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Human medicine is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the study of the human body and its health conditions, so that diseases can be treated and prevented properly. Human medicine is a health science follows the track set by biomedical research and is also connected to therapeutics, nosology, medical humanities, urgent care, pharmacogenomics, medical ethics and other fields.

The study of human health has been a sensitive subject even from ancient times, when traditional medicine developed. Techniques are constantly developing and discoveries that improve the treatment of diseases strongly influence medical practice. Students who enrol in a Bachelor’s degree in human medicine can focus on medical specialisations such as genetics, immunology, neuroscience, toxicology, nutrition sciences, anatomy and many others. These specializations are also available as Master’s degree courses and offer an in-depth study of different aspects of human health.

Graduates of human medicine have the prospects to become health professionals such as bioengineers, pharmacists, therapists, nurses or even laboratory scientists.

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Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in History of Science, such as Self and Society: ''A Cultural History of Psychology'', ''Making Modern Medicine in America: A History, from 1800 to the Present'' and ''Art and Science from the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Centuries''.

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Certificate Disease and Therapy

The Disease and Therapy programme from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens  aims to examine three key-areas: Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Aegean. Although Egypt offers the most detailed picture regarding diseases and their therapy, important insights may be gained as regards the other two areas, too. 

Greece