Acute Upper Respiratory Infection

If you have ever experienced a cold, then you know what an acute upper respiratory infection (URIs) mean. An acute upper respiratory...

Ademetionine (SAM)

What is ademetionine? Ademetionine is a variant of the naturally occurring amino acid, methionine....

Adenomyosis

Introduction to adenomyosis Adenomyosis is characterized by the invasion of the uterus by tissues lining the uterus. These tissues are...

Adrenal Cancer

Introduction to adrenal cancer Your body is constantly producing new cells and destroying old ones. This is how the body keeps...

Addisonian Crisis

Introduction to Addisonian Crises Addisonian crisis happens in stressful conditions. The adrenal glands are majorly responsible for handling...

Adenoiditis: Overview, Symptoms….

What is adenoiditis? The body, the throat to be specific, has masses of tissues called adenoids. These tissues have a lymphatic function. As lymphatic tissues,...

Addison’s Disease

Introduction to Addison's disease Addison’s disease is peculiar to the adrenal gland, a gland situated just above the kidney. It is a hormone-producing gland. The...

Acute Adrenocortical Carcinoma

What is acute adrenocortical carcinoma? Acute adrenocortical carcinoma is just one of those rare diseases you can think of. But this time, the organ it...

Acute Nephritis

What is acute nephritis? Acute nephritis affects either of the two-bean shaped organs called the kidneys. Your kidneys, just like mine, have millions of tiny...

Acute stress disorder – ASD

What is acute stress disorder? Weeks shortly after a traumatic event, it is very likely that you will develop anxiety because of the things you...

Acute Sinusitis

Introduction to acute sinusitis If you have got some stuffy nose before or perhaps you currently are having it, you might be experiencing what is...

Acute Unilateral Obstructive Uropathy

Introduction to acute unilateral obstructive uropathy Urine, when formed, leaves the two kidneys to the bladder through two ‘pipes’ called ureters.  When these pipes are...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Introduction to acute respiratory distress syndrome Acute respiratory distress syndrome is commonly called ARDS and that’s from its abbreviation. The lungs house some very small...

Acute Respiratory Failure

Introduction to acute respiratory failure When respiratory functions become impaired, it is because some impairment has occurred in the lungs. In the case of acute...

Acute Respiratory Infection

What is an acute respiratory infection? The respiratory system as great as it is can be afflicted with infections that will make it not to...

Acute Prostatitis

What is acute prostatitis? Acute prostatitis makes your prostate to be bigger in size than what it used to be when you attained adulthood. Your...

Acute Otitis Media

What is acute otitis media? Acute otitis media mostly affects the middle part of either ear in children. This part of the ears can become...

Acute Myocardial Infarction

What is acute myocardial infarction? Acute myocardial infarction is a medical term for heart attack. If you have ever seen anyone or perhaps experienced a...

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

What is acute myeloid leukemia? Acute myeloid leukemia is primarily a cancerous disorder of white cell production in the spongy bone marrow. It is chiefly...

Acute Mountain Sickness

What is acute mountain sickness? Acute mountain sickness is common amongst those who travel to very high regions especially those above sea level i.e. heights...