Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

Having a hypersensitivity means that someone’s immune system has reacted to something in such a way that it ends up damaging them, as opposed to protecting them. There are four different types of hypersensitivities, and in the fourth type or type 4, the reactions are caused by T lymphocytes, or T cells, and so type…

Type 1 Diabetes | Nucleus Health

Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which your pancreas does not produce insulin, a hormone your body needs to maintain proper blood sugar levels. After you eat foods that contain carbohydrates, chemicals in your small intestine break them down into single sugar molecules called glucose. Next, the cells lining your small intestine absorb the…

Rheumatic fever & heart disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! “Rheumatism” is used to describe inflammation in the joints, muscles, and the fibrous tissue, so rheumatic fever is a…

A window to our health | Dennis Lo | TEDxCERN

Translator: Muriel de Meo Reviewer: Ivana Korom When I first learned about the molecule of DNA I became fascinated by how such a seemingly simple molecule could uncode the genetic program of life. However this program, like many other programs could be corrupted and could cause life threatening disease like cancer and genetic diseases. And…

TEDxPhoenix – Jane Maienschein – Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Us

so the last talk was about germs and how they might kill you and we're going to talk about stem cells and how they might save you or maybe not it's part of the debate so stem cells regenerative medicine and us that's what we talk about in biology and society I'm at ASU and…

The end of genetic disease | Jacob Corn | TEDxBerkeley

this morning I want to talk to you about the future but it's a future that's not very far away I want to talk to you about new research in the laboratory that aims to eradicate genetic disease now to give you a bit of background to this I want to let you know that…

Parkinson's Disease: Progress and Promise in Stem Cell Research

yesterday I I taught two wilderness classes at summer camp I see all the kids all staring at my arm and so it reminds me to tell them that I have avid disease that older people get that makes my makes my arm shake my hand shake and this little girl yesterday she came over…