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Hearing problems may be suspected in children who are not responding to sounds or who are not developing their language skills appropriately. Read about age-appropriate speech and language milestones for children.
Agenesis of the corpus callosum is a birth defect that happens when the corpus callosum does not develop properly. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for this condition.
Allergy and asthma are among the most common health problems, with more than 50 million people afflicted with asthma, seasonal hay fever, or other allergy-related conditions each year. Learn more about this condition.
Allergic rhinitis is a reaction that happens in the eyes, nose and throat. It occurs when allergens in the air trigger the release of histamine in the body. Learn more about this condition.
Allergies are problems of the immune system. Most allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts to a “false alarm.” Lean more about this condition.
Allogeneic transplantation is a procedure in which a person receives hematopoietic (blood-forming) or blood stem cells, from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor.
Alpha thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. This means it is passed down through the parent’s genes. It may cause anemia in their children. Learn more about this condition.
Amblyopia, often called "lazy eye," is poor sight in a normal eye. Learn more about this eye condition.
Aplastic anemia occurs when the bone marrow produces too few of all types of blood cells: red cells, white cells, and platelets. Learn more about this condition.
Fanconi anemia is a blood disorder in which the bone marrow doesn't make enough blood cells or makes abnormal types of blood cells. Learn more about this condition.