MEDICAL, SURGICAL and other SPECIALTIES related to Apitherapy
ALLERGOLOGY = Science which studies the diseases and/or reactions produced by certain substances known as allergens.
ANDROLOGY = Science which studies the men sexuality and its related hormonal functions.
ANESTHESIOLOGY / INTENSIVE/CRITICAL CARE/ EMERGENCY MEDICINE / TRAUMATOLOGY = Pain control, reanimation, comas, recovery after acute diseases/accidents/injuries that require immediate medical attention.
BACTERIOLOGY = Science which studies the bacteria.
BIOLOGY = Science of life.
CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE = Science which studies the heart and blood vessels functions and diseases.
CELLULAR BIOLOGY = Science which studies the units of life (the cells) and their substances.
COSMETOLOGY = is the study and application of beauty treatment.
AESTHETIC MEDICINE = inclusive term for specialties that focus on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including (but not limited to) scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins. Traditionally, aesthetic medicine includes dermatology, reconstructive surgery and plastic surgery, however it is not strictly limited to these fields.
DENTISTRY = Science which studies the mouth, the surrounding tissues and theirs diseases.
DERMATOLOGY = Science which studies the skin and its diseases.
DIABETOLOGY and METABOLIC DISEASES = Science which studies the diabetes and other metabolic diseases (obesity, gout etc.).
ENDOCRINOLOGY = Science which studies the hormones and the diseases related to theirs imbalance.
GASTRO-ENTEROLOGY = Science which studies the stomach, the duodenum, the pancreas, the small and the large intestine functions and theirs diseases.
GERIATRY & GERONTOLOGY = Medical branch and science which studies the people of the “third” or “wisdom age”.
GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS = Science which studies the women genitals, its diseases + Birth Control and Assistance.
HEMATOLOGY = Science which studies the blood and its diseases.
HEPATOLOGY = Science which studies the liver, gall bladder and theirs diseases.
IMMUNOLOGY = Science which studies the immune system and its diseases.
INFECTIOUS & CONTAGIOUS DISEASES = Medical branch which studies the infectious and contagious diseases caused by micro-organisms.
LABORATORY (EXPERIMENTAL) MEDICINE = Research branch of medicine.
MICROBIOLOGY = Science which studies the microbes.
MYCOLOGY = Science which studies the microscopically mushrooms (mycelia) and the diseases caused by them.
MYOLOGY = Science which studies the muscles and their diseases.
NEPHROLOGY – UROLOGY = Science which studies the kidney, the ureters, the urinary bladder, the urethra and theirs diseases.
NEUROLOGY = Science which studies the nervous system and its diseases.
NUTRITION = Science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food (e.g. phytonutrients, anthocyanins, tannins, etc.) in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.
OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE = is the branch of clinical medicine most active in the field of occupational health. O.M. specialists work to ensure that the highest standards of occupational health and safety can be achieved and maintained. While it may involve a wide number of disciplines, it centers on the preventive medicine and management of illness, injury or disability that is related to the workplace.
ONCOLOGY & RADIATION DISEASES = Science which studies the benign tumours and malign tumours (cancers) + diseases caused by radiation.
OPHTHALMOLOGY = Science which studies the eyes, the eyesight and its disorders or diseases.
ORTHOPEDICS & SPORT MEDICINE
OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY = Science which studies the nose, the sinuses, the throat, the larynx and theirs diseases.
PARASITOLOGY = Science which studies the parasites and the diseases caused by them.
PEDIATRY & NEONATOLOGY = Medical speciality related to the children and new born babies diseases.
PHYSIOTHERAPY = Method of treatment which use different physical stimulus as magnetic fields, electrical currents, ultrasounds etc.
PROCTOLOGY = Science which studies the rectum and its diseases.
PSYCHIATRY & MENTAL HEALTH = Medical branch which studies the mentally and emotionally disorders and diseases.
PULMONARY MEDICINE = Science which studies the lungs and theirs diseases.
RADIOLOGY & RADIATION BIOLOGY = Science which studies the effects of radiation on life forms.
RHEUMATOLOGY = Study and science of rheumatic diseases.
SEXOPATHOLOGY = Sexual Diseases.
SURGERY, PLASTIC & REPARATORY SURGERY = General Surgery + “Cosmetic” and repair surgery (usually after traumas, burns, scalds).
VETERINARY MEDICINE = Science of Animal’s Health and Diseases.
VIROLOGY = the study of viruses – submicroscopic, parasitic particles of genetic material contained in a protein coat – and virus-like agents. It focuses on the following aspects of viruses: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit host cells for reproduction, their interaction with host organism physiology and immunity, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy. Virology is considered to be a subfield of microbiology or of medicine. (Wikipedia)
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