Our Race to Health columnist, Kenrya Rankin, talks to public health expert Dr. Regina Davis Moss about how racism impacts health.
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.
Metastasis is a secondary malignant tumor - one that has spread from a primary site to affect other parts of the body. A metastasis in the liver may arise, for example, as a result of the spread of a cancer from another part of the body (e.g., colon).
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a specific form of anxiety that comes on after a stressful or frightening event.
Sleep terror disorder or "night terrors" is a condition that occurs during stages 3 or 4 of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. It is characterized by repeated episodes of abrupt awakening, usually with a panicky scream, and accompanied by intense anxiety, confusion, agitation, disorientation, unresponsiveness, marked motor movements, and total amnesia concerning the event.
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder due to infection with a microorganism (such as a bacteria or virus). Cystitis is second only to respiratory infections in frequency.