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Llama Nanobodies, and Canine Consent

Miss Diagnosis discusses how nanobodies from Llamas might help fight COVID in humans, and the science behind cancer-detecting dogs; Prudence Dear unpacks the history of relationships between humans and canines, and canine consent…


The Impact of COVID on Children, and Concussion in Community Sport

Professor Fiona Russell, a Paediatrician, Epidemiologist, and Vaccinationologist at The University of Melbourne, discusses the mental and physical impact of COVID on children as they return to school; Dr Sharma unpacks the rise…


Community Healthcare, Public Health Modelling, and Dogs in Lockdown

Infectious Disease Specialist and Community Health Physician Dr Nadia Chaves discusses person-centered care, and her work in improving access to healthcare in diverse local communities; Dr Driss Ait Ouakrim, Senior Research Fellow In…


Healthcare in the NT, and Mandatory Vaccinations

Northern Territory based Psychiatrist Dr David Chapman shares what it's like to provide healthcare services in the NT; and the team discuss mandatory vaccination laws and vaccination freedoms, pop-up mental health clinics, and…


Women's Healthy Ageing and Sharenting

Professor Cassandra Szoeke, expert in women's health, talks about her book Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing, and shares insights from her thirty year study on women's health and ageing; Nurse and bioethicist…


Dolly's Dream, Exercising at Home, and Vaccine Rollout

Kate and Tick Everett, founders of Dolly's Dream, discuss how they founded the organisation after losing their daughter from suicide due to online bullying; Dr Doolittle investigates concerns the "shadow pandemic" of mental…


Diet and Depression, and Dementia in Middle Age

Annabel Matison, a PhD student from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW, discusses the role of diet on depression; Dr Miranda Cross, a research fellow in dementia at the Centre…


AI and Health Services, and Raising The Age

Dr Johanne Trippas, a Doreen Thomas Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Melbourne, discusses the connection between artificial intelligence (AI) and health services; and Dr Mick Creati, a Paediatrician and Senior Fellow at…


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and What's Wrong With You?

Professor Meaghan O'Donnell, Head of Research at the Phoenix Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, canvasses new and emerging trends for treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Dr Sarah Holper, a neurology doctor and…


Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Diabetes Stigma

Clinical Psychologist Sharryn Muir discusses the causes, treatment and experience of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), and a new PMDD Treatment app; Diabetes Australia spokesperson Renza Scibilia canvasses the results of a recent study…

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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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