Although few of those who wish they were thinner suffer from a true psychiatric eating disorder, the number of individuals who have either of the two major forms of eating disorders - anorexia nervosa and bulimia - has risen dramatically in recent decades.
Thalassemia, also known as Mediterranean Anemia, Cooley's Anemia or Homozygous Beta Thalassemia, is a group of inherited disorders in which there is a fault in the production of hemoglobin (oxygen-carrying pigment found in red blood cells).
Spermatocele is a retention cyst of a tubule of the rete testis or the head of the epididymis. The cyst is distended with a milky fluid that contains sperm.
Lou Gehrig's Disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive and usually fatal disorder that attacks the nerves and muscles.
Human growth hormone is a protein secreted by the pituitary gland in the brain. Growth hormone, as the name implies, is essential for the growth and development of babies and children. However, growth hormone also plays a role in regulating various body functions in adults. Too much or too little growth hormone, therefore, can result in medical problems.
Gardnerella Vaginalis is an infection of the female genital tract by bacteria of the Gardnerella vaginalis strain, often in combination with various anaerobic bacteria. Also called bacterial vaginosis.