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Medical and Applied Sciences

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Cardiology
Branch of medical science dealing with the heart and heart disease.
Cytology
Study of the structure, function, and abnormalities of cells.
Dermatology
Study of the skin and its diseases.
Endocrinology
Study of hormones, hormone-secreting glands, and their diseases.
Epidemiology
Study of the factors determining the distribution and frequency of health-related conditions withing a defined human population.
Gastroenterology
Study of the stomach and intestines and their diseases.
Gerontology
Study of the aging process.
Gynecology
Study of the female reproductive system and it's diseases.
Hermatology
Study of the blood and blood disease.
Histology
Study of the structure and function of tissues, also called microscopic anatomy.
Immunology
Study of the body's resistance to infectious diseases.
Neonatalogy
Study of newborns and the treatment of their disorders.
Nephrology
Study of the structure, function, and diseases of the kidneys.
Neurology
Study of the nervous system and its disorders.
Obstetrics
Branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy and child birth.
Oncology
Study of cancers
Opthalmology
Study of the eye and eye diseases.
Orthopedics
Branch of medicine dealing with the muscular and skeletal systems and their problems.
Otolaryngology
Study of the ear, throat, larynx, and their diseases.
Pathology
Study of structural and functional changes that disease causes.
Pediatrics
Branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases.
Pharmacology
Study of drugs and their uses in the treatment of disease.
Podiatry
Study of the care and treatment of feet.
Psychiatry
Branch of medicine dealings with the mind and its disorders.
Radiology
Study of X rays and radioactive substances and their effects upon body parts.
Toxicology
Study of poisonous substances and their effects upon body parts.