Chemotherapy Basics

Doctors often recommend chemotherapy as a treatment for cancer. Chemotherapy uses drugs that kill dividing cancer cells and prevent them from growing. Many chemotherapy drugs have adverse effects that can be severe. However, if a doctor recommends a person has Read more

What is Encephalitis?

Encephalitis is a type of acute brain inflammation. A viral infection or the immune system wrongly targeting brain tissue are the most common causes.  Encephalitis is responsible for an estimated 19,000 hospitalizations, 230,000 hospital days, and $650 million in hospitalization Read more