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Babesiosis disease Babesia microti and symptoms

An illness that results from INFECTION with the parasitic protozoan Babesia microti. Most people who have babesiosis do not have symptoms; the infection causes illness primarily in people who are IMMUNOCOMPROMISED or who have had SPLENECTOMY (surgical removal of the SPLEEN). The bite of the Ixodes tick, found in the

Smoking and pulmonary disease

Smoking and pulmonary disease

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of health conditions affecting the LUNGS and accounts for 90 percent of LUNG CANCER in the United States. Cigarette smoking is also the leading cause of many forms of CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD), including HYPERTENSION, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (IHD), CORONARY

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic disorder in which INFLAMMATION develops alongsegments of the gastrointestinal tract. There are two forms of IBD, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s disease can affect any portion of the intestinal tract though most commonly involves the lower

Cartilage - what is, definition and function

Cartilage - what is, definition and function

Cartilage - Dense connective tissue that provides the foundation for BONE in the developing fetus and covers bone ends in the joints in adults. The fetal SKELETON forms first as a translucent type of cartilage called hyaline cartilage, with conversion to bone beginning at about the fourth week of pregnancy.

Candidiasis / Candida - symptoms and treatment

What is Candidiasis - Candida Candidiasis / Candida - An illness resulting from INFECTION with fungi (also called yeasts) from the Candida family, most commonly Candida albicans, though other Candida species may also cause infection. Candidiasis, commonly called yeast infection (or THRUSH when it involves the MOUTH),

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC)

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC)

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) - a form of COLORECTAL CANCER predisposed by a mutation in the mlh1 and msh1 genes. These genes direct DNA repair mechanisms, the processes cells follow to correct mistakes that occur when they replicate their DNA codes during cell reproduction, for cells in the mucous

Autosomal Trisomy - definiton

Autosomal Trisomy - definiton

Autosomal Trisomy is a chromosomal disorder in which there are three instead of the normal two copies of an AUTOSOME (nonsex chromosome). An autosomal trisomy may be complete (affect all cells) or mosaic (affect only some cells). The most commonly occurring complete autosomal trisomies that are survivable are those