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TEDxTalk: What Happens When You Have a Disease Doctors Can’t Diagnose | Jennifer Brea

Five years ago, TED Fellow Jen Brea became progressively ill with myalgic encephalo-myelitis, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome.  It is a debilitating illness that severely impairs normal activities and on bad days makes even the rustling of bed sheets unbearable.  In this poignant talk, Brea describes the obstacles she’s encountered in seeking treatment for…

TEDxTalk: The Lies We Tell Pregnant Women | Sofia Jawed-Wessel

“When we tell women that sex isn’t worth the risk during pregnancy, what we’re telling her is that her sexual pleasure doesn’t matter.. that she in fact doesn’t matter,” says sex researcher Sofia Jawed-Wessel.  In this eye-opening talk, Jawed-Wessel mines our views about pregnancy and pleasure to lay bare the relationship between women, sex and…

TEDxTalk: Could a Drug Prevent Depression and PTSD? | Rebecca Brachman

The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries.  In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman shares news of a serendipitous breakthrough treatment that may prevent mental disorders like depression and PTSD from ever developing.  And listen for an unexpected — and controversial — twist. Reference

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