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Encyclopedia Articles on Health for Today:

Immunization

What is Immunization Immunization is the mechanism through which the body protects itself from subsequent INFECTION with the same PATHOGEN. Immunization may occur as a natural consequence of infection or through vaccination (also called inoculation). The IMMUNE SYSTEM creates unique antibodies, specialized proteins

Scheduled Drug - list and definition

Scheduled Drug - list and definition

Scheduled Drug - In the United States a DRUG that has strict prescribing and availability criteria because of its potential for ADDICTION or abuse, as the federal Uniform Controlled Substance Act (UCSA) of 1970 specifies and regulates. Some substances are scheduled drugs (also called controlled substances) because

Pharmacopeia - definition

Pharmacopeia - definition

Pharmacopeia is a professional and regulatory compendium of information about drugs, including their formulations, dosages, and therapeutic uses, that establishes manufacturing, safety, EFFICACY, and prescribing standards. The US Pharmacopeia (USP) is a formal and official document as well as a process for maintaining

Aspergillosis - symptoms and treatment

Aspergillosis - symptoms and treatment

What is Aspergillosis and Definition Aspergillosis is an opportunistic fungal (yeast) INFECTION that can manifest as PNEUMONIA in people who have HIV/AIDS, are undergoing CHEMOTHERAPY to treat cancer, receive IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE THERAPY after ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION, or are otherwise IMMUNOCOMPROMISED. Aspergillosis may

Orchiectomy procedure - risks and side effects

Orchiectomy procedure - risks and side effects

What is Orchiectomy procedure Orchiectomy is a surgical OPERATION to remove one testicle (unilateral orchiectomy) or both TESTICLES (bilateral orchiectomy) in a man. Unilateral orchiectomy is typically a treatment for TESTICULAR CANCER or severe TESTICULAR TORSION in which the testicle becomes gangrenous due to

Dietary fiber (roughage)

Dietary fiber (roughage)

Hippocrates evaluated wholegrain bread as very healthy for its effects on large intestine. However, the true importance of fiber was fully appreciated in the last thirty years. Two British doctors working in Africa founded that diet with high percentage of fiber helps to fight back some diseases of

Rosacea symptoms and treatment

Ruddy face people with light skin may be a sign of health, but a symptom of a disease called acne rosacea (sometimes referred to as rosacea). Treatment actually exist yet, but it is possible to manage symptoms of this chronic disease and prevent more serious damage to the skin. The first mentions of acne rosacea are