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October 25th, 2015

Podcast 187: Colorectal adenomas not prevented by calcium and/or vitamin D

We interview John Baron about his recent New England Journal of Medicine study testing the ability of calcium or vitamin D (or both) to prevent recurrences of colorectal adenomas in a population who had lesions found during colonoscopy. On follow-up after three to five years, the effects of daily calcium and/or vitamin D supplements were […]


May 16th, 2010

Podcast 87: After this week’s news, we reprise an interview from last December on pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults.

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-related links: Commentary Urges ‘Expanding the Diagnostic Paradigm of Pharyngitis’ in Young People Robert Centor’s blog — “Medrants” News-related links: PPI article […]


December 5th, 2008

Podcast 22: Interview with Aaron Kesselheim about his meta-analysis of the efficacy of proprietary versus generic cardiovascular drugs.

This week, in addition to the usual news roundup, we talk with Dr. Aaron Kesselheim about his JAMA paper on the equivalence between proprietary and generic cardiovascular drugs. The data and the editorials are often at odds on this question. Have a listen, and if you want to react to any of this, call 1-617-440-4374. […]


October 17th, 2008

Podcast 16: This week’s news, plus an interview recorded earlier this year with Dr. John Douglas of the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention

We had trouble reaching our intended interviewee in Finland. so we rescheduled that for next week. Instead, we’re bringing you an interview with Dr. John Douglas of the CDC that we recorded in March. He talks with us about the implications of a finding that one in four young women in the U.S. has a […]


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