Tinnitus is a condition in which you hear noises, such as ringing, buzzing or clicking sounds, but there is no external sound. The sounds can vary in pitch, volume, and intensity. They may be constant or intermittent. Tinnitus can be so extreme as to … [Read more...]
Hypophosphatemia is a condition in which you have very low phosphate in your blood. Phosphate is an electrolyte, a mineral that carries an electrical charge. Phosphate is necessary for healthy teeth and bones and helps facilitate nerve function and … [Read more...]
Osteonecrosis of the hip is a condition in which the blood supply to the thigh bone (femur) is disrupted, causing the bone in the femoral head to die. The femoral head slowly collapses and so does the cartilage covering the hip bones. This can lead … [Read more...]
Is There a Connection Between Autism and Ultrasound Technology?
Many parents will be happy to know that exposure to ultrasound technology has little (if anything) to do with the recent rise in autism. That’s at least what a study, published by the JAMA Network, concluded. Co-author Jodi Abbott, a scientist at … [Read more...]
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary fibrosis is progressive scarring of the lungs. There are over 200 types of pulmonary fibrosis. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most well-known. Idiopathic means that the cause is unknown. An initial diagnosis of IPF is often … [Read more...]
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