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17 Topic Pages Found in Health & Medicine and starting with the letter W
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Wakeboarding

Recreational and competitive water sport in which a person is pulled across the surface of the water on a wakeboard , usually about 1.2 m/4 ft long

Open Walnut
Walnut

common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves.

Open Water
Water

Chemical compound of hydrogen and oxygen elements – H 2 O. It can exist as a solid (ice), liquid (water), or gas (water vapour). Water is the most

Open Water scarcity
Water scarcity

Water scarcity could become one of the most pressing natural resource issues of the twenty-first century. Earth's population has nearly tripled since

Weber, Ernst Heinrich, 1795-1878

Born : 1795, Wittenberg, Germany Died : 1878, Leipzig, Germany Nat : German Ints : Experimental psychology Educ : MD University of Wittenberg, 1815

Open Weight lifting
Weight lifting

international sport, also a training technique for athletes in other sports. From the earliest times men have lifted weights as a test of strength.

Weight Management

Weight management, defined as deliberate actions to reduce and maintain healthy body weight, is classified as formal and informal. Formal weight

Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

1850–1934, American pathologist, b. Norfolk, Conn., grad. Yale (B.A., 1870), M.D. College of Physicians and Surgeons (now part of Columbia Univ.,

Open Well-being
Well-being

Even if the pursuit of well-being can be traced to the dawn of mankind—or maybe beyond, if one considers, for example, the pleasure that apes seem to

Open West Nile virus
West Nile virus

microorganism and the infection resulting from it, which typically produces no symptoms or a flulike condition. The virus is a flavivirus and is