The Emerging Role of Pathogen Genomics in Public Health

>>Good afternoon or good evening or good morning, depending on when and from where you’re joining us. Dr. John Iskander, Scientific Director of Public Health Grand Rounds, and it’s my pleasure to welcome you to our November 2019 session. Public Health Grand Rounds continuing education is available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, veterinarians, health educators, and …

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Picking a Partner | Psychology of Physical Attraction

Why do we find physically attractive people so appealing? Because physical attractiveness is a sign of overall health and fitness. Most indicators of health are externally visible. And when I say fitness, I mean genetic fitness, not going to gym fitness, although that does help and I’ll get to that later. Whether you’re aware of …

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Causes of High Blood Pressure

Causes of High Blood Pressure

What causes high blood pressure, doctor? The reality is we don’t know we don’t know exactly what causes hypertension we know that it is incredibly common it is genetically determined we think that throughout evolution humans have been selected for genes that make them retains salt so for example if you bear with me for …

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When Will The Try Guys Die?

When Will The Try Guys Die?

– Is this whole book me? (dramatic drumming) This video is the real one, it’s Fox in the early 2000s, who’s gonna die! We’re gonna spit in a tube, we’re sending to scientist, they’re sending it back, and they’re telling us how we’re gonna get sick. – So, one of you did actually test positive …

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Could Autism Be Caused by Gut Microbes? | Dr. Emeran Mayer

Could Autism Be Caused by Gut Microbes? | Dr. Emeran Mayer

Autism is both a devastating problem and it’s still a puzzle largely what causes or what has been causing the dramatic increase in the prevalence of this disease in the last 40 years or so. So it’s almost like an exponential increase. Part of that is really due to better diagnosis and the diagnostic criteria. …

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Strange answers to the psychopath test | Jon Ronson

Strange answers to the psychopath test | Jon Ronson

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast The story starts: I was at a friend’s house, and she had on her shelf a copy of the DSM manual, which is the manual of mental disorders. It lists every known mental disorder. And it used to be, back in the ’50s, a very slim pamphlet. And then …

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