Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease | Before & After | Refinitiv

Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease | Before & After | Refinitiv

This is Before and After from Refinitiv. I’m your host, Johanna Botta. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic we’re filming this episode in unique circumstances. So the look and feel will be slightly different, but the content itself will remain of the highest quality thanks to the very latest Refinitiv data. Now we know this information […]

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What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

Schizophrenia was first identified more than a century ago, but we still don’t know its exact causes. It remains one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized illnesses today. So, let’s walk through what we do know— from symptoms to causes and treatments. Schizophrenia is considered a syndrome, which means it may encompass a number of […]

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What Does Gum Disease Have to Do With Alzheimer’s?

What Does Gum Disease Have to Do With Alzheimer’s?

[INTRO ♪] Regular brushing and flossing are vital to the health of your teeth and gums. We all know that—it’s been drummed into our heads since we first picked up a toothbrush. But brushing your teeth might not just be good for your oral health: It could help protect your brain, too. Because according to […]

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Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

[♪ INTRO] One fifth of all mammal species today are bats. And that’s awesome, because they help us out in all sorts of ways. Like, they pollinate a lot of plants, help regrow forests and control pests, and their poop is pretty excellent fertilizer. Plus, they’re just really cool. Some of them can sense magnetic […]

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How Liver Problems Can Lead to Brain Disease

How Liver Problems Can Lead to Brain Disease

[INTRO ♪ Your brain works together with the rest of your body in lots of different ways. If things go wrong with some organs, like if your heart stops pumping, your brain’s obviously going to have a bad time. But sometimes the connection is a little less straightforward. Take the liver, for example: you need […]

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How can we solve the antibiotic resistance crisis? – Gerry Wright

How can we solve the antibiotic resistance crisis? – Gerry Wright

Antibiotics: behind the scenes, they enable much of modern medicine. We use them to cure infectious diseases, but also to safely facilitate everything from surgery to chemotherapy to organ transplants. Without antibiotics, even routine medical procedures can lead to life-threatening infections. And we’re at risk of losing them. Antibiotics are chemicals that prevent the growth […]

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SDSU Student Health Services – Coronavirus Symptoms

SDSU Student Health Services – Coronavirus Symptoms

Hi, I’m Libby Skiles, the Director of Student Health Services here at San Diego State. We’re getting a number of questions about signs and symptoms to look for related to COVID-19. These include cough, fever and shortness of breath. Members of the community who are experiencing severe symptoms, such as severe shortness of breath, chest […]

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