This year, the Better Health team will be offering live coverage of healthcare’s largest tech conference: HIMSS in Atlanta, March 1-4.
Three medical bloggers, Dr. Val Jones, Dr. Mike Sevilla, and Dr. Nick Genes will interview over 40 different exhibitors and stream their interviews live via UStream.
You can ask questions of the interviewees by submitting questions to Read more...
Magician David Blaine's lecture from TEDMED 2009, describing what it took for him to hold his breath for 17 minutes.
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Have you ever wanted your Lego bricks to undergo a CT scan?
Well, wonder no more. Someone did it.
From the commentary: "This is a volume rendering based on the axial scan. Note that the density of the bricks is different for each ...
There have been various theories about the sudden death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, including, poisoning, syphilis, kidney failure, and even Henoch–Schönlein purpura.
But, in a fascinating article from the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers have suggested a simpler explanation: streptococcal infection.
Deaths in Vienna during the winter of 1791 were analyzed, and it was found that, "Tuberculosis and related conditions ...
Here are three cardiac surgery simulations that will bring out the inner heart surgeon in all of us.
The first is the most intense, complete with a dramatic background heartbeat. It's Virtual Open Heart Surgery:
For something more cheery and less scary, you can try this Heart Operation simulation from the UK: