False-colour scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a colony of bacteria Rickettsia prowazeki, agent of typhus disease. These bacteria are non-motile, rod-like and Gram-negative. They cause epidemic typhus, a human disease transmitted by the human body louse. R. prowazeki multiply within the louse and exit in louse faeces. Due to louse bites, or scratching by the human victim, these bacteria enter the human bloodstream. Fever, rash and delirium may result, and death may occur if un- treated.
Stinging Nettle, Long known as a nutritious addition to the diet and as a herbal remedy, the stinging nettle leaves have been traditionally used to : cleanse the blood treat hay fever arthritis and anemia excessive menstruation hemorrhoids rheumatism skin problems like eczema nettle rash chicken pox bruis
LW 8: Kristen Muñoz// This is a great example of visualizing concepts. Every segment of information is accompanied by a corresponding image that makes it easier to understand and digest, and the sources are all listed at the bottom of the graphic.
"Depression is such a cruel punishment. there are no fevers, no rashes, no blood tests to send people scurrying in concern, just the slow erosion of self, as insidious as cancer. And like cancer, it is essentially a solitary experience; a room in hell with only your name on the door." - Martha Manning