Syndrome K was a neurological illness "that began with convulsions and dementia and led to paralysis and death from asphyxia." This ailment, which terrified the Nazi soldiers occupying the city, reportedly saved anywhere from 20 to over 100 Jews who were destined for the Auschwitz concentration camp. But how was this possible during an epidemic of such a lethal sickness?
What You Should Know About Vaccination and the New COVID-19 Vaccines
According to the World Health Organization, immunization currently prevents 2-3 million deaths each year. Unfortunately, vaccine-preventable diseases still cause 1.5 million deaths each year as well.
Learning Processes and Mechanisms in the University of Utah Department of Surgery
At a basic level, organizational learning describes the creation, retention, and transfer of knowledge within an organization. This is achieved at the University of Utah's Department of Surgery via formal and informal learning, and through the use and support of Senge's five disciplines and Smerek's thinking dispositions. By creating this type of learning culture, the University of Utah benefits from increased efficiency, productivity, profit, and employee satisfaction; decreased turnover; and a culture of inquiry and sharing.
What is KCNH1 and how can mutations of this gene be expressed in an individual's phenotype?