Human medicine deals with issues how to maintain human health conditions, prevent from illness and treat it. Human medicine is a health science based on biomedical research. The study field has many multidisciplinary fields, such as biomedical engineering, disaster medicine, hospital medicine, environmental medicine, travel medicine, evolutionary medicine, forensic medicine, medical ethics, sexual medicine, addiction medicine, laser medicine, therapeutics, pain medicine, nosology, medical humanities, pharmacogenomics, urgent care and etc. The field has a wide spectrum of health professionals: bioengineers, pharmacists, therapists, nurses, laboratory scientists and etc. Most of the basic sciences of the field are: genetics, immunology, neurology, psychiatry, neuroscience, microbiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, histology, toxicology, cytology, biostatistics, pharmacology, nutrition science, biophysics, medical physics, biochemistry, pathology, embryology, photobiology, endocrinology, anatomy, radiobiology and biomechanics.
This course deals with a subject of importance to us all – our genes, which is an area at the forefront of developments in medical science. You’ll examine the patterns of inheritance of genes, how genes function and why there are differences between individuals and between populations. Learn about human genetics and health issues is one of a series of 100-hour flexible online courses introducing fascinating topics in science.
This program is designed to meet the growing demand of allied health/medical professionals, registered dietitians, fitness professionals, personal trainers, and the general public. This innovative and comprehensive web-based certificate program provides an in-depth examination of contemporary nutritional topics such as meal plan analysis, functional food implementation, antioxidants, public nutrition, sports nutrition, vitamin supplementation, and weight management.
This introductory Level 1 course explores the scientific and social aspects of disease and disability in a global context through seven case studies: water and health in an overcrowded world; pain; alcohol; screening for breast cancer; chronic lung disease; trauma and accidents; and visual impairment.
Infectious disease affects all our lives to varying degrees, often making front-page news: ‘New resistant strain of TB’, ‘Will bird flu cross over to humans?’ ‘Hospital infections reach epidemic proportions’, etc. This module approaches infectious disease from several perspectives – exploring the underlying biology, epidemiology, ecology and evolution of pathogens in relation to the extraordinary immune defences of their human hosts.
SDSU, College of Extended Studies, in partnership with Gatlin Education Services (GES), offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.
To provide insight into obesity, genetic and environmental aetiology, the underlying metabolic disturbances and metabolic consequences and health effects and potential for prevention.
Our summerschool is aimed at advanced master students and starting PhD students with the goal to teach them on recent advances in neural circuit development and plasticity from an interdisciplinary perspective. This will be achieved in two ways: first, a series of lectures by renowned international speakers and second, participants work on assignments that require extensive discussion between lecturers, organizers and participants.
The module reflects the increasing recognition of the need for palliative care for people with non malignant conditions. Relevant UK documents include the ‘End of Life Care Strategy' – promoting high quality care for all (DoH 2008), ‘Living Well, Dying Well' (Scottish Government 2008) and reports published by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care e.g. ‘Public Awareness of Palliative Care' – Report of the findings of the first national survey in Scotland into public knowledge and understanding of palliative care (2003). Reports and guidance from the World Health Organisation (including the New guide on palliative care services for people living with advanced cancer (2007)) and the European Organisation for Palliative Care highlight the need for global action to improve palliative care education and service provision.
To address the current state-of-the-art knowledge concerning the impact of pre- and post natal developmental programming on metabolism with special emphasis on the metabolic syndrome.
This course it intended for students and recent graduates in physiotherapy and related fields interested in technology. Students get an introduction in the world of assistive technology (AT) and its potential to support patients as well as therapists. The focus in this summer course will be on AT to support mobility and ambulation, motor learning in rehabilitation, activity monitoring and e-rehabilitation, home adaptations and sports.
Objectives: To develop a robust knowledge and familiarity with the methods used in clinical research and pharmacoepidemiology to evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of medicines and therapeutic interventions. To develop a robust knowledge and familiarity with the methods used in randomised clinical trials.
The course will provide an introduction to design and analysis of case-control studies.