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

Cancer

Childhood schizophrenia

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

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)

Depression

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.

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

Vitiligo

Feb. 14, 2014