"Ovarian Cancer"

Ovarian Cancer Overview

What Is Ovarian Cancer? Current research suggests this cancer begins in the fallopian tubes and moves to the ovaries, the twin organs that produce a woman’s eggs and the main source of the female hormones estrogen…

"Causes of Autism"

Causes of Autism

What cause’s of autism, Scientists aren’t certain. It’s likely genetics and environment both play a role. Scientists aren’t certain what cause autism, but it’s likely that both genetics and environment play a role. A number of…

"Hepatitis C"

What is Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C: What Is It? Hepatitis C is an inflammation of your liver that is caused by a virus. About 3.2 million Americans have it, and 17,000 or so others get infected each year. If left…

"Pelvic Pain"

Pelvic Pain Causes

What Is Pelvic Pain? Pelvic pain refers to pain in the abdomen below the belly button. This pain can accompany a wide range of conditions. It may be a harmless sign of fertility, a digestive disorder…

"Pancreatic Cancer"

Pancreatic Cancer Overview

Pancreatic Cancer in the Limelight Pancreatic cancer has gained attention from the diagnoses of several prominent figures, including Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who was diagnosed in 2003 and died Oct. 5, 2011. Jobs had an islet…

"MERS"

Respiratory Virus MERS

The virus, which first surfaced in Saudi Arabia in 2012, has mostly been found in the Middle East. It is a close cousin of the deadly SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) virus that infected more than…