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Improving Immunity Based on Traditional Eastern Exercises (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Improving Immunity Based on Traditional Eastern Exercises (Coursera)
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Exercise is medicine. Regular and moderate exercise can effectively strengthen immune system so as to reduce the risk of virus infection and also improve or assist in the treatment of dysthymic disorders like anxiety and depression. This course provides suggestions for the general public about how to actively respond [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: T Cells and Signaling (Coursera)

Course 2 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the second half of the journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In the first part we learned [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: Innate Immunity and B-Cell Function (Coursera)

Course 1 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the first leg of a three-part journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In this part we hope [...]

Fundamentals of Immunology: Dueling with the Dark Side (Coursera)

Fundamentals of Immunology, Course 4: Dueling with the Dark Side, covers the constant battle between your immune system and threats to your health. The first two lectures discuss viral and cellular pathogens, focusing on specific tactics they use to deflect immune attack. Next, a cheerier lecture describes other immune-based [...]

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 [...]

Human Anatomy and Physiology II (edX)

The second of two Anatomy and Physiology courses advances your knowledge of structure, function and interdependence of human body systems. Learn about the endocrine, circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, excretory and reproductive systems.

Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments (FutureLearn)

Jan 24th 2022
Demystifying Targeted Cancer Treatments (FutureLearn)
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Discover the science behind targeted cancer treatments on this free course designed for clinical research and oncology nurses. Deepen your understanding and improve communication with patients & colleagues. Thanks to ground-breaking research over the past 20 years, new, more targeted treatments have been developed that are changing the way [...]

Allergies: When the Immune System Backfires (FutureLearn)

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Allergies: When the Immune System Backfires (FutureLearn)
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What do allergies reveal about our immune system's capabilities? Learn more about allergy symptoms and treatments on this course. Discover how different allergies are understood, diagnosed, and treated today.The human immune system is designed to fight infection, but sometimes this defence mechanism provokes allergic disorders. On this course, you [...]

Evolutionary Medicine: Microbes, Medicine, and Humanity's Quest for Survival (edX)

Explore the complex relationships between people, pathogens, and our evolutionary past in the first MOOC on evolutionary medicine. Have you ever wondered why we often develop a fever when we get sick? Or a cough? Why do we get cancer? Or the flu? Or allergies? Why do our bodies [...]