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Major Depression
Major depression, also known as clinical depression or unipolar depression, is classified as a type of affective disorder or mood disorder that goes beyond the day's ordinary ups and downs, becoming a serious medical condition and important health concern in this country.
Malaria
Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted person-to-person by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. These mosquitoes are present in the tropics and subtropics in almost all countries.
Manic Depression / Bipolar Disorder
Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder, is classified as a type of affective disorder or mood disorder that goes beyond the day's ordinary ups and downs, becoming a serious medical condition and important health concern in this country.
Mastalgia (Breast Pain)
Mastalgia is breast pain and is generally classified as either cyclical (associated with menstrual periods) or noncyclic.
Mastitis
Mastitis is often used interchangeably with the term breast infection, but mastitis may also be due to an inflammation. Often a reddened area is noted on the breast.
Measles
Measles is a viral illness characterized by a distinct rash and a fever.
Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's and baseball Elbow)
Medial epicondylitis, also known as golfer's elbow, baseball elbow, suitcase elbow, or forehand tennis elbow, is characterized by pain from the elbow to the wrist on the palm side of the forearm.
Medical Conditions and Pregnancy
Certain medical conditions may complicate a pregnancy. However, with proper medical care, most women can enjoy a healthy pregnancy, despite their medical challenges.
Megaloblastic (Pernicious) Anemia
Megaloblastic anemia is a type of anemia characterized by very large red blood cells.
Melanoma
Melanoma is a disease of the skin in which cancer cells are found in the melanocytes, the cells that produce color in the skin or pigment known as melanin.
Mental Health Disorders in Children and Teens
Many children and adolescents have mental health problems that interfere with their normal development and daily life activities. Some mental health problems are mild, while others are more severe. Some mental health problems last for only short periods of time, while others, potentially, last a lifetime.
Metabolic Syndrome
metabolic syndrome is a condition that includes the presence of a cluster of risk factors specific for cardiovascular disease. metabolic syndrome significantly raises the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and/or stroke.
Mumps
Mumps is an acute and highly contagious viral illness that usually occurs in childhood. Spread by airborne droplets from the upper respiratory tract, the disease usually takes two to three weeks to appear.
Muscular Contraction and Tension Headaches
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. Stress and muscle tension are often factors in tension type headaches.
Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a complex, autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections. This causes problems with the nerves that communicate with muscles. MG affects the voluntary muscles of the body, especially the eyes, mouth, throat, and limbs.
Myeloma Bone Disease / Multiple Myeloma
Myeloma bone disease is cancer that affects certain white blood cells called plasma cells.