Tag: disease

Echo from the Past: The Origin of Disease and Medicine (Cherokee Folktale)

Echo from the Past: The Origin of Disease and Medicine (Cherokee Folktale)

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments October 12, 2019

In the old days the beasts, birds, fishes, insects, and plants could all talk, and they and the people lived together in peace and friendship. But as time went on the people increased so rapidly that their settlements spread over the whole earth, and the poor animals found themselves beginning to be cramped for room. […]

2019–2020 Recommendations for Flu Prevention and Treatment in Children

2019–2020 Recommendations for Flu Prevention and Treatment in Children

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 8, 2019

>>Good afternoon. I’m commander Ibad Khan and I’m representing the clinician outreach and communication activity, COCA, with the emergency risk communication branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I’d like to welcome you to today’s COCA call, 2019-2020 Recommendations for Influenza Prevention and Treatment in Children: An Update for Pediatric Providers. You may […]

12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain

12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments October 7, 2019

Brainy Dose Presents: 12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain Your brain is the control system for all of the activities that occur in your body. But did you know that most of us engage in daily habits that actually hinder our brain’s ability to do its thing? Even worse, many of these habits can […]

Digital Health is a Cultural Transformation – The Medical Futurist

Digital Health is a Cultural Transformation – The Medical Futurist

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments October 2, 2019

There is a cultural but not a technological transformation in healthcare. This is Bertalan Meskó, and you’re watching the channel of The Medical Futurist. For a long time only medical professionals had access to information and technologies. Healthcare worked in its own ivory tower but disruptive technology Such as Big Data, Social Media, Robotics and […]

Is Plant-based Fast Food Healthy? Registered Dietician Answers! (CWIP #1)

Is Plant-based Fast Food Healthy? Registered Dietician Answers! (CWIP #1)

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment September 28, 2019

Recently just recently in the news right? So the the The Whopper now they have the impossible burger version There was the thing about kid the KFC chicken Sandwich. That was the you know, the the plant-based chicken sandwich. What’s your take on? Like you said this this more more and more it’s being popularized […]

Enterprising Research: Improving Measurement of radiation doses in Brachytherapy

Enterprising Research: Improving Measurement of radiation doses in Brachytherapy

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 28, 2019

Radiation therapy is used in over 50% of cancer treatments. Brachytherapy, a specific type of radiation therapy in which the radiation source is put inside the body, is commonly used for treatment of prostate and cervical cancer. Currently, there is no method to accurately measure the amount of radiation or dose that is absorbed by […]

The Tiny Fish That’s Changing Modern Medicine

The Tiny Fish That’s Changing Modern Medicine

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments September 26, 2019

When you look at a zebrafish, you probably just see a cute, tiny fish that’s smaller than your pinky finger. But this little fish is so much more than that. You’re looking at an amazing scientific tool that has led to some major discoveries. Zebrafish have been used since the 1970s to study the development […]

Faces of Change: Emily’s Health Care Story

Faces of Change: Emily’s Health Care Story

By Bryan Wright 34 Comments September 24, 2019

The thing about health is, while you have it, you don’t think about it. You don’t have to. But when you don’t have it anymore, it becomes the only thing that matters. Health is like food. You’ve got to have it to live. My name is Emily Schlichting, I’m 21 years old and I am […]

Building healthcare from scratch | James Maskell | TEDxStPeterPort

Building healthcare from scratch | James Maskell | TEDxStPeterPort

By Bryan Wright 6 Comments September 24, 2019

Translator: Fierah Livingstone Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Such a pleasure to be here in Guernsey, listening to all these amazingly disruptive speakers about envisioning Guernsey as the best place to live in the world. And I would say, in order for Guernsey to be the best place in the world, it has to be the healthiest […]

Advances in Health: The Signs of Peripheral Artery Disease

Advances in Health: The Signs of Peripheral Artery Disease

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 23, 2019

– Advances in Health. I’m Rebecca Stewart. Nearly 8 million Americans have peripheral artery disease, PAD, and many don’t even know they have it. Dr. A.K. Jain joins us. He is a vascular and endovascular surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute. Welcome. – I’m glad to be here, thank you. – Thank […]