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Amphetamine

Amphetamine is a synthetic drug. The drug is a stimulant: it can help people keep the focus and stay awake. It also decreases appetite and fatigue. Chemically, it is similar to methamphetamine. These drugs increase the level of dopamine and norep ...

                                               

Amputation

Amputation is the act of cutting off a part of the human body, sometimes because of medical reasons. In some countries, amputation of the hands, feet or other body parts was used as a form of punishment for people who committed crimes. A person w ...

                                               

Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis is a rare and serious disease that could be fatal that is caused by accumulation of proteins in the form of abnormal, insoluble fibres, known as amyloid fibrils, within the tissues of the body. Amyloid deposits can be confined to only ...

                                               

Anesthetic

An anesthetic or anaesthetic is a substance that stops pain. It makes people either stop hurting, or go completely to sleep during surgery. Anesthetic can be rubbed onto the skin, given by injection, or given as a gas to breathe. The use of an an ...

                                               

Antacid

Antacids are used to help stop indigestion. People may get indigestion if they eat too much or if they have eaten too fast. With indigestion, the liquid in the stomach will become more acidic. Antacids will neutralise the acids. The reaction that ...

                                               

Antiplatelet drug

An Antiplatelet drug is a drug that acts against blood clotting. The blood contains platelets, which will stick together, and close an open wound. In some cases, they also stick together in the bloodstream, and form blood clots. Such blood clots ...

                                               

Antipsychotic

Antipsychotic drugs or Neuroleptics are drugs that act on the central nervous system, and that usually have sedating properties. The name neuroleptic was introduced in 1955, from the 1990s, the term antipsychotic is used more frequently. Neurolep ...

                                               

Anxiolytic

Anxiolytics are drugs that are used for the treatment of anxiety, and anxiety-related disorders. The common drugs can be classified: Barbiturates. Hydroxyzines. Pregabalin. Azapirones. Benzodiazepines. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, oft ...

                                               

Arteriovenous malformation

Arteriovenous malformation is a rare disorder. It affects the areas between arteries and veins, and bypasses the capillary system. This happens in the central nervous system usually cerebral AVM, but may appear in any location. The disease can ca ...

                                               

Bandage

A bandage is strip of cloth or other material that is used to stop and absorb blood from wounds. In common speech, the word "bandage" is often used to mean a dressing, though technically the two are different things.

                                               

Barbiturate

Barbiturates are a group of drugs that are derivates of Barbituric acid. Adolf von Baeyer was the first to produce Barbituric acid, in 1863. For many years, barbiturates were used as sedatives. Today, their use is very limited in many countries, ...

                                               

Bat-borne virus

A bat-borne virus is a virus that is transmitted through bats. Bats are vectors for these viruses, they transmit them either through their saliva, or through their feces. Known examples of bat-borne viruses are the coronaviruses, the Ebola virus, ...

                                               

Binge eating

Binge eating is a disease characterized by episodes of compulsive overeating. It has the following characteristics: People eat too much. This is known as overeating. When this happens, they often lose control, and cannot stop. Very often, they ea ...

                                               

Blood doping

Blood doping is a way of increasing the number of red blood cells in the bloodstream. This is done to improve athletic performance. Because blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles, a having more red cells in the blood can improve a ...

                                               

Blood transfusion

Blood transfusion is a medical term. It means a procedure used to transfer blood from the circulatory system of one human to that of another human.

                                               

Breast augmentation

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure used to increase the size of the breasts. Usually, implants are used, but another technique called fat grafting is sometimes used. The size increase can be as small as one cup size, or as large as 10 cu ...

                                               

Bristol stool scale

The Bristol stool scale is a medical diagnosis tool used by Doctors to classify the way feces looks into 7 different categories. It is also known by the names, Bristol stool chart and Bristol stool form scale. It was developed at Bristol Royal In ...

                                               

Cancer of unknown primary origin

Cancer of unknown primary origin is a term used to describe a cancer that is said to be at the metastatic stage at the time of diagnosis, but a primary tumor cannot be identified. A diagnosis of CUP requires a clinical picture with metastatic dis ...

                                               

Cannabis drug testing

Cannabis drug testing describes many drug testing methods for the use of cannabis in medicine, sport, and law. Cannabis use is easy to detect using urine testing, hair analysis and breath. There are some ways to cheat such a test using synthetic ...

                                               

Cefalexin

Cefalexin is a type of drug called an antibiotic. It is a type of antibiotic called a cephalosporin. Cefalexin can treat some bacterial infections in areas including the ear, bone, joint, skin, and bladder. It may also be used for some types of p ...

                                               

Cerebral infarction

A cerebral infarction is an area of necrotic tissue in the brain caused from a blockage or narrowing in the arteries supplying blood and oxygen to the brain. The lack of oxygen due to the low blood supply causes an ischemic stroke that can result ...

                                               

Cerebrovascular disease

Cerebrovascular disease, stroke or cerebrovascular accident, is a vascular disease of the cerebral circulation. Arteries supplying oxygen to the brain are affected resulting in one of a number of cerebrovascular diseases. Most commonly this is a ...

                                               

Cesarean section

A Cesarean section is a kind of surgery, which is usually done to make childbirth easier. In the past, this was done when there was a great risk to the health of the mother, or when normal childbirth through the vagina was not possible. More rece ...

                                               

Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine. A chiropractor is a person who went to school to learn chiropractic. Chiropractors may diagnose and treat many conditions relating to muscles, joints, and nerves of the body. They may give what is c ...

