Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis (SBE) is a bacterial infection that produces growths on the endocardium (the cells lining the inside of the heart).
Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer containing squamous cells.
Poison ivy rash is allergic contact dermatitis caused by a substance called urushiol, found in the sap of poison ivy. This same substance can be found in other plants as well, notably poison oak, and poison sumac.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs or medications to treat disease. The term comes from two words that mean "chemical" and "treatment."
Birth control is a term used to describe an artificial or natural means to prevent pregnancy.
AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS is a serious condition that weakens the body's immune system, leaving it unable to fight off illness.
AIDS is the last stage in a progression of diseases resulting from a viral infection known as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV or AIDS virus).