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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Feb 7th 2023
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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The Understanding Dementia MOOC was developed by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre based in the College of Health and Medicine at the University of Tasmania. This world-leading online course is free, easily accessible and available to everyone with an interest in dementia. This course is free and [...]

Cáncer de próstata (Coursera)

El profesional de la salud que lleve a cabo este curso tendrá presente la importancia de conocer el tema de cáncer de próstata, esto por ser el tumor maligno más frecuente en los hombres; además de identificar los factores de riesgo asociados a la presentación de la enfermedad y [...]

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)

Sep 12th 2022
Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)
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'Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS)' is a free online course that aims to improve understanding and awareness of MS. Developed by the Menzies Institute for Research in partnership with Multiple Sclerosis Limited, the content is delivered by 27 experts in the field including neurologists, researchers, clinicians, allied health practitioners, carers [...]

Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human Diseases (Coursera)

This course provides students an understanding of important human parasitic diseases, including their life cycles, vectors of transmission, distribution and epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention and control. Tropical Parasitology is taught by faculty from an area highly impacted by tropical parasites- the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)
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Explore how nutrition and environmental factors, including lifestyle, influence your chance of developing human disease. On this course you’ll look at the importance of nutrition in human health and explore what happens to the body when it doesn’t receive the right nutrients.

Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Cardiovascular Disease (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
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 [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Causes of Human Disease: Exploring Cancer and Genetic Disease (FutureLearn)
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Explore how the unravelling of genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of genetic diseases and cancer. It’s widely known that some diseases run in families. The discovery of the structure of DNA and the unravelling of the genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of such [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Transmitting and Fighting Infection (FutureLearn)

Learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases, how these diseases are transmitted and how our immune system respond to infection. Most of us have experienced common diseases like flu or less common ones like pneumonia. On this course, you’ll learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases and how these diseases are [...]

Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Causes of Human Disease: Understanding Causes of Disease (FutureLearn)
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Learn the epidemiological methods used to understand the causes of diseases and how social factors influence their development. What causes human disease? Why do some people get a disease but others don’t? Through this course, you’ll learn how epidemiologists are helping to find answers to these complex questions and [...]

The Many Faces of Dementia (FutureLearn)

Jan 4th 2021
The Many Faces of Dementia (FutureLearn)
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Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. Explore key issues in dementia care and research, through four less common forms. Dementia is one of the foremost priorities in global health and is estimated to affect over 44 million people [...]