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David

Darling

HEALTH AND DISEASE

  • ablation
  • abscess
  • absorbed dose
  • ACE inhibitor
  • acebutolol
  • acetylcysteine
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • achondroplasia
  • acidosis
  • acne
  • acromegaly
  • acupuncture
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • addiction
  • Addison's disease
  • adenovirus infection
  • ADHD (attention deficit–hyperactive disorder)
  • adrenal gland disorders
  • aeroembolism
  • aging
  • agranulocytosis
  • AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
  • albino
  • alkalosis
  • allergy
  • allogenic
  • alopecia
  • alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • altitude sickness
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • amnesia
  • amniocentesis
  • amyloidosis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • anabolic steroid
  • analgesic
  • anaphylaxis
  • anaplasmosis
  • androgen drugs
  • anemia
  • anencephaly
  • anesthesia
  • aneurysm
  • angina
  • angiography
  • angioplasty
  • ankylosis
  • anthrax
  • antibiotic
  • anticoagulant
  • antidepressant
  • antihistamine
  • antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
  • antiseptic
  • antitoxin
  • aortic dissection
  • aortography
  • aphasia
  • aplastic anemia
  • appendicitis
  • arrhythmias
  • arterial blood gas analysis
  • arteriography
  • arteriosclerosis
  • arthritis
  • arthroscope
  • artificial insemination
  • ascariasis
  • Asperger syndrome
  • asphyxia
  • aspirin
  • asthma
  • astigmatism
  • astringent
  • ataxia
  • atherosclerosis
  • athlete's foot
  • atopic dermatitis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial septal defect
  • atropine
  • auscultation
  • autism
  • autoimmune disease
  • autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS)
  • automated external defibrillator
  • autosomal dominant
  • autosomal recessive
  • azathioprine

  • bacteremia
  • bacterial disease
  • barbiturates
  • Bell's palsy
  • benzodiazepine
  • beriberi
  • beta blocker
  • bilharzia
  • biofeedback
  • bionics
  • biopsy
  • birth
  • birth defect
  • birthmarks
  • bladder cancer
  • bladder cancer treatment
  • blindness
  • blister
  • blood and marrow stem cell transplant
  • blood clotting
  • blood pressure
  • blood sugar
  • blood tests
  • blood transfusion
  • body temperature
  • boil
  • bone cancer
  • bone marrow tests
  • bone marrow transplantation
  • bone scan
  • botulism
  • brain tumor
  • brain tumor treatment
  • breast cancer
  • breast cancer treatment
  • Bright's disease
  • bronchiectasis
  • bronchitis
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • bronchoscopy
  • bruise
  • bunion
  • burns and scalds
  • bursitis and tendinitis

  • caffeine
  • calamine
  • calcium channel blocker
  • calculi
  • callus
  • cancer
  • cannula
  • carbuncle
  • carcinogen
  • carcinoma
  • cardiac catheterization
  • cardiac CT
  • cardiac massage
  • cardiac MRI
  • cardiac rehabilitation
  • cardiogenic shock
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cardioversion
  • caries
  • carotid artery disease
  • carotid endarterectomy
  • carotid ultrasound
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • carrier
  • cataract
  • catharsis
  • catheter
  • catheter ablation
  • cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • celiac disease
  • cerebral palsy
  • cesarian section
  • Chagas' disease
  • chest CT scan
  • chest X-ray
  • chickenpox
  • chlamydia
  • chloromycetin
  • chloroquine
  • cholera
  • cholesterol
  • chondromalacia
  • chondrosarcoma
  • chorea
  • chorionic villus sampling
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • cirrhosis of the liver
  • clavicle, fractures of
  • cleft palate
  • clubfoot
  • cochlear implant
  • codeine
  • cold sore
  • colic
  • colitis
  • colon and rectal cancer
  • colon and rectal cancer treatment
  • colonoscopy
  • color blindness
  • coma
  • common cold
  • computed tomography (CT) scanning
  • concussion
  • congenital heart defects
  • conjunctivitis
  • connective tissue disorders
  • constipation
  • contact lenses
  • contraception
  • contrast medium
  • convulsion
  • corneal abrasion
  • corneal diseases and disorders
  • corneal transplant
  • coronary angiography
  • coronary artery bypass grafting
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary calcium scan
  • coronary microvascular disease
  • cortisone
  • cough
  • cramp
  • cretinism
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)
  • curvature of the spine
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • cyanosis
  • cyst
  • cystic fibrosis
  • cystitis
  • cytoscopy

