2016 Podcast Archive - PodMed

PodMed – Week of December 26, 2016

This week’s topics include the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, choice of underwear color, aging wine, and keeping Brussels sprouts green.

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PodMed – Week of December 19, 2016

This week’s topics include statins and Alzheimer’s, teen substance use, national mortality data, and psychiatric drug use in American adults.

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PodMed – Week of December 12, 2016

This week's topics include a biomarker for Parkinson’s disease, therapy for blood clots after casting or knee arthroscopy, avoiding sickle cell crises, and CABG versus stunting.

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PodMed – Week of December 5, 2016

This week’s topics include frailty and postoperative risk, smoking, age and myocardial infarction, sports and cardiovascular mortality, and artificial intelligence and diabetic retinopathy.

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PodMed – Week of November 28, 2016

Blood pressure lowering meds and fracture, LASIK surgery outcomes, treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm, and measles and mumps outbreaks.

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PodMed – Week of November 21, 2016

This week’s topics include an alternative to statins, which vessel to use for bypass, NSAID risk, and genes versus lifestyle with regard to cardiovascular disease.

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PodMed – Week of November 14, 2016

This week’s topics include a new tool for predicting cardiovascular event risk, iPads for amblyopia, an antibody for non-small cell lung cancer, and high dose statins.

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PodMed – Week of October 31, 2016

This week’s topics include state reckoning of smoking and cancer, promoting breastfeeding, testing for familial hypercholesterolemia, and supplemental oxygen in moderate COPD.

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PodMed – Week of October 24, 2016

This week’s topics include changing therapy with a genetic assessment of breast cancer, outcomes from hernia repair, a new agent for osteoporosis, and syncope and pulmonary embolism.

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PodMed – Week of October 17, 2016

This week’s topics include use of vitamins and supplements, detecting atrial fibrillation, calcium supplements and heart disease, and use of ventilators in people with advanced dementia.

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PodMed – Week of October 10, 2016

This week’s topics include Zika complications, hypothermia and in-hospital heart attack, long term heart attack survival and hospital performance, and ADHD medications and bone mineral density.

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PodMed – Week of October 3, 2016

This week’s topics include roller coasters and kidney stones, colonoscopy in those older than 70, benefits of exercise in older folks, and the health impact of cleft palate.

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PodMed – Week of September 26, 2016

This week’s topics include appropriate use of beta blockers after heart attack, timing of allergenic foods for infants, a wearable device and its impact on weight loss, and vasectomy and prostate cancer.

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PodMed – Week of September 19, 2016

This week’s topics include long term results in low risk prostate cancer, ovarian cancer screening, statin benefits, and sex differences in MI.

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PodMed – Week of September 12, 2016

This week’s topics include use of cord blood, the burden of electronic medical records, utility of craniotomy in traumatic brain injury, and alternative therapies for managing pain.

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PodMed – Week of September 5, 2016

This week’s topics include ICD impact, a model for Zika drug screening, depression identification and treatment, and whether CPAP helps.

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PodMed – Week of August 29, 2016

This week’s topics include breast density and mammography, genetic analysis and chemotherapy in early breast cancer, reducing sugar for kids, and treating essential tremor.

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PodMed – Week of August 22, 2016

This week’s topics include a look at beta blockers, intranasal flu vaccine efficacy, acetaminophen during pregnancy, and a new osteoporosis treatment.

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PodMed – Week of August 15, 2016

This week’s topics include the impact of exercise on chronic medical conditions, more ICU care and outcomes, m-health and diabetes, and insurance status and cancer outcomes.

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PodMed – Week of August 8, 2016

This week’s topics include genetics and asthma, obesity and diabetes among identical twins, a Zika update, and remote monitoring of patients.

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PodMed – Week of August 1, 2016

This week’s topics include the cost of physical inactivity, the mortality impact of sedentary behavior, behavioral activation for depression, and skin inspections for skin cancer.>

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PodMed – Week of July 25, 2016

This week’s topics include extending therapy in breast cancer, a high fat Mediterranean diet, risks of IVF, and hormone therapy and cognition.

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PodMed – Week of July 18, 2016

This week’s topics include two on HIV management, obesity and death, and the benefits of special shoes for osteoarthritis.

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PodMed – Week of July 11, 2016

This week’s topics include euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, a new model for breast cancer trials, biomarkers, and S.aureus in families.

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PodMed – Week of July 4, 2016

This week’s topics include end of life care in a spectrum of illness, dementia and blood transfusions, coprescribing of naloxone with opioids, and treatment of binge eating disorder.

