Birth of a Planet

[Music]>>NARRATOR: We now know that the Earth and the planets of our solar system are not alone in the universe. Over the past few decades, the hunt for extrasolar planets has yielded incredible discoveries, and now planetary researchers have a new tool. Simulated models of how planets are born. [Music]>>NARRATOR: It’s believed that most planets […]

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

Human Papillomavirus | HPV | Nucleus Health

Human Papilloma viruses, also called HPVs, make up a group of over 100 related viruses that infect people. Most HPVs can cause common skin warts, usually on the hands or feet. However, about 40 types of HPV affect the genitals, which are the sex organs on the outside of the body. These HPVs cause the […]

Baby Steps: 4D Ultrasound

You’re about to be amazed. Thanks to the latest imaging technology we’ll be peeking inside the womb to see how babies grow during the last seven months before birth, and how they keep themselves busy in the meantime. Now let’s see how far our new little person has come in just eight weeks. The face […]

Medical Animation: HIV and AIDS

HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you have HIV, you have an infection that damages your immune system over time, and causes AIDS. AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It is the final stage of an HIV infection, when your immune system is damaged and too weak to fight off ordinary infections. When foreign […]

Clinical Reproductive Anatomy – Cervix – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

So next I’d like to move onto the cervix, so what we’re looking at here, is the cervix bulging into the end of the vagina. So the portion of the cervix projecting into the vagina is known as the ectocervix, and I’ve outlined this in blue. And then you’ve got the bit which lines the […]

Birth Control Pills

A series of events called the menstrual cycle happens about once every month to prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy. Changing levels of natural chemicals in the bloodstream called called hormones control these events. The reproductive organs affected by these hormones include: the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The ovaries produce two main […]

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue, similar to the lining in your uterus, grows in other areas of your body. If you are a woman, your reproductive system includes the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. During a normal menstrual cycle, you’re ovaries make chemicals called hormones, which signal the lining of your uterus to […]

Circumcision | Nucleus Health

circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the penis of your male baby it is usually done within the first few days of birth at birth the penis has a protective sleeve of tissue called the foreskin covering the glans or head the foreskin can usually be pulled back to expose the glans […]

Pelvic Floor Part 1 – The Pelvic Diaphragm – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

This is a tutorial on the pelvic floor. So what we’re looking at here is a superior view into the pelvis. You can see these muscles which make up the pelvic floor at the bottom of the pelvis. So I’ve got the femurs in here because I’ve included the muscles of the walls of the […]