Evolution of Ebola virus disease
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Outbreaks of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in 1976 (navy blue) from 1977 to 2012 (bordeaux), and 2014 (sky blue). CIM-10: A98.4 CIM-9: 065.8 DiseasesDB: 18043 MedlinePlus: 001339 eMedicine: med/626  MeSH: D019142 The Ebola virus disease, also known as Ebola, or Ebola … Read More

Chemotherapeutic agents
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Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. In its modern-day use, it refers primarily to cytotoxic drugs used to treat cancer. In its non-oncological use, the term may also refer to antibiotics (antibacterial chemotherapy). In that sense, … Read More

Decongestants
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A decongestant is a broad class of medications used to relieve nasal congestion. Generally, they work by reducing swelling of the mucous membranes in the nasal passages. The effects are not limited to the nose and these medicines can increase … Read More

Institute of Cancer Research, London
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Established 1909 Type Public Chairman Lord Ryder of Wensum Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal (University of London) Chief Executive Professor Alan Ashworth FRS Admin. staff 1,075 (2011 average) Students 338 (2010/11) Location London, United Kingdom”, ” Campus Urban Affiliations University … Read More

London Air Ambulance
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London’s Air Ambulance, also referred to as London HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), is an air ambulance service that responds to injured casualties in and about London, England. The service was formed in 1989 by Dr. Alastair Wilson OBE, as … Read More

Chemical contraception – Hormonal contraception
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Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the hormonal system. Currently, all hormonal contraceptives are designed for use by women rather than men, though research on a male hormonal contraceptive (“the male Pill”) has been underway for … Read More

Cannabinoids
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Cannabinoids are a group of chemicals which activate the body’s cannabinoid receptors. Before other types were discovered, the term referred to a unique group of secondary metabolites found in the cannabis plant, which are responsible for the plant’s peculiar pharmacological … Read More

New medical uses of telocytes
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Academician Laurentiu M. Popescu, who discovered in 2005 telocytes, said Tuesday that they could be used in liver regeneration after previous studies have shown that they have a role in restoring the heart muscle after a heart attack. Telocytes are … Read More

Antitussives
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A cough medicine is a drug used to treat coughing and related conditions. Dry coughs are treated with cough suppressants (antitussives) that suppress the body’s urge to cough, while productive coughs (coughs that produce phlegm) are treated with expectorants that … Read More

Weight loss
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Weight loss, within the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, can be a reduction of your total physique mass, as a result of a imply loss of fluid, physique fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral … Read More

Antihistamines
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An antihistamine is a drug which serves to reduce or eliminate effects mediated by histamine, an endogenous chemical mediator released during allergic reactions, through action at the histamine receptor. Only agents where the main therapeutic effect is mediated by negative … Read More

Hair removal
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Hair removal is to remove, temporarily or permanently the hair worn by a man or a woman. It can affect all parts of the body, more visible (face, legs, arms, etc..) to intimate (pubic hair). The reasons range from the … Read More

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