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Medical School – Clostridium Difficile Infection

Medical School – Clostridium Difficile Infection

Hey this is dr k from imedicalschool and today we are going to talk about the growing epidemic of clostridium difficile infections. Lets begin by understanding what is C. difficile? C. difficile is an anaerobic bacterium that produces toxins which lead to profuse diarrhea. There are different strains of C.

Septic Shock: Treating Blood Infections, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infections

Septic Shock: Treating Blood Infections, Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infections

Septic shock is the result of an infection that’s in the blood stream. These can be infections that come from different sorts of areas. So, in the lungs, it would be called a pneumonia, or in the urine, a urinary tract infection. And often times, when we get these infections,

GUT HEALTH & PROBIOTICS ▪️ Constipation Relief (Kombucha & Florastor Review)

there’s a lot of you try to go where can you imagine being an actor they ask let’s give straight face all the time even when like things are funny they have to just be serious that’s when I realized that I couldn’t be an actress straight thing today is

The surprising cause of stomach ulcers – Rusha Modi

The surprising cause of stomach ulcers – Rusha Modi

In 1984, an enterprising Australian doctor named Barry Marshall decided to take a risk. Too many of his patients were complaining of severe abdominal pain due to stomach ulcers, which are sores in the lining of the upper intestinal tract. At the time, few effective treatments for ulcers existed, and

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is the mind-gut connection. Is your gut a second brain? Emerging research is showing that our brains and our gastrointestinal systems maybe we’re connected than

Attack of the Super Bugs

Attack of the Super Bugs

What potential disasters keep you up at night? Meteor strikes? Super Volcanos? World War Three? World war Z? Those are all pretty scary and we didn’t even mention climate change but there’s one other immediate terrifying, scientific problem that rises above the rest… Superbugs I’m not talking about giant spiders

What does the appendix do – the answer is NOT nothing

What does the appendix do – the answer is NOT nothing

I often talk about the importance of cultivating the “right” microflora. If your microflora take a serious knock, thanks to the antics of a nasty bug, your body does exactly this, it cultivates the “right” microflora, so that you get back on your feet, quickly. And get rid of that

Comparing Outcomes of Drugs & Appendectomy (CODA) Patient Education Video (English, Version 2)

Comparing Outcomes of Drugs & Appendectomy (CODA) Patient Education Video (English, Version 2)

Hello. My name is Dr. Thompson You have been diagnosed with appendicitis. We are showing you this video because your doctors and nurses think you might want to know about a research study you may qualify for. This video will help you learn more about the study. Right now, surgery

Is it Communicable or Non-communicable?

Is it Communicable or Non-communicable?

Everyone experiences illness now and then, in fact part of what makes us human is that we are susceptible to disease. If you’ve ever been sick and most likely you have, you’ve probably found yourself wondering how you got sick in the first place. There are many causes of disease