Immunology is the study of the immune system and is a very important branch of the medical and biological sciences. The immune system protects us from infection through various lines of defence. If the immune system is not functioning as it should, it can result in disease, such as autoimmunity, allergy and cancer. It is also now becoming clear that immune responses contribute to the development of many common disorders not traditionally viewed as immunologic, including metabolic, cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
These videos focus on celiac disease, a serious condition that can damage intestinal walls if the body is unable to properly digest gluten proteins.
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This video is an overview of autoimmune disease, a condition that causes your immune system to attack healthy tissue and cells instead of harmful substances.
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This video highlights the symptoms and diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly referred to as lupus.
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This video decribes the functions and processes of the innate immune system as well as the differences between adaptive and innate immunity.
[Click to view video about the mechanism of innate immunity]
This video provides an overview of the most prominent theories of the existence and action of fevers in immunological response.
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Tattoos are become more and more prevalent. This video addresses the accuracy of recent (2017) news articles regarding the impact of tattoo pigments on lymph nodes.
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This video presents an interview with Dr. Kjetil Ask about fibrosis and immunology.
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In this video Elizabeth Simms presents an overview of peptide immunotherapy and it's potential role in treating patients with peanut allergy.
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