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Anticipating Genetic Enhancement: Professional, Ethical, and Public Policy Issues (Webcast) - Eric Juengst, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, talks about anticipating genetic enhancement and relevant professional, ethical, and public policy issues. Date: January 31, 2002; Running Time: 00:55:06. To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/nhgri013102.ram
Avian Influenza: Preparing for the Pandemic (Webcast) - David Henderson, M.D., Deputy Director for Clinical Care, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, discusses avian influenza, or bird flu, a major concern for public health authorities and is an increasing threat to the public health. This lecture covers what it is, how it spreads, and where we can look for possible treatment and prevention. (October 18, 2005) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer (NIH Clinical Center)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/medpub100504.ram
Better Safe, Than Sorry: Preventing a Tragedy - This highly engaging, flexible (1-4 class periods), inquiry-based curriculum module focuses on the science and impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). This curriculum, developed by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill as well as teachers and other educational consultants, includes guided teacher instructions for implementation, data tables and background materials, a video with guided lab instruction and background on FAS, a post-assessment game and hands-on experiment involving varying concentration levels of ethanol and the growth and development of brine shrimp. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Science/curriculum.html
Bioterrorism (Webcast) - Pierre Noel, M.D., presents the recent history of biological warfare programs, which offer a good perspective of what the future may hold. He also discussed the biologic and physical characteristics that may render a biological agent a potential weapon. Anthrax, plague and smallpox are three of the most likely organisms to be used as biological weapons. Understanding the biology, mechanisms of toxicity, modes of spread and current preventive and therapeutic measures, lays the groundwork for future research in biodefense. (September 17, 2002) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.”Download RealPlayer (NIH Clinical Center)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/medpub091702.ram
Breast Cancer: Progress and Promise (Webcast) - JoAnne Zujewski, M.D., discusses the risk factors for developing breast cancer and discuss current treatment options. She will review progress made in this disease and look at promising new research directions. (October 16, 2001) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer (National Cancer Institute)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/medpub101601.ram
Bringing the Genome to You (Webcast) - Some of the world's leading scientific minds spoke at the public symposium Bringing the Genome to You, celebrating the sequencing of the human genome and the 50th anniversary of the description of DNA's double helix. Nobel Laureate James Watson, National Human Genome Research Institute Director Francis Collins and others on the cutting edge of genetics shared their insights. This half-day public symposium was held on the morning of April 15, 2003¬†at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and was broadcast around the world via satellite and the Web. To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.”Download RealPlayer (National Human Genome Research Institute)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/smithsonian041503.ram
Celebrating Julie - Honors the Life and Science of NIMH's Julius Axelrod - An event to honor the life and achievements of National Institutes of Health scientist and Nobel Laureate Julius Axelrod (1912-2004). (May 23, 2005) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer (National Institute of Mental Health)
http://videocast.nih.gov/Summary.asp?File=12657
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: From Promises to Proof (Webcast) - Stephen Straus, M.D., discusses how many people are turning outside the medical mainstream to approaches that embrace the whole person-mind, body and spirit. In fact, Americans spend more money for complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, than for all other health care needs. From acupuncture to massage therapy to dietary supplements, CAM approaches are affordable and accessible, but largely untested. Dr. Straus will discuss current research on which CAM practices work, why and how they work and whether they are safe. (October 28, 2003) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/medpub102803.ram
Contemporary Clinical Medicine Great Teachers - All 2007-2008 Great Teachers lectures will be videocast, http://videocast.nih.gov. Viewing of the videotaped lectures requires RealPlayer software and a 220Kbps LAN or 56Kbps dial-up connection bandwidth. NIH users can download RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows or RealOne for Mac. Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the latest free version of RealPlayer software from Real Networks. Questions? Call 301-496-2563 or e-mail. (NIH Clinical Center)
http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/researchers/lectures/greatteachers_current.h
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Coping with Anxiety and Depression in Uncertain Times (Webcast) - Dennis Charney, M.D., discusses how the experience of psychological trauma is not an uncommon occurrence in today's society. Recent research indicates that severe psychological trauma can cause symptoms persistent of anxiety and depression. He discusses these symptoms and how they affect brain function and alter body systems, and explores current treatments available. (October 1, 2002) To view this videocast you will need RealPlayer, which you can download for free for either a PC or a Macintosh.” Download RealPlayer (National Institute of Mental Health)
http://videocast.nih.gov/ram/medpub100102.ram

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