List of Diseases and Disorders
Want an extensive list of diseases and disorders, along with
explanations? Check this site out.
A site sponsored by the AMA that focuses on aspects of health
related to teens.
for Disease Control and Prevention
This site includes information on a variety of diseases and
disorders and a special section for adolescents.
Learn more about genetic diseases at this site.
Check out this government-hosted search site with links to journals,
news, and related sites.
University of California Museum of Paleontology information on viruses
Med line information on viral infections
This is a comprehensive web site sponsored by the Nemours Foundation
and dedicated to providing up-to-date health information for students.
Site for researching topics about health and disease. Includes
a medical dictionary. Sponsored by a network of medical doctors.
This contains a listing of diseases in alphabetical order and
links to pages where you can get more specific information about
those diseases. Many of the articles that reference the diseases
are at a fairly high reading level. You could print the articles
and obtain help from a teacher or a professional to help you translate
the information into simpler terms.
of Human Disease
This site contains interactive images of diseased organs. Recommended
for higher-level students and/or those needing images for presentation
Explore some of the disorders of the nervous system at this
Find out about various respiratory disorders here.
for Specific Diseases/Disorders
This page offers extensive information about Crohnís Disease
and its treatment.
Are you interested in learning more about eating disorders?
Try this site especially for girls.
Find out about epilepsy at this site, which includes a Kidís
Club and a Teen Chat room.
Learn about the causes and prevention of high blood pressure.
Learn more about muscular dystrophy at this site.
This site contains information about osteoporosis, a degenerative
Learn about this crippling disease, its symptoms, its treatment,
and its resistance to drugs.