Medicine
Medicine (UK English /ˈmɛdsɨn/, /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/; US English /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/) is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars me...
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Future Treatments For Spine And Spinal Cord Injuries
Future Treatments For Spine And Spinal Cord Injuries
Caltech breakthrough: Bacteria engineered with 'sonar' fight disease
"Sophisticated cellular agents are fulfilling a sci-fi vision of having shrunken micro-robots running around in bodies and fixing things, but currently there is no way to see where these agents are in...
Study Finds that Fasting for 72 Hours Can Regenerate the Entire Immune System
There has long been controversy surrounding the potential benefits or hazards of fasting. On one hand, supporters of fasting point to the many benefits that they claim fasting provides. This includes ...
Scallops can have up to 200 eyes
Scallops can have up to 200 eyes. We don't think we'll look at them on a menu the same way again. (Via Seeker)
Dry AMD Innovative Treatment Research - Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration
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The immune system is fascinating!
The immune system is fascinating! Video by Hashem Al-Ghaili
The Freaky Secret Hiding Inside a Scallop's 200 Glittering Eyes
Researchers have figured out how scallops build mirrors out of living tissue to focus light in their 200 eyes.
Life before the polio vaccine
Paul Alexander spends nearly every hour, of every day cocooned in his iron lung, his body being forced to breathe. This was life before the polio vaccine.
Life saving leaves.
A spinach leaf has been transformed into beating human heart tissue.
Scientists May Have Found The Root Cause Of Autism | IFLScience
Scientists think they've found out what could be at the root of autism and, no, it's not vaccines. According to a new study, it could be caused by having t
How Anesthesia Works
You can’t move, form memories, or (hopefully) feel pain, but how? The science of anesthesia:
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I am suffering from bone tuberculosis which causes severe pain in hip joint area which is not constant. Please suggest
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I have stomach ache and thus have to miss office, can you issue a medical certificate for the same? To get a medical certificate, please consult on JustDoc
History of medicine
This article deals with medicine as practiced by trained professionals from ancient times to the present. The ancient Egyptians, Ancient Indians, had a system of medicine that was advanced for its ti...
Anatomy
Anatomy is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their parts; it is mainly divided into zootomy and phytotomy. In some of its facets, anatomy is related to e...
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Diseases
A disease is a particular abnormal, pathological condition that affects part or all of an organism. It is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. It may be...
Medical diagnosis
Medical diagnosis (often abbreviated dx or Dx) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person's symptoms and signs. It is simply called diagnosis when the medical context i...
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Symptoms and signs
A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" and πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling wh...
Pathology
Pathology (from the Ancient Greek roots of pathos (πάθος), meaning "experience" or "suffering", and -logia (-λογία), "an account of") is a significant component of the causal study of disease and a ma...
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Etiology (medicine)
Etiology (/iːtiˈɒlədʒi/; alternatively aetiology) is the study of causation, or origination. The word is derived from the Greek αἰτιολογία, aitiologia, "giving a reason for" (αἰτία, aitia, "cause"; an...
Health effect
Health effects (or health impacts) are changes in health resulting from exposure to a source. Health effects are an important consideration in many areas, such as hygiene, pollution studies, occupatio...
Physical examination
A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up or medical) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient ...
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Medical tests
A medical test is a kind of medical procedure performed to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases, disease processes, susceptibility, and determine a course of treatment.
Medical tests can be class...
Medical treatment
Therapy (often abbreviated tx or Tx) is the attempted remediation of a health problem, usually following a diagnosis. In the medical field, it is usually synonymous with treatment (also abbreviated tx...
Medical specialties
A specialty (or speciality) in medicine is a branch of medical practice. After completing medical school, physicians or surgeons usually further their medical education in a specific specialty of medi...
Clinical medicine
Medicine (UK English /ˈmɛdsɨn/, /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/; US English /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/) is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars me...
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Internal medicine
Internal medicine or general medicine (in Commonwealth nations) is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal me...