What is the difference between central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea? In this lesson, we learn about sleep apnea, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and differentiate between central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea. USMLE
Pneumothorax also known as collapsed lung occurs when air is trapped in the pleural space. Trapped air causes a loss of negative pressure in the pleural cavity, reduces surface tension, and induces the lungs to collapse. There are 3 types of Pneumothorax or collapsed lungs: 1) Spontaneous 2) Traumatic, and 3) Tension Pneumothorax.
In this lesson, we learn the different types of pneumothorax (collapsed lung) and important terminology. USMLE
A Global Epidemic: The Novel 2019 Coronavirus
On December 31st, 2019, Chinese officials informed the World Health Organization that a group of strange cases of pneumonia were detected in the city of Wuhan. The cause of the pneumonia was unknown, but a week later, Chinese health officials confirmed that the cases were associated with a novel coronavirus.
In this lesson, we learn about what is the coronavirus, how the coronavirus spreads, how deadly it is, and why COVID-19 matters for our public and global health.
Brain Bee Study Guide: Free resources and study guide notes for Brain Bee competition students: Chapter 9 Kinds of Research
Differences between autocrine, paracrine, juxtacrine, and endocrine signaling. Quick easy lesson on Autocrine vs Paracrine vs Endocrine vs Juxtacrine Signaling.
Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Tay-Sachs Disease vs Niemann-Pick DIsease: Similarities and differences for symptoms, causes, enzymes, biochemistry, inheritance, etc
In this lesson, we learn about the 3 shunts of fetal circulation: ductus arteriosus, ductus venosus, and foramen ovale of the fetal heart: functions, medical significance, when they close, medical complications, and remnant ligaments.
Common eye problems, diseases, and disorders – Quick and easy to learn diagram, definitions, and explanations for common eye diseases
How is glucose transported into the blood? How is glucose taken up by red blood cells? In this easy-to-understand lesson, we explain the processes behind these questions.
Digestive System Anatomy: Diagram, Organs, Structures, and Functions
Nutrition: Glucose and Diabetes Type 1 vs. Diabetes Type 2, Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Proteins
In this lesson, we explain about the biochemistry of glucose transporters GLUT and SGLT, their functions, and differences. Biochemistry, MCAT, and USMLE
In this quick and easy lesson, we explain the shoulder muscles responsible for abducting the shoulder, the anatomy, the degrees of arm abduction for each shoulder muscle, and the nerves that innervate the shoulder abduction muscles.
An original review literary analysis of The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison and the Devil’s Bait essay, examining themes, characters, persona voice, and healing.
In this lesson, we explain the differences between transference and countertransference in clinical psychiatry, 3 types of transference in therapy, and included USMLE practice question.
USMLE Lesson on Biochemistry Nutrition: Zinc Deficiency, the functions of zinc, including its role as zinc fingers transcription factor motifs, and zinc deficiency symptoms
In this quick and easy lesson, we explain what is the Cori cycle, how the Cori cycle works, what is its clinical significance, and where is the Cori cyle located: MCAT and USMLE medicine.
In this lesson, we will explain the differences between the upper and lower respiratory system and the differences between upper respiratory tract infections and lower respiratory tract infections.
What is the difference between Kwashiorkor and Marasmus? USMLE protein-energy malnutrition diseases; we explain the differences, including causes, symptoms, comparative medical charts.
Circulatory system – order of blood flow through the heart; Step by step Pathway of Blood Flow Through the Heart; Quick and easy to learn in 14 steps
A review literary analysis of The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison, examining healing themes, characters, and persona.