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Allergy and Immunology (Video)

Allergy and Immunology (Video)

Keep current with UCTV programs to help manage immune deficiencies and allergies.

The Appeal of Osteopathic Medicine with Hollis King DO; Michael Kurisu DO; and Paul J. Mills - UC Wellbeing Channel 2017/09/08, 01:00
The Appeal of Osteopathic Medicine with Hollis King DO; Michael Kurisu DO; and Paul J. Mills - UC Wellbeing Channel

Hollis King and Michael Kurisu, both osteopathic physicians (DO's) at UC San Diego, describe how osteopathy is a hands-on medical treatment that focuses on the structure and function of the whole body, not just symptoms of disease or pain. As they explain to host Paul J. Mills, doctors of osteopathy learn the same curriculum as traditional medical students, but they approach their patients with a more integrative philosophy of healthcare. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 32568]

The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Exploring Ethics 2017/07/07, 01:00
The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis - Exploring Ethics

On our current trajectory, 300 million excess deaths will occur due to antibiotic resistance to by 2050. What can be done change our path and stop superbugs in their tracks? Victor Nizet, MD discusses the roots and scope of the problem as well as novel solutions. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31545]

Inner Ear Treatments Cochlear Implants Hearing Loss and More: Advances in Otolaryngology with Jeffrey P. Harris - On Our Mind 2017/06/30, 01:00
Inner Ear Treatments Cochlear Implants Hearing Loss and More: Advances in Otolaryngology with Jeffrey P. Harris - On Our Mind

Jeffrey P. Harris, MD, PhD, FACS joins William Mobley, MD, PhD for a wide-ranging discussion about the field of otolaryngology. With his background in immunology, Dr. Harris has pioneered new methods of drug delivery to the inner ear. As a surgeon, he did the first cochlear implant surgery in San Diego county and continues to work with the technology as it advances. He discusses current treatments for inner ear problems and looks to the future - including treatments for HPV-related facial cancers, regenerating hair cells in cases of hearing loss, the brain's response to cochlear implants and more. Series: "Brain Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 32242]

Pet Ownership Protects Us Against Allergies 2017/05/16, 01:00
Pet Ownership Protects Us Against Allergies

Dr. Homer Boushey discusses the links between pet ownership and protection against allergies. The hygiene hypothesis, the notion that modern cleanliness causes a lack of stimulation of the immune system in early development, suggests that modern cleanliness makes children more vulnerable to allergies. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 32371]

Asthma and Allergies in Urban Schools and Community Environments - LeNoir/Hamburger Lecture 2017 2017/03/23, 23:00
Asthma and Allergies in Urban Schools and Community Environments - LeNoir/Hamburger Lecture 2017

Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, discusses how unique exposures in the environment (such as mouse allergens at home or school) contribute to increased cases of asthma. Series: "Lenoir/Hamburger Memorial Lecture" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31750]

Children with Food Allergies 2016/08/20, 01:00
Children with Food Allergies

Dr. Stephanie Leonard explains the improvements to be made in caring for children with food allergies. In addition, she comments on the speculative way in which these allergies originate. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31236]

The Price of Immunity 2016/08/13, 01:00
The Price of Immunity

Dr. Rick Hecht discusses the flip side of the immune system, highlighting how it can actually damage our body if its pushed too hard, or if it experiences one of many possible malfunctions. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31306]

Food Allergy Basics 2016/07/30, 01:00
Food Allergy Basics

As the food allergies become more prominent, it is sometimes difficult to discern what is and is not in that category. Dr. Stephanie Leonard discusses what the term “food allergy” means and how it is different from a common food sensitivity. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31235]