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The immune system is our bodies' defence from attack - whether from viruses like influenza or unwanted bacteria. It's a hugely complex system, but Dr Alice Roberts explains how it works and what happens when it goes wrong. She also puts her body on the front line by taking part in a stunt guaranteed to scare her, so that the scientific effects on her immune system can be observed.
Dive into the fascinating stories behind three notorious diseases. See how scientists of the time were able to discover the causes of these diseases and develop effective treatments. Also, learn why infectious diseases are still a pressing issue for our society, despite our advances in science and technology.
In the article, the author discusses how doing things properly and not rushing them is an effective injury prevention strategy in a dental practice. Also cited are the claim by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that rushing is the main cause of accidents, and some tips when one is behind schedule like knowing the priorities and planning for said needs, focusing on the basic concepts, and being realistic with one's schedule.