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February 20th, 2009

Podcast 31: Making your clinical life easier — with genetics. Dr. Julie Johnson talks about using a patient’s genetic profile to help set their initial warfarin dose more accurately. You got a problem with that?

Starting a patient on warfarin is nobody’s idea of a good time, but pharmacogenetic research can help. A study in this week’s NEJM shows the advantage of using genetic information (plus some clinical data) over the old “start at 5 mg a day and pray for success” approach. We talk with Julie Johnson of the […]


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. http://content.nejm.org/ Asthma http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/603/1 Aliskiren http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 Post-stroke depression http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/528/1 Cell phones and brain cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/03/health/03well.html?ref=health


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