... term allopathic medicine as the treatment of disease
using conventional medical therapies, as opposed ... likewise defines it as "the treatment of disease
by conventional means, i.e. with drugs having ... allos meaning opposite and path meaning disease
. Steadman's Medical Dictionary calls it a ...
... is usually poor.
3 See also
4 External links
Cachexia is often seen in end-stage ... Department of Veterans Affairs)
Vitamin E and disease
Treatment (Oregon State University)
... by the benefit of identifying a treatable disease
at an early stage.  One of the risks of a ...
Other CT scans may be used in screening for disease
in high risk groups. These scans are more ... being that these scans are done before any disease
Low-dose CT scanning of the lungs ...
... diagnosing a given injury, ailment, illness, or disease
a doctor should strive to look for the fewest ... diseases, rather than having a single rarer disease
which explains the myriad of their symptoms. ... Saint's Triad of hiatus hernia , gallbladder disease
and diverticulosis . C. F. M. Saint was a South ...
Diseases of Hematopoietic Cells
The major disease
of hematopoietic cells fall into several categories, which include chronic myeloproliferative disease
, myelodysplastic syndromes , leukemias , ... mature cells. This is usually a very aggressive disease
if untreated. Fortunately, treatment of both ...
... see also -ology ) is the study and diagnosis of disease
through examination of organs , tissues , ... as well as the related scientific study of disease
1 History ... of gross pathology
The concept of studying disease
through the methodical dissection and examination ...
... surgery , thereby covering the challenges of disease
and injury .
The Rod of ... 's discoveries around 1880 of the transmission of disease
by bacteria, and then the discovery of ... developing drugs targeted towards one particular disease
process. Thus drugs are being developed to ...
... therapy, radionuclides are administered to treat disease
or provide palliative pain relief. For example, ... body handles substances differently when there is disease
or pathology present. The radionuclide introduced ... throughout the physiological system. Some disease
processes result in the exclusion of a tracer, ...
... examine and analyse the genetic basis of a disease
and stratify the total population into different sub-sets each with common, but unique, disease
The pharmaceutical industry ... to avert costly intensive care treatment when a disease
The response of payers will be ...
Positive predictive value
Where prevalence is the probability that the disease
exists in the population. The positive predictive ... However there may be more than one cause for a disease
and any single potential cause may not always result in the overt disease
seen in a patient.
An example is the ...
... and toxicity of proteins in certain disease
states.  Also, selective hyperproteolytic ... of organs and tissues, including Alzheimer's disease
, Parkinson's disease
, type 2 diabetes , amyloidosis , and a wide ...
... by telephone. It may include everything from disease
management, AIDS counseling and child abuse ... clinics, hospices, college health centers, disease
management call centers, poison centers, and ... seasonal health threats, such as heat waves, disease
outbreaks and related media scares.
As case ...
Artificial induction of immunity
... an experiment based on the folk-knowledge that infection with cowpox , a disease
with minor symptoms which was never fatal, also conferred immunity to ... 20th century.
Some diseases, such as tetanus , cause disease
not by bacterial growth but by bacterial production of a toxin . Tetanus ...
European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
... and cancer , as well as other chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease
. With over half a million participants, it is the largest study of diet and disease
to be undertaken.
EPIC is coordinated by the International Agency for ...
... it cuts both ways: traditionally neurological disorders, like Parkinson’s disease
, are being recognised for their high incidence of traditionally ... Forensic Psychology
The British Neuropsychiatry Association
... strongly influencing people's sense of wellbeing (see Miasma theory of disease
), there appear to be significant and measurable correlations between ... (such as a sudden increase in humidity and temperature) and the onset of disease
(such as [stroke]).
See, for example Lopez del Val LJ, Rubio E, ...
... of cancer and Congestive Heart Failure ; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease
; burns, liver failure, etc. Other syndromes or conditions which can induce skeletal muscle atrophy are congestive heart disease
and liver disease.
Other muscles diseases, distinct from atrophy ...
... or contussion (postcommotional syndromes); he discovered the " Carrillo's disease
" or epidemic acute papillitis; described in detail the cerebral ... wretchedness, and social tribulation, the microbes inasmuch as causes of disease
only are secondary causes.' "
The State journal ...
... seeks to: (1) understand how social and economic conditions impact health, disease
and the practice of medicine and (2) foster conditions in which this ... The Industrial Revolution and the subsequent increase in poverty and disease
among workers raised concerns about the effect of social processes on the ...
