Cardiovascular Disease – Diseases Ep 1

Cardiovascular disease is a non-communicable disease; it is not caused by a pathogen and cannot be passed from person to person. Most cardiovascular disease begins with atherosclerosis developing in an artery due to factors such as high blood pressure. In this article we will look at how atheromas develop, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and treatments.... Continue Reading →

Blood Vessels – Exchange and Transport Ep 10

Getting blood around the body requires a network of blood vessels. These come in different shapes and sizes depending on their location and function. In this article we will look at the structure of arteries, veins, capillaries. Arteries Arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the tissues of the body (except the pulmonary... Continue Reading →

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