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PodMed – Week of June 27, 2016

This week’s topics include sudden cardiac death in youth, novel anticoagulants, dietary habits of Americans, and plant-based therapies for menopausal symptoms.

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PodMed – Week of June 20, 2016

This week’s topics include the mortality benefit of whole grains, changes to primary care practices that don’t seem to have helped, weight loss drugs, and reducing cardiovascular outcomes in people with diabetes and kidney compromise.

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PodMed – Week of June 13, 2016

This week’s topics include obesity trends in the US, the benefits of calorie restriction, a look at the Mediterranean diet, and syphilis screening guidelines.

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PodMed – Week of June 6, 2016

This week’s topics include Zika and microcephaly, getting a handle on HIV in Africa, the impact of mortality data reporting, and suicides among US military.

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PodMed – Week of May 30, 2016

This week’s topics include metabolic surgery, talking with patients about advanced cancer, sodium in those with kidney disease, and blood pressure in the elderly.

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PodMed – Week of May 23, 2016

This week’s topics include tai chi for knee osteoarthritis, silent MIs, improved lung cancer screening, and physicians inquiries about guns.

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PodMed – Week of May 16, 2016

This week’s topics include symptoms in smokers, long term impact of caring for chronically ill, swaddling and SIDS, and CO2 and colonoscopy.

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PodMed – Week of May 9, 2016

This week’s topics include dementia and depression, complications of implanted defibrillators, the most common emergency surgeries, and treatment of insomnia.

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PodMed – Week of May 2, 2016

This week’s topics include asthma and under the tongue immunotherapy, reducing C. dif infections, safety of smoking cessation drugs, and antibiotic stewardship.

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PodMed – Week of April 25, 2016

This week’s topics include reducing suicide, CABG plus medicines for some people, risk following TIA, and metformin first for type 2 diabetes.

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PodMed – Week of April 18, 2016

This week’s topics include teenage BMI and cardiovascular mortality, income and death, five star ratings for hospitals, and daily aspirin use.

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PodMed – Week of April 11, 2016

This week’s topics include statins for those at intermediate risk for heart disease, fresh fruit consumption in China, atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery, and screening for COPD.

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PodMed – Week of April 4, 2016

This week’s topics include home care and survival, timing of HRT, Lyme disease and long term antibiotics, and cardiac procedures before surgery.

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PodMed – Week of March 28, 2016

This week’s topics include early parental nutrition, meditation for low back pain, use of complementary medicine by seniors, and non-invasive ventilation after abdominal surgery.

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PodMed – Week of March 21, 2016

This week’s topics include behavior change and genetic risk, quitting smoking cold turkey, better prescribing, and avoiding vaccination consequences.

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PodMed – Week of March 14, 2016

This week’s topics include the obesity paradox, early peanut feeding, incompatible kidney transplants, and ultraprocessed food consumption.

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PodMed – Week of March 7, 2016

This week’s topics include Guillain-Barre and Zika infection, inducing older first time moms, long term survival from childhood cancers, and screening for visual acuity in older adults.

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PodMed – Week of February 29, 2016

This week’s topics include whether aspirin should be stopped before surgery, a change in chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, HPV vaccination benefits, and treatment of acute respiratory syndrome.

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PodMed – Week of February 22, 2016

This week’s topics include testosterone in older men, carotid procedures in those without symptoms, pioglitazone after a stroke, and managing Ebola in the US and Europe.

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PodMed – Week of February 8, 2016

This week’s topics include a Zika virus update, choice of topical agents before C-section, surgery resident hours, and rivaroxaban trial questions.

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PodMed – Week of February 1, 2016

This week’s topics include depression screening, colorectal cancer screening by mail, nicotine patches by mail, and malpractice claims.

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PodMed – Week of January 25, 2016

This week’s topics include end of life cancer care, the Zika virus, PT and Parkinson’s, and afib in women.

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PodMed- Week of January 18, 2016

This week’s topics include mental health conditions and bariatric surgery, durability of bariatric surgery in adolescents, fresh or frozen fecal transplant, and a new treatment for COPD.

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PodMed – Week of January 11, 2016

This week’s topics include genetic risk of cancer, influencing kids’ food choices, the true value of cancer screening, and probiotics and type 1 diabetes.

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PodMed – Week of January 4, 2016

This week’s topics include low value screening tests, planned at home births, brain death, and opioid prescription after overdose.

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