The “Disease” That Struck Medieval Church Organs

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [ ♪INTRO ] During long, cold winters in medieval Europe, there was something […]

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Natural Method(s) for Reversing Coronary Heart Disease

Rich: My name is Rich Condon. I just turned 70 years old in May and my wife decided that it was time for me to have a physical. […]

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Nitroglycerin: Explosive Heart Medication

[Theme song] Imagine a substance so potent that depending on how you use it, it could blow you to pieces, or it could save your life. This stuff […]

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Why Do Heart Cells Turn into Bone?

Minerals like calcium and phosphate keep your bones tough and rigid, so your limbs can be attached properly, and your body’s not just a squishy mess of tissue. […]

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The Key to an Artificial Heart … and Open-Heart Surgery

[♪ INTRO] When you think about it, it’s kind of mind-blowing that open-heart surgery is even a thing. In most of these surgeries, doctors crack open the patient’s […]

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5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] It usually isn’t possible to simply glance at a sick person and […]

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Your Asthma and Allergies Aren’t Causing Mental Illness

[ INTRO ] Earlier this week, you might’ve noticed headlines about how having asthma or hay fever can increase your risk of developing a mental illness. But you […]

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Could a Vaccine Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

[♪ INTRO] Measles, mumps, and polio, these are things we can prevent with a vaccine. But scientists are looking to add a surprising entry to that list: Type […]

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