This is the site section dedicated to Health & Medicine: the first concerns the condition of the body and the degree to which it’s free from illness, or the state of being well; the second is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary m. applies biomedical sciences, genetics, medical devices, biologics, ionizing radiation and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease.

The main branches of Medicine are: Basic sciences; Medical specialties; Interdisciplinary fields.

Belong to the first category, for example: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biomechanics, Biostatistics, Biophysics, Genetics, Medical Physics, Neuroscience, Nutrition Science.

Specialties are like: Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Sport M., Pathology, Nuclear M., Pharmaceutical M..

Some interdisciplinary sub-specialties of M. include: Aerospace M., Biomedical Engineering, Medical Geology, Medical Humanities, Health Informatics, Sexual M., Travel M.

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