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BIO 142 / NAS 162: Organ Systems & Diseases (AL)

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Body Systems and Disorders

Select a body system to start learning about that system and diseases affiliated with it:

Disease History

Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

For articles with more details on a specific aspect of your topic, go to the Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments tab above and use the sources listed under "Detailed Information".

Clinical Trials

"In a clinical trial, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators."  Participants are assigned an intervention by the investigators.  This is different from an observational study in which participants' health outcomes are assessed based on already-established interventions.  (from "Learn about Clinical Studies," clinicaltrials.gov)