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  • Acupuncture [r]: A form of alternative medicine that involves inserting and manipulating needles into 'acupuncture points' on the body with the aim of restoring health and well-being. [e]
  • Alternative medicine (theories) [r]: Overview of social, cultural and philosophical perspectives of concepts relating to human health and healing offering links to more detailed discussions [e]
  • Antibacterial [r]: Substance that destroys bacteria or suppresses their growth or reproduction. [e]
  • Arthritis [r]: A group of medical conditions where there is damage caused to the joints of the body. [e]
  • Bacteria [r]: A major group of single-celled microorganisms. [e]
  • Cellulitis [r]: Acute, diffuse, inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, usually due to infection and associated with redness, pain, swelling and warmth to the touch [e]
  • Cystitis [r]: Inflammation of the urinary bladder, often resulting from a bacterial infection. [e]
  • Diabetic neuropathy [r]: Negative effects on the nervous system that can be caused by diabetes mellitus, some of which may necessitate amputation. [e]
  • Drug discovery [r]: Process by which pharmaceuticals are discovered and/or designed. [e]
  • Encephalitis [r]: Inflammation of the brain due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. [e]
  • Florence Nightingale [r]: British nursing pioneer (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910). [e]
  • Fungus [r]: A eukaryotic organism, classified into the kingdom Fungi, that is heterotrophic and digest their food externally, and may be a yeast, mold, or mushroom. [e]
  • Gangrene [r]: Destruction of biological tissue, primarily from a compromised blood supply, but also from destructive microorganisms or their exotoxins [e]
  • Grand Hotel (Scarborough) [r]: Hotel in Scarborough, England; when completed in 1867, one of the largest hotels in the world. [e]
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant [r]: Transplantation of blood stem cells derived from the bone marrow or blood, most often performed for people with diseases of the blood and cancer. [e]
  • Hepatic encephalopathy [r]: Medical syndrome characterized by central nervous system dysfunction associated with liver failure. [e]
  • Insulin resistance [r]: Complication of diabetes mellitus characterized by decreased sensitivity of target cells to insulin. [e]
  • Intelligent design [r]: Claim that fundamental features of the universe and living things are best explained by purposeful causation. [e]
  • Irritable bowel syndrome [r]: A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology. [e]
  • Lumbalgia [r]: Common musculoskeletal disorder caused by a variety of diseases and trauma that affect the lumbar spine. [e]
  • Microorganism [r]: A 'germ', an organism that is too small to be seen individually with the naked eye. [e]
  • Multiple sclerosis [r]: A chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS). [e]
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome [r]: Haematological conditions united by ineffective production of blood cells and varying risks of transformation to acute myelogenous leukaemia. [e]
  • Otitis externa [r]: Inflammation of the outer ear canal. [e]
  • Peritonitis [r]: An inflammation of the peritoneum (the serous membrane which lines part of the abdominal cavity and some of the viscera it contains). [e]
  • Scrofula [r]: Form of tuberculosis affecting the lymph nodes, especially of the neck, caused by the agent Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and in children by Mycobacterium scrofulaceum. [e]
  • Thrush (disambiguation) [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Vaginitis [r]: Inflammation of the vagina characterized by pain and a purulent discharge. [e]
  • Venereal disease [r]: Infections spread through sexual contact. [e]