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viral infections

Watch videos about viral infections

  • Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
    Norovirus Food Poisoning from Pesticides
    Organic produce may present less of a food safety risk, given the potential contamination of pesticides with fecal pathogens.
  • Eating Outside Our Kingdom
    Eating Outside Our Kingdom
    A higher rate of cancer deaths among those that handle and process meat is attributed to infection with viruses and chronic exposure to animal proteins.
  • Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
    Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
    Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
  • More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
    More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
    Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
  • Foodborne Rabies
    Foodborne Rabies
    The consumption of cat and dog meat may be playing a role in "massive human rabies epidemics" in Asia. (Some people may find some of the concepts and images in this video disturbing.)
  • Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    Handwashing Compliance of Retail Deli Workers
    How often do retail deli workers wash their hands at both independent and chain stores? This is important given the potential for life-threatening blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis C.
  • Obesity-Causing Chicken Virus
    Obesity-Causing Chicken Virus
    Are viral infections contributing to the obesity epidemic?
  • Hepatitis E Virus in Pork
    Hepatitis E Virus in Pork
    The discovery of infectious hepatitis E virus in retail pork products may help explain the purported association between liver failure and pork consumption.
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