  • deafness
  • death
  • decongestant
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • delirium
  • delirium tremens
  • dementia
  • demineralization
  • dengue fever
  • depressant
  • depression
  • dermatitis
  • diabetes insipidus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic heart disease
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • diarrhea
  • diazepam
  • digitalis
  • digitoxin
  • digoxin
  • diphtheria
  • disease
  • disinfectant
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • diuretic
  • Down's syndrome
  • drowning
  • drug
  • dysentery

  • ebola
  • echocardiogram
  • eclampsia
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • edema
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • electrocardiogram
  • electrocution
  • electroencephalograph
  • electromyogram
  • elephantiasis
  • embolism
  • emetic
  • emphysema
  • encephalitis
  • endocarditis
  • endometrial cancer
  • endoscopes and endoscopy
  • enteritis
  • ephedrine
  • epidemic
  • epidemiology
  • epilepsy
  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • equivalent dose
  • erysipelas
  • event monitor
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • excessive blood clotting
  • extended wear contact lenses

  • factor V
  • factor VIII
  • fainting
  • Fanconi anemia
  • femur, fracture of
  • fibrillation
  • fever
  • fibradenoma
  • fibroid
  • fibrosarcoma
  • fibula, fracture of
  • filariasis
  • fistula
  • food poisoning
  • fractures and dislocations
  • fragile X syndrome
  • freckle
  • frostbite
  • frozen shoulder
  • frusemide
  • fugue
  • fungal disease

  • gallstone
  • gangrene
  • gastroenteritis
  • gene therapy
  • genetic counseling
  • genetic disorder
  • gentian violet
  • glaucoma
  • glioma
  • glycosuria
  • goiter
  • gonorrhea
  • gout
  • growth hormone therapy
  • gynecology

  • halitosis
  • hallucination
  • hay fever
  • headache
  • hearing aid
  • heart attack (myocardial infarction)
  • heart attack warning signs
  • heart block
  • heart disease in women
  • heart disease risk factors
  • heart failure
  • heart murmur
  • heart palpitations
  • heart rate
  • heart surgery
  • HEART TOPICS
  • heart transplant
  • heart valve disease
  • heartburn
  • hematoma
  • hemochromatosis
  • hemoglobinuria
  • hemolysis
  • hemolytic anemia
  • hemophilia
  • hemorrhage
  • hemorrhoids
  • hemothorax
  • heparin
  • hepatitis
  • hernia
  • high blood cholesterol
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • histoplasmosis
  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • hives
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • Hodgkin's disease treatment
  • hole in the heart
  • Holter monitor
  • homeopathy
  • homocysteine
  • hookworm
  • hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Huntington's disease
  • hydrocephalus
  • hyperbaric chamber
  • hypercalcemia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hyperopia (far-sightedness)
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypnosis
  • hyperthermia
  • hypochondria
  • hypodermic syringe
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • hypothermia
  • hypothyroidism
  • hypoxia
  • hysterectomy

  • ibuprofen
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • immunization
  • immunosuppressant drug
  • impetigo
  • implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • incubation
  • incubation period
  • incubator
  • infectious disease
  • inflammation
  • influenza
  • insomnia
  • intravenous drip
  • intubation
  • in-vitro fertilization
  • ipecac
  • iron-deficiency anemia

  • jaundice

  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Kawasaki disease
  • ketonuria
  • ketosis
  • kidney cancer
  • kidney machine
  • kidney stone
  • knee disorders
  • kwashiorkor

  • L-dopa
  • lactase deficiency
  • laparoscopy
  • laser surgery
  • laxative
  • lead poisoning
  • legionnaire's disease
  • leishmaniasis
  • leprosy
  • leukemia
  • leukemia treatment
  • liver cancer
  • liver cancer treatment
  • long QT syndrome
  • lower back pain
  • lumbar puncture
  • lung cancer
  • lung cancer treatment
  • lung function tests
  • lung transplant
  • lung ventilation-perfusion scan
  • lupus
  • lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAMS)
  • lymphocytopenia
  • lymphoma

  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • malaria
  • malnutrition
  • Marfan syndrome
  • measles
  • medical diagnostic techniques
  • MEDICAL TESTS
  • medicine through the ages
  • melanoma
  • melanoma treatment
  • Ménière's disease
  • meningitis
  • menthol
  • menstruation
  • mental illness
  • mental retardation
  • mesothelioma
  • metabolic panel
  • metabolic syndrome
  • metastasis
  • methotrexate
  • migraine
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral stenosis
  • mitral valve prolapse
  • monoclonal antibody
  • mononucleosis
  • morphine
  • multiple birth
  • multiple myeloma
  • multiple sclerosis
  • mumps
  • muscular dystrophy
  • myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)
  • myasthenia gravis
  • mycobacterial diseases
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocarditis
  • myopia (near-sightedness)

