• Acne Vulgaris and Extracting large Whiteheads – Part 1
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    Acne Vulgaris and Extracting large Whiteheads – Part 1

    Dr. Lee: Just going to put a little nick there Dr. Lee: You’re tough, I already know you’re tough, because I know some of those you must feel a little bit. Patient: Dr. Lee: So I am just going to squeeze on them Dr. Lee: Pushing against you. Dr. Lee: Good Dr. Lee: Right, if you need a break, you just tell me, ok? Patient: Dr. Lee: How long have you been on Accutane so far? Patient: I just finished my fourth month. Dr. Lee: So it is really starting to work now. Patient: It is, yeah Dr. Lee: You don’t have any breakouts right now, just those underneath cysts.…

  • “Food Does Not Cause Acne” – Response to your comments!!
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    “Food Does Not Cause Acne” – Response to your comments!!

    I heard a lot of comments on my Acne video that were disputing my assertions that food in general does not cause Acne Food does not cause Acne! In general! Let me clarify a little bit about what I said in my Acne video I was saying this as a generality I think that there are a lot of hormones in foods such as milk products, and hormones we do know help to promote the worsening of Acne So, yes, there are certain foods that I think you should avoid because of the hormones that are added to it But it’s still important to know that if you eat a…

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    Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Much?

    You know the dreaded moment when you feel that familiar but nevertheless shocking surge of pain on your finger. You were just trying to mail a letter to your Great-Aunt Celia to thank her for the hand knitted mittens she sent you for Christmas, and then it happens. Your fingertip is searing in pain; it feels like a knife just sliced through your top few layers of skin. It’s such a small cut and barely even draws any blood, so why does it hurt so bad? Let’s delve into that on this episode of The Infographics Show, Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Bad? The dreadful paper cut is just…

  • Reprogramming Skin to Grow New Organs Is Now Possible
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    Reprogramming Skin to Grow New Organs Is Now Possible

    A team of researchers have developed an incredible new technology that allows them to reprogram skin cells into any cell an ailing body needs, with a single touch. The technology is called Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT). It involves using nanochip technology that could generate any kind of cell within a patient’s own body. The new cells could repair injured tissue or restore function of aging tissue, organs, blood vessels and even nerve cells. Here’s how it works a nanotechnology-based chip about the size of a postage stamp is placed on the skin and stimulated by an electrical current. In less than a second the chip creates nanometer-scale entry pathways into tissue…

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    How Does Our Skin Turn Sunlight Into Vitamin D?

    Look at that guy, he thinks he’s plants! Howdy vitamen, vitawomen, and everyone in between, Trace here with some brain nutrition for DNews. Vitamin D is everywhere in our diets these days, sort of. You can get it in cereal, milk, orange juices and other fortified foods, as well as in fatty fish, egg yolks and a few other places. But, mostly, vitamin D comes from YOU. From your skin. You MAKE it. Vitamin D is actually a group of five fat-soluble molecules, and in it’s main animal version, Vitamin D3, it promotes absorption of calcium for our bones. Without vitamin D, adults can experience osteomalacia — pain and weakness,…

  • Mindfulness: How to Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin, with Jon Kabat-Zinn
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    Mindfulness: How to Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin, with Jon Kabat-Zinn

    When you sit down and observe your own mind on purpose just for fun as a kind of scientific inquiry into what drives you it doesn’t take long say if you focus on say the breath is the object of attention and you’re riding on the waves of your breathing. It doesn’t take long before you’ll notice that some kind of want comes up. Some kind of desire. And maybe it’s because your body’s uncomfortable. So maybe you just want to fidget a little or shift posture, you know, and just do it this way or that way. So it’s very hard to sit still. Why? Because we’re antsy. Why…

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    Grapefruit-sized Growth, Part 1: The Punch

    ENGLISH He actually saw someone else who had this procedure you know so (unintelligible) Dr. Lee – Have you ever seen anybody for this? Patient – No. Dr. Lee – No? Dr. Lee – Have you ever seen anybody for this? Patient – No. Dr. Lee – No? Dr. Lee – Because it’s something that you know um (put on mute) Dr. Lee – It started very little and then just right in the middle of it and then it just started growing and growing huh? It’s pretty firm. I don’t if it’s a lipoma or a cyst. And I feel a little depression right here. So what I think…

  • Skin to Skin Contact
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    Skin to Skin Contact

    – Myself, my particular interest is the first hour, the first six hours impacts how we’re going to become socially and emotionally intelligent. This is the essence of my research, the babies that are put skin to skin are warmer, measurably, by half a degree They have a higher blood sugar. They have a better return. They are breathing better, but above all they’re awake, they’re alive. That aliveness and awakeness has got an important dimension, They will open their eyes and connect with mother. The first thing would be that the baby is born and it must stay with mother. And it stays with mother on mother’s skin .…