...eneral term for a disease which, through disabling the
immune system and changing the
chemical balance of the
nervous system , makes...
...thic medicine is term applied by homeopathists to the
ordinary or traditional medical practice. Many medical dictionaries define the
term allopathic medicine as the
treatment of disease using conventional medical th...
Ambulatory blood pressure
...s blood pressure at regular intervals throughout the
day and night. It is believed to be able to reduce the
white coat hypertension effect.
list of evidences that support that ABPM is a far ...
...s. Many hospitals are acute care facilities with the
goal of discharging the
patient as soon as the
patient is deemed healthy and stable, with appropr...
...fers to a patient's actual belief that they are in the
present act of dying  .
phrase is derived from the
two latin terms which it is composed of, namely a...
American Dietetic Association
American Dietetic Association ( ADA ) is the
United States ' largest organization of food an...nd about 4 % are dietetic technicians, registered. the
remainder of ADA's members include researchers, ed...
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP), is the
name of the
policy set forth by...
...as permanent soft tissue filler, is injected under the
skin to plump up wrinkles and reduce folds of skin associated with aging such as the
nasolabial fold which runs from the
Blind loop syndrome
... syndrome is a medical condition that occurs when the
intestine is obstructed, slowing or stopping the
progress of digested food, and thus facilitating the
growth of bacteria to...
Anterior mediastinal mass
...nown as anterosuperior compartment, is anterior to the
pericardium. Masses in this area is more likely to...omas, thyroid tissue, and parathyroid lesions.
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two leading causes of death in the
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... plasma protein that transports iron through the
Atransferrinemia is characterized by anemia and hemosiderosis in the
heart and liver . the
iron damage to...
Artificial induction of immunity
...y against a widening range of diseases to prevent the
associated risks from the
wild infections. It is hoped that further understanding of the
molecular basis of immunity will translate to impr...
Babies switched at birth
...ho are not their biological parents. In real life, the
occurrence of such a thing is highly improbable, w...o
As a literary plot device
plot device of babies who are switched at birth,...s, has been a common one in American fiction since the
18th century . It is one of...
... Autoinoculation is the
process in which cells are removed from a person...'s body, medically altered , then reinserted into the
same person again. 
It is also the
process of spreading infections from an infection ...
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Autoimmune Regulator, abbreviated AIRE , is a human gene which is expressed in the
thymus . It causes transcription of a wide selection of organ-specific genes. This reduces the
threat of autoimmunity occurring by allowing...
Automatic Positive Airway Pressure
... This article is about the
sleep apnea treatment. For the
drug, see paracetamol .
Automatic Positive Airway Pressure abbreviated APAP , is the
most advanced form of treatment for sleep apnea ....
...Breath holding spells occur in approximately 5% of the
population with equal distribution between males a...lthough they may occur after a painful experience. the
child cries and has forced exhalation leading to ...), loss of muscle tone, and loss of consciousness. the
majority of children will regain consciousness and...
... Bioecological medicine is the
use of prebiotics , probiotics and synbiotics ...tment of diseases. This is an approach to maintain the
health of ecoorgan thereby health of the
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... Beevor's Axiom is the
idea that the
brain does not know muscles , but only movement... muscles and muscle groups adapt to stressors .
axiom is named after Charles Edward Beevor (1854...
Beers Criteria (or Beers List ) provide a list ...benefit. For a wide variety of individual reasons, the
medications listed tend to cause side effects in the
elderly due to...
...al proliferation. Zeolite and triclosan are at the
present time the
most used molecules. This original property allows to fight the
development of bad smells, bacterial proliferation...
...s use to remove large amounts of hanging skin from the
bodies of men and women who have lost massive amou...often as much as 45 to 136 kg (100 to 300 pounds). the
excess skin interferes with almost all aspects of the
...s theoretical medicine , is a term that comprises the
knowledge and research which is more or less in common to the
fields of medicine , veterinary medicine , odon...iology . Biomedicine is usually not concerned with the
practice of medicine as much as it is with...
...ts with cachexia, a doctor will generally consider the
possibility of cancer , certain infectious disea...". It was also prevalent in AIDS patients before the
advent of triple-therapy for that condition; now i... co-morbidity is seen in patients that have any of the
range of illnesses classified as " COPD " (Chronic...
...n, a privately held company based in Bellevue, WA. the
active ingredient is licorice extract, with col...atural self-adhering patch that sticks directly on the
sore, delivering time-released medication over 2-6... at Amazon.com in 2004. In 2006, clinical tests at the
University of Washington found that CankerMelts re...
Canadian Health Libraries Association
Canadian Health Libraries Association or Associ...anté du Canada was founded in 1976. It represents the
views of Canadian health sciences librarians to governments, the
health community and fellow librarians.
... Buddy wrapping or buddy taping is the
act of bandaging a damaged (particularly a fractured ) finger or toe together with a healthy one. the
bandage is usually stiff, not allowing the
digits to move;...
...virtual reality room, like a cave , also known as the
"research Holodeck", in which the
human model floats in space, projected from three walls and the
University of Ca...
... Central tolerance is the
mechanism by which newly developing T cells and ...B cells are rendered non-reactive to self.  the
process is required due to the
random generation of receptor specificities that o...
Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition
...zation-induced suppression of inhibition (DSI) is the
classical and original electrophysiological example of endocannabinoid function in the
central nervous system . Prior to the
demonstration that DSI was dependent on...
...a life threatening condition in which loosening of the
placenta ( abruptio placentae ) causes bleeding that penetrates into the
uterine myometrium forcing its way into the
... A clean margin is a medical term referring to the
attempt in surgical oncology to resect a tumor with no portion of the
malignant growth on microscopic examination by a ...ologist extending past a set delineation known as the
'tumor margin'. 
This is an important issu...
Computers in Medicine and Health Care
...re and importance of computers in medicine fields. the
influence of computers is universal. Computers are...onstructing and launching a space vehicle. Because the
development of computers has been largely the
work of scientists, it is natural that a large bod...
Cryostasis (clathrate hydrates)
... Cryostasis is the
reversible cryopreservation of live biological obj...servation procedure for live humans and mammals.
new technology of cryostasis for biological object...sing.  
Living tissues cooled below the
freezing point of water are damaged by...
...ticle has been tagged since March 2007 .
patient-doctor relationship is considered to be essential in modern medicine and forms one of the
foundations of contemporary medical ethics. Universities teach medical students from the
beginning, even before they set foot in hospitals,...
...rth defects (link to microtia , anophthalmia ). the
anaplastologist has the
ability to replace almost any part of the
face, but most commonly is...
Disease causative agent
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 chemical that causes illness, h...
... Dose concentration is the
measure of the
ratio of the
... Episodic memory refers to the
memory of events , times , places , associate...e. Semantic and episodic memory together make up the
category of declarative memory , which is one of the
two major divisions in memory....