Tag: immune system

How Worms Survive Inside Your Body

Ever take you dog to the vet to get dewormed? Yeah fun facts, humans get worms too. Lots of them. So what are these parasites inside us? hey guys Julia here for DNews Worms are some of the least loved creatures on this planet. From earthworms, to the parasites that

Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

You may not know it, but your body is engaged in a never-ending battle. You are literally covered in staph and strep and e coli, and all sorts of dubious characters that are intent on using you, and your body’s many resources, to feed themselves, find shelter, and reproduce as

How does your immune system work? – Emma Bryce

How does your immune system work? – Emma Bryce

A mosquito lands on your arm, injects its chemicals into your skin, and begins to feed. You wouldn’t even know it was there, if not for the red lump that appears, accompanied by a telltale itch. It’s a nuisance, but that bump is an important signal that you’re protected by