Medical and Patient Educational videos

Highlighted talk:

Full presentation Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, by Prof David Denning. Presented in March 2016.

Also see our Aspergillus & Aspergillosis Youtube Channel

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Indoor Air & Pollution
Hidden Dangers: Damp in the Home

A video developed as part of a student project at University of Manchester 2017 by Katie Holmes.

Katie questions why there is a lack of awareness about the dangers damp homes present to our health.

Pollution levels in 1960s London

If you think pollution is bad in London now, just take a look at what Londoners were forced to breathe into their lungs in the 1960s.

Patients experiences
The day I got told I am going to die

Friday 13th March 2015 was the day I got told I was going to die. Today makes 2 days since that day.

Nasilele Simukulva: Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis Nasilele describes her experience of living with CPA after a prior diagnosis of Tuberculosis and then having a severe cough that did not respond to antibiotics.
Stephen Entwistle: Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis Stephen describes the difficulties living with Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis. He was initially suspected to have Tuberculosis but a year later he was finally referred to the National Aspergillosis Centre, UK.
Jacqueline: Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis Jacqueline lives with Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis and this is her story, how she was diagnosed, how she was treated and her experiences while on several different antifungal drugs.
John Guto: Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis John Guto lives with Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis and this is his story.
CEO Becomes an Aspergillosis Survivor

In January 2016, the CEO of NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership, the economic development organization that serves Bristol, Bluff City, Kingsport and Sullivan County, contracted a viral infection called aspergillosis that landed the 52-year-old in Holst

General interest
What we can do to die well | Timothy Ihrig

The healthcare industry in America is so focused on pathology, surgery and pharmacology — on what doctors “do” to patients — that it often overlooks the values of the human beings it’s supposed to care for.

Tracking Adverse Medication Events and Drug:Drug Interactions

Stanford big data techno-optimist and internist Russ Altman shows us how the power of machine learning in drug development is helping us understand adverse medication effects.

Breaking Thought Cycles Using Mindfulness

Psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer shares groundbreaking research on the mechanism of mindfulness practices that effectively help quell cravings of all kinds, including smoking.

Prescribe Happiness to Improve Our Health

At 37 years old, physician, public health advocate, entrepreneur and grassroots organizer Vivek Murthy is one of the youngest U.S. Surgeon Generals in our nation’s history, and the first one of Indian descent.

What Happens When Patients Lead the Health Team?

Who knows better how to heal a community than those who inhabit it? America Bracho's Latino Health Access trains local promotoras to teach neighbors and friends how to be healthy.

Fungi Can Combat Livestock Parasites

Using soil fungi to combat livestock parasites in Australia. Ugandan smallholder dairy farmers show signs of comeback. New systems of aquaculture to benefit fish farmers in Thailand.

BBC World Service 1996

The beginning of the end for Rice Blast Fungus?

The rice blast fungus genome has been sequenced and will be used to develop resistant strains of rice. Nasa's Spitzer telescope has found an asteroid around a sun like our own – but are there planets, too?

Ash Dieback Fungus

Telling the stories of non-native invasive species and our complicated attitudes to them.

Nobel Prizes 2014; Gauge; Genetics and Diabetes; UK Fungus Day

UK Fungus Day

Coffee Fungus Spreads into Uguanda

Vascular coffee wilt or tracheomycosis is threatening the Ugandan coffee crop as it spreads from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and infects more coffee producing regions. Also in Uganda, making money from honey.

The 'chemical warfare' of fungi

Ecologist Lynne Boddy tells Bridget Kendall how fungi fight each other for resources and use "chemical warfare" to gain the upper hand.

The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi

Put any prejudices about poisonous toadstools and mould in damp corners out of your mind: this week's Forum explores fungi as an extraordinarily tough and ecologically friendly building substance that could reshape our world.

Lynne Boddy on Fungi

Fungi are responsible for rotting fruit, crumbling brickwork and athlete's foot. They have a mouldy reputation; but it's their ability to destroy things that enables new life to grow.

In Search of Giant Fungus

Chris Sperring and Michael Jordan of the Association of British Fungus Groups go in search of giant bracket fungus in Dommett Wood in Somerset.

Fungi - Plant or Animal?

Scientist are unable to classify fungi as either plant or animal. They are just as likely to kill you as they are to feed you and their origins are difficult to trace.

The Art of Saving Life

Global public health worker and communications expert Christine McNab illuminates the story of how she combined her passions and partnered with the Gates Foundation to create what might be the most artistically crafted vaccine promotion campaign e

Research & Science
Food for Thought: How Gut Microbes Change Your Mind

The state of your mind might be dependent on the state of your gut