Drug-resistant TB | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Charles: This is Charles Prober. Morgan: And Morgan Theis. Charles: And for this video, we’re going to talk about resistance among TB infections, so resistance, drug resistance, a very important topic because it dramatically affects how we treat different patients. The timeline and the patient that Morgan has drawn is going to help us describe…

Whole Genome Sequencing for Infectious Disease Outbreaks

I always like to say that a genome is the instruction book to make a living thing. And every living thing on earth, whether it’s me, whether it’s you, whether it’s a tree, whether it’s a bacterium — even things that aren’t really living, like viruses, they all have a genome. They have this very…

Hacking bacteria to fight disease – Tal Danino

In 1884, a patient’s luck seemed to go from bad to worse. This patient had a rapidly growing cancer in his neck, and then came down with an unrelated bacterial skin infection. But soon, something unexpected happened: as he recovered from the infection, the cancer also began to recede. When a physician named William Coley…

7 Deadly Diseases Making a Comeback

With the advancements in modern medicine, we no longer have to suffer the same diseases that once plagued our planet. But don’t feel too secure, as many of these diseases are making a reappearance. Here we present to you seven deadly diseases that are making a comeback. Today’s video was done in collaboration with Crazy…

How Does Leprosy Damage the Human Body?

Leprosy brings to mind images of biblical beggars, lonely leper colonies, and seems, for some, to have all but disappeared into the history books. But leprosy stills haunts many parts of the world and there’s an absurd amount that we don’t know about the disease. Leprosy has been around since at least 2000 B.C. but,…

To detect diseases earlier, let’s speak bacteria’s secret language | Fatima AlZahra’a Alatraktchi

Translator: Leslie Gauthier Reviewer: Camille Martínez You don’t know them. You don’t see them. But they’re always around, whispering, making secret plans, building armies with millions of soldiers. And when they decide to attack, they all attack at the same time. I’m talking about bacteria. (Laughter) Who did you think I was talking about? Bacteria…

What Diseases Can You Catch While Swimming?

You know what’s fun about summertime? Going swimming. You know what’s not so fun? Catching diseases from the germ infested water. Hey guys, Chastity here for DNews. Summer is coming. As the temperatures warm up, many of you will be hitting the beaches or hanging out at the pool. But something dangerous lurks in those…

Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, ‘staggering’ problem in health care

JUDY WOODRUFF: A new report out from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control highlights that we are still losing the battle against so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to nearly all the antibiotics. As William Brangham tells us, the scope of the problem is bigger than previously estimated. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The CDC’s new report shows…

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

Every second of your life, you are under attack. Billions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are trying to make you their home. So our bodies have developed a super complex little army with guards, soldiers, intelligence, weapons factories, and communicators to protect you from…well…dying For this video, let’s assume the immune system has 12 different…