In-depth

Find out about this rare cause of heart attack in young, healthy people.

Angina

Angina is a common type of chest pain caused by coronary artery disease. Unstable angina can be a warning sign of a heart attack.

Brachial plexus injury

Brachial plexus injuries affect the nerves that control your arms and hands. Serious injuries require early diagnosis for successful treatment.

Broken arm

Broken arm? If your arm hurts too much to use normally, seek prompt medical care.

Buerger's disease

Buerger's disease affects blood vessels in your arms, legs, fingers and toes, causing pain and swelling. This rare disease is usually caused by tobacco use.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

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

Fibromuscular dysplasia

Fibromuscular dysplasia is a rare, but treatable, condition in which the arteries to your kidneys, brain or abdomen narrow, reducing blood flow to your organs.

Herniated disk

Back pain may mean you have a herniated disk — but not always. In fact, you can have disk herniation without pain. Here are the facts.

Influenza (flu)

Myocardial ischemia

Myocardial ischemia is a heart problem that occurs when blood flow to your heart muscle is decreased, reducing the heart's oxygen supply.

Paget's disease of bone

Your bones are made up of living tissue that's continually being renewed. Paget's disease of bone disrupts that process, sometimes causing serious complications.

Polio

One of the most feared diseases of the 20th century, polio has been eradicated from the developed world but remains a threat in less developed nations.

Porphyria

Porphyria is a group of inherited disorders that result from buildup of natural chemicals call porphyrins, which can cause nervous system and skin problems.

Thoracic outlet syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when the nerves or vessels in the shoulder area (thoracic outlet) are compressed.

Apr. 09, 2013