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How we could teach our bodies to heal faster | Kaitlyn Sadtler

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What if we could help our bodies heal faster and without scars, like Wolverine in X-Men? TED Fellow Kaitlyn Sadtler is working to make this dream a reality by developing new biomaterials that could change how our immune system responds to injuries. In this quick talk, she shows the different ways these products could help the body regenerate.

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42 Comments on How we could teach our bodies to heal faster | Kaitlyn Sadtler

  1. just take a bath full of ice, like in the movie

    • after I stopped wearing warm things in fall and winter and doing regular ice cold showers my immune system strengthend alot, heck I wasn’t even once ill since 2015

    • +nikidino8 wow, i can’t imagine take a shower in the winter without heating the water up at all, must be very hard

    • @I love Clem

      Actually I start with a warm shower, because cleaning yourself from shampoo with cold water is terrible, and go all the way down until I reached the maximum coldness possible. At this point I control my breath to be slowly (important) and deep and after a while I just stop.

      Rarely I also switch from max cold to max hot very rapidily, it’s very very hard to control the breath while doing this and if I stop at hot/warm, it kills my sleep

    • Thats actually really really helpfull for all types of injuries( but wounds) I am a tae kwon do athlete and I everyday have icetherapy

  2. Daily Dose Of Memes // 11th October 2018 at 4:15 pm // Reply

    Just buy a new body

  3. Doctor Strange already taught us how to already

  4. souptroophat Esplin // 11th October 2018 at 4:24 pm // Reply

    *looks at Lizardman from amazing Spider-Man 2*

  5. Nathaniel Mortimer // 11th October 2018 at 4:28 pm // Reply

    Could this possibly lead to cancer?

  6. Sucks how we can’t heal with love like Baymax does. +1 like for a Baymax hug!

  7. Ernesto Garcia // 11th October 2018 at 4:49 pm // Reply

    Our bodies are going to need ORMUS (orbitally rearranged monoatomic elements )and Scalar Energy Right? It’s because your talking about working to achieve the healing yet you don’t ever say how.

  8. PowahSlap Entertainmint // 11th October 2018 at 4:55 pm // Reply

    Just eat other people and aquire their life force.

  9. Boy if I had a nickel for every time somebody says they’ve found a cure for something and it turns out to be bullshit I’d be rich enough to find actual cures for everything.

  10. This is incredible. The fact that these kinds of things are possible and that there are people working on it is fascinating. I wish her the best of luck in her project and hope that stuff like this is accesible to us in the near future

  11. DarkFlame ShadowNinja // 11th October 2018 at 5:10 pm // Reply

    Without live video mechanism of the immune cell within microscope this entire video remains pointless.

  12. Random Schmid // 11th October 2018 at 5:15 pm // Reply

    Arent the same blood cells responsible for scar tissue also used to stop the bleeding in the first place? I doubt you can just trick the body this easily and have no repercussions.

  13. The shoes seem uncomfortable *yes so distracted

  14. Find a way to regenerate teeth then you’ll get my attention.
    The rest of the body looks after itself, be it slow but it still does. Teeth however don’t, not efficiently enough anyway.

  15. Clementin Sauvion // 11th October 2018 at 5:37 pm // Reply

    IM working on a cell I found and MY test might help to regenerate. IM doing the work to test if the cell I found could really work.

    • The YoGandalf // 11th October 2018 at 6:33 pm // Reply

      I also thought it’s a bit strange how she almost only refers to herself when it comes to the work but apparently works in a team of researchers.

    • ^^^same

    • Yeah, that really bothered me as well. Usually researchers from teams always say “We”.

    • You raise a very valid concern & I had to make an account to respond, because as a speaker saying “I” is difficult, as research is 100% done in teams. We were instructed to speak in I/I’m, which is the *only* reason it was worded that way, original drafts had “we”. I hope this clarified why it was worded in that manner, I’ve cited the original work done by the teams on the TED page.

  16. so nothing i can do at home..

  17. Eat well. Sleep well. Live well.

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