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What does the liver do? – Emma Bryce

What does the liver do? – Emma Bryce

There’s a factory inside you that weighs about 1.4 kilograms and runs for 24 hours a day. This is your liver, the heaviest organ in your body, and one of the most crucial. This industrious structure simultaneously acts as a storehouse, a manufacturing hub, and a processing plant. And each

What Causes Insulin Resistance?

What Causes Insulin Resistance?

What Causes Insulin Resistance? Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding. If you take young, healthy people, split them up into two groups, half on a fat-rich diet, and half on a carb rich diet, within just two days, this is what happens. The glucose intolerance skyrockets

Gram Negative Bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae

Gram Negative Bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae

Assalamu alaikom everyone, welcome to another ATP video! In our previous videos we covered some of the gram negative bacilli and diplococci. Now let’s talk about gram negative coccobacilli. The one that we’ll talk about today is Haemaohpilus influenzae. And like we used to let’s begin with its distinguishing features:

Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy

Cancer Treatment: Chemotherapy

if you have cancer [your] doctor may recommend Chemotherapy as part of your treatment The Cell’s Nucleus controls this process Inside each nucleus genetic material called Dna contains the instructions for directing this process sometimes the cells Dna becomes damaged Normally the DNa responds by either repairing itself or instructing

Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

Why is everybody so worried about high blood pressure? I mean, of all of the millions of things that could go fatally wrong in your body at any given moment, it doesn’t seem like the biggest threat you face is that your blood might be pumping a little too hard.

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System With an increase of glucose in the blood, our digestive systems can experience problems with absorbing necessary nutrients. Diabetes is currently one of the most common health conditions. This illness arises when the body is not capable of producing insulin, something that usually helps