Archive for June, 2008


June 27th, 2008

Podcast 5: News and interview with Dr. Jack Hirsh, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Medicine, McMaster and Founding Director of the Henderson Research Centre, Hamilton Ontario

Jack Hirsh discusses the American College of Chest Physicians’ new guidelines on antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy. Home blood pressure monitoring Depression and diabetes Stroke risk Rivaroxaban

June 20th, 2008

Podcast 4: News and interview with Dr. Larry Allen, Clinical Instructor in Cardiology, Duke

Larry Allen talks with us about patients’ estimates of their life expectancy, compared with what disease models predict. Antiepileptic drugs Antipsychotic drug Inhalers Induced labor Rate vs. rhythm Dr. Allen interview

June 13th, 2008

Podcast 3: Interview with Dr. Steven Woloshin of Dartmouth Medical School

An interview with Steven Woloshin explores his work in showing patients the magnitude of the risks they face from, for example, smoking. Avian flu vaccine Dementia and melatonin, according to a JAMA study ADHD Revised guidelines for treating cardiac arrhythmias Patients in ICUs Interview Motorcycle helmet law

June 6th, 2008

Podcast 2: Interview with Dr. Joseph Ross of Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

In this week’s interview, Joseph Ross talks with us about the prevalence of guest-authorship and ghostwriting in the medical literature. Diabetes research. Asthma Aliskiren Post-stroke depression Cell phones and brain cancer

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