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Bone - Brain Tumor

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Bone to Brain Tumor. 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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  • Bone
    Bone is a living, growing tissue that is mostly made of collagen. This resource provides information on the formation and different types of this tissue, as well as a brief description of how osteoporosis develops.
  • Bone Cancer (Health Channel Home)
    Bone cancer is a condition where cancer cells form in the tissues of the bone. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses the Bone Cancer Health Channel, which includes in-depth articles on topics such as the causes and symptoms of bone cancer.
  • Bone Cancer (Overview Article)
    There are a few different types of bone cancer, including osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. This eMedTV selection provides an in-depth look at bone cancer, including its risk factors, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Bone Densitometry
    Bone densitometry, also known as a bone density scan, can be beneficial in diagnosing osteogenesis imperfecta. This page from the eMedTV site offers a detailed explanation of the link between bone densitometry and osteogenesis imperfecta.
  • Bone Density
    Your bone density is a measurement of your bone health. As this eMedTV article explains, this measurement can show your fracture risk and response to osteoporosis treatment. This page also explains how the density is measured.
  • Bone Density Scan
    A bone density scan is similar to an x-ray and measures bone health and response to osteoporosis treatment. This eMedTV page explains how the scan is performed, how it is scored, who should have one, and more.
  • Bone Density Test
    Similar to an x-ray, a bone density test measures your bone health and response to osteoporosis treatment. This eMedTV article explains how this test is performed, how it is scored, and who should consider having it.
  • Bone Loss
    There are many long-term effects from anorexia, and bone loss is one of the most common. In this section of the eMedTV library, the link between anorexia and bone loss is discussed, including the causes and treatment.
  • Bonine
    Bonine is an over-the-counter medication commonly used for treating and preventing motion sickness. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Boniva
    Boniva is a prescription drug licensed to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Boniva, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Bontril
    Bontril is commonly prescribed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Bontril, including information on how the medication works, its various forms, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Boostrix
    Boostrix is a booster vaccine used to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview on this drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Bortezomib
    As a chemotherapy drug, bortezomib may be prescribed to treat multiple myeloma or mantle cell lymphoma. This eMedTV page examines various aspects of this medication, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and links to more details.
  • Bosentan
    Bosentan tablets are taken twice a day to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This eMedTV page provides an explanation of various aspects of this prescription medication, including how it works, how it is taken, and possible side effects.
  • Bosulif
    Bosulif is a chemotherapy drug approved to treat a certain type of leukemia. This eMedTV page contains more details on this prescription drug, with information on dosing instructions, an explanation of how it works, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Bosutinib
    Bosutinib can help slow down the progression of a certain type of leukemia. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers a comprehensive overview of this chemotherapy drug, including dosing guidelines, specific uses, safety precautions, and more.
  • Botox
    Botox is commonly used to treat frown lines and wrinkles, but it can also be used to treat other conditions. This eMedTV segment explains in detail what the drug is, how it is used, its effects, dosing information, possible side effects, and more.
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A
    Botulinum toxin type A is used to treat frown lines and wrinkles, but can be used for other conditions, too. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this product, explaining how it's used, the drug's effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Botulism
    Toxins produced by a group of bacteria known as Clostridium botulinum cause the disease known as botulism. This eMedTV page provides details about this rare but serious illness, including how it is acquired, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Botulism Food Poisoning
    A common source of botulism food poisoning, as this eMedTV page explains, is improperly preserved home-processed foods with low acid content (like corn and beets). This page offers tips for preventing botulism, like refrigerating oils that contain garlic.
  • Boudreaux's Butt Paste
    Boudreaux's Butt Paste is a non-prescription diaper rash ointment used to treat and prevent rashes. This eMedTV Web page describes how the ointment works, explains how to use the product, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • BPH
    BPH stands for benign prostatic hyperplasia and refers to an enlargement of the prostate gland. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including possible symptoms, treatment options, and relevant statistics.
  • Brain Cancer
    A serious disease, brain cancer is characterized by cancerous cell growth in the skull. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at cancer of the brain, including information on symptoms, grades, and treatment options.
  • Brain Stem Glioma
    Brain stem glioma (a tumor in the tissues of the brain stem) is the most common type of childhood cancer. This eMedTV resource discusses this medical condition in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Brain Tumor
    Symptoms of a brain tumor typically occur when the tumor presses on a nerve or damages a certain area of the brain. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides an in-depth explanation of brain tumor symptoms, such as headaches, visual changes, and nausea.
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