- Concepts of health and disease.
- General types of diseases: infectious, hereditary, nutritional, chronic, terminal…
- Microbial diseases.
- Infectious diseases occurrence: epidemics and pandemics.
- Fighting infectious diseases: the immune system, vaccination, antibiotics.
- Malnutrition, eating disorders and digestive system related diseases.
- Respiratory system related diseases.
- Circulatory system related diseases.
- Good habits to keep a healthy heart.
- Urinary system related diseases.
- Degenerative nervous diseases.
- Drug addictions.
- Alcohol, tobacco and caffeine.
- Sensory organs related diseases.
- Endocrine system related diseases.
- Sexually transmitted diseases.
Top 10 weirdest prescription drug side effects.Most of us take prescription drugs: if all goes well, the drug works for you as it's supposed to. But there's no drug that works the same for everyone without any risks or side effects. Learn about some of the scariest ones.
Flu attack! How a virus invades your body.Wondeful animation that shows you how viruses trick healthy cells to join the dark side.
Pandemic!10 of the world's deadliest diseases and why they might wipe us out yet.
10 worst epidemics.Take a look at 10 of the worst epidemics to ever plague Mankind and how each disease works.
Tuberculosis, the unromantic killer.Learn about this so-often neglected infectious disease and how it is a real threat for many people.
Cholera's prevention preferable to its cure.Learn how cholera kills by dehydration.
Killer cholera begins where other diseases end.Learn how cholera can be treated succesfully.
MicrobiologyBytes.The latest news on microbiology.
Fighting Infectious Diseases
How the world was rid of smallpox.It's the only disease that humankind has successfully wiped out - and the eradication of smallpox was brought about by Edward Jenner.
How the H1N1 vaccine is made.Learn all the efforts required to make a new vaccine against a virus and why it takes six months from start to finish.
Phagocytosis.Learn how the immune system's phagocytes can destroy invader microorganisms.
Digestive problems.Gases, constipation, diarrhea, acid digestion...
Heart health quiz.How much do you know about the dangers that threaten the heart, and what can you do to keep it healthy? Take this quiz to find out.
Less fungus among us warm-blooded
A recent study finds that one major advantage of being warm-blooded is that the great majority of fungi cannot infect us.
Fruit juices block some drugs
A recent discovery points out that drinking some fruit juices might have some unexpected side-effects.