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Oct 5th 2017

Los objetivos del curso son profundizar en el abordaje integral e interdisciplinar partiendo de nuestra experiencia en la Unidad de Deterioro Cognitivo del Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla de los principales tipos de demencias así como en los últimos avances en diagnóstico, tratamiento y manejo.

Average: 7.4 (5 votes)
Oct 3rd 2017

En este curso encontrarás respuestas a preguntas de la vida cotidiana al entender el funcionamiento de tus riñones.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Oct 2nd 2017

Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)

Oct 2nd 2017

Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five. Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century and affects over 41 million children under the age of five. If not prevented at an early age it can become a lifelong condition and lead to very serious diseases and disorders. This free online course follows the latest innovative research in childhood development to reveal what is contributing to these shocking figures and what can be done to prevent childhood obesity.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
Oct 2nd 2017

Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and how to prescribe it for diabetes. The current spend on diabetes care by the NHS is estimated to be £1.6 million pounds per hour. 80% of this is spent on managing diabetes complications, the risk of which can be significantly reduced through effective blood glucose control using insulin.

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Oct 2nd 2017

Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer. This course will introduce you to the principles of cancer chemotherapy, and how the development of effective medications for the treatment of cancer remains a significant challenge to scientists.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)

Oct 2nd 2017

Learn about the vital role healthcare plays in violence prevention and peace-building both globally and locally. Violence affects health in multiple ways. Medical peace work is an important and emerging field of expertise in health, violence prevention, and peace-building. This course will introduce you to some of the key concepts, opportunities and dilemmas in the field through six case studies on causes, responses, roles, and duties of healthcare practitioners in dealing with violence and building peaceful societies.

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Oct 1st 2017

This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care can guide future policies and actions. Two of the most inspiring, least understood, and most often derided terms in global health discourse are “Health for All” and “Primary Health Care.”

Average: 5.8 (34 votes)
Sep 28th 2017

“If history is our guide, we can assume that the battle between the intellect and will of the human species and the extraordinary adaptability of microbes will be never-ending.” Despite all the remarkable technological breakthroughs that we have made over the past few decades, the threat from infectious diseases has significantly accelerated. In this course, we will learn why this is the case by looking at the fundamental scientific principles underlying epidemics and the public health actions behind their prevention and control in the 21st century.

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En este curso aprenderás las bases de la nutrición humana y la alimentación sana como herramientas para llevar una vida saludable. Centenares de estudios científicos corroboran que llevar una alimentación equilibrada es uno de los pilares para mantener un estado óptimo de salud y alargar nuestra vida, manteniéndonos alejados de enfermedades no transmisibles como los accidentes cardiovasculares, la diabetes o la obesidad.

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

In this course, learners will be given the information and practical skills they need to begin optimizing the way they eat. This course will shift the focus away from reductionist discussions about nutrients and move, instead, towards practical discussions about real food and the environment in which we consume it.

Average: 6.9 (16 votes)

Sep 25th 2017

Population ageing is occurring in nearly every country around the word. This MOOC takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the impact of living longer and takes into account the technological advancements, the built environment, economics and ethics to rethink what it means to 'age well' now and in the future.

Average: 4.1 (10 votes)