New and Updated

Polycythemia vera

Apr 10, 2014 - Polycythemia vera is a rare blood disorder in which a person's bone marrow makes too many blood cells

Pericarditis

04 06, 2014

Mitral valve prolapse

Apr 05, 2014 - Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the valve separating two of your heart's chambers malfunctions. The disorder usually isn't serious and often doesn't require surgical treatment

Emphysema

Apr 05, 2014 - Tobacco smoke causes most cases of emphysema. Although quitting smoking can't reverse the damage, it can help keep this serious lung disease from becoming worse

Thyroid nodules

Apr 04, 2014 - Most thyroid nodules — lumps in the thyroid gland — cause no problems. But nodules that affect swallowing, produce excess thyroid hormone or are malignant require treatment

Enlarged heart

Apr 03, 2014 - Enlarged heart is often a sign of a serious heart condition. Find out causes and treatments for enlarged heart

Heart palpitations

Apr 02, 2014 - Heart palpitations are skipped, fluttering or racing heartbeats that aren't usually a symptom of a serious heart problem. Discover the causes and symptoms of this condition

Myelofibrosis

Mar 25, 2014 - In myelofibrosis, healthy bone marrow is replaced with scar tissue, leading to severe anemia and fatigue

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Mar 19, 2014 - An abnormal electrical pathway in the heart causes the rapid heart rate of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Lung cancer

Mar 19, 2014 - Smoking increases your risk of lung cancer. Quit now and reduce your risk

Apr. 13, 2013