Learn Disease


In this topic, learn about human diseases, how to peform a diagnosis, how a prognosis is formulated, and how treatment options are decided upon and administered.  Whether you're studying to be a doctor, a nurse, or just learning about disease for personal enrichment, these resources will help you understand the human body, how it behaves when it's distressed, and how to treat it effectively.

We have 8 resources for learning Disease including educational Online Classes, from providers such as Khan Academy and University of Leeds.


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Causes of Human Disease Program


9th - College | Online class

The Causes of Human Disease program consists of five short online courses that look at the science behind the causes of human disease. – Program

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Circulatory system diseases


College | Online class

With the heart pumping 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it’s absolutely vital to make sure things are flowing smoothly (pun intended!). Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, and different parts...

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Endocrine system diseases


College | Online class

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Gastrointestinal system diseases


College | Online class

Gastroenteritis What is gastroenteritis? (Article) What is gastroenteritis? (Video) What is viral gastroenteritis? (Video) What is staphylococcal enteritis? (Video) What is cholera? (Video) What is...

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Hematologic system diseases


College | Online class

Blood is incredibly important in combating disease and the healing process after an injury. It acts as a highway for medicine, stops bleeding, fights infections, controls cells from multiplying too...

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Muscular-skeletal diseases


College | Online class

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Nervous system diseases


College | Online class

Parkinson’s disease What is Parkinson’s disease? (Article) What is Parkinson’s disease? (Video) Movement signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (Video) Non-movement symptoms of Parkinson’s...

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Respiratory system diseases


College | Online class

Our lungs are composed of a bronchial tree (think of an upside down tree with millions of leaves), blood vessels bringing blood in and out, and a protein-rich fluid that forms a matrix holding...

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