Cancer 101 | National Geographic

Cancer 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Today cancer causes one in every seven deaths worldwide. But how does cancer start, and what is being done to combat it? Our bodies contain trillions of highly specialized cells and each carries genes responsible for regulating cell growth and division. But when a genetic change disrupts this process cells begin to grow

Read More

This Video Exposes Hitler’s Secret Illness

This Video Exposes Hitler’s Secret Illness

NARRATOR: Theodore Morell was the Fuhrer’s trusted personal doctor for nine years. Hitler heaped praise and honors upon him. But there was one critical condition that Doctor Morell was late in diagnosing. A debilitating disease that mirrored the collapse of Hitler’s crumbling Reich. While the shattered remnants of SS and army units made their last

Read More

What Was the 1918 Influenza Pandemic?

What Was the 1918 Influenza Pandemic?

In 1918, a new and unusually deadly influenza virus swept the globe, in a pandemic that we are still studying today. Dr. Taubenberger: “The 1918 pandemic caused the global deaths of probably fifty, and maybe up to one hundred million people, making it the worst natural disaster in all of recorded human history.” But what

Read More