Uterine fibroids are benign (noncancerous) growths of the muscular wall of the uterus. The growths, which may be solitary or multiple in number, range from the size of a pea to the size of a mass that can fill the entire abdomen and pelvis.
Sensorineural hearing loss (also called nerve deafness or sensorineural deafness) is loss of hearing resulting from problems in the inner ear, in the nerve from the inner ear to the brain, or in the brain.
One of the newest birth control options for women is literally at arm's reach. The Norplant contraceptive, approved by the Food and Drug Administration and marketed since 1992, is implanted just under the skin of the inner arm, right above the elbow.
Myotubular myopathy is a congenital polymyopathy - a disease some people are born with that affects multiple muscles in the body.
You may sometimes see small specks moving in your field of vision. These are called floaters. You may often see them when looking at a plain background, such as a blank wall or blue sky. You may at first mistake them for insects or dust floating in the air. They will appear to move as you move your eyes.
Candida albicans becomes an infectious agent when there is some change in the body environment that allows it to grow out of control.