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Nonketotic hyperglycinemia

Aliefendioğlu D, Tana Aslan Ay, Coşkun T, Dursun A, Cakmak FN, Kesimer M. Transient nonketotic hyperglycinemia: two case reports and literature review. Pediatr...
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How to Talk About End-of-Life Decisions

When talking about treatment plans with patients in the emergency department, as physicians we lay out our concerns, the pros and cons of different...
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Tips from the ER on Childproofing Your House

Any new parent quickly learns that a toddler is into everything. It only takes a quick second for that child to get out of...
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Heat Stroke and Hot Cars

Since 2017, the total number of children in the US that died from heatstroke after being left in a car is 72. Most of...
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Mind and Body Practices for Older Adults

In 2012, the American College of Rheumatology issued recommendations for using pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches for osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, hip, and knee....
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Types of Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Eating disorders are serious and sometimes fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors....

Exercise Examples and Videos | Nutrition.gov

The .gov means it’s official.Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing...

Fitness: All Guides

Posted under Health Guides. Updated 24 June 2019.Fitness is fun! It’s a great way to improve your...

New Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

May 2020 Print this issue A new blood testing technique could help researchers detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms start or...

The Risks of Vaping

May 2020 Print this issue A Look at Safety You’ve probably heard a lot about vaping lately. You might also...

Caring for Concussions

May 2020 Print this issue More Than a Bump on the Head Accidents happen. A fender bender. A collision while...

The hidden epidemic of prediabetes | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

You could have prediabetes and not even know it. More than one in...

Embracing autism diagnosis helps family take charge | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Luca is in fifth grade. He loves playing video games, building things,...

On the front lines against Lyme disease | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, are tiny. But the problems they cause,...

HPV and cervical cancer: What you need to know | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the...

New options for treating type 2 diabetes in kids and teens | NIH MedlinePlus...

Helping kids with diabetes is a passion for National Institutes of Health...

3 key research highlights from NIH’s diabetes branch | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Can taking a daily vitamin D supplement prevent diabetes? Which is better...

5 questions about intermittent fasting | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Intermittent fasting has gotten a lot of attention recently—everyone from celebrities to...

Depression – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Depression is a serious but treatable medical condition that affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. Though typically characterized by feelings of sadness,...

Bipolar Disorder – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Bipolar disorder is a treatable mental health condition marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy, and behavior. It is not a character flaw...

Search of: Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies | telehealth – List Results –...

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among older people, and it is one of the most...

Older Adult Mental Health: MedlinePlus

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act as we cope with life. It also...

Search of: “mental health” “older adult” | Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies |...

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NIMH » Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: The Basics

What is disruptive mood dysregulation disorder? Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a condition in which children or adolescents experience ongoing irritability, anger, and frequent,...

ADPEAF

Autosomal dominant partial epilepsy with auditory features (ADPEAF) is an uncommon form of epilepsy that runs in families. This disorder causes seizures ...

Constitutional mismatch repair deficiency syndrome

Constitutional mismatch repair deficiency (CMMRD) syndrome is a rare disorder that greatly increases the risk of developing one or more types of cancer in...

STAC3 disorder

Campiglio M, Flucher BE. STAC3 stably interacts through its C1 domain with Ca(V)1.1 in skeletal muscle triads. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 23;7:41003. doi: 10.1038/srep41003....

Saul-Wilson syndrome

Ferreira CR, Xia ZJ, Clément A, Parry DA, Davids M, Taylan F, Sharma P, Turgeon CT, Blanco-Sánchez B, Ng BG, Logan CV, Wolfe LA,...

Vulvodynia Treatments

Vulvodynia Treatments Since vulvodynia is not simply...

Diabetes and Your Heart

You can lower your risk for heart disease with lifestyle changes. Diabetes and heart disease often go hand in hand. Learn how to protect your...

Workout to Go: A Sample Exercise Routine from the National Institute on Aging at...

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Go4Life Exercises — Building Strength

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Go4Life Exercises — Balance

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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

What is a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)? Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) uses a wire loop heated by electric current to remove cells and tissue...
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Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks: Is It Worth It?

