Studies relating to hormone-manufacturing glands such as thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, and the pancreas. Examples of these studies include: diabetes and diabetes-related disorders, diet and nutrition, hormone-replacement therapy, menopause, obesity, and various others conditions.
Studies that are related to an illness or the prevention of an illness which is managed by a primary care physician. Examples of these studies include: Vaccines, Diabetes, Gout, and various other conditions.
Studies related to stimulation of the immune system and or relative to immune responses. Examples of these studies include: Allergies, Asthma, Rhinitis, and various other immune response diseases.
Studies related to the treatment of diseases of the kidney and the urinary tract. Examples of these studies include: Impotence, Kidney Disease, Kidney Stones, Nocturia, Urinary tract Infections, and various other conditions.
NUTRITION AND WEIGHT
Field related to the metabolic and physiological responses of the body to diet and nutrition. This includes diseases related to excesses or deficiencies in the diet. Nutritional diseases also include developmental abnormalities that can be prevented by diet, hereditary metabolic disorders that respond to dietary treatment, the interaction of foods and nutrients with drugs, food allergies and intolerances, and potential hazards in the food supply.
Studies related to the care of the women’s reproductive system in general and conditions related to the menstrual cycle. Examples of these studies include: Contraception, Hormone-Replacement Therapy, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Ovarian Cysts, PMS, Yeast Infections, and various other conditions.
OTOLARYNGOLOGY (EAR, NOSE, THROAT)
Also known as ENT (ears, nose, and throat), these are studies of involving the ears and the larynx (organ that helps produce vocal sounds and serves as an air passageway, located in the neck/throat). Examples of these studies include: Allergy, Ear Infections, Rhinitis, Sinus Infections, Strep Throat, and various other conditions.