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Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

Meet Gastroenterologist Pramod Mistry, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

– The type of liver disease that I have been very interested in and my program is focused on is genetic defects that lead to liver damage and liver cancer and liver failure. In my program, we offer the entire repertoire of therapies for genetic liver diseases from liver transplantation

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of two chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Usually, the immune system helps you fight off infections, in inflammatory bowel disease, it attacks the digestive tract, and causes inflammation. And, what happens is, is that your body is unable to get rid of the bacteria and viruses that

Acute Appendicitis Part 2 – Aetiology, Pathophysiology and Presentation

Acute Appendicitis Part 2 – Aetiology, Pathophysiology and Presentation

Narrator: The underlying trigger for appendicitis happening, is the obstruction of the appendix lumen. This can happen due to various reasons, however, the most common is as a result of faecoliths becoming lodged in the lumen. Faecoliths are essentially hard bits of faeces. But because we like to make things

What happens when you get sick in space? – University of Exeter

What happens when you get sick in space? – University of Exeter

Space medicine is a very preventive occupational medicine speciality and it gives you the chance to be proactive and reactive to the medical problems that arise associated with spaceflight. My name is Mike Barrett I’m an medical doctor specializing in space medicine. When you go into space in the weightlessness

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi-animated quick review

Haemophilus ducreyi is a gram negative pleomorphic coccobacillus that causes an acute sexually transmitted infection called a chancroid. This disease is rare in the United States and is most commonly seen in Africa and Southeast Asia. It is thought that chancroids may be an important cofactor in the transmission of

Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten while driving your car. (Laughter) How about while binge-watching your favorite TV show? (Laughter) Or while working at your desk? (Laughter) Mm-hmm. So I’ve done all of this in just the past few days, and from a

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets

8 Dangerous Nutritional Deficiencies in Women

8 Dangerous Nutritional Deficiencies in Women

Dr. Axe: Hey, guys. Dr. Josh Axe here along with Jordan Rubin. Welcome to “Ancient Nutrition Today.” Today, we’re going to be talking about a topic that is really going to help you females out there. We’re going to be covering the eight dangerous nutritional deficiencies that can cause a