Stem Cell Transplants for Teens
Stem cells can develop into cells with different skills, so they're useful in treating diseases like cancer.
Stem Cell Transplants for Parents
Stem cells help rebuild a weakened immune system. Stem cell transplants are effective treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer.
Immune System for Parents
The immune system, composed of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that protect against germs and microorganisms, is the body's defense against disease.
Immune System for Teens
The immune system is made up of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that defend people against germs and microorganisms. It's the body's defense against organisms and substances that invade our systems and cause disease.
Dealing With a Health Condition for Teens
If you suffer from a chronic illness, you know it can be anything but fun. But you can become better informed and more involved in your care. Here are tips to help you deal.
Glomerulonephritis for Teens
With glomerulonephritis, tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly, causing problems like too much fluid in the body and swelling. Most of the time it can be treated. Find out more.
Constipation for Teens
Constipation is a very common problem that usually happens because a person's diet doesn't include enough fluids and fiber. In most cases, making simple changes can help you feel better.
Managing Your Medical Care for Teens
Your parents won't be running your life forever. This center tells you what you need to know about taking charge of your own medical care.
Kidneys and Urinary Tract for Parents
The bean-shaped kidneys, each about the size of a child's fist, are essential to our health. Their most important role is to filter blood and produce urine.
Who's Who in the Hospital for Parents
Parents are likely to be stressed when a child is hospitalized, and questions about the people providing medical care and what roles they play can add to the confusion. Our guide can help.