Herpes [simplex] is a viral STD.
Herpes is caused by either HSV-1 (usually oral) or HSV-2 (usually genital), although genital HSV-1 infections are increasing, and now cause up to 80% of infections
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and...
Hypothalamic disease is a disorder presenting primarily in the hypothalamus, which may be caused by damage resulting from malnutrition, includinga norexia and bulimia eating disorders, genetic disorders, radiation, surgery, head...
Blood tests (aka hematological test) are Ix performed on a blood sample usually extracted from a vein in the arm via needle, or via fingerprink. Serum is another word for blood.
Muscular dystrophy is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion (walking or movement).
It is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins,...
Endometrial hyperplasia is a thickened endometrium, caused by excessive proliferation of cells of the endometrium (i.e. inner lining of the uterus/womb).
[faq]What is endometrial hyperplasia?
It's where the endometrium becomes thicker, because...
Colonoscopy (from Greek "eidoscopy" meaning" look inside", aka coloscopy) is the use of an endoscope to examine the large intestine, and the distal part of the small intestine, using a camera...
Encephalitis (from Greek "en" meaning "in", "cephale" meaning "head", and "itis" meaning "inflammation") is acute inflammation of the brain. Meningoencephalitis is encephalitis with meningitis.
Viral, called viral encephalitis, can occur...
Maternal hypertension (aka hypertensive disease of pregnancy) is a group of diseases including:
Essential/chronic hypertension, which is HTN <20 weeks gestation
Gestational hypertension, which is HTN >20 weeks gestation
Preeclampsia, which is +proteinuria
Reactive attachment disorder
Reactive attachment disorder (RAD) is severe disorder that can affect kids, arising from a failure to form normal attachment to primary caregivers in early childhood.
Severe early experiences of:
Abrupt separation from caregivers...
Pregnancy tests, which detect hormones generated by the newly formed placenta. These tests can detect pregnancy after implantation, which is 6-12 days after fertilization.
Blood tests are more sensitive than urine...