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More people are being diagnosed with eating disorders, possibly as a consequence of society’s emphasis on and preoccupation with thinness. Eating disorders are conditions
The Ebola virus disease (EVD), previously referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe and often fatal infection. It is spread through contact
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants itself outside of the uterus. Ectopic pregnancies usually occur in a fallopian tube (called a
Eczema, also known as dermatitis, refers to a group of skin conditions that cause inflammation of the skin. Eczema is not caused by an
An embolus is a particle that moves about in our blood vessels, either in the veins or arteries. Most emboli are composed of clotted
Emphysema is a chronic lung condition in which the lungs’ natural airspaces, called alveoli, become larger but decrease in number. The tissue surrounding the
Endocarditis is an inflammation of the lining of the heart valves that is most often caused by infection. Most people who develop this condition
The endometrium is the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus (the womb). It is the tissue that is shed each month when
Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, belongs to a larger group of viruses known as enteroviruses. This group includes more than 100 different types
The name epilepsy comes from the Greek for "to be seized." Sudden, spontaneous seizure is the hallmark of this illness. It may involve falling
Erectile dysfunction is the frequent or consistent inability to get or sustain an erection of the penis that is satisfactory for engaging in sexual
Many of the viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi that can invade the human body are also capable of attacking the surface or interior of
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