Eczema and Bathing

Eczema and Bathing

So atopic dermatitis is probably the most common chronic itchy skin disease, primarily of young children but one that can affect patients of any age. It’s actually surprising that a disease that most people think of as maybe some red itchy spots on the body could have such an impact. Part of the misunderstanding about…

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease:  Arrhythmias” by Michael Freed, MD

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease: Arrhythmias” by Michael Freed, MD

Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease in the First Week of Life: Arrhythmias, by Dr. Michael Freed. Introduction. My name is Michael Freed and I’m a Pediatric Cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and at Harvard Medical School. So we finished murmurs. Let’s go to arrhythmias. In the newborn period, the heart can beat too fast,…

Immunology Advance: Understanding Immune Cell Defects in Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

Immunology Advance: Understanding Immune Cell Defects in Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

[Music] We’re studying Chediak-Higashi syndrome. This is a rare human disease that is characterized by enlarged lysosomes. Lysosomes are small vesicles inside of the cells. If they are released outside, they can be toxic to other cells. And the disease is actually a very complex disease. The patients have predisposition to bleeding, recurring infections, neurological…