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Are Steroids Really Bad for Your Health? Maybe Not, says Steven Kotler

Are Steroids Really Bad for Your Health? Maybe Not, says Steven Kotler

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

I had no interest whatsoever in steroids. I got involved in this because an editor who is a friend of mine called me up and said Jose Canseco just wrote this crazy book where he said steroids are the wonder drug of tomorrow. And I said look man, I am not much of a baseball […]

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old? Yeah. I think we all have this hopeful expectation of living into old age. Let’s project out into the future, to your future “you’s,” and let’s imagine that we’re all 85. Now, everyone look at two people. One of you […]

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments August 17, 2019

>>I’m Dr. Kevin Hall. I’m at the National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Disease, here in the National Institutes of Health. And my research is primarily regarding how does the body adapt to different diets, and in particular the macronutrients of the diet; that is the carbohydrate, the fat and the protein. What happens […]

How “Paleo” is Your Diet? – AMNH SciCafe

How “Paleo” is Your Diet? – AMNH SciCafe

By Bryan Wright 17 Comments August 17, 2019

Thank you so much for coming. I’m so excited to be here and to share with you some of the really exciting findings that we have been pursuing and some of the new research that we’ve been doing. Focusing on humans, focusing on our microbes, one thing that’s always really fascinated me is that we […]

Music as medicine studied in treatment of Alzheimer’s, stroke and depression

Music as medicine studied in treatment of Alzheimer’s, stroke and depression

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 17, 2019

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How To Conquer Depression Through Diet | Dr. Drew Ramsey

How To Conquer Depression Through Diet | Dr. Drew Ramsey

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 17, 2019

For about ten years we’ve had very strong correlational data showing that, for example, when you eat poorly your risk of depression and illnesses like depression just go up 70/80 percent. And when you eat a more traditional diet like a Mediterranean diet or Japanese diet your risk of an illness like depression can go […]

Three Creative Ways to Eradicate Diseases

Three Creative Ways to Eradicate Diseases

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 17, 2019

♪ Smallpox was a terrible disease. It was often fatal, and even if you survived, you were left with scars where the painful blisters used to be. But thanks to an aggressive eradication campaign, it became the first human disease we totally wiped out, save a few deadly samples kept in labs around the world. […]

Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 15, 2019

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the US than any other cancer combined. In fact, melanoma–a highly dangerous type of skin cancer–is estimated to claim one life every hour. So what if you could lower your risk of skin cancer….by changing the color of your skin? Ok, this is a big subject, so […]

The Health Benefits of … Cannibalism

The Health Benefits of … Cannibalism

By Bryan Wright 97 Comments August 15, 2019

This episode of SciShow is supported by Skillshare an online learning community with more than 17,000 classes in design, photo, and more. [♪♩INTRO] You’d think eating your own kind would be a bad idea. I mean, it can be hard enough to survive and reproduce without having to worry about members of your own species […]

10 BIZARRE DISEASES Science Can’t Explain!

10 BIZARRE DISEASES Science Can’t Explain!

By Bryan Wright 99 Comments August 15, 2019

– Is there a cure for baldness yet? A brother’s getting impatient! So many of us are fascinated with the human body, not just what it’s capable of, but what can go wrong with it. Medical dramas are some of the most popular shows on television for that very reason, because, not only do they […]