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TED Talks: Philip Low On New Sleep Technology at TED MED: Streaming Brainwaves To Your Cell Phone (VIDEO)

TED MED | Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Understand sleep, and you could have the key to unlock some of the biggest neurological disorders affecting our health. Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, de...

Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish Talk Health And Healing At TEDMED (VIDEO)

YouTube | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Two pioneers in the field of and health wellness, Drs. Dean Ornish and Deepak Chopra, came together at the TEDMED conference to discuss their viewpoin...

Revolutionary Robot Prosthesis A Gamechanger For Amputees (VIDEO)

Michael Macher | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

"You're nuts." That's what inventor and self-taught physicist Dean Kamen told the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) when they asked...

TED Talks: Anne Wojcicki Of 23AndMe Discusses Consumer Genomics (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Michael Macher | Posted 11.17.2012 | Technology

Here's a question: If you could find out whether you were genetically predisposed to a life-altering disease like Alzheimer's or breast cancer, would ...

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.

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.