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Club Drugs - National Library of Medicine

Welcome to NewMedicalTerms, your ultimate guide to the explanations and definitions of the majority of medical terms you may see.

What are club drugs? Club drugs are group of psychoactive drugs. They act on the central nervous system and can cause changes in mood, awareness, and ...

Genetic Brain Disorders - National Library of Medicine

Welcome to NewMedicalTerms, your ultimate guide to the explanations and definitions of the majority of medical terms you may see.

A genetic brain disorder is caused by a variation or a mutation in a gene. A variation is a different form of a gene. A mutation is a change in a gene. ...

Metabolic Disorders - National Library of Medicine

Welcome to NewMedicalTerms, your ultimate guide to the explanations and definitions of the majority of medical terms you may see.

Metabolism is the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Chemicals in your digestive ...

Sexually Transmitted Diseases - National Library of Medicine

Welcome to NewMedicalTerms, your ultimate guide to the explanations and definitions of the majority of medical terms you may see.

What are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are infections that are passed ...