Gallstones often don't cause symptoms. But if you have a gallbladder attack, you're not likely to forget it.
Hepatitis A virus causes a highly contagious liver infection. Find out how to recognize it and when treatment is required.
Although low levels of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) can leave you feeling tired and depressed, medications can help you live a normal life.
Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite. It doesn't make most people ill, but infants and people with HIV/AIDS are at risk of complications.
In Wilson's disease, the body doesn't metabolize copper properly, causing excess amounts to accumulate in the liver and other organs.
Having hepatitis B increases your risk of serious liver disease. Protect yourself with a hepatitis B vaccine.
Tests and diagnosis
Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
Treatments and drugs
Blood transfusions boost blood levels that are low due to surgery, injury or disease. Learn about the benefits, risks and what to expect.
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