... Abtissue pathology is a general term for a disease
which, through disabling the immune system and changing the chemical balance of the nervous system , makes the brain react as if there were an ...
... Acute care refers to necessary treatment of a disease
for only a short period of time in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode of illness. Many hospitals are acute care facilities ...
... Angor animi (also referred to as angina animi   , Gairdner's disease
 and also angina pectoris sine dolore  ), is a term used in medicine to describe a person's perception that they are in fact ...
Blind loop syndrome
... consume the vitamin.
Blind loop syndrome is a complication of surgical operations of the abdomen, as well as inflammatory bowel disease
or scleroderma .
Loss of appetite
Fullness after a meal
Unintentional weight loss
Anterior mediastinal mass
... stage I tumors consists of surgical ressection with good prognosis. Stage II-III requires maximal resection possible followed by radation. Stage IV disease
requires addition of cisplatin-based chemotherapy in addition to those in stage II and III. For those with invasive thymoma, treatment is based on ...
... stiffness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2010 cardiovascular disease
will also be the leading killer in the developing world and represents a major global health problem.
Once considered by the ...
... expressed primarily in the thymus.
A gene knockout of the murine homolog Aire has created a transgenic mouse model to study the mechanism of disease
in human patients.  Research on the knockout mouse has demonstrated that Aire functions through initiating the transcription of a diverse set ...
... medical considerations the plastic surgeon must take into account include scars already present on the body, current medical conditions like heart disease
or bleeding disorders, and if the patient smokes . Other possible risks include infections and reactions and complications due to being under ...
... due to aesthetic concerns (ie. melanoma of the face or squamous cell carcinoma of the penis . 
Squamous cell carcinoma
^ a b Marc Sabatine ( 2007 ...
... Prostheses are made by individuals trained in anaplastology who medically help rehabilitate those suffering from facial defects caused by disease
(mostly progressed forms of skin cancer , and head and neck cancer ), trauma (outer ear trauma , eye trauma ) or birth defects (link to ...
Disease causative agent
... The term disease
causative agent usually refers to a biological pathogen that causes a disease. Technically, the term can also refer to a toxin or toxic ...
... not episodic, memories ( Ben Shalom, 1993 ).
The label " Amnesia " is most often given to patients with deficits in episodic memory.
tends to damage the hippocampus before other brain areas. This means that AD patients are often classed as amnesiacs.
A rare type of ...
... The issue of survivability seems most affected by where in the body the fat is transferred, how much that site moves, how muscular it is and if disease
When a large area like the buttocks is treated, the patient may have to stop normal activities for a while and can expect some ...
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
... medication, orthotics, physical therapy, etc.) without relief.
Contraindications for this procedure include: neurological and vascular disease
of the foot, history of rupture of the plantar fascial ligament, open bone growth plates, pregnancy, implanted metal in the area (bone screws and ...
Healthy People 2010
... People 2010 was started in January 2000 by the United States Department of Health and Human Services . It is a nationwide health promotion and disease
prevention plan that is composed of 467 specific objectives, 28 goals, and two overarching goals to be achieved by 2010.
National data has been ...
Neurobiological Brain Disorder
Some illnesses considered to be neurobiological brain disorders are: Autistic-Spectrum Disorders, Schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, Parkinson's disease
with dementia, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Alzheimer's disease, as well as some forms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Anxiety, and ...
... The goal of predictive medicine is to identify biological markers in order to enrole individuals at high risk for developing a disease
in special early detection trials. Different approaches exist to develop predictive medicine, such as genomics , proteomics , and cytomics .
(English) (French) Official site of the Sentinelles Network
(English) Site of the WHO
(English) Centers for disease
Control and Prevention
(English) Center of Eurosurveillance of Transmissible Diseases
Sexual orientation and medicine
... Human Rights.
The first cases of Gay related immunodeficiency , now known as AIDS , were first reported June 5, 1981, when the U.S. Centers for disease
Control and Prevention recorded a cluster of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in five homosexual men in Los Angeles.
The diagnosis of ...
... while, conversely, resolution of the infection causes clearing of associated edema. Thus the physician attempts to aid the resolution of visceral disease
by eliminating its associated manifestation in the musculo-skeletal system.
Research in somatic dysfunction and the use of OMM ...
... an experiment to look for the end point. The measurement of surrogate markers provides a way to test the effectiveness of a treatment for a fatal disease
without having to wait for a statistically significant number of deaths to occur. the FDA will often accept evidence from clinical trials that ...