The Human Microbiome: A New Frontier in Health

(upbeat music) – I’m thrilled to be with you tonight to share with you a relatively new and I think incredibly exciting field of research that’s really changing our view of human biology. The field of human microbiome research. And that really describes studying the intense diverse communities of bacteria fungi and viruses that live …

Read more The Human Microbiome: A New Frontier in Health

Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question …

Read more Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

Preventing Anxiety and Depression when Living with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Preventing Anxiety and Depression when Living with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

(thoughtful music) – Living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis is difficult. It can be stressful and unfortunately lead to anxiety and depression. In one study, patients with psoriasis were about 1.4 times more likely to have depression and 1.3 times more likely to have anxiety. In another study, patients with psoriatic arthritis were even more …

Read more Preventing Anxiety and Depression when Living with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

With coronavirus deaths growing, public health officials face grilling on Capitol Hill

JUDY WOODRUFF: The coronavirus outbreak has claimed more American lives and more American wealth. The death toll reached nine today, with more than 100 diagnosed cases nationwide. And as economic damage spread, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced that the Central Bank is cutting a key interest rate by half-a-point. JEROME POWELL, Federal Reserve Chairman: …

Read more With coronavirus deaths growing, public health officials face grilling on Capitol Hill

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease” by Nancy Braudis, RN for OPENPediatrics

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease” by Nancy Braudis, RN for OPENPediatrics

Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease by Nancy Braudis. My name is Nancy Braudis, and I am a clinical nurse specialist in the cardiac ICU at Children’s Hospital Boston. Introduction. Children with congenital heart disease often present in one of three pathophysiological states. Low cardiac output. This occurs when there’s a heart defect that obstructs …

Read more “Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease” by Nancy Braudis, RN for OPENPediatrics

PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 26, 2020

PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 26, 2020

AMNA NAWAZ: Good evening. I’m Amna Nawaz. Judy Woodruff is on assignment. On the “NewsHour” tonight: containing an outbreak — how the Trump administration is preparing the nation for the threat of coronavirus, while China mounts a people’s war against the disease. Then: After another bruising Democratic primary debate, where do the presidential hopefuls stand …

Read more PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 26, 2020

Depression is Not Just Sadness

When people think of depression, they tend to associate it with sadness. Sadness is an emotion, but depression is much more than that. Everyone is bound to experience sadness at some point, Sadness is an emotion, but depression is much more than that. Everyone is bound to experience sadness at some point, whether it’s a …

Read more Depression is Not Just Sadness

15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

AMNA NAWAZ: It’s often dismissed as just a headache, but a migraine attack is much more than that. Fifteen percent of Americans are affected. But, as Stephanie Sy reports, the stigma associated with migraine disease has meant fewer resources for desperate patients. The story is part of our regular series on the Leading Edge of …

Read more 15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

Detecting Heart Disease | Amita Health Heart Scan

someone suffers a heart attack every 40 seconds in the United States. The good news is that heart attacks can be prevented. Dr. Agnieska Silbert of Amita Health Heart and Vascular Institute explains. A heart attack can occur without any prior warning signs. That’s why for men over 35 and women over 45 years old …

Read more Detecting Heart Disease | Amita Health Heart Scan

How the gut microbes you’re born with affect your lifelong health | Henna-Maria Uusitupa

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz Now, I know it might be easy to think that microbes are bad, especially for infants, but research has in fact proven the opposite. And the truth might be a little bit more complex, but it’s actually way more interesting. It seems that we need microbes to be programmed …

Read more How the gut microbes you’re born with affect your lifelong health | Henna-Maria Uusitupa