Family Health

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Definition Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a medical condition characterized by excessive levels of gastrin, a hormone. Usually tumors located in the pancreas or small bowel are responsible for excess gastrin [Read More ...]

Mumps

Definition Mumps is a viral disease that causes painful swelling of the salivary glands, mainly the parotid glands located just below the ear along with fever, headache. The disease usually affects children, [Read More ...]

Tennis Elbow

Definition Tennis elbow is a medical condition characterized by painful and sore elbow leading to restricted elbow movement. It is also known as lateral epicondylitis since the tendons attached to the lateral [Read More ...]

Schizoid Personality Disorder

Definition Schizoid personality disorder is a psychiatric condition in which the affected person tends to avoid any sort of social or personal interaction and emotionally appears distant and cold. However, the [Read More ...]

Postnasal Drip

Definition Postnasal drip is a condition characterized by production of excess mucus secretion by the nasal mucous membrane and leading to number of annoying symptoms like cough, irritation in the throat and a [Read More ...]

Mesothelioma

Definition A mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer affecting the thin lining, mesothelium, that covers most of the internal organs. The most common site is the pleural lining covering the lungs. Other affected [Read More ...]
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