tropic medicine

trop·ic med·i·cine

the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, in areas having a tropic climate.
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He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas for 2 years and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Public Health and Tropic Medicine, Tulane University for a year.
Wenjie Sun, School of Public Health and Tropic Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA.
A recent Cochrane review on the subject, published in July 2012 by a team from the Liverpool School of Tropic Medicine, shows 'quite strongly' that 'deworming alone has no effect on growth, cognitive ability, or school attendance'.