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21 Topic Pages Found in Health and starting with the letter F
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Falun Gong

Chinese religious sect, influenced by Buddhism and Taoism, founded in 1992 by Li Hongzhi, which claims 100 million members worldwide, including 80

family planning

Deliberate control of human population growth by various means (contraceptives, sterilization, and abortion), in order to reduce the birth rate . The

Open Fasting

The practice of voluntarily going without food. It can be undertaken as a religious observance, a sign of mourning, a political protest (hunger


In the broadest sense, a mixture of lipids – chiefly triglycerides (lipids containing three fatty acid molecules linked to a molecule of glycerol).

Fecal incontinence

When stool (feces) leaks out from the rectum accidentally, it is known as fecal incontinence. Under normal circumstances, stool enters the end portion

female genital mutilation

The partial or total removal of female external genitalia for cultural, religious, or other non-medical reasons. There are three types: Sunna , which

Open Female Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System

Unlike the male, the female reproductive organs are sited entirely inside the body. Their function is to ripen and release an egg at regular

Open fertility drug
fertility drug

any of a variety of substances used to increase the possibility of conception and successful pregnancy. Different methods are used to correct or

Open Fetal alcohol syndrome
Fetal alcohol syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a continuum of alcohol-induced fetal malformations. The severe end of this spectrum is a specific pattern of

Open Fetal development
Fetal development

Fetal development or conception begins in the fallopian tube, when a male sperm penetrates a female egg and begins the fertilization process. Joining