Day: September 24, 2019

Hungry Microbiome: The Digestive System

Hungry Microbiome: The Digestive System

(Narrator) This is Armando. This video was created as part of the Hungry Microbiome Project, which I made at CSIRO. The digestive system is responsible for the breakdown, the digestion and absorption of food. The digestive tract, also known as the alimentary canal, is the pathway where food travels through

How Do Hiccups Work?

How Do Hiccups Work?

Hey BrainStuff, I’m Jonathan and today’s question is “How do we get hiccups?” Science isn’t sure, actually. But it’s not that medical science has been ignoring hiccups. When these spasms are frequent or persistent in adults, they can indicate over a hundred different diseases and disorders, from multiple sclerosis to

Inguinal Hernia (2009)

Inguinal Hernia (2009)

>>(narrator) An inguinal hernia is the abnormal protrusion of abdominal contents, such as the intestine, through an area of weakness in the groin muscles. The protruding intestine resides in what is known as a “hernia sac.” In some cases, untreated hernias cause complications. For example, if part of the intestines

August 2016 Radiology Podcast (3 Discussions)

August 2016 Radiology Podcast (3 Discussions)

[music] Deborah Levine, MD Hi. I’m Debbie Levine. I’m the Senior Deputy Editor for Radiology and I’m here today to introduce the August podcasts. Our first podcast is going to be done by Dr. Kressel speaking with Dr. Andrew Trout talking about use of clinical data to predict appendicitis in

Darley and Latane study – Intro to Psychology

Darley and Latane study – Intro to Psychology

Let’s take a look at the results. First, 85% of those who thought they were alone and heard choking tried to help. Next, 62% who thought they were in a group with others when they heard the person choking tried to help. Now Darley and Latane did many different variations