Fatty Liver Disease: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment

Your liver is an essential organ with multiple life-supporting functions. The liver: Produces bile, which helps with digestion. Makes proteins for the body. Stores iron. Converts nutrients into energ…

Meckel's Diverticulum: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Meckel's diverticulum is an outpouching or bulge in the lower part of the small intestine. The bulge is congenital (present at birth) and is a leftover of the umbilical cord. Meckel's diverti…

Malaria: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Malaria is a potentially life-threatening parasitic disease caused by infection with Plasmodium protozoa transmitted by an infective female Anopheles mosquito. Plasmodium falciparum infection carries…

Jaundice: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Jaundice is a condition that causes the skin and the whites of the eyes to turn yellow, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CONTENT LIST It occurs wh…