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MSc Microbiology and Infection – Youseuf Suliman

MSc Microbiology and Infection – Youseuf Suliman

My name’s Youseuf Suliman and I’m doing Microbiology and Infection at the University of Birmingham. So what’s special about Microbiology and Infection? Well the Institute of Microbiology and Infection is right here in Birmingham, and you get to walk around the people who are world leading researchers within that field, and you really get that […]

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10 Bizarre Diseases With No Cure

10 Bizarre Diseases With No Cure 10) Benjamin Button Syndrome Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes those with the disease to age ten times faster than normal. Although those with progeria have above average intelligence, the syndrome affects their physical bodies, causing them to look older than their years. Symptoms include stunted […]

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Antibiotic Envelope for Cardiac Implantable Device Infection Prevention

♪ Number seven. Antibiotic Envelope for Cardiac Implantable Device Infection Prevention. Pacemakers and defibrillators are lifesaving electrical marvels, but do not come without risk. Infections occur in 1-4% of cardiac device implantations and can lead to a 25% one-year mortality rate. Treatment costs average around $60,000. Until now, giving the right antibiotics right before the […]

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Researchers tackle deadly blood infections

(instrumental music) – [Narrator] Blood stream infections, or sepsis, can be difficult to diagnosis and treat. And antibiotics appear to be becoming less reliable in managing some of them. The University of Michigan Health System is utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to learn better ways to diagnose and treat sepsis. Blood stream infections are infections that […]

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