The Health Report appeals to both specialist and mainstream audiences by applying a broad definition of health, and seeing health and medicine within social, scientific and political contexts. One audio file of each program for continuous listening.
SIDS, sleep apnoea, and gonorrhoea
Jan. 15, 2018
Childhood stress, depression and dementia
Jan. 8, 2018
Hookworms, infected mozzies and the Daintree ulcer
Jan. 1, 2018
Dec. 25, 2017
Talking sugar tax...
Dec. 18, 2017
Fasting and fat cells, oral contraceptives, antibiotic surveys and macular degeneration research
Dec. 11, 2017
Falls in older people, BMI and brain shrinkage, HPV screening and vaginal mesh
Dec. 4, 2017
Fatty liver and shrinking brain volume, liver cancer treatments, macular degeneration and nudge theory
Nov. 27, 2017
The nocebo effect, low-fat diets, palliative care and the vaginal microbiome
Nov. 20, 2017
E-cigarettes, cancer treatments and an ex-naturopath
Nov. 13, 2017
Robot surgeries, cancer symptom awareness and new lymphoma testing
Nov. 6, 2017
Biosimilar drugs, colonoscopies and appendicitis, and staph in the community
Oct. 30, 2017
Bone marrow transplants, heavy menstrual bleeding guidelines, birth positions and pre-pregnancy cancer screening
Oct. 23, 2017
Food labelling, and when the doctor becomes the patient..
Oct. 16, 2017
Atypical melanoma, The First Thousand Days, and childhood literacy..
Oct. 9, 2017
Standard of care for cancer patients below par in clinical trials and busting myths about fat in your diet
Oct. 2, 2017
Exposing cancer drug costs, a new way to boost organ donation and response to PCOS overdiagnosis claims
Sept. 25, 2017
Hospital rehab not value for money, less is more for breast cancer treatment, mutation detection in patients with advanced cancer and rethinking how we do peer review
Sept. 18, 2017
Perceptions of pain, reducing waste in medical research and increasing female participation in sport
Sept. 11, 2017
Self-reported wheat sensitivity, improving safety of breast implants, business as usual for adolescents and antidepressants and is medicine ready for artificial intelligence?
Sept. 4, 2017
Lithium linked to lower dementia risk, new hope for healthy aging, meth use and stroke risk and how unhealthy industries undermine public health
Aug. 28, 2017
Tracking asthma mortality, occupations and risk of rheumatoid arthritis, re-defining polycystic ovary syndrome and unpacking salt
Aug. 21, 2017
Private health insurance overhaul, privacy concerns over personal genomic testing and e-health for older Australians
Aug. 14, 2017
Transforming Australia’s digital health services, the designer vagina, and the Affordable Dialysis Project
Aug. 7, 2017
Better therapies, better outcomes? Improving physical health for those with mental health issues, and better blood pressure measurement
July 31, 2017
Success rates for IVF, dieting during pregnancy, lasers against heart attack and stroke, and the health economics of ageing
July 24, 2017
Treating sleep apnoea doesn't prevent heart attack or death, poor evidence for the efficacy of diet in children and adolescents, mouthwash might beat Gonorrhoea, and the role of serotonin in SIDS
July 17, 2017
July 10, 2017
Can childhood stress lead to late life dementia? What about depression? Also - is strep throat linked to mental health issues in children?
July 3, 2017
Refining cancer risk, sitting up after stroke, BMI and Parkinson disease, and dissolving the extracellular matrix.
June 26, 2017
Dodgy dental implants, breastfeeding reduces cancer risk, cupping comes with a risk of burns, and is your super smoke free?
June 19, 2017
Red meat and your health, weight gain in pregnancy, and getting medical students to think rural
June 12, 2017
Live from Cairns
June 5, 2017
Run! If you want to live longer..
May 29, 2017
Oxytocin and autism, and temperature and glucose tolerance..
May 22, 2017
Temperature influences risk of gestational diabetes, and drilling down into a dementia precursor..
May 15, 2017
Better blood transfusions, and bystander benefits for CPR..
May 8, 2017
Multivitamins and cardiovascular disease, vascular risk and brain gunk, and choosing your hospital with data..
May 1, 2017
Running for your back, but not vitamin D for your heart..
April 24, 2017
April 17, 2017
Talking sugar tax..
April 10, 2017
Drug shortages, and a barbaric biopsy..
April 3, 2017
Flu season, pregabalin for sciatica, ketamine for depression, and first new epilepsy classification in 28 years
March 27, 2017
Is brain training worth it? And a liquid biopsy for blood cancer
March 20, 2017
Testosterone, bypass surgery, fish oil, and medicinal marijuana
March 13, 2017
International Women's Day special
March 6, 2017
Fishy fish oil, managing blood pressure, and better practice for cancer and diabetes..
Feb. 27, 2017
Fake silk, treating cancer, and overcoming poverty..
Feb. 20, 2017
GP crisis, predicting asthma, new lung genes, sleep and sport
Feb. 13, 2017
Cancer challenges, bowel cancer pill, back pain meds fail, asthma myth busted
Feb. 6, 2017
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