Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a neuro-degenerative illness with a rapid onset and decline. In some cases, it can be hereditary, so when CJD strikes a family, genetic counseling is suggested.
Living With Chronic Conditions
Find tips for daily living with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis and asthma, as well as advice for living well both physically and mentally.
What's the survival rate for thyroid cancer if diagnosed early? 100 percent. It's a home run when you realize that thyroid cancer is the fastest-growing cancer among men and second-fastest among women. Thanks to research, we know more than ever about this group of diseases, while improved genetic counseling and screening mean you can do something about it.
How can technology affect your hormones – and disrupt your sleep? What surprising foods can offer comfort when we’re in the dumps, without packing on pounds? Find the answers to these questions and more.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause havoc but is not life-threatening because it does not damage the digestive tract. People under 45 are usually affected, women twice as often as men.
A baby spitting up after every meal can be alarming to parents. But it’s not necessarily a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease or that your baby needs medications or other therapies.
We’ve all heard of the forgetfulness and language problems that can signal Alzheimer’s. But when this disease strikes adults under 65, it can arrive with unexpected and puzzling symptoms – like unexplained clumsiness.
Your baby’s pacifier drops from her mouth onto the floor. Do you clean it in your mouth and hand it back to baby? May be a good thing — a new study says you could be lowering your baby’s risk of developing allergies.
With inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, knowledge is power. Check out these numbers on IBD and the newest innovative surgical treatments.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can’t be cured. But you can take steps to halt its progress and enjoy life.