Tag Archives: Online Instructor-Led Basic Pathology Course

Epidemiology of Atherosclerosis

Robbins Basic Pathology explains the constitutional risk factors for Ischemic Heart Disease – 1) Age 2) Gender, and 3) Genetics. It also presents the major modifiable risk factors – 1) Hyperlipidemia, 2) Hypertension, 3) Cigarette Smoking, and 4) Diabetes Mellitus. … Continue reading

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Understanding Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), comment

In Understanding Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), the posting author mentions “The person can live with the problem.” Working for a pathologist, we handle many reports where men have BPH, but they commonly die from other diseases or accidents. In all … Continue reading

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Eczema, comment

We find that most of our patient have allergies as an etiology to their eczema. This is confirmed by skin testing and blood testing. After allergy treatments, our patients show partial or full clearing of their eczema. Original Post Eczema … Continue reading

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Inflammation and Autodigestion Hypothesis

Regarding Robbins Basic Pathology by Kumar, Mitchell, Abbas, Fausto used in Dr. Johnson’s course. In Robbins we learn of the three types of shock: 1) Cardiogenic, resulting from failure of the cardiac pump; 2) Hypovolemic, resulting from the loss of … Continue reading

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First, what is Eczema? (aka atopic dermatitis):  It is a chronic itching, inflammatory condition of the skin.  The skin is dry and hyperkeratotic.  There are multiple types of lesions involved and the scratching or rubbing of them leads to different … Continue reading

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Speeding Up Process of Regeneration and Healing in Minor Conditions

Within Dr. Johnson’s course, I’m enjoying Chapter 3 of Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Edition (by Kumar), learning about Tissue Repair. I want to mention a few things I’ve learned and used in aiding or speeding up this process of Regeneration, … Continue reading

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Quantum-physics based New Biology and Epigenetics

I’m surprised, given the date of publication of Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Edition (by Kumar), that there is no mention of the quantum-physics based New Biology and Epigenetics. Dr. Bruce Lipton, a former medical school professor and research scientist in … Continue reading

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Rosacea is a skin disorder commonly misdiagnosed. For many patients, rosacea begins as noticeable change in skin color, generally to one area of the face. For many rosacea sufferers, the symptoms often first become noticeable after spending extended periods in … Continue reading

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Stress Management, comment

In a book written by Doctor Amen that have treated thousands of patients in his Amen clinic. He describes how by looking at brain imaging we can understand the function and how this functions influences the behavier. Brain the most … Continue reading

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Legalization of Marijuana, comment

Please be aware that chronic marijuana use may lead to abnormal lung functions, abnormal lung cells, breathing trouble, inflammation, and emphysema. Original Posts Legalization of Marijuana, comment Chronic inhalation of marijuana and tobacco in dogs: pulmonary pathology Other Links. Healthcare … Continue reading

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