Chronic Illness | Hank Green & Kati Morton

Kati (K): Hey everybody! I have a wonderful, special guest. Hank Green is here to talk with us about his experience with chronic illness. Hank (H): Hi Kati. How’re you doing? K: I’m good, how are you? H: I’m good. Funny thing to say after you’re like “Let’s talk about your chronic illness…I’m doing great! No I am actually, particularly […]

Fasting associated with sickness behavior critical to surviving bacterial infection | Guido Kroemer

[Rhonda]: That’s the question. Do we know the threshold for the stress threshold for, you know, activating autophagy, and when that pushes the mitochondria then to permeabilize and cause cell death? Like, where, for example, with Valter’s work in mice, he had done 48-hour fasts and there was both autophagy and massive apoptosis occurring. So, is it just the intensity […]

What is bacterial vaginosis? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Bacterial vaginosis is a disease that’s caused by the overgrowth of a type of bacteria that’s called Gardnerella vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis. And as the name might suggest, this is the most common vaginal infection. Now I wanna put these really big quotes around the term infection because the thing that’s interesting about Gardnerella vaginalis is that it’s a […]

Jose Guitian, M.D. – Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

(mellow music) – My name is Jose Guitian. I’m an interventional cardiologist with West Florida Cardiology at West Florida Hospital. And, we’re gonna be talking today about venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency is a disorder that affects approximately 80 million people in the United States. It’s a highly prevalent. And we’re gonna be doing a venous ablation procedure on a patient […]

Risks and Benefits of Biologic Medications

Hi, we’re gonna talk about risks and benefits of biologic medications. If you have an inflammatory arthritis like psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis, you may at some point in your treatment be offered a biologic medication. These are medications such as TNF inhibitors, which would include Enbrel, Humira, Simponi, Simponi Aria, Remicade, Cimzia, or a T-cell modulator, like […]