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Molecular Nutrition, Fad Diets, and Indigenous Health

Molecular Nutritionist Dr Emma Beckett explains how our diet interacts with our body at a molecular level, and busts some fictions about diet; Dr Jason Agostino, Medical Advisor at the National Aboriginal Community…


Heart Health Special

Dr Shane Nanayakkara, an interventional and structural cardiologist and researcher, and Professor Peter Kistler, an expert in cardiac arrhythmia research, discuss new treatments for heart disease, unpack common misconceptions about the heart, explore…


Myositis, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Christine Lowe, President of The Myositis Association, explains the various forms and symptoms of Myositis diseases; Psychodynamic Psychotherapists Dr Michael and Dr Dion discuss their professional practices and benefits of psychodynamic psychotherapy; and…


Refugee Week, and Treating Mood Disorders

Jana Favero, Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), discusses Refugee Week and the work of the ASRC; Dr Jordana Rockman, a Melbourne GP who specialises in mental…


GenV and the Medical Treatment of Tharnicaa Murugappan

Professor Melissa Wake, a Pediatrician and Scientific Director at Generation Victoria (GenV), explores the scope of the GenV study into children's health currently taking place in Victoria; the team discuss the medical treatment…


Eye Health Special

Ian Wishart, CEO of the Fred Hollows Foundation, discusses the work of Fred Hollows and how the Foundation has continued his legacy of restoring sight; Dr Mark McCombe, a consultant ophthalmologist and retinal…


Homeless in a Pandemic

The team canvass a study exploring the effects of SSRI antidepressants on patients with COVID; New research into strategies to overcome procrastination; and the impact of COVID on the homeless. With presenters Dr…


Perinatal Health, IDAHOBIT Day, and Trigger Warnings

Bethany Hackshall, Organisational Programs Manager at perinatal health organisation Gidget Foundation Australia, canvasses programs that support the emotional wellbeing of expectant or new parents; Joe Ball, CEO of LGBTIQA+ support service Switchboard, discusses…


Dr. Stephen Duckett on the 2021 Health Budget, and Indian COVID Crisis

Dr Stephen Duckett, health economist, former Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and current Health and Aged Care Program Director at the Grattan Institute, discusses the federal health budget and…


Eating Disorders, Fake Medicine with Dr. Brad McKay, and Pregnancy Uncut

Georgie Buckley, a dietitian and PhD candidate at Swinburne University, discusses diets, disordered eating, and eating disorder prevention; Dr Brad McKay, GP, broadcaster and author of Fake Medicine: Exposing the Wellness Crazes, Cons

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