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Rotavirus

Rotavirus is the most common contagious virus that causes diarrhea. Before the vaccine was developed, most children were infected with the virus at least once by the age of 5.…

Down syndrome and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

Down syndrome Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that results in abnormal cell division resulting in a complete or partial replication of chromosome 21. This extra gene causes developmental changes…

Measles and its symptoms, causes, and risk factors

Measles Measles is a childhood contagious(infection) caused by a virus. Measles, once very common, can now be prevented by vaccination. Also known as rubeola, measles is serious and dangerous for…

Depression (major depressive disorder) and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

Depression (major depressive disorder) Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of unhappiness and loss of interest. Also called a major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it…

Hearing Loss and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

Hearing Loss   Hearing loss creates it difficult to hear conversations and other sounds. Many people develop hearing loss as they age, but it can affect anyone. Many children are…

Eczema and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

Eczema If your skin itches and turns red from time to time, you may have eczema. This skin condition is most common in children, but can also occur in adults.…

Thalassemia and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

Thalassemia Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that causes your body to have less hemoglobin than normal. Hemoglobin enables red blood cells to carry oxygen. Thalassemia can cause anemia, leaving…

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) infection and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) infection HPV infection is a viral infection that usually causes the growth of warts (warts) on the skin or mucous membranes. There are more than 100 types…

Hemophilia and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complication

Hemophilia Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which the blood does not clot in a common way because it does not have enough clotting proteins (clotting factors). If you have…

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and prevention

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a term used to describe brain damage caused by recurrent head injuries. CTE can only be detected at autopsy by examining parts…