Schizophrenia Is a Mystery, But This Discovery Might Change Things

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that has been fascinating scientists for hundreds of years because we just don’t understand it. But now we may have finally found the root of this devastating disorder… it starts when the brain is forming in the womb. Schizophrenia causes people to hallucinate, have a distorted view of reality,…

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,…

Aortic Valve Disease, Animation

the aortic valve serves to ensure one-way flow of oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and to the body it opens when the left ventricle contracts and pumps blood and closes when the ventricles refill to prevent blood from flowing back to the left ventricle the aortic valve consists of three leaflets…

Autism Is a Term for Behavior, Not Disease

The world we live in today in terms of autism was really created over the last 50 or 60, 70 years from the time that the diagnosis was first recognized which goes back to 1943. And in those intervening years families had to fight so very hard to change the world to make a place…

Nanotechnology vs. cancer: How tiny particles sniff out the deadly disease | Susan Hockfield

There are a lot of diseases that deprive people from normal lives, take them away from their loved ones, and cancer has been, for all of human history, among the most insidious. The best way to address cancer or any disease is to prevent it. Vaccines are enormously important in preventing disease. It’s much harder…

COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Animation.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a PROGRESSIVE inflammatory lung disease characterized by INCREASING breathing difficulty. Other symptoms include cough, most commonly with mucus, chest tightness and wheezing. COPD develops as a result of LONG-TERM exposure to irritants such as smoke, chemical fumes or dusts, and may go UNNOTICED for years. Most people show…

How Do You Know If You Have Alzheimer Disease

[MUSIC] Dementia is not inevitable as we age. If we look at everybody over age of 65, about 10% of people have some form of dementia. And while it becomes more common as we get older, even at age 90, 50 – 70% of people still have normal thinking and cognition.>>Well, it wasn’t a memory…

What Causes Sickle Cell…and How Are We Treating It?

Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited blood disorders. In fact, it’s the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the world affecting millions of people worldwide. Once upon a time Sickle Cell was almost impossible to live with but today, we know a lot more about it and it turns out, something as simple…