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Multi-Infarct Dementia - Myocardial Ischemia

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Multi-Infarct Dementia to Myocardial Ischemia. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
    As this eMedTV page explains, some doctors acknowledge multiple chemical sensitivity as a disorder caused by exposure to chemicals in the environment. This page highlights both sides of the debate over this controversial condition.
  • Multiple Myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is a form of cancer that begins in plasma cells and affects multiple bones. This eMedTV article describes this condition in detail and includes information about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Multiple Sclerosis (Health Channel Home)
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease affecting the brain and spinal cord. This channel on the eMedTV site offers a number of articles on the topic, ranging from possible causes of multiple sclerosis, treatments, prognosis, and more.
  • Multiple Sclerosis (Overview Article)
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system. This portion of the eMedTV Web site discusses this condition in more detail, including information on its diagnosis, patterns, and possible causes.
  • Mumps (Health Channel Home)
    Mumps is a contagious disease that is characterized by swelling of the salivary glands. Other conditions can also have similar symptoms. This eMedTV article offers information on the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of mumps.
  • Mumps (Overview Article)
    Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus, the symptoms of which include swelling in the jaw and neck. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the mumps virus, including how it is transmitted, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Mumps Vaccine
    The mumps vaccine is your best protection against the mumps virus. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides in-depth information on the vaccine, including who should and should not get it.
  • Mumps Virus
    As you might expect, the mumps virus is responsible for mumps. This page from the eMedTV archives explains who is most likely to be infected by it, how the virus is spread, and conditions that have symptoms similar to those seen with mumps.
  • Mupirocin
    Mupirocin is commonly used to treat various bacterial infections; it is also used during a MRSA outbreak. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this prescription drug, with information on how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Muromonab-cd3
    Muromonab-CD3 is used to treat transplant rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of this prescription medication, with details on how it works to treat organ rejection, dosing tips, and more.
  • Mustargen
    As a chemotherapy drug, Mustargen is prescribed to treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web selection features more details on this medicine, with information on how it is given, possible side effects, and approved uses.
  • Mutamycin
    Mutamycin is given by intravenous injection to treat stomach or pancreatic cancer. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this chemotherapy medication, covering various topics such as how it works, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Myasthenia Gravis
    Myasthenia gravis is a disease characterized by a certain type of muscle weakness. As this eMedTV article explains, the weakness increases during activity and improves after rest. This page lists the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this disease.
  • Mycobacterium Leprae
    Leprosy is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an overview of the bacteria, including history, possible transmission methods, recent statistics, and more.
  • Mycophenolate
    Mycophenolate helps prevent organ rejection following a heart, liver, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this immunosuppressant, including the available forms and strengths, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil
    Mycophenolate mofetil is used to prevent transplant rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV resource presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works to prevent organ rejection, dosing tips, and more.
  • Mycophenolate Sodium
    Mycophenolate sodium is an immunosuppressant designed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web article offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety precautions, and more.
  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia
    A less-severe form of pneumonia, mycoplasma pneumonia is often classified as an "atypical pneumonia." This eMedTV Web page talks about this condition in more detail, explaining what causes it, potential symptoms, how it is treated, and more.
  • Myelomeningocele
    As this eMedTV segment explains, myelomeningocele is characterized by exposure of the spinal cord through an opening in the spine. This resource offers an in-depth look at this condition, with links to more information.
  • Myfortic
    Myfortic is an immunosuppressant designed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web article offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety precautions, and more.
  • Myleran
    Myleran tablets are taken once daily to treat a type of cancer called chronic myelogenous leukemia. This eMedTV page explores this medication in more detail, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Myocardial Infarction
    A myocardial infarction is more commonly known as a heart attack. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes what happens during a myocardial infarction and provides information about recognizing symptoms of this life-threatening event.
  • Myocardial Ischemia
    Myocardial ischemia is a painful heart condition caused by lack of blood flow to the heart. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the condition (also known as angina), including information on causes, treatment, and prevention methods.
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