• symptoms
  • On this site you will find information regarding Lyme disease symptoms, Lyme disease treatments and other Lyme resources and educational materials for patients, medical professionals, researchers, educators, and policy makers. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Chiropractors, homeopaths, naturopaths, acupuncturists, and other alternative medicine practitioners constantly criticize conventional medicine for "only treating the symptoms," while alternative medicine allegedly treats "the underlying causes" of disease. (csicop.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Treatments
  • St. Jude is trying to find better treatments for children with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID-Xl). (stjude.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)
  • 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)
  • The WHO MONICA Study, monitored trends in coronary heart disease across 38 populations in 21 countries over 10 years. (who.int)
  • cause
  • But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major cause of disability. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Although the media commonly calls it a "flesh-eating infection," more than one type of bacterium can cause this rare disease. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • severe
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) refers to a group of at least 10 inherited diseases that are already present at birth. (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)
  • People
  • If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some people are born with heart disease. (medlineplus.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • known
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Health
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • An acknowledged driver of chronic disease, urbanisation and urban living must become a stage for good health rather than its opposite. (theconversation.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)