What would you say if we told you that humanity is currently making a collaborative effort to engineer the perfect superbug? A bug that could kill hundreds of millions of people? Well, it is happening right now. We are in the process of creating a superbacterium. Bacteria are among the… Continue Reading The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained
What if I told you there were trillions of tiny bacteria all around you? It’s true. Microorganisms called bacteria were some of the first life forms to appear on Earth. Though they consist of only a single cell, their total biomass is greater than that of all plants and animals… Continue Reading What causes antibiotic resistance? – Kevin Wu
MedlinePlus presents Antibiotics versus Bacteria: Fighting the Resistance What if we couldn’t fight back? Tuberculosis. Gonorrhea. MRSA. These bad bugs are considered by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, to be some of the most threatening organisms on the planet today. They have all joined the… Continue Reading Antibiotics vs. Bacteria: Fighting the Resistance
Hi, I’m Jordan Rubin and this is Ancient Medicine Today, brought to you by draxe.com. Ancient Medicine Today is here to teach you how to use food as medicine. And speaking of medicine, the topic today is going to help you out a great deal. We’re going to talk about… Continue Reading How to Get Rid of a UTI (Plus, a DIY Bladder Soothe Recipe!)
It was a pleasant morning in California in 2018. A 68-year old woman had escaped the harsh winter of Nebraska and had taken her yearly trip to a place called Carmel Valley. She was doing what she liked most, and that was trail running. Only this day she rounded a… Continue Reading Scientists Shocked By Worms Breeding Inside People’s Eyes
[♩INTRO] More than eighteen hundred people have died so far in the second largest Ebola outbreak in history. But doctors on the front lines now have a new weapon. Two of them, actually, because a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo revealed two new treatments which can… Continue Reading We Can Cure Ebola! (Mostly—Which Is Better Than Rarely) | SciShow News
A Student felt a sharp pain in her side. This is how her organs shut down J.C. is a 21 year old woman Presenting to the emergency room with appendicitis The inflammation of her appendix her boyfriend Jake tells the admitting nurse that they were together at a fraternity house… Continue Reading A Student Felt A Sharp Pain In Her Side. This Is How Her Organs Shut Down.
Every second of your life, you are under attack. Billions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi are trying to make you their home. So our bodies have developed a super complex little army with guards, soldiers, intelligence, weapons factories, and communicators to protect you from…well…dying For this video, let’s assume the… Continue Reading The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection
A lot of hay has been made about CRISPR Cas9, the gene editing technique so precise, so easy, so versatile it’s opened the possibility of chopping and swapping DNA around like a molecular level Dr. Frankenstein. The implications are huge for humans and our genome. We could alter the genes… Continue Reading Your Body Could Be Immune to CRISPR! Is This the End of Gene Editing?
With gingivitis, gingiva refers to the gums, and -itis refers to inflammation, so gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. With periodontitis, peri- means around, and odon-, refers to the tooth, so it’s inflammation and destruction of the supporting structures around the teeth. Broadly speaking, the two are on a spectrum… Continue Reading Gingivitis and periodontitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology