The following is a curated collection of videos on the subjects of Breast Cancer and Alzheimer's disease. This collection is meant as an introduction to learning about these diseases and their attributes, symptoms, and traits.
Breast Cancer Topics
What is Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. In this animation we explain what cancer is and how it can develop in the breasts. Furthermore, we describe the different symptoms that are possible signs for breast cancer and the risk factors associated with this disease. Furthermore, we name the different types of breast screening methods (such as mammography) and the treatment options that are available.
How to Recognize Breast Cancer Symptoms
Over the course of a woman's lifetime, she may experience breast changes. While many end up being nothing to worry about, it's important to have any changes that you notice checked by a doctor -- just to be on the safe side. Here are the potential breast cancer symptoms to watch out for.
Tips for Coping with Chemotherapy
Stephanie Gilman shares her best advice on the little things that helped her get through chemotherapy in this video by Rethink Breast Cancer, part of the LiveLaughLearn series.
Alzheimer's Disease Topics
Alzheimer’s Disease is a serious brain disease that is affecting 5 ½ million people in the United States today. Most are over 60. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease. In fact, Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.In 2015 Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias, will cost the nation $226 billion dollars and by 2050 this may rise to $1.1 trillion dollars.
Alzheimer’s Is Not Normal Aging — And We Can Cure It | Samuel Cohen | TED Talks
More than 40 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. But no real progress has been made in the fight against the disease since its classification more than 100 years ago. Scientist Samuel Cohen shares a new breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research from his lab as well as a message of hope. “Alzheimer’s is a disease,” Cohen says, “and we can cure it.”
Mechanisms and secrets of Alzheimer's disease: exploring the brain
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A scientific film with a 3D modeling made on the inner mechanisms of the brain implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease.