Hiccups occur when your muscles contracts involuntarily and repeatedly. During this time, the opening in your vocal cords close the passage for air and thus the hiccup sound is heard.
Having a stroke is life-threatening because your brain cells can die within minutes.
A stye is a tender bump on the eyelids, accompanied by pain and swelling.
Multiple sclerosis is a lifelong condition that targets the brain and spinal cord.
Also known as sickle cell disease, sickle cell anemia is a genetic blood disorder that targets red blood cells.
One of the many fatal diseases caused by smoking is emphysema.
MRSA is resistant to some antibiotics, which is why an MRSA infection should not be treated lightly.
Atrial Fibrillation is commonly described as your heart having an irregular heartbeat.
Chagas Disease, also known as the Kissing Bug Disease, is passed on to people via blood. It’s also known as the T. Cruzi infection brought in by Trypanosoma cruzi, a kind of parasite.
If simplified, ankylosing spondylitis can be understood as “arthritis of the spine”.