Lemierre's Syndrome - Mystery Diagnosis
Lemierre's syndrome (or Lemierre's disease, also known as postanginal shock including sepsis and human necrobacillosis) is a form of thrombophlebitis usually caused by the bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum, and occasionally by other members of the genus Fusobacterium (F. nucleatum, F. mortiferum and F. varium etc.) and usually affects young, healthy adults.
Chiari Malformation / Ehlers Danlos Syndrome - Mystery Diagnosis
This documentary will take you through Lynn's life beginning at age 15 when she began to experience nagging pains in her hands during swim practice until she was eventually diagnosed with Hypermobility Ehlers-Danlos syndrome when she was 30 years old.
Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disease (CVID) - Mystery Diagnosis
Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) (also known as Acquired hypogammaglobulinemia) is a group of approximately 150 primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs), which have a common set of features (including hypogammaglobulinemia) but which have different underlying causes. Common variable immunodeficiency is the most commonly encountered primary immunodeficiency.
I Woke Up In A Morgue - Documentary
This documentary follows those who suffer from the rare disease named Narcolepsy, Cataplexy. Cataplexy is a sudden and transient episode of loss of muscle tone, often triggered by emotions. It is a rare disease, but affects roughly 70% of people who have narcolepsy. Cataplexy can also be present as a side effect of SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome.
Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis - Mystery Diagnosis
Ashley's illness began with chronic diarrhea as an infant, and branched out to such diverse symptoms as ADHD and cataracts. Nissa, an ER nurse, took sick with the flu and was diagnosed with Lymphoma before swelling in her hands gave her illness away.
My Face Is Eating Me Alive
Eight years ago, when Tare was 13 years old, she had a toothache. Her mum Thandiwe told her not to worry and that it would go away. Like many of Zimbabwe's poor, she could not afford dental treatment. Unfortunately, Tare's toothache did not go away, but instead developed into an aggressive swelling on her upper left jaw.
20 Most Shocking Unsolved Crimes
Some of the biggest unsolved crimes of recent memory are also some of the biggest stories of our time. The fact that no perpetrators were ever found, raises these cases to legendary status. Unsolved Crimes counts down the heists, disappearances, and murders that have captured public fascination for decades. Many of these stories have become the subjects of documentaries, others have become the focus of big budget films. The heists are sensational and the murders are sinister. The culprits may still be out there.
Beneath The 12 Mile Reef (1953)
Mike and Tony Petrakis are Greek American father and son sponge diving entrepreneurs who find themselves in competition with the Rhys family, WASP fishermen who are prepared to resort to violence and even murder to maintain their established fishing grounds off the Gulf Coast of Florida. Run-ins between the two clans lead to an exchange of threats and all-out brawls. Further complications ensue when Tony Petrakis meets Gwyneth Rhys, and the two fall in love.