[music plays] So one thing we know about chronic pain is that positive emotions can be almost as good as medication for chronic pain. We conducted a study last year where we talked to 25 older adults with significant chronic pain, who are also pet owners. And we asked them… Continue Reading Michigan Minds: Pets and Chronic Pain

>>So in the recent edition of Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Dr. Rodeo and I published a review article which extensively analyzed the literature that is currently available looking at the role of biological agents in the treatment of common shoulder pathologies so shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tears, subacromial… Continue Reading HSS Minute: Role of Biological Agents in Treatment of Shoulder Pain

I’m speaking about a [possibly] partially non-psychedelic topic, but it originated in the psychedelic field. It’s also an interesting story about a discovery. [You] will mainly hear here from me about bromo-LSD, which is a compound which [was] originally synthesized by Hofmann in the mid-’50s, by Albert Hofmann, the discoverer… Continue Reading The Use of LSD, Psilocybin, and Bromo-LSD for the Treatment of Cluster Headaches – Torsten Passie

The following video about meditation includes clips from an interview between Dr. Josephine Briggs, Director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at the National Institutes of Health and Dr. Richard J. Davidson, Founder of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Practicing meditation has been show… Continue Reading Meditation: Addressing Pain

This is a fantastic opportunity and this is really what academic research is all about so then what would be the processes that the couple would be important for that’s something to think about and so Wilson’s disease comes in at this point mutations that occur in Wilson’s disease lead… Continue Reading Possible Treatment for Wilson’s Disease Unexpectedly Identified

>>ALL OF IT FROM MY SIDE OF THE VEHICLE BECAUSE WE WERE PULLING SECURITY. I WAS TRYING NOT TO PAY ATTENTION TO IT THOUGH BECAUSE I NEEDED TO KEEP MY EYES OUT. IT’S VERY NERVE WRECKING EVERY TIME THAT YOU GO INTO THE VIRTUAL REALITY. YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT… Continue Reading SCIENCE!: PTSD Virtual Reality Treatment

So, there are two main ways that we practise mindfulness. One is just paying attention in our everyday life and doing activities in a mindful way. But also, in order to help us to develop mindfulness and to, in a way, be able to maintain it more, we often do… Continue Reading What is a body scan?| Live well with blood cancer

All we’re trying to do is just tune in, notice what we’re feeling, what we’re experiencing, or maybe what we’re not experiencing. There may be areas of the body where you don’t feel any sensations at all. And just be aware of that. Yes? So if you’d just like to… Continue Reading Body scan meditation | Live well with blood cancer

I do advise my students to be broad and open-minded in their thinking when it comes to careers. I mean basically what you want is somebody to have a great career and to be happy; and so my advice to students is to don’t do what’s going to make you… Continue Reading Career advice from the “Edison of medicine” | MIT’s Robert Langer

Death and decomposition are the parts of our biology we try hardest to forget. But to study life, you’ve got to look death in the face. And try, if you can, to contain it… The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley has mastered the art of preserving dead things.… Continue Reading Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone | Deep Look