Listen to Einstein A Go-Go - 20 October 201949:0520 October 2019

Dr Shane, Dr Lauren and Linden bring you stories about why cartilage at extremities heal more quickly, how to make cows less attractive to flies.

They interview Richard Fuller OAM, president of Pure Earth and chairman of the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution, about his work raising awareness of the issues of pollution and its impact on health; in particular the effects of lead pollution.

They also chat with Dr Yasmin Jayasinghe (MBBS, FRANZCOG, PhD), a Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecologist with the Department of Gynaecology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, about the effect of cancer treatment on women’s fertility.

Finally, they talk with Stacey Rowe, an infectious diseases epidemiologists at the State Government Department of Health and Human Services and a PhD candidate at Monash University, about her work monitoring cases of infectious diseases in Victoria.

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