Tag: Medicine (Field of Study)

Carbohydrates & sugars – biochemistry

Carbohydrates include both simple sugars which are little ring-shaped molecules made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen – either alone or in pairs, as well as more complex carbohydrates, which are formed when these the rings link up together to make long chains. Carbohydrates provide us with calories or energy, and simple sugars in particular play…

By Jose Scott September 21, 2019 0

Hypertension Discussion Part 6

DR. MEYERS: When we talk about risk factors for hypertension, we really talk about two things. One is the risk factors for developing hypertension and those are age. So as we get older were more likely to get hypertension. Family history so if there’s high blood pressure in our family, we’re more likely to get…

By Jose Scott September 8, 2019 0

Living with Hypertension

Wallace: I went into the emergency room for another problem. I had chest pains and I went in for that, and once I found out I was in there for chest pains it just turned out to be gas in my chest but they told me I had, I was a diabetic and I had…

By Jose Scott September 3, 2019 0

Hypertension Discussion Part 5

WALLACE: My mother…uncles aunties, yeah cousins Alright so It just runs in my family. DR. MEYERS: There is without question a higher risk of having hypertension if you’re african-american and certainly hypertension results in a lot more disease and mortality or death rates in folks that are african-american. DR. CLARKE: I think part of it…

By Jose Scott September 2, 2019 0

Neisseria meningitidis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Neisseria meningitidis, also called N. meningitidis or just meningococcus, is a gram-negative round bacterium that causes meningitis in humans,…

By Jose Scott September 1, 2019 10