Tag Archives: Nature Reviews Disease Primers

Infographic: Colonic Diverticular Disease

Infographic: Causes And Treatments Of Lupus

Lupus is a disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs (autoimmune disease). Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems — including your joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.

Infographic: What Is Contact Dermatitis?

Contact dermatitis happens when the skin becomes irritated or inflamed after coming in contact with a substance that triggers an allergic reaction. It bears some of the same symptoms as the six other types of eczema. But unlike atopic dermatitis — the most common and difficult-to-treat form of eczema — it doesn’t run in families and isn’t linked to other allergic conditions such as hay fever or asthma.

Chronic Conditions: Allergic Rhinitis (Nature)

Allergic #rhinitis is caused by IgE-mediated reactions to inhaled allergens and is one of the most common chronic conditions globally; it often co-occurs with #asthma and conjunctivitis.

Infographic: What Are Bone Stress Injuries?

A bone stress injury (BSI) means that the bones cannot tolerate repeated mechanical loads, resulting in structural fatigue and local bone pain. A delay in BSI diagnosis can lead to more serious injuries, such as stress fractures that require longer treatment periods.

Infographic: How Bodies React To Burn Injuries

Chronic Conditions: Non-Union Bone Fractures

Retinal Disorders: What Is Hypertensive Eye Disease?

Neurological Disorders: ‘Tension-Type Headache’

Endometriosis: Diagnosis & Treatment (Infographic)