Guillain-barre Syndrome risks
Guillain-barre Syndrome

  • A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it once was. Thirty years ago, doctors had little more than comforting words to offer patients who had been diagnosed with the virus. And while there remains no cure fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Living with HIV/AIDS can result in a weakened immune system, making the body more susceptible to a host of illnesses. Over time, the virus attacks the body's CD4 cells, which play a critical role in maintaining a healthy immune system. Patients ca...
    Source:HLCMS
  • June 2011 marked an important milestone in the world of HIV/AIDS; it was the 30th anniversary of the first documented case of the virus. The first warning about the virus was released by the CDC on June 5, 1981. This unknown virus was originally d...
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are many symptoms of the autoimmune disease HIV/AIDS, including persistent skin rashes, night sweats, and mouth sores.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. A severe and long-lasting cough, fever, and night sweats could indicate an active TB infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excessive perspiration at night, or night sweats, is an uncomfortable part of life for many people.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects the cells of the immune system. In particular, HIV attacks and destroys the T helper lymphocytes, or T-cells, which are crucial to the immune system and immune response. (These cells are also called CD4-p...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Changing Face of HIV "When I walked into the room, the first thing I noticed was that these people didn't look like me," says Chelsea White, recalling her first group session with other HIV-positive patients. "They looked like what I thought H...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma, a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. It can occur at any age, but is most prevalent between the ages of 15 and 40 and after the age of 55.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease and the most common type of lupus. One of its common symptoms is a rash on the cheeks and nose called a "butterfly rash."
    Source:HLCMS
  • A gram stain is a type of microbiology or laboratory test that determines whether bacteria are present. It also determines whether bacteria are gram negative or gram positive.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The hepatitis virus panel is an array of tests used to detect viral hepatitis infections. By using antibody and antigen tests, the viral panel can detect multiple kinds of virus simultaneously. It can also distinguish between current and past infe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mononucleosis, commonly known as “mono” or “the kissing disease” refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein Barr virus (EBV). This infection is infamous for its symptoms of fatigue and the length of time it...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infectious mononucleosis, or "mono," is a group of symptoms caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. One potential symptom is a pink rash that looks like the measles.
    Source:HLCMS
  • In the United States, more than one million people are currently living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Over the past 30 years, much of the stigma and misconceptions around the disease have disappeared. Better information and education ha...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mycoplasma pneumonia (MP) is a contagious respiratory infection. Every year almost 2 million Americans are treated for MP. The disease is easily spread through contact with respiratory fluids, and it causes regular epidemics. The most common sign ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes virus family, and it is one of the most common viruses to infect humans around the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 95 percent of U.S. adults betwee...
    Source:HLCMS
  • It is important to get a flu shot every year; receiving a shot one year does not mean you will be protected when the next bout of influenza comes to town.
    Source:HLCMS
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