Diseases and Conditions

Know how to prevent, treat and control the symptoms of various diseases and medical conditions. We explain what's happening in your body when disease strikes, and what you can do to feel better faster.

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If you want to build a defense against the flu, you should stay abreast of the latest flu news. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the cold and flu.

Knowing when to see your doctor about headaches can prevent unnecessary visits. Learn when to see your doctor in this article. Learn about facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches.

The basics of lung cancer gives an overview of this disease that infects the lungs. Learn more about the basics of lung cancer and what you can do prevent the disease from infecting you.

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These lung cancer facts can be a helpful and informative guide for this type of cancer. Check out what we have gathered for you here on this cancerous disease.

Lung cancer prevention is important in keeping your lungs healthy. Find out what you can do to avoid the variables that have been shown to cause lung cancer with the help of this article.

By National Women's Health Resource Center

The basics of uterine cancer gives an overview of this disease that infects the uterus. Learn more about the basics of uterine cancer and what you can do prevent the disease from infecting you.

Uterine cancer diagnosis can be filled with confusing language that can be difficult to understand. Read more about how uterine cancer is diagnosed and what you can expect if you become afflicted by this disease.

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These uterine cancer facts can be a helpful and informative guide for this type of cancer. Check out what we have gathered for you here on this cancerous disease.

A urinary tract infection can be stubborn, and sometimes recurs a few weeks after treatment. Get the facts about the causes, prevention, and treatment of urinary tract infections.

Urinary tract infections can reoccur up to five times after initial treatment. Learn more about causes, treatment, and prevention of urinary tract infections.

If your mother or sister had frequent urinary tract infections, you are more likely to have one. Learn more about causes, treatment, and prevention of urinary tract infections.

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UTIs can be avoided with the right habits. Avoid urinary tract infections with these four simple lifestyle tips.

Learn how you can prevent urinary tract infections with these simple do-it-yourself tips.

By National Women's Health Resource Center

How do you get a UTI? Get answers to your Urinary Tract Infection questions in this article.

Urinary tract infections can be painful, but they are treatable. Learn what Urinary Tract Infection questions to ask your doctor.

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Urinary tract infections are treated with medications that kill the bacteria causing the infection. Get answers to your Urinary Tract Infection treatment questions in this article.

Why do some women struggle with hot flashes and hormone replacement therapy? Learn more about these common side effects of menopause in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Early rumors claimed that having HIV doesn't mean that you necessarily have AIDS. Is there any truth to this?

Since AIDS is carried through the blood, what are the chances of contracting it from a mosquito bite?

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In the U.S. alone, 20.8 million people have diabetes -- and about a third don't even know it. Find out some information you just may need.

By Craig Freudenrich, Ph.D.

What exactly is a headache? Find out what causes your head to hurt from different causes.

Foot-and-mouth diseases is a pretty odd-sounding name. So what is this condition?

Over the next several years, cancer vaccines have the potential to completely change the treatment of cancer. Learn how these vaccines will work!

By Kevin Bonsor

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Congestive heart failure (CHF) afflicts an amazing number of people. Learn the causes, early warning signs and treatment options for this common heart disease.

By Carl Bianco, M.D.

What causes an "ice cream headache" -- the headache you get when you eat something cold?