Tag: heart

Anatomy & physiology of the circulatory system (heart)

Anatomy & physiology of the circulatory system (heart)

[Osmosis sound logo] The circulatory system is also called the cardiovascular system, where cardio- refers to the heart and vascular refers to the blood vessels. So these are two key parts: the heart –which pumps blood– and the blood vessels –which carry blood to the body and return it back

Chordates – CrashCourse Biology #24

Next time someone asks you who you think you are, just give them the facts. You’re a mammalian amniotic tetrapodal sarcopterygiian osteichthyan gnathostomal vertebrate cranial chordate. Yeah, it’s a mouthful. And in order to understand what it means, you’re going to have to understand the most complex group of animals

Heart Problems Could Sideline Linemen

Heart Problems Could Sideline Linemen

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Being an athlete doesn’t always protect you from heart problems. A new study found that college football linemen may have a raised risk of heart problems — raised blood pressure and changes in heart structure, specifically — compared to other players. The study

Do You Really Need Vitamin D Supplements?

Vitamin D is a hot topic right now and you might be wondering what’s all the hype about. Well in this video, I go through the top 5 questions I get asked about Vitamin D: What is Vitamin D? What happens if I don’t get enough Vitamin D? How much

The Heart, Part 2 – Heart Throbs: Crash Course A&P #26

The Heart, Part 2 – Heart Throbs: Crash Course A&P #26

You’ve seen this before in a TV show or a movie. A patient is on the table in the emergency room, bleeding from a stab wound or having ODed on drugs, when suddenly, an alarm goes off and the beep beep beep on the heart monitor flatlines. It’s cardiac arrest,