2D Glasses! Take the Headache out of 3D

Good morning John, so as you may have noticed, 3D movies are all the rage, and when I say rage, in some cases I mean actual, physical, literal RAGE. I mean really, isn’t there enough 3D in our lives already? Almost everything I have ever known has been 3-dimensional. Seeing a movie in 2D, that…

Gestational Diabetes | Nucleus Health

If you have gestational diabetes during your pregnancy the level of sugar in your bloodstream is higher than normal. The sugar in your blood is called glucose. A hormone in your body called insulin acts like a key in a lock when it attaches to receptors on your cells. The insulin opens your cells so…

Medical Animation: HIV and AIDS

HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you have HIV, you have an infection that damages your immune system over time, and causes AIDS. AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It is the final stage of an HIV infection, when your immune system is damaged and too weak to fight off ordinary infections. When foreign…

Type 2 Diabetes | Nucleus Health

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar level is too high. After you eat foods that contain carbohydrates, chemicals in your small intestine break them down into single sugar molecules called glucose. Next, the cells lining your small intestine absorb the glucose, which passes into the bloodstream. When the blood reaches…

Hemorrhagic Stroke (Brain Hemorrhage)

made by ph/ Rayan Mahmoud faculty of pharmacy , alexandria university a stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked after just few minutes the starved brain cells begin to die normally the brain recieves blood via two major pairs of arteries which branch through out brain tissue and supply…

Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

If you have acute coronary syndrome, you have one or more conditions caused by a blockage of blood flow to your heart muscle. This is a medical emergency, because you may be having a heart attack, a condition in which your heart muscle begins to die. Your heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood…

Research in space for health: growing blood vessels

Did you know that when cultured in microgravity, cells grow as 3D cell aggregates, which better mirror the shape and the environment cells experience in our bodies? Here on Earth, we have gravity, and that means that sedimentation and convection effects play a major role during cell culture. In space, on the other hand, these…