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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Health.
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  • Developing Article Anatomy: The branch of morphology given to the study of the structure of members of the biological kingdom Animalia (animals). [e]
  • Developing Article Biologically based health practices: Methods in conventional medicine, complementary and alternative medicine and traditional medicine that share the characteristic that substances used in the practice come from plants or animals [e]
  • Stub Biophysics: The study of forces and energies in biological systems. [e]
  • Developing Article Circulatory system: Organ system that passes nutrients, gases, hormones, blood cells, nitrogen waste products, etc. to and from cells in the body. [e]
  • Stub Medical diagnosis: The process of combining observations, tests, and disciplined decision mechanisms to determine the cause(s) of a patient's distress [e]
  • Developing Article Neurology: The medical specialty concerned with evaluating the nervous system and the other system that it affects, and the treatment of nervous system disorders. [e]
  • Developed Article Organism: An individual living individual: a complex, adaptive physical system that acts a integrated unit that sustains metabolism and reproduces progeny that resemble it. [e]
  • Developing Article Pathology: The medical specialty that is expert in the use of laboratory methods to support clinicians in diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis [e]


  • Developing Article Alcoholism: Chronic addiction to alcohol. [e]
  • Developing Article Autism: Developmental disability that results from a disorder of the human central nervous system. [e]
  • Developing Article Brain morphometry: The quantitative study of structures in the brain, their differences between individuals, correlations with brain function, and changes of these characteristics over time. [e]
  • Stub Disease: A condition of the body in which one or more of its components fail to operate properly, resulting in disability, pain or other forms of suffering, or behavioral aberrations. [e]
  • Stub Diagnostic error: Incorrect diagnoses after physical examination, medical history taking or technical diagnostic procedures. [e]
  • Diagnostic test: 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]
  • Developing Article Diagnostic imaging: The ensemble of methods used to generate visual representations of objects of clinical interest. [e]
  • Developing Article Differential diagnosis: Determination of which two or more diseases with similar symptoms is the one from which a patient is suffering from based on an analysis of the clinical data. [e]
  • Etiological diagnosis: Add brief definition or description
  • Developing Article Healing arts: The health sciences, forms of complementary and alternative medicine, and traditional practices aimed at curing disease, healing injury and promoting wellness. [e]
  • Developing Article Human anatomy: The study of shapes and structures of and within the human body. [e]
  • Stub Infectious disease: In broad terms, diseases caused by living organisms; also a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the treatment of such diseases [e]
  • Developing Article Integrative medicine: Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine [e]
  • Developed Article Lipid: Group of organic compounds, including the fats, oils, waxes, sterols, and triglycerides, that are insoluble in water but soluble in nonpolar organic solvents, and together with carbohydrates and proteins constitute the principal structural material of living cells. [e]
  • Developing Article Medical education: Learning process of being a medical practitioner, either the initial training to become a doctor or further training thereafter (including residency). [e]
  • External Article Medication: A licensed drug taken to cure or reduce symptoms of an illness or medical condition. [e]
  • Developed Article Medicine: The study of health and disease of the human body. [e]
  • Pathological diagnosis: Precise characterization of the manifestations of a disease, such as signs and laboratory test results, but not necessarily its etiology [e]
  • Stub Physical examination: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality. [e]
  • Problem-oriented medical diagnosis: Add brief definition or description
  • Stub Skin: Membranous protective tissue forming the external covering or integument of an animal and consisting in vertebrates of the epidermis and dermis, and capable of receiving external sensory stimuli. [e]
  • Stub Sleep: Naturally recurring state of relatively suspended sensory and motor activity in animals, characterized by total or partial unconsciousness. [e]
  • Developing Article Somatoform disorder: Psychological disorder characterized by physical symptoms that mimic disease or injury for which there is no identifiable physical cause. [e]

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