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Of or pertaining to the prevention and treatment of illness, and the preservation of physical and mental well-being, through the services provided by medical professionals.

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Health care; Chronic diseases

Nicknamed the new AIDS of the Americas, chagas is a tropical disease caused by parasites transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects. The insect, called kissing bug, bites ...

chronic disease

Health care; Chronic diseases

A chronic disease is a disease or other human health condition that is persistent or long-lasting in nature. The term chronic is usually applied when the course of the disease ...

type 1 diabetes mellitus

Health care; Chronic diseases

This is a form of diabetes mellitus that occurs as a result of the destruction of the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas which primarily produce insulin.


Health care; Chronic diseases

It is a common, chronic, relapsing/remitting, immune-mediated skin disease characterized by red, scaly patches, papules, and plaques, which usually itch.[