5 Weirdest Diseases

5 Weirdest Diseases

Number 5 – Progeria Progeria is caused by a single tiny defect in a child’s genetic code, but it has devastating and life-changing consequences. On average, a child born with this disease will be dead by the age of 13. As they see their bodies fast forward through the normal process of ageing they develop…

Pediatrics – Fever in a Neonate, Fever in a Child: By Hosanna Au M.D.

Pediatrics – Fever in a Neonate, Fever in a Child: By Hosanna Au M.D.

Fever is a common feature of many disease processes. It is an elevation in body temperature mediated by the hypothalamus as a physiologic response to an insult. In children, fever most commonly results from infectious, inflammatory, or malignant processes. By far, the most common cause of fever in children is infection. Although there are various…

Let’s Talk Tech: Accommodating Employees with Degenerative Disc Disease

Let’s Talk Tech: Accommodating Employees with Degenerative Disc Disease

Lauren: Welcome to CAP’s Webinar on accommodating employees with degenerative disc disease. My name is Lauren Ernat and with me today is Kimberly Evans. Kimberly: Hello everyone! Lauren: Today we are going to talk a little bit about degenerative disc disease and its symptoms; as well as, assistive technology that could be beneficial for an…

Can We Cure Autoimmune Diseases?

Can We Cure Autoimmune Diseases?

Hi I’m Kate the simple biologist and today we’re going to be talking about a paper that was published by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania What they’re looking at is using immune therapy to try to cure autoimmune diseases! Generally when we get sick it’s from outside invaders like bacteria or viruses but what…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

In the last lesson, we discussed some of the risks associated with engaging in sexual activity. This lesson will hone in on one of those risks, in particular, sexually transmitted infections or STIs. Sexually transmitted infections are sometimes more commonly referred to as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs. The difference between these two terms is…

Rhinovirus – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Rhinovirus – 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! Human Rhinovirus (HRV) is a communicable, infectious virus that causes inflammation of the nasal mucosa, or rhinitis. It mainly…