Sjögren’s Syndrome – Disease Overview | Johns Hopkins

Sjögren’s Syndrome – Disease Overview | Johns Hopkins

Sjogren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which inflammation is targeted primarily at the salivary and lacrimal glands. Those glands that make the tears and saliva, and as a result one gets tremendous dryness of the eyes and the mouth. But it’s also a systemic disease, and so it also affects other organs and other […]

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Q&A – Gestational Diabetes

Q&A – Gestational Diabetes

Hi, my name is Dr. Dana Baras. I’m an Ob/Gyn with Signature Ob/Gyn. We deliver babies at Howard County General Hospital and provide Gyn care there as well. Diabetes is a disease of abnormal blood sugar. It is mostly caused by insulin resistance in the body, but it can be due a complete lack of […]

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Lyme Disease Introduction – Johns Hopkins – (1 of 5)

Lyme Disease Introduction – Johns Hopkins – (1 of 5)

(calm music) – Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme disease has several different stages which makes it a unique infection because it has a first, second, and late or third stage of disease so that the illness looks different depending on which stage of the illness you’re seeing. […]

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Lyme Disease | Chris’s Story

Lyme Disease | Chris’s Story

What constitutes a good touch point? My name’s Chris Harris and I’m a full time faculty member over at the Kerry Business School in Johns Hopkins. A couple years ago I was gardening and I ended up getting bitten by a infected deer tick ended up getting Lyme disease as a result of that. It […]

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Fatty Liver Disease | Q&A

Fatty Liver Disease | Q&A

[MUSIC] Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a condition in which the accumulation of excess fat in the liver, not due to excessive alcohol consumption. It’s a very common condition in clinical practice. It’s affect about 20% of the world population. [MUSIC] We care about fatty liver disease because it is one of the problem which […]

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How Do You Know If You Have Alzheimer Disease

How Do You Know If You Have Alzheimer Disease

[MUSIC] Dementia is not inevitable as we age. If we look at everybody over age of 65, about 10% of people have some form of dementia. And while it becomes more common as we get older, even at age 90, 50 – 70% of people still have normal thinking and cognition.>>Well, it wasn’t a memory […]

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Lyme Disease Signs and Symptoms – Johns Hopkins – (2 of 5)

Lyme Disease Signs and Symptoms – Johns Hopkins – (2 of 5)

(gentle music) – Lyme disease affects the patient in many different ways. It depends on which stage of the disease we’re looking at. (gentle music) The first stage is the early stage that occurs about seven to 10 days after a tick bite. Lyme disease affects the skin where the tick bit the person. The […]

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