"Lec 8 - The World Outside: A Changing Environment and How It Affects Us" Dr. Gary Schoolnik discusses cholera from medical, epidemiological, ecological, and economic perspectives, focusing on the links between agricultural practices, particularly the advent of chemical fertilizers, and climate change on cholera epidemics in South Asia. Stanford Mini Med School is a series arranged and directed by Stanford's School of Medicine, and presented by the Stanford Continuing Studies program. Featuring more than thirty distinguished, faculty, scientists and physicians from Stanford's medical school, the series offers students a dynamic introduction to the world of human biology, health and disease, and the groundbreaking changes taking place in medical research and health care. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Stanford University School of Medicine http://med.stanford.edu Stanford Continuing Studies http://continuingstudies.stanford.edu Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
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Tags: Medicine infectious disease Bangladesh South Asia Ganges River Cholera climate change epidemiology ecology epidemic pandemic infections agent rehydration toxin small intestine electrolytes diarrhea Vibrio cholerae stool rice w
Duration: 108m 51s
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