Tag: medicine

The Science of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS has taken the lives of over 39 million people worldwide, despite our efforts to prevent, treat and better understand it. But with 35 million people currently infected, what exactly is it, and are we close to a cure? To contract HIV, the virus must enter the bloodstream – and it’s often transmitted from infected…

By Jose Scott January 21, 2020 100

Medication & Arthritis

Hello I’m Wendy Holden and I’m a consultant rheumatologist and medical advisor to Arthritis Action. People with arthritis can sometimes manage their symptoms without any medication at all but most people will have either tried over-the-counter medicines or have been prescribed medicines to help with the pain and stiffness of arthritis at some time there…

By Jose Scott January 20, 2020 0

PostCare™ Diabetes Center: Injecting Insulin

This program will demonstrate injecting insulin. The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous tissue between the top layer of the skin, the dermis and the underlying muscle layer. The only concentration of insulin available in the United States is 100 units per milliliter. A milliliter is equal to a cubic centimeter. All…

By Jose Scott January 19, 2020 0