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Laughing gas, Vaping, and Coronavirus

Prof Paul Miles, Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred Hospital, discusses emerging research on the use of laughing gas to treat depression; Sophie Wallace, Research Manager for the Department of…


Gender equality, Doulas, and Coronavirus

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi, a specialist GP and chair of the Australian Medical Association's Women in Medicine Group, discusses improving gender equality and working conditions in medicine; Natalia Kondzic, Program Manager for Birth for…


Head injuries, Coronavirus, and Sugar

Neuropsychologist Evelyn Chen discusses her research of head injuries in sport; the team explore potential ramifications of a coronavirus pandemic; and Miss Diagnosis explores the impact of processed sugars on wellbeing. With Radiotherapy…


Radiotherapy - 23 February 2020

Dr Karen Hitchcock, General Physician and author of the collection of essays, The Medicine: a Doctor's Notes, discusses pill testing, medical marijuana, and the over-prescription of antidepressants, Triple R Talks Producer Elizabeth McCarthy…


Radiotherapy - 16 February 2020

Infectious diseases expert Professor Alan Cheng gives an update the corona virus; social researcher Dr Jade Bilardi, who specialises in women's sexual and reproductive health, presents the latest latest research on miscarriage in…


Radiotherapy - 9 February 2020

Medical ethicist Professor Clare Delany discusses navigating the needs and wants of various stakeholders in patient welfare; new team member Dr Patient challenges the panel on attitudes to mental health, and how these…


Radiotherapy - 2 February 2020

The team address the psychological health impacts of bush fires; the potential risks of over-screening for breast and prostate cancer; the looming threat of coronavirus; and also examine ovarian cancer awareness. With Radiotherapy…


Radiotherapy - 15 December 2019

Nutrition, carbs, mortality rates, royal commissions, immunotherapy, gut health, expert opinion, and Gwyneth Paltrow - Radiotherapy presenters Panel Beater and Dr. Sharma take a look back at trends in medicine and science over…


Radiotherapy - 8 December 2019

Matiu Bush - Deputy Director of the Health Transformation Lab at RMIT and Founder of One Good Street - joins the team to talk innovation and creativity in health care; some further updates…


Radiotherapy - 1 December 2019

The history and treatment of HIV/AIDS is explored on World AIDS Day; the ethics of accepting gifts from patients; and the efficacy of calcium and vitamin D supplements. Also discussed are the findings…

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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!

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