In-depth

Ataxia

Ataxia describes lack of muscle coordination while performing voluntary movements. A sign of an underlying condition, ataxia can affect any part of your body.

Atypical depression

Breast cancer

Cancer

Childhood schizophrenia

Childhood schizophrenia is confusing and heart wrenching. Learn about managing this serious psychotic disorder.

Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a rare type of blood cancer. New treatments may be improving the prognosis for many people with CML.

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)

Depression

Enlarged spleen

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

Essential thrombocythemia

Fibromyalgia

Fatigue and widespread pain are common with fibromyalgia, a condition affecting mainly women. Treatment often focuses on managing symptoms with medication and self-care.

Gilbert's syndrome

Hairy cell leukemia

Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

High blood pressure in children

Illness anxiety disorder

Lupus

Microcephaly

Multiple myeloma

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelofibrosis

In myelofibrosis, healthy bone marrow is replaced with scar tissue, leading to severe anemia and fatigue.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Irresistible urges to repetitively count, check or wash are common obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms. Treatment can help, so don't let shame hold you back.

Personality disorders

Personality disorders affect the way you think, behave and relate to others. Learn about symptoms and treatments.

Polycythemia vera

Polycythemia vera is a rare blood disorder in which a person's bone marrow makes too many blood cells.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia causes delusions, hallucinations and behavior changes. The good news is that new medications can often effectively manage schizophrenia symptoms.

Swollen lymph nodes

Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate an infection, particularly in children. However, there are many causes, ranging from the common cold to cancer.

Tetralogy of Fallot

Thalassemia

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder, characterized by less hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells than normal. When necessary, treatment includes blood transfusions.

Thrombocytosis

Tonsillitis

Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus. Medical therapy and surgical procedures can shrink or remove uterine fibroids.

Vitiligo

Feb. 14, 2014