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RS Toumazou 01:07:00

Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas

by Christofer Toumazou
Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1118 views
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Biology is inspiring technology, which in turn replaces biology. This global trend towards ageing populations, less active lifestyles and fast-food diets, is leading to more cases of, and earlier onset of, chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes a....

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Ciechanover 00:06:00

Breaking down Altzheimer’s

by Aaron Ciechanover
Breaking down Altzheimer’s
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 869 views
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Alzheimer's disease is caused by abnormal clumps or aggregations of proteins in the brain. Simon P”psel is about to embark on PhD work on a protein that might help us to treat this devastating disease, and Nobel Prize winning biochemist Aaron Ciech....

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LaPorte 00:47:00

Global Health

by Ron LaPorte
Global Health
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 793 views
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An important and wide-ranging view of the state of the human-world's health for the Director of Disease Monitoring WHO Collaborating Centre Professor of Epidemiology University of Pittsburgh

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Spielman 00:35:00

Malaria

by Andrew Spielman
Malaria
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 890 views
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Professor of Tropical Public Health, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard School of Public Health is one of the world?s experts on vector born infections such as malaria and dengue which constitute a heavy and increasing burden....

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vanAntwerp 00:10:00

Menigitis vaccine

by Sage VanAntwerp
Menigitis vaccine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1069 views
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A look at vaccines with a focus on meningitis

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Hunter 00:09:00

Smoking and lung cancer genes

by David Hunter
Smoking and lung cancer genes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 665 views
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Some of the strongest evidence that lung cancer risk variants are common in the general population appears in Nature and Nature Genetics, although the three papers differ on whether the association is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence. W....

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Gupta 01:03:00

Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective

by Sunetra Gupta
Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 685 views
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One of the biggest challenges faced by pathogens in their bid for survival is the host immune response. Within an infected individual, pathogen populations face direct attack by the different processes of the immune system; at a community level, immu....

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RS Various 5 01:04:00

What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science

by Various Presenters
What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 792 views
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Panel discussion involving Tracey Brown, Professor Angela McLean FRS, Professor Andrew Stirling and chaired by Professor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS.  How can we make decisions that affect our health when scientific advice is never 100% sure?   Wha....

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Brown 00:15:00

Why not experiment on humans?

by Ruth Brown
Why not experiment on humans?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 665 views
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Ruth describes a variety of ways of testing medical procedures and responses to drugs without using humans by examining the limits of scientific research and exploring the benefits of using model organisms.

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