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A look at reading old age with Dr. Louise Aronson, a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at UCSF and the author of the New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life. Series: "Critically Human" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 37077…
 
What if we could trick stem cells into thinking they were young again? What would the impact be on human health and aging? Shiri Gur-Cohen, Ph.D., shares her work. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38216]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
What challenges does aging pose to both individuals and society at large? What causes aging at the cellular and molecular level? Stem cell research is be key to finding solutions that increase our healthspan and change how we think about aging. Robert A.J. Signer, Ph.D., shares what is on the horizon. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicin…
 
What challenges does aging pose to individuals and society at large? What causes aging at the cellular and molecular level? What if we could trick stem cells into thinking they were young again? If so, could we leverage stem cells to help live longer, healthier lives? These are just some of the fascinating questions researchers are exploring in tod…
 
As we age, our bones become thinner and weaken. For older people this can lead to life-altering fractures. Our bones are growing, living tissue made up of calcium-based minerals, collagen and other proteins. Understanding your bone health - how well the minerals and proteins are working together to resist fracture - can help you and your doctor det…
 
How can we improve the number of years we can live healthy lives? Jennifer Trowbridge, PhD, shares her recent work looking at hematopoietic stem cell aging. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 37590]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
We may be living longer, but are we living healthier? As we age, proper nutrition and exercise can help us live more fulfilling lives and enjoy our extended post-retirement years. Indeed, exercise is medicine. Cindy Chang, MD, a sports medicine physician, shares her training and expertise to provide physical activity goals and guidelines for adults…
 
Most research studies don't consider how different races perceive the stressfulness of stress exposure. This has led to a paradox among mental and physical health outcomes that show whites report more instances of stress and depression, yet people of color have higher rates of stress-related illnesses such as hypertension. Indeed, racial/ethnic min…
 
John Torous, MD, MBI takes a deep dive into mental health apps and how to evaluate their effectiveness and utility. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37599]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
María Marquine, PhD, discusses her recent work looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on well-being and cognition for Latinos and non-Latino Blacks. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37604]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
What are the impacts of fall prevention programs and can they be delivered virtually? Jeanne Nichols, PhD, discusses the results of a trial conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic and how regular exercise and interventions can be impactful. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37601]…
 
13.1 million people in the US have a serious mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. Eric Granholm, PhD, explains potential technological interventions for SMI. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37607]…
 
What is the link between inflammation, depression and nutrition? Mark Rapaport, MD, shares recent research on N-3 fatty acids and how they impact conditions such as depression. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37600]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
Tarek Rajji, MD, shares research from current trials combining brain stimulation with interventions including cognitive remediation. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37598]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
What is magnetic brain stimulation and how can it be used to improve our health? Dhakshin Ramanathan, MD, PhD, and Zafiris "Jeff" Daskalakis, MD, PhD, join Jyoti Mishra, PhD, to discuss how and why to use therapies such as TMS and MST to treat depression. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37597]…
 
Technology has become invaluable to many older adults. In addition to social media apps which can help us stay connected to family and friends around the world, technology can be used to improve health and wellbeing, express creativity, and monitor serious mental illness. Ramesh Rao, PhD, hosts Tom Kamber and Eric Granholm, PhD, to discuss how we c…
 
Sleep is essential to our physical and mental health. Renowned sleep experts share insights into how to get better sleep as well as current sleep therapies. Ellen Lee, MD, explains the biological importance of sleep, its impact on health and aging, and how to improve your sleep habits. Atul Malhotra, MD, discusses the impacts of sleep deprivation o…
 
María Marquine, PhD, shares research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adults age 50+, noting the differential impact by race/ethnicity in the US. Lauren Brown, PhD, discusses the unique stress experience of black older adults. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37595]…
 
How can new technologies be used to help anxiety and depression? Tarek Rajji, MD, shares recent findings from trials combining brain stimulation with cognitive remediation. John Torous, MD, MBI, takes a deep dive into mental health apps and how to evaluate their effectiveness and utility. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and …
 
Can virtual classes help seniors with fall prevention and staying fit? What are the impacts of diet on inflammation and mental health? Jeanne Nichols, PhD, and Mark Rapaport, MD, detail their respective work in mental and physical well-being. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37593]…
 
Can wisdom be a safeguard for physical and mental heath during difficult times? What kind of resilience has wisdom provided during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dilip V. Jeste, MD, a geriatric neuropsychiatrist who specializes in successful aging, explains the biological and cognitive roots of wisdom as well as how it can be enhanced and harnessed to comb…
 
Just another YouTube video documenting the crazy antics of squirrels hell-bent on reaching peanuts? No, these videos are part of a study to understand the split-second decisions squirrels make routinely as they race through the tree canopy, jumping from branch to branch, using skills honed to elude deadly predators. How do they decide whether or no…
 
Research suggests that listening to or singing songs can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Theresa Allison provides an overview of music in the context of dementia and caregiving relationships. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37150]…
 
To study aging, scientists are looking to outer space. Space travel causes changes to the body that are similar to aging. Dr. Sonja Schrepfer, UCSF Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, investigates space-related physiological changes, similar to those observed during aging, including defects in bone healing, loss of cardiovascular and neurolog…
 
The UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging has a focus on the positives of aging. Learn about their unique lens on longevity, the center's training programs for medical students, and their community outreach services. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36487]…
 
As we age, physical health declines but people report feeling more satisfied and content. Why is that? Dilip V. Jeste, MD explains that wisdom may be key. This complex trait can be harnessed to increase compassion, aid in self regulation, and much more. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36485]…
 
For over two decades, geriatric psychiatrist Dilip Jeste, MD, has led the search for the biological and cognitive roots of wisdom. In this talk, Dr. Jeste reflects on the emerging field of the neurobiology of wisdom, its promise to help alleviate the modern epidemic of loneliness, and ways to nurture and grow this complex trait. Series: "Stein Inst…
 
Alison Moore, MD, MPH, FACP, AGSF and Khai Nguyen, MD, MHS discuss the importance of age-friendly care.Excerpted from the September 11, 2020 UC San Diego Foundation Board Meeting. Series: "UC San Diego Foundation Board" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36417]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
Digital tools including mobile apps, wearable sensors, and social network platforms offer unprecedented opportunities in health research and healthcare. However, this rapidly emerging sector is outpacing existing regulatory structures and challenging norms for ethical practice. Camille Nebeker, EdD, MS, Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine in…
 
How wisdom is defined and measured in the laboratory, the biology of wisdom, its dynamic relationship with culture, wisdom and aging, wisdom and health, and how we might build wiser societies. THis animation is based on "The New Science of Practical Wisdom" published by Johns Hopkins University Press in the journal Perspectives in Biology and Medic…
 
As societal stresses have increased, loneliness and social isolation have become silent killers. Dilip Jeste, MD, a geriatric neuropsychiatrist who specializes in successful aging, explains how loneliness has become an epidemic, the risk factors, helpful interventions, and how we can harness wisdom for compassion, self regulation, and more. Series:…
 
Bones are dynamic and continue to rebuild themselves, even as we age. Bone remodeling is supported by a healthy diet and by regular physical activity. Join Vicky Newman, MS, RDN to learn more about dietary choices that help calcium stay in our bones and out of our blood vessels to support both bone strength and arterial flexibility. Adequate calciu…
 
Fragility fractures occur in structurally weak bones due to aging and bone loss - osteoporosis. Dr. Anthony Ding explains what “fragility fractures” are, where they occur, what they mean to you, and how they are treated. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34795]…
 
Dr. Alan Zhang is an orthopedic surgeon at UCSF specializing in sports medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. He explores conservative (non-surgical) treatment of the hip and also looks at hip arthroscopy surgery. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34794]…
 
UCSF Spine Surgeon Dr. Alekos Theologis describes the causes of back and neck pain and explores the treatment options for degenerative disc disease, kyphosis and scoliosis, and osteoporosis. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34793]UCTV: UC San Francisco による
 
Blood pressure is the force that moves blood through our circulatory system. Dr. Robert Baron explains what the two numbers mean in a reading and when it's too high. He also talks about strategies for lowering your blood pressure safely. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34158]…
 
Learn how to prevent and treat osteoporosis with Gina Woods, MD, a board-certified endocrinologist. She discusses how to preserve bone health, prevent fractures, and manage osteoporosis care with treatments that may include diet modification, exercise and medication. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34…
 
Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD brings to light the challenges in getting the elderly to seek psychotherapy. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34117]UCTV: UC San Diego による
 
Surrogates are involved in nearly half of major medical decisions for hospitalized older adults. Dr. Eric Widera, UCSF Geriatric Medicine, and lawyer Sarah Hopper discuss why it is important to plan for the future and what happens if you don't. They also go over important components of future planning for health care, finances, and other decisions …
 
One of the paths to healthy aging includes connecting with peers and building friendships. UCSF's Dr. Carla Perissinotto reviews the concepts of loneliness and social isolation; describe the effects of loneliness and connections on health, and discuss framework for maintaining connections and addressing loneliness. Then, Amber Carroll talks about t…
 
Most large hospitals have targeted resources to help older adults with severe acute illness. Dr. Candace Kim, UCSF Geriatric Medicine, talks about potential stressors and specialized services. Knowing about the options and how the system works will help prepare you to navigate the hospital and care transitions more effectively. Series: "Mini Medica…
 
Drs. Kaitlin Willham and Heather Nye explain the idea of pre-habilitation:enhancing functional capacity before surgery to improve a person’s ability to withstand the upcoming stressor of surgery. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33745]UCTV: UC San Francisco による
 
Five myths about aging are debunked: Older people are either super healthy or super frail; You are completely responsible for how well you age; Older people will eventually lose their memory; Most older people will end up in nursing homes; There is nothing to look forward to in older age. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Med…
 
Geriatrician Dr. John Newman looks at therapies that target mechanisms of aging to prevent, delay, or treat a wide range of age-related diseases and conditions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33743]UCTV: UC San Francisco による
 
Fractures in an older population are common and require specialized treatment. Dr. Eric Meinberg looks at the knee, Dr. Richard Coughlin the ankle and Dr. Paul Toogood discusses Periprosthetic fractures (a broken bone that occurs around an implant) and Dr. Richard Coughlin discusses ankle fractures. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Hea…
 
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