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Video – Bringing 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands From the Netherlands to Sierra Leone | Medical Blog

PW blogger Lars Brouwers, MD, discusses his trip to bring 3D printed hands and umbilical cord clamps to underserved populations throughout northwestern Africa in this exclusive video!

Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? | Medical Blog

There are 374 mental disorders. How many do you have?  Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author

VIDEO: Could a Drug Prevent Depression & PTSD | Medical Blog

The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries. In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman shares news of a

VIDEO: A Tribute to Nurses | Medical Blog

Carolyn Jones spent five years interviewing, photographing and filming nurses across America, traveling to places dealing with some of the nation’s biggest public health issues. She shares

Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening | Medical Blog

Body Parts on a Chip | Medical Blog

It’s relatively easy to imagine a new medicine — the hard part is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained

The coming neurological epidemic | Medical Blog

Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we’ll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, as the world population

“Am I dying?” The honest answer. | Medical Blog

Matthew O’Reilly is a veteran emergency medical technician on Long Island, New York. In this talk, O’Reilly describes what happens next when a gravely hurt patient asks

2017 Top 10 Medical Inventions & Innovations | Medical Blog

Lasers that induce human dental stem cells to regenerate dentin, a tiny camera that can be attached to the tip of a catheter device and capture real

Trending: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son’s Birth & Heart Disease | Medical Blog

Jimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana | Medical Blog

Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic’s hat and investigated on his own. He comes

ACC Cardiology Hour at ACC.17 | Medical Blog

New Expert Round Table on the Hottest Trials From ACC.17 Watch the new ACC Cardiology Hour, an expert roundtable discussion of late-breaking clinical trials from ACC.17. Valentin

This Gel Can Make You Stop Bleeding Instantly | Medical Blog

Forget stitches — there’s a better way to close wounds. In this talk, TED Fellow Joe Landolina talks about his invention — a medical gel that can

VIDEO: Infections Possible Cause for Falls | Medical Blog

Farrin Manian, MD, discusses a retrospective study looking at patients presenting with a fall who also had a co-existing systemic infection. Obstacles and poor eyesight get blamed.

Could a drug prevent depression and PTSD? | Medical Blog

The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries. In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman shares news of a

What really happens when you mix medications? | Medical Blog

If two different medications are taken for two different reasons, many doctors may not fully understand what happens when they’re combined, because drug interactions are incredibly hard

Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that? | Medical Blog

Every doctor makes mistakes. But medicine’s culture of denial (and shame) keeps doctors from ever talking about those mistakes, or using them to learn and improve. Telling

Teen Girls on Long-Acting Contraceptives Skip Condoms | Medical Blog

F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, examines the association between use of long-acting reversible contraceptives and lower condom usage among teenage girls. Unwanted pregnancies prevented but not STDs.

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