  • narcolepsy
  • nausea
  • nematode
  • nephritis
  • neuralgia
  • neuritis
  • neurofibromatosis
  • neurology
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • norovirus infection
  • nuclear heart scan
  • nutrition
  • nystagmus

  • obstetrics
  • ophthalmoscope
  • ophthalmia
  • ophthalmology
  • opium
  • optometry
  • orthopedics
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteopathy
  • osteoporosis
  • osteosarcoma
  • otitis media
  • otoscope
  • overweight and obesity
  • oxygen therapy

  • pacemaker
  • Paget's disease
  • pain
  • palpitations
  • pancreatic cancer
  • pancreatic cancer treatment
  • paracetamol
  • paralysis
  • parasitic disease
  • paratyphoid fever
  • paresis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • pathogen
  • pathology
  • pediatrics
  • pellagra
  • Pendred syndrome
  • penicillin
  • peptic ulcer
  • pericarditis
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • peritonitis
  • pernicious anemia
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacy
  • pharyngitis
  • phenylketonuria
  • phlebitis
  • plague
  • pleural effusion
  • pleurisy
  • pneumonia
  • pneumoconiosis
  • pneumothorax
  • poliomyelitis
  • polycythemia vera
  • porphyria
  • positron emission tomography (PET) scanning
  • prednisone
  • pregnancy
  • presbyopia
  • procaine
  • prostate cancer
  • prostate cancer treatment
  • prosthetics
  • psittacosis
  • psoriasis
  • psychiatry
  • psychology
  • psychotherapy
  • puberty
  • puerperal fever
  • pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulse
  • pulse oximetry
  • pus

  • Q fever
  • quarantine
  • quinine
  • quinsy

  • rabies
  • radiation sickness
  • radiation therapy
  • radionuclide scanning
  • Raynaud's disease
  • renal dialysis
  • respiratory distress syndrome
  • respiratory failure
  • restless legs syndrome
  • Rh incompatibility
  • rhesus factor
  • rheumatic fever
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • rhinitis
  • rickets
  • ringworm
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • rotavirus infection
  • roundworm
  • rubella

  • salmonella
  • sarcoidosis
  • sarcoma
  • scarlet fever
  • schistosomiasis
  • sciatica
  • sclerosis
  • scoliosis
  • scopolamine
  • screening
  • scrofula
  • scrub typhus
  • scurvy
  • seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
  • sedative
  • sepsis
  • septicemia
  • shingles
  • shock
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • sickle cell anemia
  • sigmoidoscopy
  • silicosis
  • skin cancer
  • skin cancer treatment
  • sleep apnea
  • sleeping sickness
  • slipped disk
  • smallpox
  • snake bite
  • speech and speech disorders
  • sphygmomanometer
  • spina bifida
  • spinal cord injury
  • spirometry
  • staphylococcus
  • stent
  • stethoscope
  • stimulant
  • strep throat
  • streptococcus
  • stress testing
  • stroke
  • sudden cardiac arrest
  • sulfonamide
  • sunburn
  • sunstroke
  • surgery through the ages
  • syndrome
  • syphilis
  • syringe

  • tapeworm
  • tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Tay-Sachs disease
  • teething
  • telangiectasia
  • temporal arteritis
  • temporal lobe epilepsy
  • tendons, disorders of
  • tennis elbow
  • testicular feminization syndrome
  • tetanus
  • tetany
  • tetracycline
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • thalassemia
  • thalidomide
  • thirst and hunger
  • thoracentesis
  • threadworm
  • thrombocythemia and thrombocytosis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • thrombolytic drugs
  • thrombophilia
  • thrombophlebitis
  • thrombosis
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • thrombus
  • thrush
  • thymoma
  • thyroid cancer
  • thyroid cancer treatment
  • tinnitus (ringing in the ear)
  • tonsillitis
  • toric contact lenses
  • total artificial heart
  • toxin
  • trachea, disorders of
  • tracheostomy
  • trachoma
  • transplant
  • transposition of the great vessels
  • tremor
  • Trendeleburg's test
  • triage
  • trichinosis
  • trichomoniasis
  • trichuriasis
  • tricuspid valve, disorders
  • trypanosome
  • transplant
  • trigger finger
  • T-tube cholangiography
  • tuberculosis
  • tumor
  • typhoid

  • ulcer
  • ultrasound scanning
  • Usher syndrome
  • uterine cancer
  • uterine cancer treatment
  • uterus, disorders of

  • vaccination
  • vaccine
  • varicose veins
  • vasculitis
  • vasodilator
  • ventilator
  • ventricular assist device
  • ventricular septal defect
  • viral disease
  • vomiting
  • Von Willebrand disease

  • Waardenburg syndrome
  • wart
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
  • whipworm disease
  • whooping cough
  • wound healing

  • X-rays for medical diagnosis and treatment

  • yellow fever