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Pathology

Learning the ABCs: What Is Viral Hepatitis?

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been announced, and it’s being awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of hepatitis C virus. In the official press release, the Nobel Prize committee ...
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News, Pathology

VB News Desk: A Potential New COVID Treatment and the Race for a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, the research community has been abuzz with studies centered on finding treatments, and ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

5 Facts About Aphasia

Did you know that in addition to being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, June is Aphasia Awareness Month as well? Aphasia is a language disorder ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

5 Facts About Alzheimer's Disease

Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month? Alzheimer’s Disease is a neurodegenerative condition that impairs memory and ...
Pathology

5 Deadly Pandemics of the Past and What We Can Learn From Them

Whether caused by bacteria, viruses, or other malicious microorganisms, disease has been a part of human life since there has been human life. That’s ...
Anatomy & Physiology, News, Pathology

Research Roundup: Could Light Help Treat Brain Disorders and Chronic Pain?

Whether it comes from the sun, a lightbulb, or a campfire, light is an important component of our world. We rely on it for our sense of vision, for ...
News, Pathology

VB News Desk: Could the COVID-19 Coronavirus Become a Pandemic?

Back in January, a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which leads to a disease called COVID-19, began making headlines as it began to infect more and ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

A Heart Rate Lesson Plan Using Physiology & Pathology

Instructors rejoice—the first of our Physiology & Pathology Lab Activities has arrived! Today, we’re going to talk you through a free lesson plan for ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

Decoding the Heart: What Is an ECG?

If you’ve explored our newest app, Physiology & Pathology, you might have noticed that one of the tools you can use alongside the beating heart is a ...
News, Pathology

VB News Desk: What Is the Wuhan Coronavirus?

In the past few days, the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China in December has been a topic of much discussion in the news. As of Jan. 24, ...