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Cells of the immune system

Cells of the immune system

As I told you before, the bone marrow has a stem cell Those stem cells change to RBCs, platelets, and WBCs The WBCs have two types: non-granular and granular The granular WBCs are: eosinophils, basophils, neutrophils As I explained, eosinophils have red granules basophils have blue granules and neutrophils have

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

If you’ve got a cold, mucus is hard to miss. But what is it, and what does it do besides making you miserable? Your body produces more than a liter of mucus every day, and all the wet surfaces of your body that are not covered by skin, like your

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection

Every second of your life, you are under attack. Billions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are trying to make you their home. So our bodies have developed a super complex little army with guards, soldiers, intelligence, weapons factories, and communicators to protect you from…well…dying For this video, let’s assume the

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

The Immune System Overview, Animation

The Immune System Overview, Animation

the immune system is the body’s defense system it protects the body from disease-causing organisms called pathogens the protection has several layers first invading pathogens meet with a number of surface barriers which consist of physical chemical and biological obstacles designed to keep them out the primary physical barrier is

Programmed Bacteria for Cancer Immunotherapy

Programmed Bacteria for Cancer Immunotherapy

the whole concept is that synthetic biology allows for the programming of different kinds of cells so that they can sense and respond to different signals in the body so people are now engineering what they call living medicines definitely changing immunotherapy cancer therapy in medicine in general the basic

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

The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders

The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders

A few years ago, I always had this thing happening to me, especially at family gatherings like teas with aunts and uncles or something like this. When people come up to you, and they ask you, “So, what are you doing?” And I would have this magical one-word reply, which

A Student Felt A Sharp Pain In Her Side. This Is How Her Organs Shut Down.

A Student Felt A Sharp Pain In Her Side. This Is How Her Organs Shut Down.

A Student felt a sharp pain in her side. This is how her organs shut down J.C. is a 21 year old woman Presenting to the emergency room with appendicitis The inflammation of her appendix her boyfriend Jake tells the admitting nurse that they were together at a fraternity house