• disorder
  • Huntington's disease (HD), also known as Huntington's chorea, is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hartnup disease (also known as "pellagra-like dermatosis" and "Hartnup disorder") is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder affecting the absorption of nonpolar amino acids (particularly tryptophan that can be, in turn, converted into serotonin, melatonin, and niacin). (wikipedia.org)
  • Hypothalamic disease is a disorder presenting primarily in the hypothalamus, which may be caused by damage resulting from malnutrition, including anorexia and bulimia eating disorders, genetic disorders, radiation, surgery, head trauma, lesion, tumour or other physical injury to the hypothalamus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leiner's disease is a systemic disease, a skin disorder and extends to erythroderma, typically diagnosed in early infancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • This disease is also listed as a "rare disease", meaning that a small percent of the population, fewer than 200,000 people in the United States, will have this disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scheuermann's disease is a self-limiting skeletal disorder of childhood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Salla disease": a new lysosomal storage disorder" (Free full text). (wikipedia.org)
  • mutations
  • ADTKD-MUC1 (MUC1 kidney disease) is due to mutations in the gene producing the protein mucin-1. (rarediseases.org)
  • Mitochondrial diseases are the result of either inherited or spontaneous mutations in mtDNA or nDNA which lead to altered functions of the proteins or RNA molecules that normally reside in mitochondria. (umdf.org)
  • Because of the complex interplay between the hundreds of genes and cells that must cooperate to keep our metabolic machinery running smoothly, it is a hallmark of mitochondrial diseases that identical mtDNA mutations may not produce identical diseases. (umdf.org)
  • Several mutations have been implicated as a cause of Oguchi disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skin Diseases
  • Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D. has been Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases since August 1995. (nih.gov)
  • The first National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Advisory Council meeting of the year gives the Institute an opportunity to share progress with members about the activities of the NIAMS Intramural Research Program (IRP). (nih.gov)
  • bacteria that causes
  • 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)
  • Most (95%) of the human population is not susceptible to infection with M. leprae, the bacteria that causes Hansen's disease (leprosy). (hrsa.gov)
  • severe
  • 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)
  • Poor nutrition leads to more frequent and more severe attacks of the disease, which is otherwise asymptomatic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scheuermann's disease is notorious for causing lower and mid-level back and neck pain, which can be severe and disabling. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinically
  • An infection that does not and will not produce clinically evident impairment of normal functioning, such as the presence of the normal bacteria and yeasts in the gut, or of a passenger virus, is not considered a disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Although the media commonly calls it a "flesh-eating infection," more than one type of bacterium can cause this rare disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Researchers are now trying to find the cause of this disease. (rarediseases.org)
  • The study of disease is called pathology, which includes the study of cause. (wikipedia.org)
  • Idiopathic disease disease whose cause is unknown. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many parasites do not cause diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • can cause disease directly, but other organisms can cause disease by the toxins that they produce. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hypothalamic disease may cause insufficient or inhibited signalling to the pituitary leading to deficiencies of one or more of the following hormones: thyroid-stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, beta-endorphin, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and melanocyte-stimulating hormones. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, mysterious rash of unknown cause in school children often gives rise to the question whether it can be Dukes' disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The same bacteria also cause wilt diseases of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum), aubergine (eggplant) (Solanum melongena), banana (Musa species), geranium (Pelargonium species), ginger (Zingiber officinale), tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), sweet peppers (Capsicum species), olive (Olea europea), and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wobbler disease is a catchall term referring to several possible malformations of the cervical vertebrae that cause an unsteady (wobbly) gait and weakness in dogs and horses. (wikipedia.org)
  • childhood
  • St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. (stjude.org)
  • Oguchi disease present with nonprogressive night blindness since young childhood or birth with normal day vision, but they frequently claim improvement of light sensitivities when they remain for some time in a darkened environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the fourth "on-line" meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (Working Group) on May 10, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association (COTBDAA) presents Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 3rd Rocky Mountain Forum , on May 19, 2018 at the PACE center in Parker, Colorado this year! (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • infancy
