Fresh Wrap Ep 03: Food as Medicine: NNEdPro IANE membership pathway

MELISSA ADAMSKI: Here at Monash University we’re proud to announce that our suite of “Food as Medicine” courses is now recognised as a pathway for application to the NNedPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health’s new International Academy for Nutrition Educators, or IANE. So NNedPro has partnered with us here at Monash University, also SNEB, who are the […]

Everything is designed for this man, even drugs

This is reference man. He’s a white, 30-year-old, male who weighs about 155 pounds. And he decides how we live. For decades, industries have considered this the standard human. And designed the world around him. Everything from air conditioning in offices, to cars, even military equipment. But there are other ways we use reference man, that aren’t so […]

Martin Shkreli on Drug Price Hikes and Playing the World’s Villain

It’s Friday night in Midtown, Manhattan And I’m here to hang out with Martin Shkreli who became famous in October for raising the price of the drug That’s used to treat hiv positive patients by more than [5,000] percent The drug in question is called daraprim it used to cost 1350 per pill turing changed the cost to […]

An Interventional Approach to Pancreatic Cancer | Steve’s Story | Weill Cornell Medicine

PET scans every six months blood tests monthly medications twice a day My cancer diagnosis interrupted the old rhythm of my life but it’s given me a new one my name is Steve price and I’m a pancreatic cancer patient by the time I got to dr. oceans office there was already a lot of evidence that I […]

Master of Science in Personalized Molecular Medicine Program

I’m Renee Yew and I’m an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and I’m also the Program Director of the Personalized Molecular Medicine program. The Personalized Molecular Medicine graduate program is a new master’s program and it’s for students that want to learn about kind of the next stage in medicine which is personalized medicine or […]

A possible new treatment for alcohol use disorder

Simple moments like these are something Dr. Frank Plummer says he’ll never take for granted. For over the past decade he has fought alcohol use disorder. Similar to some Canadians, he was high-functioning. It started when he was pioneering research in Kenya around the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. So I was constantly writing then you’re dealing with […]

Drug Pricing | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

All right, I have a secret. Okay? Tonight, I promise… I’m not gonna beef  with any foreign government. Okay? Instead, I want to talk about something  that’s killing people in my own country. Drug pricing. In America, prescription drug prices are skyrocketing, and politicians on both sides of the aisle have made drug pricing an urgent priority. America […]

Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, ‘staggering’ problem in health care

JUDY WOODRUFF: A new report out from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control highlights that we are still losing the battle against so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to nearly all the antibiotics. As William Brangham tells us, the scope of the problem is bigger than previously estimated. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The CDC’s new report shows that, while overall […]

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