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Colour Blindness

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An explanation of what colour (color) blindess or colour (color) vision deficiency is
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Did you know that there were different kinds of colour blindness?  This is an informative site that tells you about the disease.

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Are you Color Blind!? - YouTube

Did you know that between 7 to 10% of men are "color blind"? Let's find out if you might be one of them! If under normal lighting conditions, you cannot diff...
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A brief description of colour blindness, along with some interesting facts.

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Cardiovascular conditions

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Find information on heart conditions, medicines, emergencies and how we can help
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An organisation devoted to noninfectious diseases of the heart. This site teaches you about the types of heart diseases, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Hemophilia Presentation - YouTube

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A quick clip that outlines what haemophillia is, how you get it, the symptoms and treatment.

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HIV and AIDS

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There is no cure for AIDS, which is why prevention is so important. Get the facts on HIV/AIDS, as well as how it affects the body and is treated, in this article.
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Another great site giving the run down on HIV/Aids in easy to read format.

 

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HIV and AIDS - Better Health Channel

HIV and AIDS - Better Health Channel | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
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What is HIV?  What is Aids?  How are they different?  How are the contracted?  An informative site with easily read information.

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infectious disease :: Immune response to infection

infectious disease :: Immune response to infection | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
In medicine, a process caused by a microorganism that impairs a person’s health. An infection, by contrast, is the invasion of and replication in the body by any of various microbial agents—including bacteria,...
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A good description of how the immune system responds to infectious diseases.

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Human Immune System

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This site tells you all about the bodies barriers to infectious disease.

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What is an infectious disease? - Curiosity

What is an infectious disease? - Curiosity | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
What is an infectious disease? Find out what an infectious disease is and how to prevent it at Curiosity.com.
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An excellent video on how malaria is contracted along with a simple explanation of infectious disease.

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Infectious Disease

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This is a great site that provides a comprehensive list of infectious diseases and then links you to a facts page that provides a great summary about each disease.

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Endocrine System

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The endocrine system influences almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies. It is instrumental in regulating mood, growth and development, metabolism, and sexual function, among other things.
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The endocrine system explained in simple terms.

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The Sense of Taste, CNS - YouTube

The Sense of Taste, CNS
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A brief explanation of how taste works.

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How does our sense of taste work? - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

How does our sense of taste work? - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
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Fact or Myth - that there are areas on the tongue responsible for tasting specific flavours such as sweet, salty, sour and bitter?

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Color Vision Test - Official Version - YouTube

Did you know that between 7 to 10% of men are "color blind"? Let's find out if you might be one of them! If under normal lighting conditions, you cannot diff...
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Not a good idea to self diagnose using the internet.  

However this is an interesting clip on how a specialist would determine if you were colour blind.

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Heart Disease and Heart Attacks - YouTube

Understanding coronary artery disease and myocardial infarctions. Left-most image from wikipedia user ZooFari (other two images in public domain). This video...
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Want to know what happens to the heart when you have a heart attack - this is the clip for you.

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Down Syndrome Australia - What is Down syndrome?

Down Syndrome Australia - What is Down syndrome? | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
Down Syndrome Australia (DSA) is the national voice for Down syndrome in Australia.
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Down Syndrome Australia is an organisation devoted to this non infectious diseases.  The organisation informs you about the genetic condition, living with down syndrome and related health conditions.

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Breakthrough in Haemophilia treatment - YouTube

Doctors are hailing a major breakthrough in gene therapy that could revolutionise treatment of the blood clotting disorder Haemophilia. Sufferers currently h...
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This short clip discusses a new treatment for haemophillia - an injection of factor 9.

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What Is HIV/AIDS?

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HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that can lead to AIDS. Learn more.
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Great use of acrostics to describe what Aids and HIV are.

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List of Noninfectious Diseases | LIVESTRONG.COM

List of Noninfectious Diseases | LIVESTRONG.COM | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
Diseases can cause a number of symptoms to any part of the body. Communicable diseases are ones that are spread by an infection when you come in contact with someone who has it. Noninfectious diseases do not spread and they are generally caused from genetics, environmental factors or deficiencies in nutrition.
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This site gives a brief explanation of what a non-infectious disease is and some examples.

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Barriers to infection - YouTube

the body has several ways of preventing infection
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This clip discusses some of the ways that our body defends itself.

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5 Natural Body Barriers to Prevent Disease | LIVESTRONG.COM

5 Natural Body Barriers to Prevent Disease | LIVESTRONG.COM | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
The human body has a multitude of natural barriers in place to prevent infection and disease. These barriers can be both external and internal. The external barrier is the largest organ of your body, your skin. The internal barriers are your immune system, your stomach acid, the blood-brain barrier and the placental barrier.
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The body is clever, it has a few defenses against infectious disease.

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What-is-Infectious-Disease? - The MetroHealth System

What-is-Infectious-Disease? - The MetroHealth System | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
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A great explanation of what an infectious disease is, particularly like the malaria explanation and diagram.

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Drag and Drop Interactives

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This site contains a great drop and drag activity for labeling male and female reproductive systems

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Hormonal (endocrine) system - Better Health Channel

Hormonal (endocrine) system - Better Health Channel | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
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The Better Health Channel helps explain the parts of the endocrine system and how they work.

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HowStuffWorks "How Taste Works"

HowStuffWorks "How Taste Works" | Coordination & Reproduction | Scoop.it
Taste may actually be the most complicated sense as scientists know less about it than sight and hearing. Learn about taste and how taste works.
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Why are we able to distinguish between the flours of our food?  How does taste work?  All revealed in this site.

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