Hepatitis Infection treatment information

Infections resulting from the hepatitis virus are a common cause of liver inflammation. It is expected that one in every twenty people will contract hepatitis at some point in their lives. The infection is classified into three main categories: hepatitis a, b, and c. There does exist a hepatitis d, e, and f, but these […]

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Pathogenesis Development Information

To understand how best to treat an infection or disease, a patient should be aware of the viral and bacterial pathogenesis that is manifested in the condition. These complications can be as minor as a common cold or as serious as AIDS. Pathogenesis comes from the Greek words pathos and genesis and literally translates as […]

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Sarcoidosis Disease Information

Sarcoidosis disease is a condition in which a patient’s immune system cells do not go away after dealing with a potential infection. These cells come together forming granulomas, or lumps, which are manifested as inflammation. The disease can attack any organ in the body but is most commonly begun in the lungs, lymph nodes, or […]

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Immunodeficiency Virus Information

There are many causes of human immunodeficiency disorders. Immunodeficiency disorders occur when the body’s immune response is reduced or completely absent. When the individual’s immune system is already defective at birth, it is called primary immunodeficiency. When the immunodeficiency occurs later in life or from a known cause, it is termed secondary immunodeficiency. Our Body’s […]

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Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a medical disorder where there is chronic inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a long thin organ lying just behind the stomach. Its function is to release important enzymes that can process foods and also secret insulin which regulates blood sugar. The pancreas is a very fragile organ and can easily […]

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis disease patients are affected by a bacterial attack on the body. Most commonly this attack affects the lungs, although it is capable of invading any area of the body. In the past, this condition was known as consumption because patients would gradually waste away without proper treatment. After a patient has become infected, the […]

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