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Discovery of a New Celiac Disease Risk Factor

Discovery of a New Celiac Disease Risk Factor

A New Risk Factor for Celiac Disease Celiac disease is believed to have a genetic underpinning So not everyone gets celiac disease Patients have risk genes, found in 40% of the population But it turns out that only 1% of people actually develop celiac disease So you take thousands of patients and thousands of normal […]

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Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

Hadyn Parry: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So I’d like to start by focusing on the world’s most dangerous animal. Now, when you talk about dangerous animals, most people might think of lions or tigers or sharks. But of course the most dangerous animal is the mosquito. The mosquito has killed more humans than any other […]

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Surgery on Extreme Hole in Diabetic Foot with Neuropathy: Can Toe Bro Help Close the Hole?

Surgery on Extreme Hole in Diabetic Foot with Neuropathy: Can Toe Bro Help Close the Hole?

>Today’s treatment can vary.>>After this treatment,>Yes.>>When can I go to work?>You can go right back to work.>>Oh, really?>Yeah, yeah. The only difference what we’re doing today is we’re cleaning up the wound. We’re making it healthier,>>Okay.>So that way it can heal better.>So not only are we gonna remove the dead skin, but we’re gonna give […]

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Astronomical medicine | Michelle Borkin | TEDxBoston

Astronomical medicine | Michelle Borkin | TEDxBoston

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Camille Martínez I believe that we can both unravel the mysteries of the universe and save human lives at the same time through interdisciplinary research. And I’m going to share with you today just one story, my story, that has crossed these paths. We start the in supernova remnant Cassiopeia […]

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How Different Diseases Make You Smell

How Different Diseases Make You Smell

[MUSIC PLAYING] Getting sick stinks– literally. What I mean is that different diseases give off different odors, and sometimes doctors can diagnose you based on how you smell. I’m Anna Rothschild, and this is “Gross Science.” So it turns out that doctors have known since the time of Hippocrates that different diseases smell different ways. […]

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Is It Unsafe To Take Expired Medicine?

Is It Unsafe To Take Expired Medicine?

We’ve all been there. Stuck with aches, pains, and runny nose, and the cough medicine in the cabinet is five years old. The question is, do you take it and risk it? Or toss it and suffer? Hey pill poppers Julia here for DNews We’ve talked on DNews before about food expirations dates or ‘sell […]

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Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery

Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery

I want to talk to you about one of the biggest myths in medicine, and that is the idea that all we need are more medical breakthroughs and then all of our problems will be solved. Our society loves to romanticize the idea of the single, solo inventor who, working late in the lab one […]

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Meningococcal Disease

Meningococcal Disease

(dramatic electronic music) – [Narrator] Christmas Day, 2017. Sisters Lily and Grace get ready to enjoy lunch together. 12 hours later, Lily is fighting for her life. – [Lily] I was terrified, really terrified when I saw the rash. I thought I’d had an allergic reaction to something, but I’d never seen on anyone else, […]

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