Specialties & Topics
- Arthritis/Rheumatic Disease
- Breast Cancer
- GERD/Peptic Ulcers
May 2nd, 2012
November 4th, 2011
Podcast 136: Aspirin lowers colorectal risks in Lynch syndrome — what are the implications for everyone else?
March 27th, 2010
We talk with three of the academic authors of a New England Journal of Medicine study that pooled data from a few studies in an attempt to examine the possible link between use of bisphosphonates and femoral-shaft fractures. Interview-related links: Physician’s First Watch coverage NEJM paper NEJM editorial FDA statement News-related links: Aspirin ineffective in [...]
March 5th, 2010
Podcast 77: We revisit a conversation on treating community-acquired pneumonia according to the guidelines (and we’ve got current news).
Our attempts to get an interview with a researcher were unavailing, so we’ve gone to plan B and repeat a useful look at treating community-acquired pneumonia according to guideline recommendations. Please leave comments and complaints at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can call and voice these at 1-617-440-4374. Interview-related links: Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Guideline-Compliant Treatment Is Better IDSA/ATS guidelines [...]
November 12th, 2009
Avoiding use of the heart-lung machine during coronary artery bypass grafting was supposed to lower neurocognitive problems and other complications after the procedure. A large randomized trial finds otherwise. We’ve got a conversation with one of the investigators, Frederick Grover. To contact us, call 1-617-440-4374. You can write to me at email@example.com. This week’s links: [...]
August 14th, 2009
Podcast 53: Patients extubated with hypercapnia can be managed better with noninvasive ventilation, a new study shows.
Dr. Miquel Ferrer of the University of Barcelona took some time away from his holiday to talk with us about an article he’s just published in Lancet. His research shows that in a subgroup of patients with chronic respiratory diseases (mostly COPD) who are undergoing extubation but who remain in hypercapnia, noninvasive ventilation support is [...]