Tag: lungs

Extrapulmonary TB (part 1) | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Extrapulmonary TB (part 1) | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: This is Charles Prober. Voiceover: And I’m Morgan Theis and today we’re going to talk about the extrapulmonary disease associated with tuberculosis, which I find kind of interesting, because I always think of tuberculosis as a lung disease. Voiceover: In fact, you’re correct, Morgan that the most prominent infection

Cystic Fibrosis Drug is Personalized Medicine

Cystic Fibrosis Drug is Personalized Medicine

Kalydeco represents an excellent example of the future of personalized medicine. Having the right medicine for the right patient based on an understanding of the mechanism of disease and in turn having a diagnostic test, a genetic test, to select the right patient to receive that particular medicine. It’s really

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