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How Nature Has Already Beat Cancer | Carlo Maley | TEDxASU

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. It’s a real pleasure to be here. I’m here to tell you today that nature has beat cancer 12 times. Now, I’m at the Biodesign Institute. I know, gob-stopping, right? (Laughter) I’m at the Biodesign Institute, and the whole idea behind the Biodesign Institute is […]

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Secondary hemostasis | Advanced hematologic system physiology | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

Voiceover: I want to start with an overview of hemostasis first. Here, we have our blood vessel and it’s been damaged. And we want to make sure that we stop any bleeding or minimize it. And the way we do this is through hemostasis. The first part is making this platelet plug. And that happens […]

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Saline Is Based on Terrible Science, Why Do We Use It Every Day?

In my mind nothing is as synonymous with hospitals as a bag of intravenous saline hanging from a little metal tree. They’re practically ubiquitous in emergency rooms and it’s a serious problem when they’re in short supply. Normal Saline, as it’s called, is incredibly simple, it’s mostly just sterile water and about point-nine percent good […]

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