In medicine, the suffix "-blast" refers to immature, precursor cells or stem cells. These cells are important in disease detection. Learn more.
Dark stripes the length of your fingernails or toenails are longitudinal melanonychia. They have a variety of causes, both benign and cancerous.
Familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome is a condition that causes episodes of fever, skin rash, and joint pain after exposure to cold temperatures.
While more research on cause(s) of Alzheimer's is needed, risk factors such as genetics, cardiovascular disease, and lifestyle are known to play a role.
Studies examining some of the cholesterol side effects are finding a positive relationship between memory loss and high LDL cholesterol or low HDL.
Considering stopping a medication such as Exelon, Namenda, Aricept or Razadyne for a loved one with Alzheimer's? Here's when to make a change.
Two drugs that were already FDA approved for blood cancers can now be used in combination to treat AML in some high-risk older adults.
Learn about the most commonly used medications and drug combinations for high blood pressure (hypertension), including diuretics and ACE inhibitors.
Myelofibrosis, or agnogenic myeloid metaplasia, is a rare cancer-like illness of the bone marrow. It can lead to weakness, fatigue, and other symptoms.
Tests used to diagnose leukemia may include a complete blood count, a bone marrow biopsy, and special tests such as flow cytometry and genetic studies.
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