Tag: Medicine (Field of Study)

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

Ovarian cyst- causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! “Cyst” comes from kustis, which means “pouch”, so ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs on

Everything You Need to Know About Gluten

Everything You Need to Know About Gluten

♪ [music] ♪ – Hi, everyone. Dr. Group here. Today we’re going to be talking about gluten, everything you need to know about gluten. So I’m happy you’re joining me. First of all, gluten is something that’s gotten lot of attention lately. More and more people are becoming aware of

Psoriasis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Psoriasis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Psoriasis is a non-contagious, chronic autoimmune disease that causes skin inflammation, and is linked to other autoimmune deficiencies such as psoriatic arthritis. It can be incredibly itchy and form silver plaques on the skin that can be embarrassing, and have both physical and psychological effects. Afflicted reality TV star Kim

Maple Syrup Urine Disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Maple Syrup Urine Disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Maple syrup urine disease is a rare genetic metabolic disorder where the body cannot break down branched chain amino acids like valine, leucine, and isoleucine completely, causing buildup of these amino acids and their toxic metabolic byproducts. It was named maple syrup urine disease since the urine that contain these

What is gluten? | Gastrointestinal system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

What is gluten? | Gastrointestinal system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– Nowadays when you take a stroll down the aisle at your local grocery store you’ll notice that a lot of foods are labeled as Gluten free. In fact, in 2014, the U.S. sales of Gluten free labeled products was estimated to be about 23 billion dollars. So what exactly