This disease rarely occurs except in Central Europe, Ethiopia, South Africa, and part of Asia. It results ..
This infection is caused by nematode worms of the genus Strongyloides spp. – the great majority being ..
Infestation with lice, of which three species infect humans: Pediculus humanus var. capitis (head louse) ..
(body louse) diﬀers from the head and crab louse in that it lives in clothing and only goes on to the body ..
A strict form of VEGETARIANISM. Vegans do not eat meat, dairy produce, eggs or ﬁsh.
Restriction of one’s diet, for health, cultural or humanitarian reasons, to foods of fruit or vegetable ..
A potentially fatal nutritional disorder caused by a deﬁciency of vitamin B complex (niacin). The symptoms ..
This is the new, preferred term for essential amino acids – amino acids which are essential for the body’s ..
Pregnancy The time when a woman carries a developing baby in her UTERUS. For the ﬁrst 12 weeks (the ..
Gene therapy is the transfer of normal GENES into a patient to combat the eﬀects of abnormal genes ..