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What is trichomoniasis? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

What is trichomoniasis? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Trichomonas vaginalis is responsible for a sexually transmitted infection known as trichomoniasis and as we’ll talk about in a minute, the symptoms mainly occur in women in the vagina. Now this STI is not caused by a bacterium, but rather a protozoan which is a more advanced form

CMV infection after transplant

CMV infection after transplant

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family. It’s one of the most common viruses to cause severe infection in individuals undergoing transplantation of bone marrow or solid organs like the liver or kidney. It can affect almost every organ in the body

Digestive Health & Immunity – Brenda Watson, CNC

Digestive Health & Immunity – Brenda Watson, CNC

80 percent of your immune system is located in your digestive system. Understanding the association between food and the gut for increased immunity has become an important topic for overall health. We spoke with Brenda Watson, Author of “Heart of Perfect Health” we ask her about digestive balance and immunity.

Can Poop Cure an Infection?

Can Poop Cure an Infection?

Anna Rothschild: Ever wanted someone else’s poo pumped through a tube in your nose? Me neither. But doctors are performing this procedure on patients across the country. I’m Anna Rothschild, and this is Gross Science. Inside every person’s digestive tract there are trillions of bacteria and other microbes, and these

Liver Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?

Liver Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?

[Music] Did you know that the rate of new diagnoses of primary liver cancer has increased in recent decades?   Primary liver cancer starts in liver cells. This is different from secondary liver cancer, which is cancer that began in another part of the body and then spread to the

MIT’s Ingestible Sensor measures Heart and Breathing Rates from within the Digestive Tract.

MIT’s Ingestible Sensor measures Heart and Breathing Rates from within the Digestive Tract.

Using technology invented at MIT, doctors may one day be able to monitor patients’ vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing rate from within the gastrointestinal tract. This type of sensor could make it easier to assess trauma patients, monitor soldiers

Transplant Center Liver Program

Transplant Center Liver Program

Daclatasvir for him back in late 2011, actually was able to get another experimental protocol on which we build all of our transplant programs.>>We’ve done over 2000 liver transplants. We’re one of a larger pediatric liver transplant program so we have a lot of experience and expertise.>>University of Michigan has

Diagnosing HIV – Concepts and tests | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Diagnosing HIV – Concepts and tests | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So how do you diagnose HIV? I mean, normally when you’re feeling sick, you can just kind of go to the doctor and tell them your symptoms and they might just be able to diagnose you on the spot. But diagnosing HIV isn’t quite that simple. And the

Celiac disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Celiac disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

It’s becoming more and more common to see things like “gluten-free pizza” or “gluten-free buns” at restaurants, grocery stores, or other food-based businesses. This is partly because there’s this increasing recognition, awareness and diagnosis of a disease called celiac disease, sometimes called celiac sprue, and as many as 1 in