All posts tagged "Disease"

  • Can a Bigger Booze Tax Reduce Disease

    Alcohol abuse is the third leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., and it contributes to countless diseases, car crashes, injuries, and crimes. How...

  • Cardiovascular Disease

    The cardiovascular system comprises the heart, veins, arteries, and capillaries, which carry blood back and forth from the heart to the lungs (pulmonary circulation) and...

  • Osteoporosis

    What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones. It means you have bones that are thin and brittle, with lots of holes...

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of mental decline, or dementia. But dementia also has many other causes. For more information, see the topic...

  • Adult nutrition

    Definition Nutrition describes the processes by which all of the food a person eats are taken in and the nutrients that the body needs are...

  • Dog Ticks and Lyme Disease

    Ticks are small, grayish insects that usually live in fields and forests, particularly around burrows of wild rodents (e.g., moles, voles, mice). The Ixodes deer...

  • Dog Liver Disease

    Dog liver disease encompasses a wide spectrum of conditions. A dog’s liver may malfunction for example because a cancer has invaded. Other times, an abscess...

  • Dog Lupus Disease

    The full name for Lupus is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, or SLE for short. This disease affects a number of species including dogs, cats and humans....

  • Dog Cushing’s Disease

    Cushing’s disease is an umbrella term that refers to a number of diseases that often occur when a person or dog is exposed to too...

  • Dog Addison’s Disease

    Addison’s is most correctly termed hypoadrenocorticism in dogs and orger animals; a complex word for an equally complex disease! It is caused by a hormonal...