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...
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Video playlists about Medicine

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 ...

How we're fighting cancer

7 talks • 2h 02m
Talks from researchers who've dedicated their lives and careers to understanding cancer -- and maybe, someday, ending it.

Might you live a great deal longer?

4 talks • 1h 10m
We're obsessed with age: Quests for youth, immortality and prolonged life are, indeed, ageless. Explore the science of longer lives ...

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.
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TED Books

The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to its Source

by Rishi Manchanda
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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