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Abdominal migraine – a common but difficult to diagnose childhood diseases

Abdominal migraine – a common but difficult to diagnose childhood diseases

Eight Owen Dick lives every day in the dark. His parents did not tell him, if you expect a holiday, and not allowed to eat chocolate. The fact is that from an early age the boy is suffering from migraine attacks that provoke any excitement or favorite chocolate bar, writes The Daily Mail. For years, doctors could not diagnose migraine. Now Owen takes a drug Pizotifen, partially blocking the action of serotonin, which is believed to be involved in the development of migraine. The medicine...

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Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare "freezes" the child before our eyes

Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare "freezes" the child before our eyes

Four-year girl Tilly Mae Maudsley of Hertfordshire becomes a living mannequin because of a rare genetic disorder that triggers joint stiffness, tells The Daly Mail. According to doctors, the disease "Sanfilippo" diagnosed only in a small number of patients in the world. Sanfilippo Syndrome is also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type III. Under this condition assumes a group of metabolic diseases of connective tissue. They are caused by metabolic disorders mucopolysaccharides...

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Serious illness and age to 18 will not give correct vision LASICom

Serious illness and age to 18 will not give correct vision LASICom

Describes how effective modern methods of correcting vision problems such as nearsightedness. "Sometimes a person have refractive errors, resulting in losing the ability to clearly focus the image. This disorder is quite common. K frequent anomalies include myopia , farsightedness and astigmatism. Also with age comes presbyopia (a person can not see details at close range). Solve similar problems with corrective glasses, contact lenses or surgery. Recent conducted with the use of...

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Added to the list of mental illnesses passion for hoarding

Added to the list of mental illnesses passion for hoarding

American doctors from the Institute of life revealed a new mental illness called sillogomaniya. It is expressed in the pathological pursuit of storage. I must say, there were similar problems in the past, but now the experts talked about the need for them in a separate disease, writes "Kommersant". Ratio of stored things very carefully. Sometimes things are very new and not yet unpacked. They are stored in case if you ever need them. Patients sillogomaniey can not even throw out...

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Rare disease "off" the heart and lungs of the child in the moments of joy

Rare disease "off" the heart and lungs of the child in the moments of joy

While most mothers dream to see the delight on the faces of their children in the morning of the New Year, when its time for presents, Tina Cleveland, hopes to reverse. The fact that her year-old daughter is a rare disorder, because of the girl whose heart stopped when the child overly excited. To somehow calm the child, the parents of pre-set tree and put presents, writes The Daily Mail. After 30 seconds of apnea child usually begins to breathe again, but for the parents of those seconds...

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Rare Diseases: Skin 21-month-old baby is growing several times faster than normal

Rare Diseases: Skin 21-month-old baby is growing several times faster than normal

In 21-month-old Jack Oldakra from Nuneaton in the West Meads all year skin has looked as if a child has received severe sunburn. All because of a rare congenital disease called Nethertons syndrome. It affects only one person in 800,000. In this condition, the facial skin is red, stretched, scaly, scalp is covered with heavy scales. In general, the skin looks like a scalded with boiling water. And the rate of regeneration and growth exceeds the rate at times, writes The Daily Mail. I must...

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