Oncologists are turning to a novel form of therapy to combat cancer: retraining or reengineering the immune system to quash tumor growth. In this seminar, hear from Harvard Medical School scientists and clinicians on the latest approaches that use the body’s own defenses to fight cancer.
An Answer to Cancer? Using the Immune System to Fight Cancer
How the Food You Eat Affects Your GutVideo
The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs. And while we can’t control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat.WATCH NOW
The Invisible Universe Of The Human MicrobiomeVideo
The next time you look in a mirror, think about this: In many ways you're more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells. But these tiny compatriots are invisible to the naked eye. So we asked artist Ben Arthur to give us a guided tour of the rich universe of the human microbiome.WATCH NOW