Eczema, Animation.
17
November

Eczema, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling, […]


Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.
16
November

Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hypersensitivity refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system against certain antigens. It includes exaggerated reactions to otherwise harmless environmental antigens, commonly known as allergies; and inappropriate reactions against the body’s own antigens, or autoimmune diseases. Reactions can range from a mild rash, to damaged organs, to fatal anaphylactic shock. There are 2 principal groups […]


Why your Fish Counter Fish just is IS NOT fresh
24
October

Why your Fish Counter Fish just is IS NOT fresh

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Have you ever been to the fresh fish counter of your local supermarket or fishmonger and thought “that fish looks real fresh”? Well it turns out things may not be as they seem and that bit of sea bream you’ve had your eye on may not be as fresh as you think. Today we’re going […]


I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story
23
October

I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Bees. Flying insects. Members of complex social colonies centered around a queen. Extremely important to pollination. There are over 16,000 known species of bees. One of the species, the western or European honey bee, makes honey and beeswax. Unfortunately honey bees are my personal life long nemesis. I’m part of the just over 3% of […]


Lab Results – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts
16
October

Lab Results – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Well, Mr. Watson, we have your lab results back. And, well… You’ve got Norovirus, hepatitis, tendinitis, syphilis, and salmonella, sickle cell, a rash; we don’t know what it is; and toxoplasma, super asthma, better go call Make-A-Wish. You haven’t got much longer and I haven’t finished half my list! Your brain’s arthritic, blood’s acidic, dick […]


Allergic – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts
15
October

Allergic – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey guys, welcome to Sweaty Piggles. Can I get you something to drink or an order of Cheesy Pretzeled Ham Nibblers Oooooh, those sound good Mmmm, yeah, those sound great. Do they have gluten in them? They do. They’re… pretzels. Ah shoot. I’m allergic to literally everything. Come on, Yancy. You’re alive but you’re not […]


Neuroscience Basics: GABA Receptors and GABA Drugs, Animation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, is the primary INHIBITORY neurotransmitter in the mature brain. It REDUCES neuronal activity of target cells through its binding to GABA receptors present on the cell surface. Nearly half of all synapses of the brain express some kind of GABA receptor and are thus responsive to GABA. There are at least […]


Fertilization

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Fertilization is the epic story of a single sperm facing incredible odds To unite with an egg and form a new human life it is the story of all of us During sexual intercourse about 300 million sperm enter the vagina Soon afterward millions of them will either flow out of the vagina or die […]



Dysphagia, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Dysphagia refers to a group of conditions characterized by difficulty swallowing. There are two main classes of problems that can lead to swallowing disorders: Neuromuscular problems: – Muscular disorders that affect skeletal muscles, such as muscular dystrophy, or myasthenia gravis… – Diseases of the nervous system that compromise the way the brain controls the swallowing […]