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Outline of health

Index Outline of health

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health: Health – functional and metabolic efficiency of an organism. [1]

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Andrology

Andrology (from ἀνήρ, anēr, genitive ἀνδρός, andros, "man"; and -λογία, -logia) is the medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men.

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Birth control

Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.

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Death

Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

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Dental school

A dental school (school of dental medicine, school of dentistry, dental college) is a tertiary educational institution—or part of such an institution—that teaches dental medicine to prospective dentists.

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Disability

A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Disease

A disease is any condition which results in the disorder of a structure or function in an organism that is not due to any external injury.

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European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union with the task of collecting, analysing and disseminating relevant information that can serve the needs of people involved in safety and health at work.

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Exercise

Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.

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Family planning

Family planning services are defined as "educational, comprehensive medical or social activities which enable individuals, including minors, to determine freely the number and spacing of their children and to select the means by which this may be achieved".

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Fertility

Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring.

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General fitness training

General fitness training works towards broad goals of overall health and well-being, rather than narrow goals of sport competition, larger muscles or concerns over appearance.

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Global health

Global health is the health of populations in the global context; it has been defined as "the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide".

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Gynaecology

Gynaecology or gynecology (see spelling differences) is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts.

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Health

Health is the ability of a biological system to acquire, convert, allocate, distribute, and utilize energy with maximum efficiency.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Healthcare industry

The healthcare industry (also called the medical industry or health economy) is the range of companies and non-profit organizations that provide medical services, manufacture medical equipment, and develop pharmaceuticals.

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Healthy diet

A healthy diet is a diet that helps to maintain or improve overall health.

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History of cancer

The history of cancer describes the development of the field of oncology and its role in the history of medicine.

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History of genetics

The history of genetics dates from the classical era with contributions by Hippocrates, Aristotle and Epicurus.

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History of HIV/AIDS

AIDS is caused by a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which originated in non-human primates in Central and West Africa.

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History of medicine

The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present.

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Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency of organisms to auto-regulate and maintain their internal environment in a stable state.

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Human enhancement

Human enhancement (Augment) is "any attempt to temporarily or permanently overcome the current limitations of the human body through natural or artificial means.

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Hygiene

Hygiene is a set of practices performed to preserve health.

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Immunity (medical)

In biology, immunity is the balanced state of multicellular organisms having adequate biological defenses to fight infection, disease, or other unwanted biological invasion, while having adequate tolerance to avoid allergy, and autoimmune diseases.

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Infertility

Infertility is the inability of a person, animal or plant to reproduce by natural means.

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Injury

Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.

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Life

Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities that do have biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased, or because they never had such functions and are classified as inanimate.

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Life extension

Life extension science, also known as anti-aging medicine, indefinite life extension, experimental gerontology, and biomedical gerontology, is the study of slowing down or reversing the processes of aging to extend both the maximum and average lifespan.

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List of clinical psychologists

This list includes notable clinical psychologists and contributors to clinical psychology, some of whom may not have thought of themselves primarily as clinical psychologists but are included here because of their important contributions to the discipline.

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List of colleges of nursing in the Philippines

This is a list of nursing schools in the Philippines.

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List of dental schools in Australia

This list of dental schools includes major academic institutions in Australia that award advanced professional degrees in the field of dentistry.

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List of dental schools in the United Kingdom

This list of dental schools in the United Kingdom includes all eighteen Dental Schools or Schools of Medicine and Dentistry in the United Kingdom which are recognised by the General Dental Council and lead to a dental degree of a British university.

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List of dental schools in the United States

This List of dental schools in the U.S. includes major academic institutions in the U.S. that award advanced professional degrees of either D.D.S. or D.M.D. in the field of dentistry.

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List of dentists

This is a list of dentists who have gained a degree of notability, particularly with regard to the history of those in the field.

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List of dermatologists

This is a list of dermatologists who have made notable contributions to the field of dermatology.

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List of fictional medical examiners

This list consists of fictional medical examiners from various works of literature, films, and television series, in order of their show/book debut.

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List of figures in psychiatry

This is a list of notable figures who have been involved in the history of psychiatry.

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List of historical medical schools in the United Kingdom

This list of historical medical schools in the United Kingdom includes all those medical schools that were once part of medical education in the United Kingdom, but now are either no longer under the authority of the UK or have ceased to exist.

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List of immunologists

This is a list of notable immunologists.

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List of medical colleges in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, a medical school is known as a medical college.

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List of medical colleges in India

, there are 460 medical colleges in India where qualifications are recognised by the Medical Council of India; these medical schools have a combined capacity to provide medical education for 63,985 students.

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List of medical schools

Medical schools are developed, monitored and credentialed by national organizations in each country.

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List of medical schools in Australia

Medical education in Australia is provided by the medical schools and faculties of various universities, accreditation for which is provided by the Australian Medical Council.

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List of medical schools in Canada

This list of medical schools in Canada includes major academic institutions that award the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, which is required to become a physician or a surgeon in Canada.

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List of medical schools in Egypt

This is a list of medical schools located in Egypt.

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List of medical schools in Syria

This is a list of medical schools located in Syria.

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List of medical schools in the United Kingdom

There are thirty three medical schools in the United Kingdom that are recognised by the General Medical Council and where students can study for a medical degree.

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List of medical schools in the United States

This list of medical schools in the United States includes major academic institutions that award either the Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degrees, either of which is required to become a physician or a surgeon in the United States.

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List of medical specialty colleges in the United States

This list of medical specialty colleges in the United States includes medical societies that represent board certified specialist physicians.

