My name is John Balmes, I’m a physician, scientist at the University of California- San Francisco and also at University of California- Berkeley, School of Public Health. Asthma is a classic gene by environment disease, and there are multiple, environmental risk factors in additon to heredity that can influence risk of asthma and risk of […]
(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease […]
okay well welcome to another MedCram lecture today we’re going to talk about pulmonary embolism and specifically we’re going to talk about the epidemiology and also the risk factors in the next lectures we’ll talk about other things for instance the diagnosis and treatment but let’s talk about pulmonary embolism its epidemiology risk factors things […]
To help you remember which is which, I suggest thinking of LDL as Lousy, and that you want it to be Low. Think of HDL as Healthy, and that you want it to be High.