Unit C: Disease Defence and Human Health

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1. Disease

1.1. Causes of Human Disease

1.1.1. pathogens

1.1.2. bacteria

1.1.3. viruses

1.1.4. protists

1.1.5. fungi

1.2. Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases

1.2.1. http://www.biologycorner.com/projects/outbreak/

1.2.2. http://elms.lincoln.k12.nc.us/blogs/avickers/page/Web-Quest---Human-Diseases

1.2.3. http://www.beavercreek.k12.oh.us/Page/5122

1.2.4. How to Spread

1.2.4.1. Airborne

1.2.4.2. Water-borne

1.2.4.3. Carried in Food

1.2.4.4. Direct Contact

1.3. Risk Factors

1.3.1. not eating properly

1.3.2. drinking unclean water

1.3.3. not having a toilet

1.3.4. not practising personal hygiene

1.3.5. having sex

1.3.6. smoking tobacco

1.3.7. consuming excess alcohol

1.4. Disease Prevention

1.4.1. preventing food poisoning

1.4.2. sterilization

1.4.3. aseptic methods

1.5. Resources

1.5.1. http://www.sowashco.k12.mn.us/oms/CourseSubjects/Phy_Ed_Health/disease_web_quest.htm

1.5.2. http://www.health.alberta.ca/health-info/lyme-disease.html

1.5.3. http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/monsters-inside-me/videos/e-coli-invades-body/

1.5.4. Disease Spread Activity: http://seplessons.ucsf.edu/node/226

2. Societies Response to Disease

2.1. How Diseases Affect Society

2.1.1. Pandemic Disease

2.1.1.1. AIDS

2.1.2. Epedemics

2.1.2.1. Tuberculosis

2.1.3. Effect on Aboriginal Groups

2.2. Improving Human Health

2.2.1. water quality

2.2.2. garbage removal

2.2.3. waste treatment

2.2.4. mass vaccination

2.2.5. education campaigns

2.3. Public Health and You

2.3.1. Factors of Public Health

2.3.1.1. population growth and overcrowding

2.3.1.2. migration

2.3.1.3. lifestyle

2.3.1.4. travel

2.3.1.5. food supply

2.3.1.6. sexual activity and childbirth

2.3.2. Health Warnings

2.3.2.1. food recalls

2.3.2.2. boil-water advisories

2.3.2.3. mass vaccinations

2.3.2.4. road safety

2.3.3. How Important are Personal Action?

3. Protecting Yourself from Disease

3.1. Defence against Pathogens

3.1.1. Physical Defences

3.1.1.1. nose and sinuses

3.1.1.2. tonsils and adenoids

3.1.1.3. eyelids

3.1.1.4. tears

3.1.1.5. eyelashes

3.1.1.6. hair

3.1.1.7. ear

3.1.1.8. skin

3.1.1.9. stomach

3.1.2. Inflammatory Response

3.2. Immunity

3.2.1. Antigens and Antibodies

3.2.2. Types of Immunity

3.2.2.1. inherited immunity

3.2.2.2. acquired immunity

3.2.2.2.1. active immunity

3.2.2.2.2. passive immunity

3.3. Immunization

3.3.1. Why Get Immunization Shots?

3.3.2. Allergies

3.4. Treating Infectious Diseases

3.4.1. Antibiotics

3.4.1.1. kill harmful and helpful bacteria

3.4.1.2. can cause side effects

3.4.1.3. development of resistant bacteria

3.4.2. Over-the-Counter Drugs

3.4.2.1. handling

3.4.2.2. choosing

4. Genetics and Health

4.1. DNA Structure

4.1.1. Genetics

4.1.2. Chromosomes

4.2. Inheritance and Genetics

4.2.1. Heredity

4.2.2. Genotypes

4.2.3. Punnett Squares

4.3. Genetic Changes

4.3.1. Mutation

4.3.2. Inherited Genetic Disorders

4.3.3. Mutagens

4.4. Issues in Genetic Research

4.4.1. Genetic Engineering

4.4.2. Cloning