Health

How We Can Slow Down The Spread of Cancer: Hasini Jayatilaka (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of cancer researcher Hasini Jayatilaka’s TEDx talk: How We Can Slow Down The Spread of Cancer @ TEDxMidAtlantic conference. To learn more about the speaker, read the bio here.   MP3 Audio:     YouTube Video link:   Hasini Jayatilaka – Cancer researcher Cancer – it’s a devastating disease that …

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How to Manage Your Mental Health: Leon Taylor (Full Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of former competitive diver Leon Taylor’s TEDx Talk: How to Manage Your Mental Health @ TEDxClapham conference. This event occurred on June 17, 2018. To learn more about the speaker, read the full bio here.   Listen to the MP3 audio while reading the transcript:     YouTube Video: Leon …

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Winning The Mental Battle of Physical Fitness and Obesity: Ogie Shaw (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript/subtitle of fitness Ogie Shaw’s TEDx Talk titled: Winning The Mental Battle of Physical Fitness and Obesity at TEDxSpokane 2014 conference.   Listen to the MP3 audio while reading the transcript:   YouTube Video: Ogie Shaw – Fitness Expert Is exercise important? Heart disease, cancer, diabetes. One of the things they …

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The Epidemic of the “I Know All” Expert: Mikhail Varshavski at TEDxMonteCarlo (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of celebrity doctor Mikhail Varshavski’s (aka Dr. Mike) TEDx Talk: The Epidemic of the “I Know All” Expert at TEDxMonteCarlo conference. This event occurred on November 11, 2017. To learn more about the speaker, read the bio here. You wake up. Before you even grab your cell phone, you say, …

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Multiple Sclerosis Made Me a Better Runner: Kayla Montgomery at TEDxCambridge (Transcript)

Kayla Montgomery – Award-winning long distance runner When I was 15 years old, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which is also known as MS. After this, I was completely consumed with bitterness and fear, and I’d spend a lot of time alone, and more often than not, I’d just cry myself to sleep. For …

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Andrew Lo: Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer? at TEDxCambridge (Transcript)

Andrew Lo – MIT professor If you are under 30, you probably use Facebook all the time. I’m not part of that demographic, so I don’t. But if I did, these are some of the photos that would be on my Facebook page: pictures of my friends, colleagues, and my mom. These people have one …

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A New Way to See Cancer (Literally): Michelle Bradbury at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Michelle Bradbury – Radiologist Hi everyone! I’m going to give you a quick run of what we are doing in the operating room, with a small particle that we have developed with Cornell University. Here it is. It’s a silica particle. And you might say: “What are you using a nanoparticle for?” Most surgeons are …

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Could a Drug Prevent Depression? by Rebecca Brachman at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Rebecca Brachman – Scientist and entrepreneur This is a tuberculosis ward, and at the time this picture was taken in the late 1800s, one in seven of all people died from tuberculosis. We had no idea what was causing this disease. The hypothesis was actually it was your constitution that made you susceptible. And it was …

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Why Some People Find Exercise Harder Than Others: Emily Balcetis at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Emily Balcetis – Psychologist Vision is the most important and prioritized sense that we have. We are constantly looking at the world around us, and quickly we identify and make sense of what it is that we see. Let’s just start with an example of that very fact. I’m going to show you a photograph of …

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Why We Must Stop Ignoring the Psychology of Weight Loss: Alisa Anokhina at TEDxUCL (Transcript)

Alisa – Research psychologist So we’ve just had a talk about nursing the soul. So I think it is fitting that I now talk about nursing the body. So in particular, I want to talk to you about a sentence which you might have said to yourself at some point or you’ve heard someone else say. …

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