Encephalitis) are transmitted via the bite of infected mosquitoes, primarily of the Culex species. (in.gov)
  • Inflammatory disease that usually occurs in the last section of the small intestine (ileum), causing swelling in the intestines. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints that occurs when the body's immune system - which normally protects us from infection - mistakenly attacks the synovium, the thin membrane that lines the joints. (arthritis.org)
  • As with all complex diseases, environmental risk and protective factors interact with genetics to determine the course and outcome of disease. (drugabuse.gov)
  • It's quite amazing that we can recapitulate a psychiatric disease in a petri dish," says neuroscientist Fred (Rusty) Gage , a professor of genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and member of the executive committee of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (KIBM) at the University of California, San Diego . (kavlifoundation.org)
  • The Green Book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK. (www.gov.uk)
  • The study points out, "Along with the introduction of the HPV vaccines, several cases of onset or exacerbations of autoimmune diseases following the vaccine shot have been reported in the literature and pharmacovigilance databases, triggering concerns about its safety. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • How could a vaccine that has been declared safe and effective the world over be connected to such a wide range of autoimmune diseases? (greenmedinfo.com)
  • The potential adverse events associated with vaccination for infectious diseases underscore the need for effective analysis and definition of possible vaccine side effects. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • There's no vaccine for the disease, which shows up in every state except Alaska and Hawaii. (webmd.com)
  • The vaccine does not protect from this form of the disease. (michigan.gov)
  • 2 Untreated coeliac disease can lead to complications that include early onset osteoporosis, nutrient deficiencies, infertility and malignancy. (nps.org.au)
  • Previous research by the group showed that by analyzing the DNA of breast cancers, they can actually be considered to be 11 distinct diseases. (forbes.com)
  • Animals can sometimes appear healthy even when they are carrying germs that can make people sick, depending on the zoonotic disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Scientists estimate that more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people can be spread from animals, and 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people come from animals. (cdc.gov)
  • Anyone can get sick from a zoonotic disease, including healthy people. (cdc.gov)
  • These people are more likely than others to get really sick, and even die, from infection with certain diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • Both asymptomatic carriers and people with overt meningococcal disease can serve as sources of infection. (cdc.gov)
  • In meningitis belt countries, high rates of disease are seen in people up to age 30 years, and the highest rates are in children and adolescents aged 5- 14 years. (cdc.gov)
  • Approximately 40% of people with meningococcal disease present with meningococcal sepsis, known as meningococcemia. (cdc.gov)
  • With regard to cerebral vascular disease, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have found that routine use of prolonged anti platelet treatment (aspirin 75 mg) is beneficial unless there is a clear contraindication for the prevention of vascular events in people with a prior (presumed ischaemic) stroke. (who.int)
  • Imaging studies have shown evidence of tissue malfunction in the brains of those with addiction, and in the hearts of people with heart disease. (drugabuse.gov)
  • By isolating yourself you will help protect vulnerable people including babies, pregnant women, cancer patients and others who are unable to be immunised and for whom the impact of the disease can be devastating. (health.govt.nz)
  • Since its inception, the American Heart Association (AHA) has lead efforts in research, prevention and treatment of heart disease, providing knowledge-based solutions for people of all ages. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Many people who have COPD may not be diagnosed until the disease is advanced. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Many people with COPD have mild forms of the disease for which little therapy is needed other than smoking cessation. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Up to 50% of people with coeliac disease are asymptomatic. (nps.org.au)
  • Coeliac disease is an immune-mediated condition that occurs in people who are genetically susceptible. (nps.org.au)
  • Approximately 1 in 70 Australians have coeliac disease, however it is suspected that only 20% of people with the disease are diagnosed. (nps.org.au)
  • Some 200 million malaria cases are clinically diagnosed each year, with up to 3,000 people dying every day from the disease in sub-Saharan Africa alone. (iaea.org)
  • Consequently, many people unnecessarily suffer and even die from tropical diseases. (infoplease.com)
  • Infected mosquitoes can give this disease to people and animals. (webmd.com)
  • Disease that damages the small intestine in people who cannot tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Horses, people, birds, and a variety of small mammals can contract this disease from a mosquito bite. (michigan.gov)
  • People who are infected by a waterborne disease are usually confronted with related costs and not seldom with a huge financial burden. (wikipedia.org)
  • Allergic inflammation is central to the pathogenesis of allergic diseases, including atopic dermatitis, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Among allergic diseases, atopic dermatitis is common, with a prevalence of up to 20% in children, is associated with the most dramatic elevations of IgE levels and most prominent T-helper type 2 cell (Th2) inflammation, and treatment remains challenging. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Conclusion In early axial SpA patients, smoking was independently associated with earlier onset of IBP, higher disease activity, increased axial inflammation on MRI, increased axial structural damage on MRI and radiographs, poorer functional status and poorer quality of life. (bmj.com)
  • It's not surprising, since inflammation is an important underlying mechanism for the development of these diseases. (harvard.edu)
  • On the flip side are beverages and foods that reduce inflammation, and with it, chronic disease, says Dr. Hu. (harvard.edu)
  • Zika is a viral disease transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes species mosquitoes. (iaea.org)
  • Articles relating to cerebrovascular diseases , a variety of medical conditions that affect the blood vessels of the brain and the cerebral circulation . (wikipedia.org)
  • While the disease poses no threat to humans or animals, it has devastated millions of acres of citrus crops throughout the United States and abroad. (usda.gov)
  • Citrus black spot, or Guignardia citricarpa, is a fungal disease characterized by dark, speckled spots or blotches on the rinds of the fruit. (usda.gov)
  • Sweet orange scab is a fungal disease that results in unsightly, scab-like lesions developing on fruit rinds and, less often, on leaves and twigs. (usda.gov)
  • Unfortunately, it's also estimated that roughly 83 percent of Americans who suffer from the disease are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with other medical conditions. (eatthis.com)