The food we were born to eat: John McDougall at TEDxFremont

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Luis Tsai Hsu Starch! (Laughter) Yeah, it’s starch. You know, rice, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes. It’s starch that has healed thousands of my patients. For example, a young lady from the Bay Area had deforming rheumatoid arthritis, to the point where she couldn’t catch her mom. Juliea Baker decided, at 17…

Why Do We Get Nosebleeds?

This episode of DNews is brought to you by Norton Security. you might get a surprise one as a kid or an awful embarrassing ones as an adult. But what the heck causes nosebleeds? Hey guys, Julia here for DNews 60% of the population will experience epistaxis EP EH STECK SIS or a nasal hemorrhage…

Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it affect your body? Scientifically known 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine, MDMA is usually taken…

8 Medications with Surprising Secondary Uses

[ ♪ Intro ] Modern medicine is pretty incredible. Walk into any drug store and you’ll see shelves of pills and syrups to treat your drippy nose, your rumbly stomach, or your aching back. The pharmaceutical industry has poured billions of dollars into coming up with new treatments for everything from the common cold to…

World-first hypertension treatment a success

Around 1/3 of the adult population are affected by hypertension so it is a big problem. Within that group around 10% of those patients have what we refer to as resistant hypertension, which means that the blood pressure cannot be controlled despite lifestyle modification and medications. We all have a very tiny little organised sensor,…

What is Blood Pressure? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What is blood pressure? It’s a form of acupressure. No. In order to deliver oxygen and nutrients. To each and every cell of our body. Our heart pushes blood through tubes called blood vessels. As the blood moves, it exerts force on the vessels’ walls. The measurement of this force of blood…