Why study Medicine in Copenhagen?
09
March

Why study Medicine in Copenhagen?

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Back home I already heard something – what universities are like – in Denmark – and how different the hierarchy is – I am used to a very conservative hierarchy – this is really different here – and it turned out to be even better – than I expected. So for me it was kind […]



Mental Health Apps: How Medicine Can Keep Up With Tech
29
February

Mental Health Apps: How Medicine Can Keep Up With Tech

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane. [ ♪INTRO ] Silicon Valley thinks they have a solution for everything. Including, apparently, the fact that not everyone around the world who needs mental health care gets it. And at this very moment, there are thousands of mental health […]


Ancient & Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

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We’ve seen how, from around 400 BCE to CE 1300, ideas in astronomy, math, and engineering were traded all the way from Beijing to Delhi, and from Baghdad to Constantinople. In the next episodes, we’re going to dive into how some specific kinds of knowledge evolved over time. First up: healing. The history of medicine […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain
29
December

Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


AudibleRx™, Medication Information You Listen To
29
December

AudibleRx™, Medication Information You Listen To

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Imagine a health care setting where patients are motivated to engage their health care practicioners in educated discussions about their medications. Think about it. Increased patient participation means increased medication adherence, decreased hospital admissions and fewer adverse medication events. AudibleRx provides medication information that you listen to. Medication education for patients, caregivers and anyone else […]


Studying Laboratory Medicine at Curtin

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

If you’ve ever had a blood test done, then you’ve had some involvement with a medical scientist and maybe one of the Curtin graduates. I’m studying the Bachelor of Science (Laboratory Medicine) course. I’ve always been interested in studying cells, from when I was really small. As long as I can remember, it’s my passion. […]


Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony Highlights | Weill Cornell Medicine
27
December

Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony Highlights | Weill Cornell Medicine

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

– I’m most honored to welcome all of you to Weill Cornell Medicine and to share this very special occasion. When you put on your white coats for the first time today, you’ll be joining a very noble profession. Congratulations and best of luck as you embark on this new phase of your lives. (audience […]


Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42
27
December

Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]


The Surprisingly Useful Medicines Hiding in Pee
25
December

The Surprisingly Useful Medicines Hiding in Pee

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Maybe you don’t think much about the 1-2 liters of urine you flush down the toilet every day. But when you send it swirling down the drain, you could be getting rid of liquid gold. Because there’s molecular goodness hidden in that pale yellow puddle, which has been used to treat everything from basic infections […]