Russell Brand talks about Transcendental Meditation at Operation Warrior Wellness launch

Hello. I really enjoy being at a press conference of any description, but such a worthwhile cause is particularly gratifying. But firstly, I’m behind a podium now and that gives me a certain degree of authority. Plus, I’m part of a press conference with esteemed veterans, laudable military men, brilliant doctors, wonderful designers, and one…

The Battle For Healthcare: Google, Amazon And Apple Venture Into Big Pharma – The Medical Futurist

A few months after Apple CEO Tim Cook launched the Apple Heart Study, the FDA cleared the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch, Alivecor’s Kardiaband. It’s a sensor that is able to detect abnormal heart rhythm and atrial fibrillation. A few weeks later: It was a nice morning show headline — a tech…

Weed Is Everywhere, So Why Is It Still a Medical Mystery?

A couple hours outside London, thousands of cannabis plants are growing in this enormous glasshouse. Scientists here are testing different strains, processing raw plant matter, and converting it into potent medicinal extracts. But this isn’t your typical grow house, it’s a pharmaceutical research operation in the U.K. — which as it turns out, is the…

Medical Miracles with Ambien

[ badly slurred] This is Tom and it’s the 20th of August around 10 after 12:00 AM And this is me reading this [badly slurred] Belonging [badly slurred] to the Y [badly slurred] Strengthens Communities and Two hours later, this is how I talk now Notice how my mouth seems to be moving a whole…

FDA Basics: Vasilios H. Frankos, PhD on Dietary Supplements

So tell me about the Center for Dietary Supplements, what kind of work do you do? Well I’m responsible for ensuring the safety of dietary supplements, responsible for monitoring adverse events related to dietary supplements and also ensuring that dietary supplements are manufactured using good manufacturing practice. Now, the FDA doesn’t regulate dietary supplements from…

Can Universal Healthcare Actually Happen in the U.S.? | AJ+

Paying too much money to see a doctor getting charged crazy amounts just for routine procedures and trying to figure out exactly what is covered by your insurance. Why is the health care system in the U.S. so broken. Most countries in the world have some form of universal health care sometimes called single-payer, because…

Psychedelics: Past, present and future | Mark Haden | TEDxEastVan

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I have been standing in front of audiences for 30 years talking about drugs. And I often start my presentations with an apology. Specifically, I apologise for the lies of past drug educators, including myself. And I acknowledge we’ve told three lies. We’ve exaggerated the harms of drugs, we’ve…