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  • Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

    Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

    What is DES? DES is short for diethylstilbestrol, a synthetic estrogen commonly prescribed to help prevent miscarriage and other problems with pregnancy during

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  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular Degeneration

    What is macular degeneration? Most people have heard about glaucoma and cataracts, but there’s another eye disease that senior citizens should know about,

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  • Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis

    The most obvious symptom of osteoarthritis is joint pain during or after use of the joint. In severe cases, the joints still ache while at rest or during the night. The joint may become swollen and stiff, limiting range of motion.

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  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary Incontinence

    A doctor can determine your particular type of incontinence (or sometimes more than one type), check to see which conditions or medications might be causing the problem, and, most important, help you find a way to regain control.

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  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial Cancer

    What is endometrial cancer? It’s cancer of the lining of the uterus, a hollow pear-shaped organ in women in which a fetus can

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  • HPV and Genital Warts

    HPV and Genital Warts

    Currently, there is no treatment to cure HPV. There are very good treatments, however, for the problems HPV can cause, like genital warts and cervical cell changes.

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  • Nutraceuticals

    Nutraceuticals

    “Nutraceuticals” is a fancy term for a wide range of pills and capsules that contain the essence of disease-fighting foods. Instead of munching a stalk of broccoli — a vegetable that’s thought to help ward off cancer — you can now pop 500 milligrams (mg) of broccoli extract in the form of a pill.

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  • Human Growth Hormone

    Human Growth Hormone

    People who don’t make enough HGH while they’re young — often because of genetic diseases or kidney failure — can be extremely short as adults.

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