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  • 141Tropical disease — Tropical diseases are diseases that are prevalent in or unique to tropical and subtropical regions. The diseases are less prevalent in temperate climates, due in part to the occurrence of a cold season, which controls the insect population by… …

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  • 142Eradication of infectious diseases — Eradication is the reduction of an infectious disease s prevalence in the global host population to zero.[1] It is sometimes confused with elimination, which describes either the reduction of an infectious disease s prevalence in a regional… …

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  • 143History of emerging infectious diseases — The discovery of disease causing pathogens is an important activity in the field of medical science, as many viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi, helminthes and prions are identified as a confirmed or potential pathogen. A Center for Disease… …

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  • 144Emerging Infectious Diseases — Infobox Journal title = Emerging Infectious Diseases discipline = peer reviewed medical journal abbreviation = Emerg Infect Dis publisher = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention country = USA history = First Published 1995 website =… …

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  • 145blood disease — Introduction       any disease of the blood, involving the red blood cells (erythrocytes (erythrocyte)), white blood cells (leukocytes (leukocyte)), or platelets (platelet) (thrombocytes) or the tissues in which these elements are formed the bone …

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  • 146nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 147Non-communicable disease — A non communicable disease, or NCD, is a medical condition or disease which is non infectious. NCDs are diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. They include heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma, diabetes, chronic kidney disease …

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  • 148joint disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or injuries that affect human joints (joint). arthritis is no doubt the best known joint disease, but there are also many others. Diseases of the joints may be variously short lived or exceedingly chronic,… …

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  • 149Neglected tropical disease research and development — Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a set of infectious diseases affecting an estimated 1.4 billion people worldwide. The classification of this group of neglected diseases is linked to their frequent neglect in public and private sector… …

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  • 150Kawasaki disease — Classification and external resources A child showing characteristic strawberry tongue seen in Kawasaki disease ICD 10 M …

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  • 151Sexually transmitted disease — Classification and external resources …

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  • 152occupational disease — 1. Also called industrial disease. a disease caused by the conditions or hazards of a particular occupation. 2. a trait or tendency that develops among members of a particular profession: Cynicism was thought to be an occupational disease of… …

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  • 153eye disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human eye (eye, human).       This article briefly describes the more common diseases of the eye and its associated structures, the methods used in examination and diagnosis, and the… …

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  • 154Contagious disease — A contagious disease is a subset category of infectious diseases (or communicable diseases), which are easily transmitted by physical contact (hence the name origin) with the person suffering the disease, or by their secretions or objects touched …

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  • 155List of infectious diseases — Human infectious diseases grouped by causative agent and alphabetically arranged.Viral infectious diseases AIDS ndash; AIDS Related Complex ndash; Chickenpox (Varicella) ndash; Common cold ndash; Cytomegalovirus Infection ndash; Colorado tick… …

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  • 156HIV disease progression rates — Following infection with HIV 1, the rate of clinical disease progression varies between individuals. Factors such as host susceptibility, genetics and immune function,cite journal |last=Morgan |first=D. |authorlink= |coauthors=C. Mahe, B. Mayanja …

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  • 157cardiovascular disease — Introduction       any of the diseases, whether congenital or acquired, of the heart and blood vessels (blood vessel). Among the most important are atherosclerosis, rheumatic heart disease, and vascular inflammation. Cardiovascular diseases are a …

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  • 158nutritional disease — Introduction       any of the nutrient related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet, obesity and eating disorders, and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease,… …

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  • 159Plague (disease) — Plague is a deadly infectious disease caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis (Pasteurella pestis) . Plague is a zoonotic, primarily carried by rodents (most notably rats) and spread to humans via fleas. Plague is notorious throughout… …

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  • 160Whipple's disease — Classification and external resources Low magnification micrograph of Whipple s disease showing the characteristic foamy appearing infiltrate of the lamina propria. Duodenal biopsy. H& …

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