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Sara Bareilles & Cyndi Lauper’s New Video for Pediatric Cancer Will Make You Smile and Cry

Singers Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper combined forces in an effort to raise awareness and fight pediatric cancer.   I don’t care how tough you are, this video will send you spiraling into a whirlwind of emotions, and is liable to make you smile and...

3 Problems Doctors Face When Prescribing Medical Marijuana

Ziva D.Cooper, PhD, discusses the limitations doctors face when prescribing medical marijuana. Dr. Cooper explains that a lack of controlled studies and unknown risks to pulmonary health are the main concerns for many...

Surgery for Rare ‘Brainy’ Scalp Changes Man’s Life

Ramtin Kassir, MD, Plastic Surgeon, describes the symptoms of cutis verticis gyrata, or CVG, a condition in which the skin of the scalp starts resembling the folds of the brain. The condition is extremely rare, and the procedure to remove the folds is delicate in nature, due to the various factors and complexities involved with removing part of the...

Do the Cannabinoids in Marijuana Have Anti-Tumor Properties?

Martin Lee, author of Smoke Signals, and director of Project CBD, discusses the enlightening research coming out of the California Pacific Medical Center about the antitumor and anticancer effects of cannabinoids. Cannabidiol, in particular, has been shown to potentiate first line chemotherapy...

Is Autism an Inflammatory Disease?

Michael Chez, MD, Director of Pediatric Neurology at Sutter Health, evaluates the role that the immune system and inflammation play in autism. Dr. Chez evaluates evidence from different studies, including elevated cytokine levels and mutations in the MET kinase beta gene. Read more about Michael Chez,...

The Hottest New Gadgets for Physicians and Patients

The Doctor’s Channel’s very own David Best, MD, MBA, and MedGadget’s Shiv Gaglani, MD-MBA candidate, team up to bring you the hottest new gadgets for physicians and patients. For patients, Shiv and David cover DuoFertility, the Zeo Sleep Manager, FitBit, Spiroscout and much more. For physicians, the duo covers GE VScan, AliveCor, ThinkLab’s digital stethoscope and much more. Read more about the latest medical gadgets at MedGadget. Filmed at FutureMed, in February, 2013, at Singularity University.   Featured image is a screenshot from video...

This 15-Year-Old Can Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer

Jack Andraka, recipient of the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award, explains the process of developing a cheap, fast, and 100% accurate diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer. Drawing from lessons on antibodies from his high school biology class and research on carbon nanotubes, Jack developed a diagnostic strip that tests for mesothelin levels to determine whether a patient has early-stage pancreatic cancer. Read more about Jack Andraka. Filmed at FutureMed, in February 2013, at Singularity...