Diseases

Breast cancer: Invasive breast carcinoma
Cancer 11 Sep 2012

Breast cancer: Invasive breast carcinoma

Breast cancer originates in the milk ducts or milk-producing tissue of the breasts. Invasive breast carcinoma invades normal healthy tissues.
Generalised hyperhidrosis
Diseases 01 Mar 2012

Generalised hyperhidrosis

Generalised hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating affecting the entire body. It has many causes, such as menopause, infection or neurological disease.
Chronic daily headache (incorporating chronic migraine and medication overuse headache)
Chronic Pain 30 Dec 2011

Chronic daily headache (incorporating chronic migraine and medication overuse headache)

Chronic daily headache is a syndrome of daily headaches including two distinct diagnoses: chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.
Bed wetting (nocturnal enuresis)
Children's health 30 Nov 2011

Bed wetting (nocturnal enuresis)

Nocturnal enuresis refers to bed wetting in a child over 5 years of age. It can negatively affect emotional health but can be treated in…
Focal hyperhidrosis
Diseases 23 Nov 2011

Focal hyperhidrosis

Focal hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that occurs at one or more specific sites, such as the armpits or palms of the hand. There is no…
Ischaemic maculopathy
Blood 25 Oct 2011

Ischaemic maculopathy

Ischaemic maculopathy is a sight threatening condition for which there are currently no effective treatments. It is a type of diabetic retinopathy.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Overview
Children's health 17 Oct 2011

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Overview

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of gastrointestinal conditions including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It has symptoms like diarrhoea.
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour (PNET)
Cancer 22 Sep 2011

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour (PNET)

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours are rare. They develop in hormone-producing cells within the pancreas. Surgery and medicines are used in their treatment.
Diabetic macular oedema
Blood 18 Sep 2011

Diabetic macular oedema

Macular oedema is a diabetic eye disease and a type of diabetic retinopathy cause by changes to the eye's blood vessels. It can cause blindness.