  • Hartnup disease manifests during infancy with variable clinical presentation: failure to thrive, photosensitivity, intermittent ataxia, nystagmus, and tremor. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • In humans, disease is often used more broadly to refer to any condition that causes pain, dysfunction, distress, social problems, or death to the person afflicted, or similar problems for those in contact with the person. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Hartnup disease, urinary excretion of proline, hydroxyproline, and arginine remains unchanged, differentiating it from other causes of generalized aminoaciduria, such as Fanconi syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • While there is no explanation for what causes Scheuermann's Disease, there are ways to treat it. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • A genetic study at the National Hansen's Disease Program reports that armadillos may be a source of infection in the southern United States. (hrsa.gov)
  • Pilonidal disease is a type of skin infection which typically occurs between the cheeks of the buttocks and often at the upper end. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leiner's disease is characterized by a long-lasting seborrhea dermatitis associated with increased likelihood to infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • OMIM
  • Infantile free sialic acid storage disease (ISSD) Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) 604369 Aula N, A. P. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotics
  • The first line of defense against this disease is strong antibiotics given through a needle into a vein (IV antibiotics). (cdc.gov)
  • People
  • People with Hansen's disease (leprosy) can generally continue their normal work and other activities uninterrupted while they are under treatment, which may last several years. (hrsa.gov)
  • Diseases can affect people not only physically, but also emotionally, as contracting and living with a disease can alter the affected person's perspective on life. (wikipedia.org)
  • People receive the disease through a portal of entry: mouth, nose, cut, or needle puncture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medical care costs of people with chronic diseases account for more than 75% of the nation's $2 trillion medical care costs. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite. (wikipedia.org)
  • Freiberg disease, also known as a Freiberg infraction, is a form of avascular necrosis in the metatarsal bone of the foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • Byne's disease, more accurately known as Bynesian decay, is a peculiar and permanently damaging condition (resulting from an ongoing chemical reaction) which often attacks mollusk shells that are in storage or on display for long periods of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dukes' disease, named after Clement Dukes, also known as fourth disease or Filatov-Dukes' disease (after Nil Filatov), is an exanthem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wobbler disease is also known as cervical vertebral instability, cervical spondylomyelopathy (CSM), and cervical vertebral malformation (CVM). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mondor's disease (also known as "Mondor's syndrome of superficial thrombophlebitis") is a rare condition which involves thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins of the breast and anterior chest wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, or FoodNet, has been tracking trends for infections transmitted commonly through food since 1996. (cdc.gov)
  • National Instit
  • The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and is funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). (nih.gov)
  • treatment
  • No treatment can stop the disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Feared as a highly contagious and devastating disease, it is well established that Hansen's disease (leprosy) is not highly transmissible, is very treatable, and, with early diagnosis and treatment, is not disabling. (hrsa.gov)
  • Advances treatment and educates medical professionals about Hansen's disease (leprosy). (hrsa.gov)
  • In Germany, a standard treatment for both Scheuermann's disease and lumbar kyphosis is the Schroth method, a system of specialized physical therapy for scoliosis and related spinal deformities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment of the disease is limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another study showed that electroacupuncture may be a successful treatment for Wobbler disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new surgical treatment using a proprietary medical device has been developed for dogs with disc-associated wobbler disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Scheuermann's disease can be successfully corrected with surgical procedures, almost all of which include spinal fusion and hardware instrumentation, i.e., rods, pedicle screws, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such diseases include many of considerable importance both in human and veterinary medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Human airborne diseases do not include conditions caused by air pollution such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), gasses and any airborne particles, though their study and prevention may help inform the science of airborne disease transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • These conditions may include malformation of the vertebrae, intervertebral disc protrusion, and disease of the interspinal ligaments, ligamenta flava, and articular facets of the vertebrae. (wikipedia.org)
  • health and dis
  • 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)
  • Lung
  • Smoking also increases your chances of developing other long-term problems such as lung disease. (nih.gov)
  • Interestingly, many with Scheuermann's disease have very large lung capacities and males often have broad, barrel chests. (wikipedia.org)
  • evident
  • Leiner's Disease may also be accompanied by a systemic reaction that is most evident in its gastrointestinal manifestation. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • Many different disease-causing germs can contaminate foods, so there are many different foodborne infections. (cdc.gov)