Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autoimmune disease Sjogren's invisible symptoms

Sjögren's syndrome is a common autoimmune disease, affecting as many as 4 million Americans, 90 percent of them women. Dry mouth and dry eyes are its hallmark symptoms, a result of the body's own white blood cells attacking ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Guideline changes have Asperger's community on edge

(HealthDay)—People with Asperger's syndrome—mild autism with normal or sometimes superior verbal ability and intelligence—are at a crossroads: Their diagnosis is about to disappear.


Raising awareness about Sjogren's syndrome

Oakland, Calif., physician Sarah Schafer is a trim woman with robust color in her cheeks, bright blue eyes and a pleasant smile. She is the outward picture of health - an image that doesn't begin to tell the inside story.