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Deep Brain Stimulation
Learn more about deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical treatment which uses a microelectrode implanted in the brain to control symptoms of movement disorders such as tremor, stiffness, and stooped or twisted postures.
Back Pain Exercises
Back pain is one of the most common conditions experienced by many throughout their lives. Often caused by accidents, strains or athletic injury, these key exercises will help alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by back pain.
Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, occurs when pain is felt on the outside of the elbow near the bony knob. Learn more about symptoms of this condition, who is at risk, and prevention tips.
More than 3 million people in the United States live with the hepatitis C virus, but most do not know they are infected because they do not look or feel sick. Learn about how the virus is diagnosed, risk factors for contracting it, prevention tips, and treatments.
Depression & Stress Resilience
The symptoms of depression vary widely. Two given individuals with a diagnosis of depression may have completely non-overlapping symptoms. Find out more about Depression, its risk factors and symptoms.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Over five million Americans are living with a traumatic brain injury related disability. Learn more about the common causes, symptoms and severity diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries.
Did you know more than 79 million American men are overweight or obese? Discover prevention tips for obesity as well other health conditions that affect men – such as prostate cancer, diabetes, and heart disease – in this helpful guide.
Diabetes and How it Affects You
When diabetes goes undiagnosed or unchecked, it can cause long-term, even life-threatening, complications. More than 25 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes, and the numbers are increasing. Find out more about diabetes, the risks, treatment, and prevention.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them.
More than 60,200 new cases of thyroid cancer are diagnosed each year in the U.S., including more than 45,000 women. If caught early, the prognosis is very good. Discover facts, risk factors, symptoms and treatments for this common endocrine cancer.
Common Tennis Injuries and Prevention Tips
Approximately 30 million people in the U.S. play tennis, and it is estimated that more than half will suffer from a tennis-related injury. Learn about what causes the most common tennis injuries, available treatments, and how to stay safe on the court.
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects an estimated 1.5 million adults in the United States, causing stiffness, swelling, pain, and loss of function in the joints. Learn about symptoms, current treatments, and the newest research.
Transferring a Patient to Mount Sinai
This step-by-step infographic guides family members and referring physicians through our easy process of transferring a patient to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Melanoma Skin Cancer
It is estimated that 75,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for this dangerous form of skin cancer.
About one million people worldwide suffer from sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can form nodules in multiple organs, especially the lungs. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
The Top 5 Most Common Sports Injuries
Mount Sinai’s Sports Medicine Service presents a snapshot of the five most common injuries affecting the knee, shoulder and hip. Discover the effective RICE treatment method and other therapies to help the healing process.
More than 102,000 cases of colon cancer arise each year, but it is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer. Learn more about its symptoms, treatments, and prevention measures.
Facts about the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine
The Hess Center for Science and Medicine brings together experts across disciplines in one state-of-the-art facility – a union of talent and technology designed to advance Mount Sinai's fight against the world's most challenging diseases.
The Lowdown on Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer, and cause of death for 450 people each day in the U.S. Discover facts, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and reasons to be optimistic about the detection and minimally invasive treatments for it.
¿Ya Ha Recibido Su Vacuna Contra La Influenza?
¡DESELA HOY! Una vacuna anual contra la influenza estacional es la mejor manera de reducir las probabilidades de contraer la influenza y de contagiar a otros.
Low Back Pain with Sciatica
Low back pain with sciatica is among the most common medical conditions. Learn more about the causes, warning signs, some prevention tips and the most effective treatment options.
Coronary Heart Disease - Also Known as Coronary Artery Disease - Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatments
Discover fast facts about Coronary Heart Disease – the causes, symptoms, treatments and tips on how you can prevent it.
All About Headaches: From Everyday to Migraine Pain - Plus Easy Treatments
Find out fast facts about all types of headaches, ranging from cluster and chronic through migraine and sinus, and simple remedies for relief.
The Need-to-Know About Breast Cancer
One out of every eight women develops breast cancer at some point of her life. This disease is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, but early detection and screening can save lives.