Conditions & Treatments


Narcolepsy is a chronic, neurological sleep disorder with no known cause. It involves the body's central nervous system. Narcolepsy is a genetic disorder, but what causes narcolepsy is not yet known.


The neck is located between the head and the shoulders. Because of its location and range of motion, it is often left unprotected and subject to injury.


Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal illness in babies.


Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a term for a group of problems a baby experiences when withdrawing from exposure to narcotics.


Nephrotic syndrome is a condition often characterized by the following: very high levels of protein in the urine, low levels of protein in the blood, swelling, especially around the eyes, feet, and hands, as well as high cholesterol.


Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor that begins in nerve tissue of infants and very young children.


Neurocutaneous syndrome is a broad term for a group of neurologic disorders that can cause tumors to grow inside the brain, spinal cord, organs, skin and skeletal bones.


The following problems are often associated with a neurogenic bladder: urine leakage, urine retention, damage to the tiny blood vessels in the kidney, and infection of the bladder or ureters.


Nightmares are scary dreams that awaken children and make them afraid to go back to sleep. A night terror is a partial waking from sleep with behaviors such as screaming, kicking, panic, sleep walking, thrashing or mumbling.


Nipple conditions are a common benign breast condition affecting many women. Some problems are related to lactation, while others are not. Like all breast conditions, any nipple problems should be reported to your physician for a prompt diagnosis and treatment.


Non-Hodgkin disease is a type of lymphoma, which is a cancer in the lymphatic system.


Nursing caries, or tooth decay, can be caused by children sleeping with bottles. This is also called baby bottle tooth decay.