pod.link copied!
TED Health
TED Health

What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED... more

Listen now on

Apple Podcasts
Google Podcasts
Podcast Addict
Pocket Casts
Player FM
Podcast Republic


Food expiration dates don't mean what you think | Carolyn Beans

Countries around the world waste huge amounts of food every year: roughly a fifth of food items in the US... more

18 Jun 2024 · 6 minutes
The miracle of organ donation — and a breakthrough for the future | Abbas Ardehali

Organ transplants save lives, but they come with challenges: every minute a healthy donated organ is on ice increases risk.... more

11 Jun 2024 · 11 minutes
The vital data you flush down the toilet | Newsha Ghaeli

"Everybody pees and poops — and we know that urine and stool contain a rich source of information on our... more

04 Jun 2024 · 10 minutes
Why is it so hard to cure the common cold? | George Zaidan

On average, adults catch more than 150 colds throughout their lives. Even with similar symptoms, the cause could be different... more

28 May 2024 · 6 minutes
What happens to sex in midlife? A look at the "bedroom gap" | Maria E. Sophocles

Menopause isn't just hot flashes, says gynecologist and sexual medicine specialist Maria Sophocles. It's often accompanied by overlooked symptoms like... more

21 May 2024 · 34 minutes
How to make smart decisions more easily | Alexandra Panzer

Everything our bodies do— whether physical or mental— uses energy. Studies have found that many individuals seem to have a... more

14 May 2024 · 7 minutes
The science of laughter | Sasha Winkler

Isn’t it odd that, when something’s funny, you might show your teeth, change your breathing, become weak and achy in... more

07 May 2024 · 7 minutes
What if a simple blood test could detect cancer? | Hani Goodarzi

Catching cancer at its earliest stages saves lives. But in a body made up of trillions of cells, how do... more

30 Apr 2024 · 9 minutes
The diseases that changed humanity forever | Dan Kwartler

Since humanity’s earliest days, we’ve been plagued by countless disease-causing pathogens. Invisible and persistent, these microorganisms and the illnesses they... more

23 Apr 2024 · 7 minutes
A campaign for period positivity | Ananya Grover

Having your period is exhausting — and for many people across the world, menstruation is even more challenging because of... more

16 Apr 2024 · 28 minutes
TED Health
Food expiration dates don't mean what you think | Carolyn Beans
TED Health