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Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a heart muscle disease. Treatment options depend on what type of cardiomyopathy you have.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the nerve running through your wrist. Treatment can provide relief.

Chorionic villus sampling

Chorionic villus sampling — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this early prenatal test.

Diarrhea

Here's information about common causes of diarrhea and when to see your doctor.

Enlarged liver

You can get an enlarged liver from a number of medical problems or personal habits. Treatment depends on what's causing the enlargement.

Enlarged spleen

An enlarged spleen is usually a sign of an underlying problem. Treatment varies, depending on what's causing the enlargement.

Gene therapy

Gene therapy is an experimental treatment that involves altering genes in a person's cells to stop disease.

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea causes people to repeatedly stop breathing during their sleep. Common signs of this sleep disorder include loud snores punctuated by periods of silence.

Tonsillectomy

When is a tonsillectomy needed for throat infections, sleep apnea or other tonsil problems? Find out when it might help.

Dec. 13, 2012

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