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This slideshow covers: definitions of the terms "health" and "disease", communicable vs incommunicable diseases, pathogens and how they enter our body, how pathogens are spread, examples of different diseases (HIV, salmonella, athlete's foot and malaria), examples of plant diseases (ash dieback, TMV and crown gall), how our bodies defend ourselves against microbes, the role of platelets, how plants defend themselves against infections using physical and chemical means, white blood cells, producing antibodies, specificity of antibodies, preventing the spread of disease using individual, local and national means, vaccinations, identifying plant diseases, using a microscope, growing microorganisms using agar, how monoclonal antibodies are made, uses of monoclonal antibodies, health and lifestyle, interpreting data about health, lifestyle and non-communicable diseases, how diseases can interact, discovering new drugs, antibiotics, painkillers, calculating the area of an agar plate, cardiovascular disease and how to treat it, researching and testing new medicines, placebos, using monoclonal antibodies to fight cancer.

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