• coronary heart d
  • 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)
  • symptoms
  • Diagnosis in the U.S. is often delayed because health care providers are unaware of Hansen's disease (leprosy) and its symptoms. (hrsa.gov)
  • Disease is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. (wikipedia.org)
  • By contrast, an infection that is asymptomatic during its incubation period, but expected to produce symptoms later, is usually considered a disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • For some parasitic diseases, there is no treatment and, in the case of serious symptoms, medication intended to kill the parasite is administered, whereas, in other cases, symptom relief options are used. (wikipedia.org)
  • About eight percent of cases start before the age of 20 years and typically present with symptoms more similar to Parkinson's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Current research directions include determining the exact mechanism of the disease, improving animal models to aid with research, testing of medications to treat symptoms or slow the progression of the disease, and studying procedures such as stem cell therapy with the goal of repairing damage caused by the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Play media Symptoms of Huntington's disease most commonly become noticeable between the ages of 35 and 44 years, but they can begin at any age from infancy to old age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost everyone with Huntington's disease eventually exhibits similar physical symptoms, but the onset, progression and extent of cognitive and behavioral symptoms vary significantly between individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The disease progresses to the front legs, but the symptoms are less severe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Steenland K, Ward E. Lung Cancer Incidence Among Patients with Beryllium Disease: A Cohort Mortality Study. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Consults with private sector physicians and accepts referrals for patients with Hansen's disease (leprosy)-related complications. (hrsa.gov)
  • Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Approximately 10 percent of patients with IBD have a close family member (parent, sibling or child) with the disease, which lends support to a genetic predisposition in some patients. (gi.org)
  • The failure of amino-acid transport was reported in 1960 from the increased presence of indoles (bacterial metabolites of tryptophan) and tryptophan in the urine of patients as part of a generalized aminoaciduria of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • In patients with niacin deficiency and symptomatic disease, daily supplementation with nicotinic acid or nicotinamide reduces both the number and severity of attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the common lordosis, it has been suggested that between 20-30% of patients with Scheuermann's Disease also have scoliosis, though most cases are negligible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the disease is often benign, and because back surgery includes many risks, surgery is usually considered a last resort for patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • In severe or extreme cases, patients may be treated through an extensive surgical procedure in an effort to prevent the disease from worsening or harming the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disease or patient registries are collections of secondary data related to patients with a specific diagnosis, condition, or procedure, and they play an important role in post marketing surveillance of pharmaceuticals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with this disease often have abrupt onset of superficial pain, with possible swelling and redness of a limited area of their anterior chest wall or breast. (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)
  • mutations
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • diabetes
  • Having diabetes means that you are more likely to develop heart disease and have a greater chance of a heart attack or a stroke . (nih.gov)
  • People with diabetes are also more likely to have certain conditions, or risk factors, that increase the chances of having heart disease or stroke, such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol . (nih.gov)
  • What is the link between diabetes, heart disease, and stroke? (nih.gov)
  • The longer you have diabetes, the higher the chances that you will develop heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • People with diabetes tend to develop heart disease at a younger age than people without diabetes. (nih.gov)
  • In adults with diabetes, the most common causes of death are heart disease and stroke. (nih.gov)
  • Adults with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to die from heart disease or stroke as people without diabetes. (nih.gov)
  • The good news is that the steps you take to manage your diabetes also help to lower your chances of having heart disease or stroke . (nih.gov)
  • What else increases my chances of heart disease or stroke if I have diabetes? (nih.gov)
  • If you have diabetes, other factors add to your chances of developing heart disease or having a stroke. (nih.gov)
  • Being overweight or obese can affect your ability to manage your diabetes and increase your risk for many health problems, including heart disease and high blood pressure. (nih.gov)
  • You can't change whether heart disease runs in your family, but if you have diabetes, it's even more important to take steps to protect yourself from heart disease and decrease your chances of having a stroke. (nih.gov)
  • We are in the midst of a global epidemic of chronic diseases - diabetes, heart disease, cancers and respiratory disease are on the rise across the world. (theconversation.com)
  • As medical science has advanced, many diseases whose causes were formerly complete mysteries have been somewhat explained (for example, when it was realized that autoimmunity is the cause of some forms of diabetes mellitus type 1, even if we do not yet understand every molecular detail involved) or even extensively explained (for example, when it was realized that gastric ulcers are often associated with Helicobacter pylori infection). (wikipedia.org)
  • Hypopituitarism, neurogenic diabetes insipidus, tertiary hypothyroidism, and developmental disorders are examples of precipitating conditions caused by hypothalamic disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • heart disease
  • Smoking raises your risk of developing heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • High levels of LDL cholesterol raise your risk of developing heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • Another type of blood fat, triglycerides , also can raise your risk of heart disease when the levels are higher than recommended by your health care team. (nih.gov)
  • Excess belly fat around your waist, even if you are not overweight, can raise your chances of developing heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • Even if you are a normal weight, excess belly fat can raise your risk for heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • A family history of heart disease may also add to your chances of developing heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • If one or more of your family members had a heart attack before age 50, you may have an even higher chance of developing heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • 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)
  • 90% of women have one or more risk factors for heart disease or stroke. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than Caucasian women. (goredforwomen.org)
  • 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)
  • Complications such as pneumonia, heart disease, and physical injury from falls reduce life expectancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • Posing a real and increasing threat to health and prosperity, these diseases affect all populations, in particular, the world's poorest and most marginalised . (theconversation.com)
  • 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)
  • childhood
  • St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. (stjude.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)
  • 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)
  • Registry
  • In its simplest form, a disease registry could consist of a collection of paper cards kept inside "a shoe box" by an individual physician. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cost-effectiveness of a disease registry is related with the cost-effectiveness of prevention of specific medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease marked by inflammation of the lining of the colon and rectum, together known as the large intestine. (gi.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)
  • cause
  • Cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 women's deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death for Hispanic women, killing nearly 21,000 annually. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death for African-American women, killing over 48,000 annually. (goredforwomen.org)
  • Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic disease that can cause inflammation anywhere from the mouth to the anus anywhere along the lining of the digestive tract. (gi.org)
  • Emotional stress due to family, job or social pressures may result in worsening of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome but there is little evidence to suggest that stress is a major cause for ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. (gi.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)
  • OMIM
  • Infantile free sialic acid storage disease (ISSD) Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) 604369 Aula N, A. P. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • This leads to obesity and related chronic diseases - but it's not simply due to people making poor choices. (theconversation.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • commonly
  • The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, or FoodNet, has been tracking trends for infections transmitted commonly through food since 1996. (cdc.gov)
  • intestinal
  • 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 Crohn's disease the inflammation extends deeper into the intestinal wall. (gi.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)
  • Most (95%) of the human population is not susceptible to infection with M. leprae, the bacteria that causes Hansen's disease (leprosy). (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)
  • vertebrae
  • 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)
  • infants
  • This disease is often found during the first two months of an infants life, breast-fed infants with a higher chance. (wikipedia.org)
  • evident
  • Leiner's Disease may also be accompanied by a systemic reaction that is most evident in its gastrointestinal manifestation. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • 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)
  • vertebral
  • In younger dogs such as Great Danes less than two years of age, wobbler disease is caused by stenosis (narrowing) of the vertebral canal related to degeneration of the dorsal articular facets and subsequent thickening of the associated joint capsules and ligaments. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Reaches out to medical professionals with a comprehensive Hansen's disease (leprosy) training program. (hrsa.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)
  • Many airborne diseases are of great medical importance. (wikipedia.org)