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  • Air pollution [r]: The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (air pollutants) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. [e]
  • Central venous catheterization [r]: Surgical procedure used for inserting a medical tube into one of the large veins of the body. [e]
  • Cholera [r]: A life-threatening gastrointestinal infections disease caused by Vibrio cholerae, with a high mortality rate from dehydration unless treated, usually with oral rehydration therapy [e]
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2 [r]: Medical condition characterised by glucose intolerance and hyperglycemia [e]
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus [r]: An infectious human retrovirus, transmitted by bodily fluids, that causes AIDS. [e]
  • Human papilloma virus (HPV) [r]: Papillomavirus that infects the epidermis and mucous membranes of humans, which cause warts, especially of the hands, feet, and genitals, with some strains believed to be a causative factor in cancer of the cervix, vagina, and vulva. [e]
  • Infection control [r]: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms. [e]
  • Influenza [r]: An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract; the viruses are discussed in separate articles [e]
  • Mashup [r]: An integrated application created by combining data and services of multiple applications. On the web, "mashup" typically refers to the combining of geographical location information with a service such as Google maps or Microsoft Virtual Earth. [e]
  • Pneumococcal vaccine [r]: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infections with streptococcus pneumoniae. [e]
  • Pollutant [r]: Any substance introduced into the environment that adversely affects the usefulness of a natural resource or the health of humans, animals, or ecosystems. [e]
  • Syphilis [r]: Chronic infectious disease caused by a spirochete Treponema pallidum, either transmitted by direct contact, usually in sexual intercourse, or passed from mother to child in utero. [e]
  • Universal precautions [r]: Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. [e]
  • Urethritis [r]: inflammation of the urethra, with vague discomfort to painful urination (dysuria), urethral discharge, or both. [e]