Why is the Science of Nutrition Ignored in Medicine? | T. Colin Campbell | TEDxCornellUniversity

Professor Campbell is a well-established researcher and author. His popular book (co-authored with his son, a physician) titled The China Study (2005), has been translated into more than 50 foreign languages and has sold well over 2 million copies. His second book, Whole (2013), was a New York Times best seller. Campbell has conducted experimental […]

The healing power of love & intimacy | Dean Ornish | TEDxBerkeley

Dr. Dean Ornish shares insights into his personal life and ways to improve our health through our own personal lives by no longer looking for happiness and health outside oneself. Through his years of medical research and his own experiences, he shares ways to combat loneliness and depression from within to empower one’s mind and […]

Food as Medicine | Michael Greger, M.D. | TEDxSedona

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. The speaker makes strong assertions about a specific diet that lack sufficient scientific evidence for general prescription. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf According to the Global Burden […]

Benefits of Exercise | Dr. Ashish Contractor | TEDxYouth@DAIS

Dr. Ashish Contractor gives a transforming talk about how exercise can benefit us all. This scientific and realistic talk will definitely convince you to start exercising right now! He’ll definitely convince you that sitting is the new smoking. Head of sports medicine at SIR HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and former Medical Director of Standard Chartered […]

Loneliness is literally killing us | Will Wright | TEDxBirmingham

In this counterintuitive talk, healthcare tech entrepreneur Will Wright shares the strong impact that loneliness has on our health, and proposes a novel idea for how we can easily connect with others and combat its effect. Will Wright is the CEO and co-founder of Pack Health, a digital health-coaching company that offers one-on-one coaching and […]

Why some vigorous physical activity could save your life | Klaus Gebel | TEDxJCUCairns

Current physical activity guidelines promote the health benefits of both moderate and vigorous activities, leaving individuals to choose their activity patterns according to their preferences and abilities. However, emerging evidence indicates that independent of the volume of activity engaging in some vigorous activity may provide additional health benefits. Dr Klaus Gebel is a Senior Research […]

How social interaction helps people with mental health difficulties | Hannah Reidy | TEDxWandsworth

Hannah explores the links between social isolation and mental health through several lenses: from pioneering virtual reality research to on the ground innovative social interventions. She will discuss the proposed mechanisms that link social factors and mental health difficulties, and the research that this is based on. Hannah’s clinical experience and local community activities will […]