Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15- to 24-year-olds. The strongest risk factors for attempted suicide in youth are depression, substance abuse, and aggressive or disruptive behaviors.
A baby's first tooth usually appears between 5 and 7 months of age. Often, the two middle bottom teeth come through the gums first, followed by the middle four upper teeth.
|Television and Children
TV programs can be educational, but many children watch too much television. TV may also show children behavior that you do not want them to imitate.
|Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)
Detailed information on temporomandibular disorder, including causes, symptoms, and treatment
|Tendonitis and Tenosynovitis
Tendonitis is when a tendon is inflamed. When a tendon is inflamed, it can cause swelling, pain, and discomfort. Another problem called tenosynovitis is linked to tendonitis. This is the inflammation of the lining of the tendon sheath around a tendon.
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is swelling of the tendons that bend your wrist backward away from your palm. It often develops from the force of the tennis racket hitting balls in the backhand position. It can also develop from other repetitive movements.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. Stress and muscle tension are often factors in tension type headaches.
Testicular cancer is one of the most curable forms of cancer, but the symptoms may resemble other conditions or medical problems.
|Tests Performed Before Surgery
Many surgeons order routine laboratory tests before admission to the hospital, or even before certain outpatient procedures, to identify potential problems that might complicate surgery if not detected and treated early.
Tetanus is a sometimes fatal disease of the central nervous system. It’s caused by the toxin of the tetanus bacterium. The bacterium usually enters the body through an open wound. Tetanus bacteria live in soil and manure.