Inflammation is a biological response to stimuli which can potentially be harmful to the body.
Hepatitis B (Hep B or HBV) is a disease affecting the liver that is caused by the hepatitis B virus. Hep B is spread through contact with bodily fluids from an HBV infected person.
The Human immunodeficiency virus, more commonly referred to as HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system thus inhibiting the body’s natural defense against other infections and illnesses.
Huntington’s disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative disease that results in the progressive breakdown of the brain’s nerve cells.
The immune system protects the body from antigens which include bacteria, toxins, cancer cells, viruses, and foreign blood or tissues.
Multiple Sclerosis, more commonly known as MS, is a chronic disease of the spinal cord and brain, which attacks the central nervous system.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that specializes in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Oncologists help to manage the treatment of a patient who has been diagnosed with cancer.
Rheumatoid Arthritis or RA is a disease of the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of autoimmune arthritis. RA is characterized as an autoimmune disease because a patient with RA’s immune system attacks the joint tissues for unknown reasons.