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The Oral Cavity: Portal to Health and Disease (Coursera)

This course will focus on the interprofessional realtionship of dentistry and medicine. For each session, the medical specialist will present a broad overview of specific disease entity which will be followed by a dental educator discussing the relevant oral manifestations and implications. The final module of each session will [...]

Global Disease Masterclass: Non-communicable Diseases (Coursera)

Welcome to this course on the aetiology, epidemiology and interventions for non-communicable diseases of the Global Diseases Masterclass. We’ve selected four disease areas and will go through each in turn. The diseases we’ve chosen are: Colorectal Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Dementia, and Diabetes. We have selected these non-communicable diseases [...]

Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease (Coursera)

This course is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of interested lay people, people with chronic disease, public health researchers, health clinicians, students, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of the burden of chronic disease. It shows how all chronic diseases [...]

Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings (Coursera)

Sep 25th 2023
Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings (Coursera)
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NCDs are the leading cause of death in almost every region of the world, and place a huge burden on individuals, families and societies. Humanitarian settings have a negative effect on the levels of disease, and the possibility of treatment. The importance of NCDs in global health is acknowledged [...]

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – The Essentials (Coursera)

Sep 18th 2023
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – The Essentials (Coursera)
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a global problem, affecting up to 25% of all individuals. The disease not only increases the risk of liver disease, but also of cardiovascular disease and liver cancer. During this course, you will learn the essentials of NAFLD. We will begin with an [...]

Myocardial Infarction (Coursera)

Cardiovascular diseases are – according to the (World Health Organization (WHO) – the number one cause of death globally. Myocardial infarction (heart attack) is the most prominent under the Cardiovascular diseases. In Switzerland alone, the risk to develop a coronary heart disease during life time is around 25% for [...]

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health (Coursera)

Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, [...]

The exposome: cracking the science about what makes us sick (Coursera)

Sep 7th 2023
The exposome: cracking the science about what makes us sick (Coursera)
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What are the causes of disease? We know that most diseases result from a combination of genes and environment (nature and nurture). Our genes alone do not determine our fate. For most complex diseases, externalities - environmental factors in the broad sense - are more important. This includes our [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease (FutureLearn)

Sep 4th 2023
Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease (FutureLearn)
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Explore normal cardiovascular function and risk factors associated with heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading global cause of death. On this course, you’ll learn how the cardiovascular system functions and understand common cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke, as well as the [...]