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Posts Tagged ‘Elderly’
Podcast 87: After this week’s news, we reprise an interview from last December on pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults.
Joe Elia • May 16th, 2010
Categories: Audio, Empiric therapy, Fusobacteria, Pharyngitis, Uncategorized
Podcast 85: B vitamins lower homocysteine levels, so why don’t they retard the progression of diabetic nephropathy?
Joe Elia • May 2nd, 2010
Categories: Audio, diabetic nephropathy, Homocysteine, Uncategorized, vitamin B
Podcast 71: We revisit, after a look at current clinical news, a conversation on the late clinical course of dementia.
Joe Elia • January 22nd, 2010
Categories: Audio, dementia, Uncategorized
I tried arranging an interview across a 13-hour time difference, with no luck. We revisit, instead, an October conversation about the late clinical course of dementia. First a look at the news. Comments to email@example.com or to 1-617-440-4374. Interview link: Advanced Dementia’s Course News links: Massachusetts elects a U.S. Senator Screening and treating children for [...]
Joe Elia • December 5th, 2009
Categories: Audio, Empiric therapy, Fusobacteria, Pharyngitis
Dr. Robert Centor of the University of Alabama at Birmingham believes that the paradigm for treating pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults must change. Listen to our conversation and hear why. Here are this week’s links: Interview: Commentary Urges ‘Expanding the Diagnostic Paradigm of Pharyngitis’ in Young People Robert Centor’s blog — “Medrants” News stories: [...]
Joe Elia • October 16th, 2009
Categories: dementia, Elderly, End of life
We talk with Susan Mitchell, a Harvard researcher who set out to characterize the final clinical stages of advanced dementia. There are some surprises — namely, the benefit of clear communications with patients and their families (which, come to think of it, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise at all). Talk with us at [...]
Podcast 38: A conversation about using PPIs in poorly controlled asthma — rather, not using them — with Robert A. Wise of Johns Hopkins.
Joe Elia • April 11th, 2009
Categories: asthma, Audio, proton pump inhibitors
There are lots of people with poorly controlled asthma who are on PPIs, but don’t need to be. That’s the clear implication of research just published in the New England Journal of Medicine. We’ll talk with a member of the writing committee, Dr. Robert A. Wise. If you like what you hear, call 1-617-440-4374, and [...]