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Geneticist Professor David Sinclair on Longevity

In this interview special, Australian-born, Harvard Medical School geneticist Professor David Sinclair talks to Radiotherapy's Panel Beater (aka Kent Goldsworthy) about his research on the role of exercise, diet, intermittent fasting, and cutting-edge…


Euthanasia, Fast Food, and End of Life Care

Pharmacist Prof Michael Dooley talks about euthanasia medication and its use in end of life care; Dr Gemma Sharp AKA Dr G-Spot discusses her entry in to The Early Career Researcher Showcase Finals…


The Science of Ageing with Dr. Kate Gregorevic

Dr. Kate Gregorevic, who works in both acute hospital medicine and community settings, talks about how we can avoid or manage major diseases as we age, including heart health, diabetes and dementia, and…


Eating Like an Animal, Drunkorexia, and Lung Transplants

Professor Stephen J. Simpson, Entomologist and co-author of new book Eat Like The Animals, discusses the appetites of animals and what this means for our own diets; Respiratory physician Professor Trevor Williams canvasses…


Dermatology, Telehealth, and Schools

Dermatologist Professor Rod Sinclair discusses hand washing and the impact of coronavirus on patient consultations; Cyber Sioux talks about the uptake of telehealth during the crisis; Dr Spock canvasses coronavirus in schools; and…


Dissociation, Telehealth, & Government Health Policy

The team discuss the presentations and impacts of complex trauma and dissociation: New research into the most effective way to quit smoking; The experience of telehealth: And the Federal Government's COVID-19 mental health…


Conspiracy theories, Throat swabs, and the Economics of Lockdown.

Professor Chris Edmond discusses the economics of lockdown, and Professor Axel Bruns canvasses COVID-19 conspiracy theories. And the team discuss pandemic re-entry syndrome, and the brain-tickling feeling of a coronavirus swab. With presenters…


Pandemics, Migraines, and Exercise in Iso

Infectious Disease Physician Dr David Griffin compares COVID-19 to past pandemics; Specialist Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician Prof Peter Brukner OAM discusses exercise in isolation; and the team celebrate International Nurses Day; and…


Keeping connected during a crisis

The team reflect on life during the pandemic and discuss mandatory flu vaccines, Clive Palmer, studying during lockdown, the new Shrink The Virus podcast, managing mental health in this crisis, herd immunity, and…


Doctors on the COVID Frontlines; and Staying Motivated in a Crisis

The team explore statistics on car accidents during economic downturns; how we deal with guilt and motivation in a crisis; the experiences of online psychotherapy; weighing up the risks and benefits of vaping…

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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!

A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!

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