                                               

Choking game

The choking game is a challenge that aims to cause unconsciousness by lowering the supply of oxygen to the brain. When becoming conscious again, people often have a euphoric feeling, or a good dream. Most of the time, adolescents try this game. O ...

                                               

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy is an immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The disorder is sometimes called chronic relapsing polyneuropathy or chronic inflammatory demyelinating poly radiculo ...

                                               

Clostridioides difficile infection

Clostridioides difficile infection, also known as Clostridium difficile infection, is a symptomatic infection caused by the spore-forming bacterium Clostridioides difficile. Symptoms include watery diarrhea, fever, nausea, and abdominal pain. It ...

                                               

Compulsory sterilization

Compulsory sterilization is a term used for laws that force certain groups of people to be sterilized so that they can no longer make babies. International Criminal Court considers compulsory sterilization for a "crime against humanity". Transgen ...

                                               

Controlled drugs in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, certain drugs are classified as controlled drugs. Controlled drugs are illegal to possess, use, or supply to others without a license. These drugs are governed under the Misuse of Drugs Act of 1971. This act defines three c ...

                                               

Coronary artery bypass surgery

Coronary artery bypass surgery is a type of surgery that relieves chest pain, caused by lack of blood flow, and reduces the risk of death from heart disease. It is also known as coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and known by doctors as heart ...

                                               

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy is using a freezing chamber to help muscles recover. Cyrotherapy is said to multiple applications. The word "Cryo" comes from Greek language, which means icy or cold. Cryotherapy is a procedure that exposes the body to temperatures co ...

                                               

Cyst

A cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division compared with the nearby tissue. It is a cluster of cells that has grouped together to form a sac however an aspect of a cyst is that the cells forming the "shell" of such a sac are ...

                                               

Death by natural causes

Death by natural causes is often recorded on death records as the cause of a persons death. Death from natural causes might be a heart attack, stroke, or illness. Cancer is not considered a natural cause of death. By contrast, death caused by act ...

                                               

Defibrillation

Defibrillation is the act of defibrillating the heart to treat the heart when it is not pushing blood because the heart muscle is not working in any pattern. Electricity causes a muscle to contract, this is how nerves cause muscles to work. The h ...

                                               

Delusion

A delusion is a false belief held by a person. If doctors talk about delusions they mean that the false belief is the result of some disease, usually a disease of the mind, such as paranoia, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, but not always necce ...

                                               

Dental braces

Dental braces are wires that are held together by brackets glued to the permanent teeth. The wires and brackets may be made of metal or other materials. Each week or month the braces may be checked, cleaned, or changed into a tighter wire. Braces ...

                                               

Dentistry

Dentistry is a specialty in medicine, which is practiced by a dentist. Dentists find out whats wrong, fix, and help prevent problems with teeth. A dentist has other people that help him with their job. Dental hygienists help people keep their tee ...

                                               

Depressant

Depressants are a group of drugs that depress or slow down the activity of certain areas of the brain. Functionally, depressants counter the effects of stimulants, which increase brain activity. Drugs of the depressant type are widely used around ...

                                               

Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is a drug. It is used to prevent coughs in many over-the-counter cold and cough medicines. Dextromethorphan can also be used for pain relief for psychological conditions. It is sold in syrup, tablet, and lozenge forms, manufactur ...

                                               

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is a guide to grouping mental disorders. It is published by the American Psychiatric Association. It is used in the United States and around the world by doctors, researchers, health insur ...

                                               

Dialectical behavior therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of psychotherapy developed by Marsha M. Linehan, a psychology researcher at the University of Washington. Linehan originally developed DBT to help people with borderline personality disorder. DBT uses cognit ...

                                               

Diazepam

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine which has a relatively long half-life. It is mostly used to treat anxiety, certain forms of epilepsy, muscle spasms, and sleeping problems. Like with other benzodiazepines, there is a risk of addiction if used for lon ...

                                               

Dilation and curettage

Dilation and Curettage is a type of surgery used to diagnose and treat problems with womans uterus. During a D&amp,C, a doctor will do these things: Use the curette to take out parts of the lining of the uterus. Put a curette a spoon-shaped tool ...

                                               

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders or Medecins Sans Frontieres is a non profitable international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. MSF gives emergency aid to people affected by wars, epidemics, famine, n ...

                                               

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a severe type of muscular dystrophy. The symptom of muscle weakness usually begins around the age of four in boys and worsens quickly. Most are unable to walk by the age of 12. Scoliosis is also common. The disorder ...

                                               

Electrology

Electrology is an electrical process to remove human hair so that it does not grow back. An electrologist is sometimes called an electrolysist in the United Kingdom. The process of removing the hair is referred to as electrolysis. The electrolysi ...

                                               

Eli Lilly and Company

Eli Lilly and Company is an American global medication company. Its headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana. The products of the company are sold in about 125 countries. The company was founded in 1876. It was named after Colonel Eli Lilly, a p ...

                                               

Emergency department

The emergency department is a part of a hospital for treating people who have just come to the hospital, need to be treated quickly even without an appointment. These people may have been hurt, or they may have suddenly become very ill. Patients ...

                                               

Emergency medical technician

An emergency medical technician is someone who works on an ambulance and takes care of sick and hurt people. EMTs used to be called "ambulance drivers," since much of their work is bringing people to an emergency room. Their other main duty is fi ...

                                               

Epidemic

An epidemic is a disease that spreads over a large area and affects many people at the same time. Epidemics are when a disease spreads from person to person faster than doctors can control. If the disease spreads over the whole world, sometimes i ...

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