LIVE IT: Lose Weight with Avocados and Almonds

LIVE IT: Lose Weight with Avocados and Almonds

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The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

What would you say if we told you that humanity is currently making a collaborative effort to engineer the perfect superbug? A bug that could kill hundreds of millions of people? Well, it is happening right now. We are in the process of creating a superbacterium. Bacteria are among the oldest living things on this […]

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An Experiment in Gratitude | The Science of Happiness

Participant 1: Shut up [laughs] Participant 2: What? Wait, wait. Participant 3: Oh he’s gonna be so embarrassed. [title music] Julian Huguet: What makes you happy? Having fun? Hanging out with friends? Delicious food? Making money? Well consider this. Psychologists have scientifically proven that one of the greatest contributing factors to overall happiness in your […]

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Sexual Health | Episode 4 | Censex

Sexual Health | Episode 4 | Censex

In this episode of “tauba tauba tu sex karti hai?” we’re going to address sexual health. And ask young Indians, why they are playing Russian roulette with theirs. Sexual health is a huge problem in urban India. The life cycle of someone sexually active goes something like this… Avoid visiting the doctor Have unprotected sex […]

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Advancing Health Care Through Research: Our Patients’ Stories

I have sickle cell disease (SS). I didn’t really understand it growing up, I just knew that I would get pain every so often. It didn’t hit me that it was lifetime, life — lifelong, and that I would be dealing with this. It was a hard pill to swallow when I realized that this […]

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Why Can’t We Experiment On Human Embryonic Stem Cells?

Why Can’t We Experiment On Human Embryonic Stem Cells?

Studies on human embryonic stem cells are highly controversial, and the current law says that embryos must be destroyed after 14-days. But why 14-days? What’s so significant about the two week limit, and should we even keep using it? Hi there my science buddies. Julian here for DNews. Human embryonic stem cells are one of […]

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Student profile – Wariri Oghenebrume – MSc Global Health and Management

Student profile – Wariri Oghenebrume – MSc Global Health and Management

The MSc in Global Health and Management at the University of Aberdeen, I would say is a robust programme in that it connects the classroom taught content with real-life experience. There is an opportunity for work-based placements where students are placed with a health or development sector agency to get applied research skills, gain invaluable […]

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Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Laura Victoria-Perez needed a hysterectomy and for the first time in her life, was facing major surgery. I didn’t know what to expect about the operating room. I didn’t know what to expect about the preparation. The idea of having surgery and spending time in hospital can cause high levels of anxiety says anesthesiologist Dr. […]

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After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver

After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver

Translator: Jessica Lee Reviewer: Denise RQ So how do we learn? And why does some of us learn things more easily than others? So, as I just mentioned, I’m Dr. Lara Boyd. I am a brain researcher here at the University of British Columbia. These are the questions that fascinate me. (Cheers) (Applause) So brain […]

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Improving Healthcare Systems | Research Topics 2017 | AXA Research Fund

Improving Healthcare Systems | Research Topics 2017 | AXA Research Fund

10 Topics to care about in 2017 Improving healthcare systems Globally ageing population, The rise of chronic diseases, or even new technologies are among major global challenges facing healthcare systems At AXA we believe that access to quality care for all is essential How to ensure healthcare system’s sustainability, and allow each of us to […]

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