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