Medicine

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

Video playlists about Medicine

What doctors worry about

14 talks • 3h 51m
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.

How we're fighting cancer

8 talks • 2h 12m
Talks from researchers who've dedicated their lives and careers to understanding cancer -- and maybe, someday, ending it.

The future of medicine

12 talks • 2h 40m
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?

12 talks • 2h 44m
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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Exclusive articles about Medicine

How fireflies are beautiful — and useful

Sara Lewis studies fireflies. And it turns out they’re not just a pretty flashing light on a summer night. She explains how a firefly glows — and how humans are harnessing that ...
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TED Books

TED Book: The Laws of Medicine

The Laws of Medicine

by Siddhartha Mukherjee
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world’s premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little-known principles that govern medicine — and how understanding these principles can empower us all. Buy now