How does the life of a patient who is diagnosed with Hodgkin disease change?

Answer Hodgkin's Lymphoma often has less of a disruption on the lives of those who have it than other types of cancer, but it still has a significant physical, and oftentimes psychological, social, profes... Read More »

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Does having been diagnosed with Huntington's disease at conception bring a higher risk to children?

On One Hand: Chances of InheritanceHuntington's disease is an inherited disorder caused by a gene mutation. If either parent has the mutation, the chance that their offspring will inherit the condi... Read More »

The Medical Management for a Patient Diagnosed With AIDS?

A patient diagnosed with AIDS has a lifelong condition that will go through various phases. Healthcare professionals and patients must take an active role in managing the disease. Although there is... Read More »

Who was the first person to be diagnosed with heart disease?

In 1878, Dr. Adam Hammer was first to correctly diagnose heart disease later confirmed at autopsy. However, medical confidentiality prohibited the release of the patients' name. The earliest case o... Read More »

Who is likely to seek treatment and/or be diagnosed with heart disease?

On One Hand: Common SymptomsThose who experience symptoms of heart disease are more likely to seek treatment. According to the American Heart Association, common symptoms include chest discomfort (... Read More »