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List of members of the National Academy of Sciences (Medical genetics, hematology, and oncology)

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List of members of the National Academy of Sciences (Medical physiology and metabolism)

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List of members of the National Academy of Sciences (Physiology and pharmacology)

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List of members of the National Academy of Sciences (Psychology)

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List of neurologists and neurosurgeons

This is a list of neurologists and neurosurgeons, with their year of birth and death and nationality.

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List of Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin) is awarded annually by the Swedish Karolinska Institute to scientists and doctors in the various fields of physiology or medicine.

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List of nurses

This is a list of famous nurses in history.

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List of optometry schools

The following list of optometry schools covers many countries, although the list is not exhaustive.

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List of osteopathic colleges

This is an international list of osteopathic schools, universities and colleges that award a recognized osteopathic qualification.

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List of pathologists

A list of people notable in the field of pathology.

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List of people in alternative medicine

This is a list of people in alternative medicine who are notable for developing, founding, inventing, promoting, practicing, marketing, commentating or researching on alternative medicine.

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List of pharmacists

This is a list of notable pharmacists, sorted by particular fields in which they distinguished themselves.

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List of pharmacy schools

This article is a list of pharmacy schools by country.

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List of pharmacy schools in the United Kingdom

This list of schools of pharmacy in the United Kingdom includes all thirty RPSGB or PSNI registered MPharm degree-issuing schools of pharmacy in the United Kingdom.

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List of physicians

This is a list of famous physicians in history.

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List of psychiatrists

This list is of notable psychiatrists.

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List of psychologists

This list includes notable psychologists and contributors to psychology, some of whom may not have thought of themselves primarily as psychologists but are included here because of their important contributions to the discipline.

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List of psychologists on postage stamps

The following is a list of psychologists and contributors to the field of psychology who have been commemorated on worldwide postage stamps.

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List of Seventh-day Adventist medical schools

The following is a list of Seventh-day Adventist universities with medical schools that teach medicine.

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Maternal health

Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

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Medical school

A medical school is a tertiary educational institution —or part of such an institution— that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons.

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Medicine

Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Men's health

Men's health refers to a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, as experienced by men, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

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Mental disorder

A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.

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Mental health

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness.

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Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness or myasthenia (my- from Greek μυο meaning "muscle" + -asthenia ἀσθένεια meaning "weakness") is a lack of muscle strength.

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Nootropic

Nootropics, also known as smart drugs and cognitive enhancers, are drugs, supplements, and other substances that purport to improve cognitive function, particularly executive functions, memory, creativity, or motivation, in healthy individuals.

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Nursing school

A nursing school is a type of educational institution, or part thereof, providing education and training to become a fully qualified nurse.

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Nutrient

A nutrient is a substance used by an organism to survive, grow, and reproduce.

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Nutrition

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.

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Obstetrics and gynaecology

Obstetrics and gynecology (commonly known as OB-GYN, OBG, O&G or obs and gynae in the USA, and referred to as gynae in the UK) is the medical specialty that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (obstetrics) and the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts (gynecology).

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Organism

In biology, an organism (from Greek: ὀργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that exhibits the properties of life.

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Outline (list)

An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.

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Outline of health sciences

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health sciences: Health sciences – are applied sciences that address the use of science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the delivery of healthcare to human beings.

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Pharmacy school

The basic requirement for pharmacists to be considered for registration is an undergraduate or postgraduate pharmacy degree from a recognized university.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.

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Positive mental attitude

Positive mental attitude (PMA) is a concept first developed and introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill in the book Think and Grow Rich.

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Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

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Public health observatory

A public health observatory (PHO) is a public health and wellness project.

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Quality of life

Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies, outlining negative and positive features of life.

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Reproductive health

Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.

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Reproductive medicine

Reproductive medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with prevention, diagnosis and management of reproductive problems; goals include improving or maintaining reproductive health and allowing people to have children at a time of their choosing.

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Reproductive rights

Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health that vary amongst countries around the world.

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Safe sex

Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV.

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Self-care

In health care, self-care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated.

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Self-medication

Self-medication is a human behavior in which an individual uses a substance or any exogenous influence to self-administer treatment for physical or psychological ailments.

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Sex education

Sex education is the instruction of issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence.

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Sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (or sexual malfunction or sexual disorder) is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.

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Sexually transmitted infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.

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Sleep

Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

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Sleep hygiene

Sleep hygiene is the recommended behavioral and environmental practice that is intended to promote better quality sleep.

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Smoking cessation

Smoking cessation (also known as quitting smoking or simply quitting) is the process of discontinuing tobacco smoking.

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Stress (biology)

Physiological or biological stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition.

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Stress management

Stress management is a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's level of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.

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Survivability

Survivability is the ability to remain alive or continue to exist.

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Timeline of cholera

This is a timeline of cholera, a disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.

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Toxicology

Toxicology is a discipline, overlapping with biology, chemistry, pharmacology, and medicine, that involves the study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms and the practice of diagnosing and treating exposures to toxins and toxicants.

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Vitamin

A vitamin is an organic molecule (or related set of molecules) which is an essential micronutrient - that is, a substance which an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism - but cannot synthesize it (either at all, or in sufficient quantities), and therefore it must be obtained through the diet.

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Vulvovaginal health

Vulvovaginal health is the health and sanitation of the human vulva and vagina.

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Weight loss

Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue.

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Women's health

Women's health refers to the health of women, which differs from that of men in many unique ways.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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10/90 gap

The 10/90 gap is the term adopted by the Global Forum for Health Research to highlight the finding by the Commission on Health Research for Development in 1990, that less than 10% of worldwide resources devoted to health research were put towards health in Developing Countries, where over 90% of all preventable deaths worldwide occurred.

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References

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