November 12, 2019
What Does Alzheimer’s Do to the Human Brain?

What Does Alzheimer’s Do to the Human Brain?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in the world. Nearly 50 million people worldwide have it, and every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with it. It’s been called the epidemic of our century, but even after decades of research, finding a way to prevent this disease has been […]

5 Strange Reasons You Have a Headache

5 Strange Reasons You Have a Headache

5 Strange Reasons You Have a Headache. Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating headaches. According to Mayo Clinic, a primary headache is caused by “problems with or over activity of pain-sensitive structures in your head.” But there are also lesser-known, even strange causes of headaches. Below is a list of some of the weirder headache […]

“Pathophysiology of Pain” by Catherine Dowling for OPENPediatrics

“Pathophysiology of Pain” by Catherine Dowling for OPENPediatrics

Pathophysiology of Pain, by Catherine Dowling. Hi. My name is Catherine Dowling. I’m a nurse at Children’s Hospital Boston in the Cardiac ICU. The objectives of this presentation are to understand the physiology of pain and its effects, and to identify the sources of pain. Introduction. Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional […]

How To Get Migraine Relief & Headache Relief Without Pills

How To Get Migraine Relief & Headache Relief Without Pills

how to get migraine relief and headache relief without pills no one likes getting a headache there’s never a convenient time to get one and they’re so difficult to treat everyone has their go-to pain medication but sometimes they are just not enough whether you’re looking to find options for migraine relief or headache relief […]

Diabetes & Dogs!  NSF Science Now 60

Diabetes & Dogs! NSF Science Now 60

-Music- Diabetes, dogs, and independence An engineering breakthrough in Type 1 diabetes could help dogs and humans alike! The disease affects about one in every 100 companion animals in the U.S. including dogs and cats, and approximately 1.25 million American children and adults. A multi-institution team of Purdue engineers, with funding from the National Science […]

Great Glands – Your Endocrine System: CrashCourse Biology #33

Great Glands – Your Endocrine System: CrashCourse Biology #33

Hormones! Those things that make teenagers moody and miserable, and they cause growth spurts and acne, and they can make a perfectly normal student totally obsessed with his algebra teacher. Not that I have any real, boots-on-the-ground experience with that last one. But all that mayhem is just the handiwork of your sex hormones. The […]

Diagnosing and Treating Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Chloe’s Story

Diagnosing and Treating Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Chloe’s Story

It actually goes by a couple names. There’s pseudotumor cerebri, which is which is the more common name in the public’s eye and then there’s intracranial hypertension. It’s a syndrome involving the cerebral spinal fluid which is a fluid that bathes the brain. It helped cushion brain provide nutrients and things like that. It has […]