Vitamin D, Fish Oil Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Diabetes

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study, I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. It was Kidney Week – the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology last week and 14,000 practitioners descended on the nations capital to discuss the latest developments in the field. So it is in…

Diagnosing active TB | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: This is Charles Proburg. Voiceover: And I’m Morgan Theiss. Voiceover: And we’re going to be talking about the diagnosis of tuberculosis and the reason that we’re talking about the diagnosis of tuberculosis is that it’s, as we’ve said before, a very important infection. It’s estimated that there are about 9 million new cases of…

Pulmonary TB | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: I’m Charles Prober. Voiceover: And I’m Morgan Theis. Voiceover: And in this video, we’re going to talk about pulmonary disease caused by tuberculosis. The reason we’re dedicating a full-on video to pulmonary disease is that pulmonary disease is the most common form of clinical tuberculosis. It represents somewhere between 60 and 80% of all…

Hodgkin’s lymphoma | Hodgkin’s Disease | Reed-Sternberg Cell

Hey guys, how are things? I’m so excited today to continue our discussion on hematology. And today, it’s time.. for Hodgkin’s lymphoma As you know, Hematological malignancies are leukemias, lymphomas, or myeloma Lymphoma: is a solid tumor of the lymphatic system, or lymphoid tissue such as: lymph node, spleen Mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue,…etc Lymphoma is divided…

Contagion | 1 of 5 | Infectious Disease || Radcliffe Institute

[MUSIC PLAYING] – Good morning, everyone. It’s great to see you all here. I’m Liz Cohen. I’m Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. And I am so pleased to welcome you to our annual science symposium which focuses our attention this year on modern epidemics. Radcliffe is Harvard’s Institute for advanced study, and…

Science didn’t understand my kids’ rare disease until I decided to study it | Sharon Terry

The best Christmas my children ever had was also the worst Christmas my husband and I ever had. Elizabeth, age seven, and her brother, Ian, age five, couldn’t imagine why they were getting everything they wanted for Christmas. The reason Santa was so generous was because of something my husband Pat and I knew and…

What is TB? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

I’ve drawn out for you a mother over here, a mom, and her son on the right. And it turns out that mom has tuberculosis, let’s assume that. And sometimes when you see “Tuberculosis” written out the way I’m writing it out, you’ll actually see it shorthanded, or kind of use the quick way of…

Reviving a 60-year quest to eradicate a disfiguring disease

In Papua New Guinea, children are playing like they do anywhere in the world. But these kids are at high risk of a tropical skin disease that causes big ulcers. Yaws is caused by a bacterium that infects through wounds and scratches, usually on the legs. It doesn’t kill, but if left untreated, it can…

The Science of Nutrition

We are constantly exposed to information about food, diet and nutrition from magazines, newspapers, books, food labels, advertisements, news broadcasts, tv shows, not only from registered dietitians but from all sorts of health professional that may have minimal knowledge of food and nutrition, as well as chefs, fitness instructors, gurus of all kinds and other…