Diagnosing and Treating Autonomic Disorder at Stanford – Marc Laderriere’s story

My name is Marc Laderriere. Born and raised in France. I lived in Paso Robles, for the last 10 years. I work a lot. You know, less exercise, you know, you paying less attention, and then, the one day you realize, hey, I’m a little tired, what’s going on, you know? Also, we noticed, that I was sweating very, very […]

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Huge Genetic Study Reveals Common Threads Across Psychiatric Disorders

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. This week I’ve been reading this paper, appearing in Cell, describing a truly herculean effort to determine some of the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders. The study begins as a huge genome-wide association study, but man, it has layers. Like an […]

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Jeannie Gaffigan: Finding comedy in a brain tumor

This kind of all started pretty quickly when I was taking my kids to the pediatrician and I was super busy and I had to fill out all these forms for my kids. But my pediatrician noticed that I was like leaning to hear her and she said what’s wrong with your left ear and I said I just can’t […]

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How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s describing what she felt after she took a dose of […]

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This Video Exposes Hitler’s Secret Illness

NARRATOR: Theodore Morell was the Fuhrer’s trusted personal doctor for nine years. Hitler heaped praise and honors upon him. But there was one critical condition that Doctor Morell was late in diagnosing. A debilitating disease that mirrored the collapse of Hitler’s crumbling Reich. While the shattered remnants of SS and army units made their last stands, Hitler went underground in […]

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How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. One summer afternoon when Doctor Martin Blaser was still a medical student, he went to see an eleven-year-old boy who had suddenly become ill and was hospitalized. He was perfectly fine until two days earlier when he suddenly developed a fever and an upset stomach. The next day the fever worsened, and on […]

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Living with a Chronic Disease

Hello, so yeah. Um, I have Ulcerative Colitis. I’m making a vlogbrothers video about it right now, from the perspective of people who don’t have Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but for people who do and for people who have other chronic diseases to a lesser extent, I wanted to make a video. I’ve been asked for a long time by people […]

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Integrated care: connecting medical and behavioral care | Tom Sebastian | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

Translator: Napakcha P. Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Shortly after my 40th birthday, I got in the car and merged onto the highway on the way to work. And suddenly my heart was pounding and my chest was tight and I couldn’t breathe. So I pulled off to the side of the road, I made a quick phone call to […]

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Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives

Ten years ago my husband and I were in the kitchen trying to figure out where all the spoons had gone. It took a couple days for us to finally put together that our son was addicted to heroin. In that moment, there’s the shock and the dismay and frankly horror. What do you do? He was incarcerated, he has […]

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