Weill Cornell Medicine Honors Dr. Carl Nathan

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Passionate, ingenious and humble. Scholar. Tenacious. Impactful. Describing Dr. Nathan in one word is an extremely difficult uh problem. He is a paragon of medical excellence. Mensch. A brilliant scholar and a compassionate human, so I guess I need those adjectives. The impact that Carl has had at Weill Cornell Medicine and beyond is uh, […]


Sex Matters in Emergency Medicine | Alyson  McGregor | TEDxProvidence
20
December

Sex Matters in Emergency Medicine | Alyson McGregor | TEDxProvidence

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

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Ivana Korom We all go to doctors. And we do so with trust and blind faith that the test they are ordering and the medications they’re prescribing are based upon evidence — evidence that’s designed to help us. However, the reality is that that hasn’t always been the case for everyone. […]


What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose | Jennifer Brea
23
October

What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose | Jennifer Brea

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Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille Martínez Hi. Thank you. [Jennifer Brea is sound-sensitive. The live audience was asked to applaud ASL-style, in silence.] So, five years ago, this was me. I was a PhD student at Harvard, and I loved to travel. I had just gotten engaged to marry the love of my life. I […]


Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones
19
October

Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones

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

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz Science. The very word for many of you conjures unhappy memories of boredom in high school biology or physics class. But let me assure that what you did there had very little to do with science. That was really the “what” of science. It was the history of what […]


Animal research and organ transplants – the surgeons story
17
October

Animal research and organ transplants – the surgeons story

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Is Anti-Anxiety Medication The Next U.S. Drug Crisis? | NBC Nightly News
22
September

Is Anti-Anxiety Medication The Next U.S. Drug Crisis? | NBC Nightly News

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“A picture that did not at all reflect reality” : Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini
13
September

“A picture that did not at all reflect reality” : Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini

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One needs to explain to me, what is my interest in doing illegal surgeries or fabricating or manipulating data. I should be a foolish Our producer, Johan Bronstad, got a tip that four doctors at Karolinska had made a report, a very solid one, about shortcomings in Paolo Macchiarini’s articles. And they’ve been working with […]


Lee Cronin: Print your own medicine
02
September

Lee Cronin: Print your own medicine

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Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast Organic chemists make molecules, very complicated molecules, by chopping up a big molecule into small molecules and reverse engineering. And as a chemist, one of the things I wanted to ask my research group a couple of years ago is, could we make a really cool universal chemistry set? […]


Prenatal Vitamins – Prescription vs. OTC
31
August

Prenatal Vitamins – Prescription vs. OTC

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Welcome to the program. Thank you so much for tuning in. I’m your host Neal Howard here on Health Professional Radio. Prenatal vitamins come in many different forms and doses and our guest today is Dr. Bradley Price, he’s going to talk about prenatal vitamins and hopefully, clear up some misconceptions about them and also […]


A doctor’s case for medical marijuana | David Casarett
31
August

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana | David Casarett

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

I would like to tell you about the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to me in my years of working as a palliative care physician. This happened a couple of years ago. I was asked as a consultant to see a woman in her 70s — retired English professor who had pancreatic cancer. […]