A timeline illustrating the gradual effects of obesity on the body, including diabetes, atherosclerosis, and heart attack.
Dr. Rosenthal uses a model of a heart and an artery to describe how blockages lead to heart attack and tissue damage.
In four lectures, Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD, and Christine E. Seidman, MD, discuss their groundbreaking work in using genetic and molecular approaches to understand cardiovascular diseases.
The heart acts as a dual pump, sending oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs to be reinvigorated and pumping oxygen-rich blood to vital organs throughout the body.
Molecular genetic approaches have identified genes that, when mutated, cause either increased or decreased blood pressure.
A lesson that requires students to read detailed scientific passages and explain how an understanding of specific icefish adaptations might lead to a treatment or cure for human disorders, such as osteoporosis and anemia.
An intricate three-dimensional network of blood vessels nourishes the heart.