Medicine

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of medicine.

Exclusive articles about Medicine

A ghost heart?

Here’s a treat for Valentine’s Day: Take a close-up look at a decellularized “ghost heart.” This heart can serve as a scaffold upon which to grow a working heart from human stem...

How to grow a bone without a body

Want to watch a bone grow? Watch this video from TED Fellow Nina Tandon and her colleague Sarindr Bhumiratana, at Columbia University’s Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Eng...
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Video playlists about Medicine

What doctors worry about

12 talks • 3h 21m
We worry about what our doctors will tell us -- and so do they. Doctors, scientists and medical researchers weigh in on health care and better health practices.

A cure for cancer?

6 talks • 1h 51m
Ridding the world of cancer: It's a far-flung dream, but that doesn't stop many from trying. Hear from researchers who've dedicated their lives and careers to understanding cancer, then ending it.

The future of medicine

11 talks • 2h 23m
Take this tour of medicine's future with some of the trailblazing doctors charting its course. Once you've seen a transplantable human kidney created from a 3D printer, almost anything is imaginable ...

Should we redesign humans?

10 talks • 2h 15m
The age of bioengineering is upon us, with scientists' understanding of how to engineer cells, tissues and organs improving at a rapid pace. Here, how this could affect the future of our physical bodies.
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Talks about Medicine

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TED Books

TED Book: The Upstream Doctors

The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to its Source

To contain crazy health-care costs and solve sickness, not just symptoms, physician Rishi Manchanda argues we need doctors to treat the causes of illness in our everyday lives.
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