Allowing baby to remain in the womb until at least 39 weeks, if possible, is safest for both baby and mother. Let baby set the delivery...
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What to Expect When You’re Past Your Due Date | familydoctor.org

Path to Improved Health What if my pregnancy goes past the due date? If your pregnancy lasts one week past your estimated due date, your doctor...
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Monitoring Baby’s Heart Rate During Labor – familydoctor.org

Your baby’s heart rate is usually monitored during labor. This is called fetal heart rate monitoring. It is done to keep track of your...
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What is a D&C? A Dilation And Curettage

Overview Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside your uterus. Doctors perform dilation and...
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Bleeding during pregnancy Causes – Mayo Clinic

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy can be scary. However, it isn't always a sign of trouble. Bleeding in the first trimester (weeks one through 12)...
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Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy – familydoctor.org

Path to improved well being Most pregnancy-related skin changes are normal. Many have limited treatment options and go away on their own. Common conditions include: Stretch...
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Aging and Your Eyes

Are you holding the newspaper farther away from your eyes than you used to? Join the crowd—age can bring changes that affect your eyesight....
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GRN-related frontotemporal lobar degeneration – Genetics Home Reference

Chen Q, Boeve BF, Senjem M, Tosakulwong N, Lesnick T, Brushaber D, Dheel C, Fields J, Forsberg L, Gavrilova R, Gearhart D, Graff-Radford...
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Childhood Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version

About PDQ Physician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. The PDQ database contains summaries of the latest published...
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Get Enough Sleep | Mental Health America

HOW SLEEP HELPS Sleep may seem like a waste of time. You could instead be answering e-mail, doing the dishes, repairing the deck or decking...
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Caregiver Statistics: Demographics | Family Caregiver Alliance

Definitions A caregiver—sometimes called an informal caregiver—is an unpaid individual (for example, a spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor) involved in assisting others with...
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Childhood Intraocular (Uveal) Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version

About PDQ Physician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. The PDQ database contains summaries of the latest published...
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Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options

New Options for People with Advanced Aortic Stenosis One important reason to track any possible valve disease-related symptoms and get regular check-ups – especially as we...
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Valvular Heart Disease | cdc.gov

What causes valvular heart disease? There are several causes of valvular heart disease, including congenital conditions (being born with it), infections, degenerative conditions (wearing out...

Aortic stenosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Regular checkups by a provider may be all that is needed if your symptoms are not severe. The provider should ask about your health...
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Childhood Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Syndromes Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version

Key Points Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are inherited disorders that affect the endocrine system. There are several types of MEN syndromes and each...
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Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older | Healthy Aging

Depression is a true and treatable medical condition, not a normal part of aging. However older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing...
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference the morning after the impeachment of President Donald Trump ended in acquittal, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Preventing Suicide in Older Adults

These fact sheets are brought to you through a joint partnership with the National Council on Aging. Mental Health America collaborates with the National...
Diabetes

Diabetes: What you need to know

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that causes high blood sugar. Normally, your body produces insulin, a hormone that helps regulate blood...
In this March 26, 2020, photo, a person takes in the afternoon sun amongst the cherry blossoms along Kelly Drive in Philadelphia. For millions of seasonal allergy sufferers, the annual onset of watery eyes and scratchy throats is bumping up against the global spread of a new virus that produces its own constellation of respiratory symptoms. That’s causing angst for people who suffer from hay fever and are now asking themselves whether their symptoms are related to their allergies or the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

What triggers seasonal allergies? | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Ah, spring. It's the time of year when the cold starts to wane, and trees and flowers blossom. But if you're one of the many...

Commonly prescribed antidepressants and how they work

Antidepressants are among the most searched medications on the internet. But there...

Cervical cancer survivor urges young people to get HPV vaccine

Think of someone you know who loves to laugh and can make...
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About – Mayo Clinic

Overview Minimally invasive heart surgery involves making small incisions in the right side of your chest to reach the heart between the ribs, rather than...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

How Stress Causes Gray Hair

April 2020 Print this issue A new study shows that stress really can give you gray hair. Researchers found that the body’s fight-or-flight response...
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Protecting Against HPV | NIH News in Health

April 2020 Print this issue Common Viruses Can Lead to Cancer Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. There are...

