Cataract surgery: procedure, risks, prognosis One of the most common eye diseases in old age is cataract. Today, surgery and appropriate follow-up treatment enable almost 90 percent of all patients to regain between 50 and 100...
Roseola: infection, signs, prognosis Roseola: Description Roseola infantum, is a mostly harmless viral infection with herpes virus. It occurs in babies and children mainly between the 6th and 24th month. In the third year of life almost...
Depression: Symptome, Behandlung, Ursachen
Depression: Short overview Main symptoms: deep depression, loss of interest, lack of drive Side symptoms: including insomnia, self-doubt, feelings of guilt, concentration disorders Therapy: various forms of psychotherapy and medication (antidepressants) Causes: partial genetic predisposition,...
Type 2 diabetes: causes, treatment, prevention Diabetes type 2: short overview Causes: Insulin resistance (insensitivity of body cells to insulin); various risk factors are involved in the development of the disease, including genetic predisposition, overweight, lack...
Lung cancer: detecting symptoms early In more advanced stages, lung cancer triggers symptoms such as bloody sputum, shortness of breath and rapid weight loss. Initially, many patients show no or only unspecific symptoms, such as coughing...
Fibromyalgia: symptoms, therapy, causes Fibromyalgia belongs to the pain syndromes. Deep muscle pain in various parts of the body is typical. Added to this are exhaustion, concentration and sleep problems. The causes of the disease are...
Erysipelas: causes, signs, complications Erysipelas is a localized inflammatory disease of the skin. It often occurs on the lower legs, but can occur anywhere on the body. In most cases bacteria use small injuries of the...
Autism: signs, triggers, treatment options Autism: short overview Description: Group of profound developmental disorders that can make social life difficult, among other things Forms: including early childhood autism, Asperger's syndrome, atypical autism Symptoms: depending on the...
Colon cancer: symptoms, warning signs, therapy, prognosis Colon cancer (colorectal carcinoma) is a malignant tumor of the colon or rectum. It usually develops from benign intestinal polyps. So far, the only cure for colorectal cancer is...
Insektenstiche: Aussehen, Komplikationen, Vorbeugung
Insect bites Insect bites you get mainly in the summer half of the year. They are usually only unpleasant, but can be life-threatening for people with an allergy to the insect venom. What happens in the...