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Atherosclerosis: Types, Causes, Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

What is Atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis can be referred to as hardening of the arteries. It is a disease in which a buildup of plaque in the arteries...

Viral Heart Disease: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Viral Heart Disease? Viral heart disease is an inflammation of the heart muscle caused by a virus. These viruses attack the heart muscle...

Constrictive Pericarditis: Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outlook

What is Constrictive Pericarditis? Constrictive Pericarditis is a chronic inflammation of the pericardium that can cause severe cardiac symptoms, and often requires surgical treatment. The inflammation...

Empyema: Causes, Risk factors, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outlook

What is Empyema? Empyema is also called pyothorax or purulent pleuritis is a collection of pus in the space between the lung and the inner...

Pleurisy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is Pleurisy? Pleurisy is a condition where the pleura is inflamed and rubs against itself. The pleura is the thin tissues that lines the...

Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP): Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? Mitral valve prolapse is a heart problem involving the mitral valve, which separates the upper and lower chambers of the left...

Aortic Valve Stenosis: Symptoms, Causes, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is Aortic Valve Stenosis? Aortic valve stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve, which should normally be open, limiting the amount of blood...

Fibrocystic Breast Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments, Outlook

What is Fibrocystic Breast Disease? Fibrocystic breast disease, also called fibrocystic breasts, is a noncancerous condition in which the breasts feel lumpy. Fibrocystic breasts aren’t...

Schizoaffective Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Complications, Treatment, Outlook

What is Schizoaffective Disorder? Schizoaffective disorder is a mental health condition. People with this condition experience a loss of contact with reality (psychosis) and mood...

Cataract: Symptoms, Causes, Types, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments, Outlook, Prevention

What is Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that leads to a decrease in vision. It occurs when proteins...

Stop using breast milk to treat eye infections in your children...

-- Doctor advices mothers against using breast milk to treat eye infections in children Dr  Panshak Tenmang, a senior Registrar at the Jos University Teaching Hospital...

Niger Launches Campaign To Give 6 Million Children Vaccine Against Meningitis

The impoverished Sahel state of Niger on Tuesday launched a campaign to vaccinate six million children against meningitis, which killed nearly 200 people two...

HIV cure breakthrough as Patient in London Becomes Second to be...

After 'Berlin Patient', Another Man Has Reportedly Been Cured of HIV in London. The yet to be identified patient was diagnosed with HIV in 2003...

Reasons Why Your Menstrual Period May Have Stopped and Possible Solutions

You keep missing your period but you're definitely not pregnant! -- Medical experts share possible causes of irregular menstruation. Most of us curse the onset of...

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