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Medical Inventions: A Sneak Peak

TEDMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Inventor Nathan Myhrvold gave the audience at TEDMED a peek into a few of the creative medical inventions he has in the works. A former CTO at Micr...

TEDMED 2010: Today's Leaders In Health And Medicine (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The annual TEDMED conference brings together the top minds in the industry to foster conversations on the health care and medical industries -- approa...

TEDMED 2009: The Missing Piece In Understanding Our Health

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Whenever we visit a physician we fill out questionnaires that refer only to our genetics and lifestyle, but we're never asked about environment. This is the missing link to our health.

TEDMED 2009: Do You Want To Live Forever?

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

The elderly have lost the vigor and mental agility they had as young adults and while it's nice that they have more experience and wisdom, they don't have the strength to do much with it.

TEDMED 2009: The Future Of Cancer Medicine

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

David Agus said the National Cancer Institute is wrong. Cancer isn't a disease of the genes; it's a disease of the microenvironment.

TEDMED 2009: The Future Of Mind-Body Medicine

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Our genes and nervous system are not fixed and can change, Deepak Chopra said. He added his own twist that psychological information is transformed into biological information.