Despite millennia of human evolution, scientists still don’t know most of the intricacies of the body’s processes. Nature and nurture alike obviously factor into determining how one’s life progresses, and taking pains to become educated in what researchers and professionals know so far does nothing but keep things running as smoothly as possible. Check out the following TED Talks for some excellent little perspective on the past, present, and future of healing injuries and diseases.
In a TED Talk sure to satisfy anyone and everyone who enjoys a good time, medical professional Stuart Brown shares his research about the physiological and mental benefits of taking time out for recreation.
Listen to what one University of Oregon ecologist and engineer has to say about inconsistencies in hospital air vents, which might actually be making patients, their families, and staff inhale harmful little microbes
Apps do way more than let users knock over nasty little pigs or fight legendary lightsaber battles; innovative developers have been trying to whip up offerings making emergency medical access even faster.
Location, location, location influences more than just real estate prices; environmental factors such as air quality, proximity to toxins, and others also hold quite the sway over one’s health and wellness.
Whether intimately acquainted with cancer in some form or another or not, it’s incredibly useful and insightful to know about the unorthodox new ways oncologists wield technology and pharmaceuticals to eliminate its scourge.
Eva Vertes’ TED Talk pulls from both personal experience and her experiences watching a beloved grandmother succumb to Alzheimer’s to deliver a beautifully inspiring speech about how she hopes to eliminate disease.