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  • Acetaminophen [r]: An analgesic antipyretic drug widely used for the treatment of headaches, fever and other minor aches and pains; has no antiinflammatory activity [e]
  • 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]
  • Amphetamine [r]: A synthetic central nervous system stimulant which is used, today, to treat limited medical disorders. [e]
  • Anxiety [r]: A physiological state marked by demonstrable changes in cognitive, somatic, emotional, and behavioral components. [e]
  • Brain concussion [r]: A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. [e]
  • Chiropractic [r]: A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities. [e]
  • Common cold [r]: Contagious viral upper respiratory tract infection. [e]
  • Diagnostic test [r]: Test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of a disordered system; may be one of the many forms of medical diagnostic, diagnostic testing of software or machines, etc. [e]
  • Digital object identifier [r]: Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals. [e]
  • Ebola [r]: A virus that causes severe hemhorragic fever and often death, that is easily spread. [e]
  • Fibromyalgia [r]: Inflammation of the fibrous or connective tissue of the body, characterized by acute and debilitating widespread musculoskeletal pain. [e]
  • Legionnaires' disease [r]: Type of pneumonia caused by the bacterial species Legionella pneumophila, a ubiquitous aquatic organism that thrives in warm environments. [e]
  • Medically unexplained physical symptoms [r]: Symptoms for which the treating physician, other healthcare providers, and research scientists have found no medical cause. [e]
  • Migraine headache [r]: Vascular type of headache, marked by severe cranial vault pain lasting several hours, resulting from intracranial, extracranial, or psychogenic causes. [e]
  • Pain [r]: Unpleasant feeling or hurtful sensation that is conveyed to the brain by stimulation of sensory neurons. [e]
  • Phenothiazine [r]: Organic compound that occurs in various antipsychotic and antihistaminic drugs, used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia. [e]
  • Sign (medical) [r]: An objective finding on physical examination or diagnostic testing, complementing the subjective symptoms reported by a patient [e]
  • Spinal puncture [r]: Tapping of the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae. [e]
  • X-ray computed tomography [r]: Three-dimensional medical imaging method, employing tomography created by computer processing. [e]