Autism Spectrum Disorder | NIH News in Health

April 2020 Print this issue Engaging in a Social WorldBeing social and making friends isn’t always easy. Relationships have many...

Show Me the Science – When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer in Community...

Why? Many studies show that hand sanitizers work well in clinical settings like hospitals, where hands come into contact with germs but generally are not...
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Key Statistics for Vaginal Cancer

At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research,...

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

Related Content Compendium of Federal Datasets Addressing Health Disparities This is a free resource of publicly available data relevant to research and programs aiming to reduce...

Reticulocyte Count: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What is a reticulocyte count? Reticulocytes are red blood cells that are still developing. They are also known as immature red blood cells. Reticulocytes are...

Strep A Test: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What do the results mean? If you or your child has a positive result on a rapid strep test, it means you have strep throat...

Strep B Test: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What happens during a group B strep test? If you are pregnant, your health care provider may order a swab test or a urine test. For...
Doctor greating patient - Photographer: Vic

How to Talk with Your Doctor About Sensitive Issues

Much of the communication between doctor and patient is personal. To have a good partnership with your doctor, it is important to talk about...
Doctor greating patient - Photographer: Vic

Discussing Health Decisions with Your Doctor

Ask About Different Treatment Options You will benefit most from a treatment when you know what is happening and are involved in making decisions. Make...
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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit

On this page: Have you ever left your doctor’s office realizing you forgot to ask an important question? Or were you frustrated because you didn’t...

17 Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Doctor

There are many reasons why you might be looking for a new doctor. Maybe you've moved to another...
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Kawasaki Disease: Signs, Symptoms & Diagnosis

What are the symptoms? Kawasaki disease (KD) is diagnosed when a patient runs a fever of 101°F – 104°F and above for at least five...
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Information on COVID-19 and Pregnant Women and Children

Q: Are pregnant women more susceptible to infection, or at increased risk for severe illness, morbidity, or mortality with COVID-19, compared with...

Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it...
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Life after cancer: Tips for finding your new normal

At the end of treatment, many cancer survivors have mixed emotions: grateful for treatment but happy to be done; excited to move on, yet...

A visual guide to 6 conditions that cause skin discoloration

Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that causes your skin to lose color, often resulting in white patches on your skin that cover both sides...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Summary From National Institute of Health

Updated March 3, 2020 Background CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by...

Alcohol-Related Deaths Increase Nationwide | NIH News in Health

March 2020 Print this issue A recent study found that deaths involving alcohol more than doubled in the U.S. between...

Maintain Your Muscle | NIH News in Health

March 2020 Print this issue Strength Training at Any AgeYou’ve likely heard that exercise can help you live a longer,...

Dr. Roger Fielding on Strength Training for Older Adults

March 2020 Print this issue Excerpts from our conversation with Dr. Roger Fielding, an NIH-funded exercise and aging specialist at...

Finger Numbness | NIH News in Health

March 2020 Print this issue Could It Be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?Do you have tingling or numbness in your hand or...
Tourists, some wearing a mask, queue to enter the Louvre museum Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in Paris. . The world is scrambling to get on top of the new coronavirus outbreak that has spread from its epicenter in China to most corners of the planet. Governments and doctors are presenting an array of approaches as the virus disrupts daily routines, business plans and international travel around the world (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)

2019 novel coronavirus: Get the facts

In December 2019, health officials found that people in Wuhan, China, were getting sick from a respiratory illness. Scientists determined it was caused by...

Coronavirus and “Alternative” Treatments | NCCIH

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, and bats. A new strain of coronavirus...

Advice for public

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and...

SmartMoves – Cure SMA

Until recently, there were no treatment options available for children diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a serious and life-threatening neuromuscular disease. In December...

Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Why am I receiving these test results? When your baby was born, blood was taken to test for conditions that could affect your child’s health....

Infants and Children with SMA

SMA does not affect the brain or its development, and thus it does not affect an individual’s ability to learn and succeed academically. Parents...

Testing & Diagnosis – Cure SMA

When a baby is born, a small blood sample is taken. This sample is then screened for a number of genetic conditions. In 2018,...
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Suicide Risk Screening: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What happens during a suicide risk screening? A screening may be done by your primary care provider or a mental health provider. A mental health...

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