Disease and Medical Conditions

There is a belief that Black skin's melanin provides natural protection from the sun's UV rays. It doesn't.
Experts explain what might be causing bathroom trips at night and when you should be concerned.
An HIV-positive doctor is accused of spreading the disease to hundreds of unsuspecting patients, but experts warn a crumbling health care system is to blame.
93 people have been infected by the bacteria, including 20 who had to be hospitalized.
Beth Chapman has faced various health problems since being diagnosed with throat cancer.
Holzhauer donated $1,109.14 to a pancreatic cancer walk in the name of the venerable game show host, who has been fighting the disease.
"It was some of the worst sick I've ever been," a travel agent said.
Post-traumatic stress disorder doesn't just take a toll on mental health ― it causes bodily harm, too.
From every direction, I am instructed on how to do cancer.
Education about sexually transmitted infections is an important way to prevent the spread.
The actress said that it took her a while for her to say “anus,” but “you just have to get used to it.”
Even thinking of trying explain what I'm going through is sob-inducing, but it's time to talk about it.
The host revealed excruciating details of his struggle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Jerome Kunkel had refused to get the chickenpox vaccine on religious grounds. His attorney has called the ban "unconstitutional."
Quiana Parks was diagnosed with lymphoma at the age 19, but a deep love for DJing and painting gave her hope.
The "Jeopardy!" host bared his soul on "Good Morning America."
A spokesperson for Ora TV said that contrary to several news reports, King's "doctors say he did not have a heart attack and he did not go into cardiac arrest.”
"The suffering we are seeing today is completely avoidable."
Scientists altered the virus to deliver a gene that the children lacked. It's not yet known whether the fix will be permanent.
Tel Aviv University researchers are hoping this technology could eventually be used to help human patients who need heart transplants.