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    1. Graves' Disease

      Graves' disease is a rare disease affecting the thyroid gland and often the skin and eyes. This disorder is characterized by abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland (goiter) and increased secretion of thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism). Symptoms of Graves' disease may include fatigue,weight loss,an abnormal intolerance of heat,muscle weakness,and protrusion or bulging of the eyeballs from ...

    2. Thyroid Cancer

      Thyroid cancer (carcinoma) is cancer affecting the thyroid gland,a butterfly-shaped structure located at the base of the neck. The thyroid is part of the endocrine system,the network of glands that secrete hormones that regulate the chemical processes (metabolism) that influence the body’s activities as well as regulating the heart rate,body temperature,and blood pressure. Hormones are ...

    3. Penta X Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Penta X Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    4. Autoimmune Thyroiditis

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Autoimmune Thyroiditis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    5. Cervical Teratoma

      Cervical teratomas are extremely rare germ cell tumors (neoplasm) that occur in the neck. The majority of teratomas occur in the testes or ovaries (gonads) or the lower back (sacrococcygeal region). In rare cases,other areas such as the neck may be affected. Most cervical tumors occur in children and are non-cancerous (benign). In extremely rare cases,cervical teratomas occur in adults and ...

    6. Vulvovaginitis

      Vulvovaginitis is a common bacterial infection characterized by the simultaneous inflammation of the external parts of the female genital organs (vulva) and the canal that leads from the uterus to the external opening (vagina). It is one of the most common causes of genital symptoms in women. When only the vagina is inflamed,the disorder is called vaginitis. The symptoms and treatments of ...

    7. Manage Dry Indoor Air This Winter

      The experts at WebMD tell you how to combat the miseries caused by dry indoor air during the winter.

    8. A Checklist for Staying Healthy

      Check out this self-help checklist for steps to balancing your life.

    9. What’s a Menstrual Cup?

      Menstrual cups are eco-friendly alternatives to tampons and pads. But are they right for you?

    10. Hypoparathyroidism

      The causes, symptoms, and treatment of hypoparathyroidism.

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