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BETHESDA, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that its Facebook page has surpassed 60,000 fans--double the number of people in the United States who have cystic fibrosis, a rare and fatal genetic disease. This rapid growth may reflect the need for people with CF to come together and exchange information in a setting that does not put their health at risk.
As a result of improved imaging technology, pancreatic cysts are increasingly diagnosed in asymptomatic individuals who undergo scans for other reasons.
Women told they are too fat and are not treated for serious disease.
Warner Home Video and CVS/pharmacy to Donate Proceeds from Holiday DVD Sales BETHESDA, Md., Nov.
As part of an effort to develop effective medical therapies that block the progression of liver cyst growth in patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD), researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center have found that the liver cyst walls develop and maintain a vasculature as they grow out from the body of the liver and that factors released by epithelial cells that line the liver cyst wall lumen can drive the proliferation and development of...
At least five percent of the population has one or two cysts in the liver. Cysts are fluid-filled cavities. There are also many patients who have numerous cysts, which then is termed a polycystic liver.
Current treatment of cystic echinococcosis is surgery or percutaneous aspiration, injection and reaspiration (PAIR) using hypertonic saline or ethanol. It is aimed at causing permanent damage to the endocyst - the thin, delicate, and translucid inner membrane that produces the cystic fluid and generates new larval elements able to expand the infestation.
Infertility problems, caused by polycystic ovary syndrome may be helped by acupuncture, a U.S. researcher suggests.
William Postwaite, left, and Niles Stewart ride out of the American Fork Campgrounds after the Scooter Rally organized by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to raise money for research of the disease on Saturday. The rally started in Pleasant Grove at Planet Power Toys, which sponsored it.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Our grandson, 7 years old, has a disorder called VCF. It's a genetic condition. Neither his father (our son) nor his mother has it. How can this be genetic when neither parent has it? He has trouble keeping up with the other children in school, and his speech is hard to understand.
The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...
The Hydatid Worm (Echinococcus granulosus), also known as the Hyper Tape-Worm, is a species of cyclophyllid cestode that is found in the small intestine of adult canids (canine), but also is found in livestock and humans, which serve as intermediate hosts. This specimen causes Hydatid disease. The adult Hydatid worm is typically less than 0.25 inches in length and has three proglottids (segments) when intact: the immature proglottid, mature proglottid and gravid proglottid. This specimen,...