How many disease-causing microorganisms are there

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9 Chapter 1 Parasites and symbionts Parasitism and symbiosis 2 Pathogens Pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, multicellular organisms) Selected examples of infectious diseases, hygiene measures and prophylaxis 3 Illness and health promotion Measures to promote health, role of microorganisms in the health of the People diseases of civilization (eg cardiovascular diseases, stress diseases, cancer) In this semester you can expect many exciting questions: Which parasites inhabit the human body? Does hand washing protect against disease-causing bacteria? How do cancers develop? There are also new special pages this school year: Scientific work. How do you formulate a hypothesis? Where can I research scientific information? What do you have to consider when planning a scientific paper? The first chapter deals with parasites and symbioses. We already encountered these terms in earlier school years, this year these types of relationships between different organisms will be examined in detail. The second chapter looks at organisms that cause disease in humans and ways to protect yourself from them. The topic of disease also accompanies us in Chapter 3: This is particularly about diseases of civilization, ie diseases that can arise from an unhealthy lifestyle and diet, as well as health-promoting measures that counteract the development of these diseases. «What to expect this semester» Fig .: Illustration of a flu virus with antibodies (white) that bind to the virus. For testing purposes only - property of the publisher öbv

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