Explore the critical medical conditions affecting millions around the world, as well as the clinical trials, research, and treatments working to bring relief to those afflicted.
Aging & Dementia
Aging itself does not cause dementia, but the risk of developing dementia increases with age. The more we understand about conditions like Alzheimer’s disease through research and clinical trials, the more we can improve diagnosis and treatment.
Autoimmune disorders occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own healthy cells and tissues. Research and clinical trials help to develop treatments that aim to manage symptoms, control inflammation, and regulate the immune response.
Blood disorders encompass a range of conditions affecting the components of blood, such as red and white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. Examples include anemia, leukemia, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia, and sickle cell disease.
Bone, Joint, & Muscle Conditions
Bone and joint conditions like arthritis are inflammatory disorders that affect the joints, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. They result from cartilage degradation and may lead to joint damage over time, impacting the overall quality of life.
Brain, Spine, & Nerve Conditions
Disorders affecting the brain, spine, and nerves can cause a wide range of symptoms and functional impairments, affecting mobility, sensation, cognition, and overall quality of life. These conditions include Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and neuropathy.
- Clinical trials for multiple sclerosis
- Management and treatment for multiple sclerosis
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Women
Diabetes is a chronic condition where the body cannot regulate blood sugar levels properly, leading to high or low levels that can have serious health consequences.
Most heart conditions deal with issues of the structure and function of the heart. These conditions lead to chest pain, palpitations, and fatigue. Risk factors include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and smoking.
Kidney & Urinary Conditions
Common kidney and urinary conditions involve disorders affecting the urinary tract, kidneys, and related structures. Examples include urinary tract infections, kidney stones, kidney infections, chronic kidney disease, and urinary incontinence.
Liver & Gallbladder Conditions
Liver disease refers to a range of conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, and liver cancer. These conditions can result from viral infections, excessive alcohol consumption, metabolic disorders, autoimmune reactions, or other factors.
Lung & Airway Conditions
Lung and airway conditions, such as asthma, involve chronic inflammation and narrowing of the air passages, causing breathing difficulties, wheezing, and coughing. Treatments include medication, and inhalers.
Mental Health Conditions
Mental health encompasses emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, and influences our ability to cope with stress and relate to others. Mental health conditions include depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorder, among many others.
Eczema and other related skin conditions are often triggered by allergens or irritants and can be managed with moisturizers, and topical creams. They are characterized by itchy, inflamed, and red patches on the skin.