Day: September 13, 2019

Dr. Tom Talks: What is appendicitis?

Dr. Tom Talks: What is appendicitis?

Welcome to: “Dr. tom Talks”, powered by BioDigital. Today: What is appendicitis, in 60 seconds or less? Appendicitis – “itis” just means inflammation; inflammation of the appendix. This right here is your appendix. It’s this little appendage which attaches to the large intestine. Your large intestine is made up of

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi is a gram negative pleomorphic coccobacillus that causes an acute sexually transmitted infection called a chancroid. This disease is rare in the United States and is most commonly seen in Africa and Southeast Asia. It is thought that chancroids may be an important cofactor in the transmission of

Host/Microbe Biology (HMB) Track – Microbe 2017 – Victor DiRita

Host/Microbe Biology (HMB) Track – Microbe 2017 – Victor DiRita

Hi, I’m Victor DiRita, and I’m leading the HMB track at ASM microbe 2017. HMB is for host/microbe biology, and we cover the full range of both hosts and microbes: this means bacterial and viral pathogens, phages, commensals and complex microbial communities that interact with hosts from nematodes to hibernating

New 2019 Oak Island Discovery- Another Wrinkle in the Wilkins Map

New 2019 Oak Island Discovery- Another Wrinkle in the Wilkins Map

Hello, and welcome to ‘Another Wrinkle in the Wilkins Map’. in this video, we’re going to reveal a new research-related discovery pertaining to one of the strangest chapters in the Oak Island treasure hunt. To give this revelation some context, we’ll first dive into the tale of Captain Kidd- a

Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

DR. RODGERS: Should you get tested for kidney disease? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Early kidney disease usually has no symptoms, so you should get tested for kidney disease if you have any of these risk factors:

Better Health and a Better You

Better Health and a Better You

MUSIC: IN ​Making small but steady changes with your physical activity, over time, can improve your health. Let’s jumpstart your journey to better health and a better you! Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Choosing to be