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Physiology is the scientific study of functions and mechanisms in a living system. As a sub-discipline of biology, physiology focuses on how organisms, organ systems, individual organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical and physical functions in a living system. According to the classes of organisms, the field can be divided into medical physiology, animal physiology, plant physiology, cell physiology, and comparative physiology.

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Organizations relating to Physiology

European Society for Immunodeficiencies / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1994
European Sleep Research Society / Regensburg, Germany / Est. 1972
Africa Humanitarian Action / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1994
Horizontal Technical Cooperation Group of Latin America and the Caribbean on HIV/AIDS / Panama, Panama
World Allergy Organization - IAACI / Milwaukee WI, USA / Est. 1945
International Immunocompromised Host Society / Est. 1980
International Hypoxia Symposium
ICASO / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1990
Latin American Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2003
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1956
Infections Control World Organization
Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on HIV/AIDS and Development / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 2002
Firelight Foundation / Santa Cruz CA, USA
International AIDS Economics Network / Fountain Hills AZ, USA / Est. 1993
International Society for Chronobiology / Vigo, Spain / Est. 1937
Central American HIV/AIDS Prevention Project / Guatemala, Guatemala / Est. 1996
Global Media AIDS Initiative / Est. 2004
European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1978
PharmAccess Foundation / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2001
International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections / Southampton, UK / Est. 1923
East European and Central Asian Union of PLWH / Kiev, Ukraine / Est. 2005
International Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Clinical Training in Nursing / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1991
International Conference on Physiology of Food and Fluid Intake
International Society of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 2003

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World Problems relating to Physiology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Heterosexual infection of women with AIDS
Human immunodeficiency virus infection
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Risks of immunization
Ill-defined health conditions
Allergic alveolitis
Spinal stenosis
Sleep apnoea
Discrimination against HIV-infected persons
Inadequate immune responses in malnourished persons
HIV among drug users
Skin lesions due to torture
Poisonous, allergenic and biologically active wood
Defective immune system
Rheumatoid arthritis
Vulnerability of children to AIDS
Maladjusted children
Environmental plant diseases
Infectious revenge
Disharmonies of organs in the body

Action Strategies relating to Physiology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Immunization against disease
Ensuring healthy sleep
Educating about HIV/AIDS
Preventing further incidence of AIDS

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