Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Join A Study

Do you seem to worry about everything, all the time? Work? Family? Finances? Your health? We are conducting research studies to better understand generalized anxiety disorder that affects over 6.8 million Americans. If you’re between the ages of 18-50, you may be eligible for outpatient studies that may involve research assessments, computer tasks, and possibly…

Broken Heart Syndrome

In July of 2009, Lisa Wysocky landed in the ER, claiming that she had a heart attack after spending a night on on her bedroom floor in excruciating pain. Did she really have a heart attack, or was it something else? Wysocky’s adult son had passed away the previous day after an overdose, due to…

Stevens–Johnson Syndrome & Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is named for the physicians who first reported an acute, immune-mediated condition that affects the skin and…

Digeorge syndrome (22q11.2 deletion syndrome) – causes, symptoms, & pathology

The name DiGeorge syndrome isn’t the most descriptive name, which is why it’s often also referred to as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which is actually pretty descriptive, and describes a condition in which a small portion of chromosome 22 is deleted, which causes a bunch of developmental abnormalities and complications. Alright so our chromosomes are composed…