The Boy Whose Skin Grows Too Fast

DEDE FASCIANO: Harlequin Ichthyosis is a severe skin disorder. It is a genetic disorder that’s inherited at birth. For Evan, it is the most severe form of Ichthyosis. Dede: Time to cozy snuggly? Evan: Yeah and put my sweater! Dede: You want to put your sweater on? JOE FASCIANO: It is a condition that affects his skin and it makes […]

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Minnesota Students Take Part In Emergency Medical Response Camp

AUGUST AFTER SERVING IN THE ROLE FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS.>>>LAST WEEKEND MORE THAN 100 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM ACROSS MINNESOTA GATHERED AT CAMP RIPLEY TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE CAMP. THE CAMP WAS HOSTED BY THE MINNESOTA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS AND THE HEALTH OCCUPATIONS STUDENTS OF AMERICA MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS. STUDENTS WERE ABLE TO GET HANDS-ON […]

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How Does the Environment Affect a Child’s Brain Development?

– There have actually been a lot of studies on how the environment can affect a child’s brain development. One of the biggest things they’ve seen is that having a lot of stress can actually affect a child’s growing memory. A lot of stress can decrease a child’s working memory as they get older. In addition, not having enough food, […]

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Working for Better Behavioral Health Outcomes

My name is Ariana Anderson and we are at the Semel Institute at UCLA and I’m a statistician working in psychiatry. Well, so working in psychiatry as a statistician is very interesting, because in psychiatry there’s is not really any good way to measure mental illness other than observing symptoms. And so one thing I’m working on is how to […]

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Self-cleaning Cloth Could Prevent Illness

In these auger plates an innovation was born that has the potential to save lives. As scientists we want to develop protective clothing for the whole society. Doctor Ning Liu received her PHD from UC Davis in March of 2011. After conducting key research with Professor Gang Sun, in the creation of a compound that can cause cotton to break […]

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Woman Wants To Be Permanently Paralysed: Body Integrity Identity Disorder

00:02 COMM: Chloe Jennings White spends he days confined to a wheelchair. It’s tough to get around and she struggles with living in the world that isn’t built for the disabled. However Chloe is actually able to walk perfectly, and chooses to live her life like a paraplegic, due to a rare psychological disorder called BIID. 00:22 COMM: Despite wishing […]

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Psychiatry ā€“ Sleep Disorders: By Elliott Lee M.D.

Sleep problems can be divided into complaints that people have: One of the most common complaints is excessive daytime sleepiness. There are generally 5 major causes for excessive daytime sleepiness… …the most common of which is an insufficient quantity of sleep. Many medical students suffer from this! Next is a poor quality of sleep. Environmental disturbances (such as light, partner, […]

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How I Stay Positive When Iā€™m Sick: Chronic Illness Chats | Fashioneyesta

Not gonna lie. This is probably the weirdest video I’ve ever filmed, but I’m kind of digging it right now! [Laughs] Hello everyone and welcome back to my channel. So I am gonna just address the elephant in the room. I am indeed in bed, and I’m wearing pyjamas. And that was because today I really wanted to do a […]

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Psychiatry ā€“ Anxiety Disorders: By Nikola Grujich M.D.

Fear is a normal, adaptive psychological response to danger. In prehistoric times, if we saw a saber tooth tiger, fear would trigger our fight-or-flight response, which would lead to an appropriate reaction – RUN. However, when the barometer is set too low, things that do not actually pose a threat are perceived as dangerous and cause us to worry or […]

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