How do normal cells become cancerous? Here are six properties of cancer cells that make them mutate and proliferate . . . six properties that distinguish normal from abnormal cells.
HELLP syndrome is a life-threatening condition affecting pregnant women. It stands for Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, and Low Platelet Count. This article discusses causes, signs, and symptoms.
Tuberculosis and isoniazid come together in medicine as a common play of hero versus villain. But seldom are people wary that aside from the common liver problems, isoniazid may also cause seizures!
Hot flashes, onset of lifestyle diseases, worsening osteoporosis-- these are just some symptoms of menopause. Are you having these already? How is it treated or managed?
What causes yellow discoloration of the eyes and the skin in infants? What is CMV infection; and how is it related to Biliary Atresia? Let's explore a case presenting these diseases and its symptoms.
This article discusses current medical treatment for irritable bowel syndrome by examining a case study of a 47-year-old female patient. Diagnosis and disease management is covered.
Malignant hyperthermia is an uncommon skeletal muscle disorder affecting people undergoing general anesthesia during surgeries. This article covers its diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management.
Pneumonia may cause significant infant morbidity and mortality. This article provides insights on how this common disease may be suspected and caught early before they strike down the unwary neonates.
Have you ever had a wound that took time to heal, and later on it progressed and caused a massive inflammation of your whole leg? Learn more about these diseases with a case review of a 4-year-old patient.
Learn meningitis with a case review of an infant initially present with non-specific symptoms. This article provides insight on how to diagnose the disease with emphasis on characterizing seizures.
How can the common stomach flu affect your kidneys? Be warned of this unexpected outcome of a seemingly common disease!
Briefly discusses the pertinent information about emphysema, a commonly diagnosed respiratory condition in adults. It focuses on the process of diagnosis and common types of treatment modalities used.
The relationship between massive electrolyte losses, generalized weakness, muscle movement, and diarrhea. The physiology, work-up, and management are briefly explained.
Bronchial Asthma is one of the most common respiratory diseases. Its onset may be sudden or insidious. Knowing the early signs and how to manage it is imperative. Be ready, be informed!