Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

All right. Let’s talk about hypertension. And the first thing we have to do is understand the two main categories, or types, of hypertension that are out there. So there are two types, primary– and this is actually also called essential hypertension. You might hear that word, essential. And secondary. And I’ll write that as a two. And […]

Calculate your own body mass index | Miscellaneous | Heatlh & Medicine | Khan Academy

So let’s talk about body mass index, BMI. This is a term that’s often discussed, and so let’s first figure out how it’s calculated. How do we figure this out? So if you have a little stick person, what you could do is have them step on a scale. And you get their weight. So the first thing […]

Fresh Wrap Ep 03: Food as Medicine: NNEdPro IANE membership pathway

MELISSA ADAMSKI: Here at Monash University we’re proud to announce that our suite of “Food as Medicine” courses is now recognised as a pathway for application to the NNedPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health’s new International Academy for Nutrition Educators, or IANE. So NNedPro has partnered with us here at Monash University, also SNEB, who are the […]

Food As Medicine: Feedback with Melissa – Week 2 – Nov 2019

MELISSA ADAMSKI: Hi everyone and welcome to our week two feedback video for “Food as Medicine”. It’s great to see everyone jumping into the content for week two, and really enjoying our body systems approach to food as medicine. The first thing I would like to say though is thanks for all your feedback from the week one […]

Food As Medicine: Feedback with Melissa – Week 1 – July 2019

MELISSA ADAMSKI: Hi everyone, and welcome to our feedback video for week 1 of Food as Medicine. I’m Melissa, your course mentor, and it’s great to see everyone jumping in and starting to discuss the exciting information that we have around Food as Medicine in week 1. So we’ve got a lot of engagement going on, with thousands […]

What is hypertension? | Circulatory system diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

Let’s talk about hypertension. And I’ll write that here, hypertension. And hypertension basically means high blood pressure. And we actually categorize it in different groups. So let’s use my blood pressure, 115 over 75 as an example. And I had drawn a small figure for you where I had blood pressure on this side and I had time […]

Erectile Dysfunction: The Deadly Lie & Simple Cure

>From pills and pumps to surgery and shockwaves, there’s no shortage of creative, costly and confounding treatments for erectile dysfunction. And with patients desperate for solutions and doctors quick to dole out medication, symptom-focused quick fixes with high profit margins overtake any discussion of prevention, cause or lasting cure. But the most disturbing omission of all in the […]

Feedback with Melissa and Christie – Week 2 – Mar 2019 – Food as Medicine

CHRISTIE BENNETT: Hello, everyone. Welcome to Week 2 of “Food is Medicine.” We’re in our weekly feedback video today. My name’s Christie, and I’m one of the course mentors. And I have with me– MELISSA ADAMSKI: Mel, your other course mentor. You might have seen me pop up in the discussion forums having a chat with some of […]

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