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16 Topic Pages Found in Health and starting with the letter R
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Open Rabies

Viral disease of the brain and central nervous system that can afflict all mammals. The rabies virus belongs to the lyssavirus group of viruses.

Open radiation sickness
radiation sickness

harmful effect produced on body tissues by exposure to radioactive substances. The biological action of radiation is not fully understood, but it is


Radiology is a branch of medicine whereby radiologists use medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat particular diseases.

Range of motion

Range of motion (ROM) is the arc of motion that occurs at a joint or series of joints in the body in a specific plane of motion. ROM involves a joint

Open Red Cross
Red Cross

international organization concerned with the alleviation of human suffering and the promotion of public health; the world-recognized symbols of mercy

Open repetitive strain injury
repetitive strain injury

Generic term for various kinds of work-related musculoskeletal injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis. Symptoms of RSI include

Open Reproduction

In biology, the process by which a living organism produces other organisms more or less similar to itself. The ways in which species reproduce

Open Reproductive rights
Reproductive rights

Reproductive rights are rights pertaining to reproduction and reproductive and sexual health. Reproductive rights apply to all men and women at all

Open Reproductive system
Reproductive system

in animals, the anatomical organs concerned with production of offspring. In humans and other mammals the female reproductive system produces the

Open Respiratory disease
Respiratory disease

Respiratory illnesses are common clinical manifestations encompassing numerous conditions ranging from the benign common cold to chronically