Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
Can lost memories be found? Is it possible to erase a memory from the brain? Roberto Malinow, MD, PhD joins William Mobley MD,PhD to discuss his recent study where memories were not only erased but restored in rats. Learn about how synapses in the brain function and how findings of this study could lead to breakthroughs in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Morton Cowan, MD, reviews the history, diagnosis and management of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID). Recorded on 12.19.2014.
Today's "safety" can take decades to disprove. David Gee has worked for 40 years on reducing harm from hazards to health and environment. Here he explores the harm that can result from not responding adequately to health risks in the environment. Research eventually shows that exposures and the nature of the harm expand over time and that harm is caused at lower and lower levels of exposure. In addition, benefits of taking action expand over time. Recorded on 05/09/2016.
How does mindfulness and meditation improve health? Helen Weng, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, explains that training our internal mental lives can have positive effects on our minds, health, and relationships. Recorded on 05/26/2016.
Managing the Patient with a Failed Graft Return on Dialysis - UCSF Kidney Transplant Program Update in Transplantation 2016
Allison Webber, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Transplantation, UCSF. Recorded on 06/03/2016.
Foot and ankle injuries are common for both the weekend warrior and the professional athlete. Learn what can be done to both prevent and treat these injuries from Sonya Ahmed, MD, Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division at UC San Diego Health System. Dr. Ahmed, a former competitive athlete herself, discusses the lessons she has learned from her athletic career as well as her time working with Olympic competitors.