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Discoveries in Medicine

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Ages: 15 - 18
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A Preview of the New Prosthetic Arm
From ted.com, produced by TED
Inventor Dean Kamen previews the prosthetic arm he’s developing at the request of the US Department of Defense. His quiet commitment to using technology to solve problems -- while honoring the human spirit -- has never been more clear. Run time 05:12... [more]
July 10, 2010 at 11:14 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Eva Vertes Looks to the Future of Medicine
From ted.com, produced by TED
Eva Vertes -- only 19 when she gave this talk -- discusses her journey toward studying medicine and her drive to understand the roots of cancer and Alzheimer’s. Eva Vertes is a microbiology prodigy. Her discovery, at age 17, of a compound that stops ... [more]
July 10, 2010 at 12:05 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Visualizing the Medical Data Explosion
From ted.com, produced by TED Talks
Today medical scans produce thousands of images and terabytes of data for a single patient in mere seconds, but how do doctors parse this information and determine what's useful? At TEDxGöteborg, scientific visualization expert Anders Ynnerman shows ... [more]
May 6, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Jewels of the Jungle
From snagfilms.com, produced by John Shier
Jewels of the Jungle takes viewers on a world-wide quest for new natural medicines.Jewels of the Jungle takes audiences on a worldwide journey of scientific exploration, trekking throughout the forests of Australia, Bolivia and Peru, and into laborat... [more]
September 19, 2011 at 01:14 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Process Explained
From 5min, produced by Video Clinical
When someone suffers from an internal ailment that cannot be detected from a regular office exam, an MRI may be necessary.  The patient lies on a platform that enters the center of the machine. Upon entering the machine, the patient is scanned by one... [more]
June 1, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Greatest Discoveries: The Beginning of Anesthesia
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
Anesthesia has allowed surgeries to be completely painless for the patient. Who actually discovered it, however, is up for debate. By the 1840's, several individuals were on the trail of finding a more affective anesthetic.  Two dentists from Boston,... [more]
April 6, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Greatest Discoveries: William Harvey: Blood Flow Theory
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
Part of Discovery's series "Greatest Discoveries in Medicine". William William Harvey discovers how blood is actually circulated. Run time 02:43.
May 28, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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4-D Ultrasound
From 5min, produced by The Doctors
Dr. Lisa compares the original 2-D ultrasound to the latest 4-D technology, which shows a 20 week old fetus in unprecedented detail. The video is a small clip showing Dr. Lisa, the mother, and father on stage while a large screen shows the audience a... [more]
June 1, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Stem Cells Neurological Treatments
From 5min, produced by Health Central Network
This profession video addresses the search for hidden healers within our own genes and stem cells. More and more doctors are looking to the smallest places in the human body for cures that are hidden within genes and stem cells.  The video focuses on... [more]
June 1, 2010 at 09:36 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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New Technology for a Clearer MRI
From 5min, produced by Health Central Network
This health video focus' on the new technology that is allowing for clearer MRI scans. This particular video focuses on a patient with parkinson's disease who would normally have difficulty staying still during an MRI. The new MRI technology is able ... [more]
June 1, 2010 at 09:18 PM
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