Adult Diseases and Conditions

Adult Diseasees and ConditionsRich information on 41 of the most common medical conditions. Each topic is anchored with in-depth information from Harvard’s Special Health Report on the subject. Each center also combines a variety of features including articles from the Harvard Newsletters; Columns and Commentaries; Ask the Expert answers from practicing Harvard doctors to questions submitted by readers; Interactive Tools and more. Each illustrated center contains approximately 40,000 words.

Diseases and Conditions Centers

  • Aging Eye (including cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration)
  • Allergy
  • Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety Disorders (including Panic Attacks and Phobias)
  • Arthritis, (including Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis)
  • Asthma
  • Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Breast Health and Disease (including Breast Cancer)
  • Bursitis and Tendonitis
  • Cholesterol
  • Colds and Flu
  • Colon Health and Disease (including Colon Cancer)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Fatigue and Low Energy
  • Foot Problems and Foot Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lung Diseases (including COPD)
  • Memory Loss
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain, Back
  • Pain, Generalized
  • Pain, Hand
  • Pain, Hip
  • Pain, Knee
  • Pain, Neck
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Prostate Health and Disease (including Prostate Cancer)
  • Skin Hair and Nails
  • Sleep Disorders Adults
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Urine and Bladder Problems

Harvard Reviews of Health News

Young adults with even slightly above-normal blood pressure may be more likely to have heart problems later, a new study suggests. The study focused on nearly 2,500 men and women. They were 18 to 30 years old when the study began. Researchers kept track of th...

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