Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
Inspired by the legacy of his father, boxing legend Archie Moore, Billy Moore has dedicated his life to helping kids find their footing in the world through boxing. His Any Body Can Youth Foundation opens its doors daily to local youth for training, tutoring, and fellowship. Billy Moore sits down with William Mobley, MD, PhD to talk about his father, the foundation, and his vision for helping kids.
Flavio Vincenti, MD discusses novel therapies and new regimens in the UCSF kidney transplant program. Recorded on 04/10/2015.
Environmental Exposures & Reproductive Outcomes: A Call to Action! - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) XXI World Congress Plenary Session - Markku Seppala Ovidon Lecture
Linda C. Giudice, MD, PhD, MSc, Distinguished Professor and Chair, UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (UCSF OB/GYN & RS) and Past President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Recorded on 10/06/2015.
Neglected diseases, or more specifically neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), refer to major global health problems that affect hundreds of millions of people. Despite the huge burden of these diseases worldwide, there is little or no interest in the pharmaceutical industry in developing effective drugs because these are diseases of poor people in poor regions of the world. James McKerrow, Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at UC San Diego, explores the moral and ethical considerations, and the challenges of developing vaccines, diagnostics, and drugs for these diseases in the absence of profitable financial markets. Recorded on 12/02/2015.
As people with developmental disabilities explore post-secondary education and employment opportunities, the customization of services and supports is vitally important. This presentation will describe the new self-determination service model, the outcomes of the completed pilot project, and plans for expanding self-determination services in California.
Brain Imaging and Understanding the Pathogenesis of Movement Disorders with Fatta Nahab - On Our Mind
Bill Mobley welcomes Fatta Nahab whose novel use of brain imaging techniques is revealing clues in understanding and developing new therapies to treat movement disorders. Recorded on 02/29/2016.
Bill Mobley welcomes epidemiologist Harvey Checkoway in a fascinating discussion about exploring and revealing environmental factors contributing to Parkinson's Disease and other motion disorders.
More than half of Americans use vitamins or supplements, spending over $9.4 billion a year. Dr. Jeffrey Tice takes a look at which are encouraged, which are discouraged and which have no benefit. He covers antioxidants, folic acid, vitamin D and Calcium and Omega 3. Recorded on 03/08/2016.