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Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious disease, health security, and maternal, newborn, and child health. The podcast brings you commentary and perspectives from some of the leading voices in global health and CSIS Global Health Policy Center in-house experts
 
The TBPod is a podcast for clinicians and policymakers caring for patients with tuberculosis. The podcasts present discussions with expert clinicians, researchers, policymakers and advocates about their work in the field of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and is an important contributor to morbidity among migrants arriving in Australia and New Zealand. There are around 1300 reported cases of TB in Australia each year, and a further 300 in New ...
 
Come talk a walk on the weird side of history with three history-loving idiots. Every other wednesday, we dive into tales of strange, obscure, or just plain interesting history, making millions of dumb jokes along the way. Join us as we laugh and learn together!
 
The podcast by YouTubers Colorado Martini that finds strange and curious subjects you want to know more about. On The Strange Podcast, Colorado Martini brings subject matter experts to the table to discuss and find unusual and obscure destinations and subjects.
 
Ten minutes a day, five days a week - only the healthcare updates you need, as explained by Infectious Disease and Community Health specialists. We'll sort through the news, medical journals, and latest studies, distilling the most important information and delivering it in clear bite-sized chunks. Subscribe now!
 
A joint project of U.S. PIRG and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center, this monthly podcast will delve into the critical health threat of antibiotic resistance and what drives it, including antibiotic use in agriculture and human health care, challenges and opportunities in R&D, and more. Co-hosts Matt Wellington and Dr. Lance Price will cover a new topic and feature an expert guest every month. Have questions or want to make suggestions? Write to us at SuperBugsUnplugged@gmail.com. Follo ...
 
You're Kidding, Right is a podcast by two junior doctors for everything you need to know about paediatrics (or "pediatrics" if you like more bang for your buck from letters). Each week we release an episode on key topics that will help you understand how our littlest patients work. Whether you're a junior doctor, medical student, nursing grad, general practice trainee or anyone who wants to learn the who, what, when, where and how of kids, we will do our very best to make your learning a lit ...
 
Although we may not see tuberculosis cases too often, that doesn’t mean this disease isn’t out there. In fact, up to 13 million people are carrying the latent infection, which can asymptomatically exist in a patient for years and can be fatal if it isn’t caught early enough. That’s why knowing which of our patients are at risk and using effective screening measures are now more critical than ever. In the hopes of eradicating this disease once and for all, Tackling TB brings together experts ...
 
What's good? I'm Kwat Medetgul-Ernar. I’m an MD-PhD student at Stanford University. I tell you about the fundamental concepts and the latest discoveries in medicine and informatics. Keeping up with the latest science is expensive, feels like work, and is boring. At Stanford, I get to (and have to) study new things continuously. So, I decided to simplify what I get to learn and share it with you in a chill way, using everyday language. I want to teach you things without making you feel like s ...
 
Raw Talk is a graduate student-run podcast at the University of Toronto about medical science, and the people who make it happen. We focus on the journeys, perspectives, and expertise of health researchers, professionals, students, patients, and community members at the University of Toronto and beyond. Our mission is to promote a research culture within the Faculty of Medicine and broader life science student community; provide guidance to current and prospective graduate students; and to e ...
 
MedStud Memoirs is a podcast designed for premed, medical school, and other healthcare students. We take the textbook knowledge involved in medicine outside of the classroom by sharing experiences of patients, doctors, and more. MedStud Memoirs is produced by two medical school students: Brian Elliott and Jarett Beaudoin. Music "Beyond Home" adapted from tracks by Brandon Liew on FreeMusicArchive, URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Brandon_Liew/
 
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On this, the 77th episode of the The Darwin Awards podcast, we discuss some of the awe-inspiring ways that people have recently eliminated themselves from the gene pool. These include a man who was immune to cobras, a man in search of a tuberculosis cure, a stranger in the sewer, and an ill-advised hotel surgery. If you enjoy the episode, CLICK BEL…
 
Mycobacterium tuberculosis has overtaken HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death from infectious disease in the world, according to the WHO. One third of the global population is infected, including those with latent disease. In this episode, we discuss the presentation of tuberculosis, screening tests, definitive diagnosis, and management. Links an…
 
Today, in episode 323, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how some spinal surgery patients were accidentally exposed to tuberculosis, how the Brazilian health ministry has been pushing pseudoscience, and how researching mosquitos has been helping malaria vaccine development. As…
 
COVID NoiseFilter has been nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award! Listeners, you can help us win by voting here, for COVID NoiseFilter in the health category. Today, in episode 329, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the importance of sleep and exercise, as well as how …
 
COVID NoiseFilter has been nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award! Listeners, you can help us win by voting here, for COVID NoiseFilter in the health category. Today, in episode 328, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the vaping company, Juul, had to pay 40 million d…
 
Eosinophilic oesophagitis (or EoE) is caused by an immune response to dietary antigens. It can cause symptoms like chest pain, vomiting and dysphagia. Untreated, chronic oesophageal inflammation can ultimately lead to oesophageal narrowing and strictures. Follow us on Instagram @yourekiddingrightdoctors Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourekiddi…
 
Gary Edson, President and founder of The Covid Collaborative, has for decades been a highly visible and impactful leader across government, business, and the non-profit worlds. While serving in senior White House positions in President George W. Bush’s administration, he played a key role in the design and launch of the President’s Emergency Plan F…
 
COVID NoiseFilter has been nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award! Listeners, you can help us win by voting here, for COVID NoiseFilter in the health category. Today, in episode 327, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the pandemic has impacted HIV and AIDS, why some …
 
COVID NoiseFilter has been nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award! Listeners, you can help us win by voting here, for COVID NoiseFilter in the health category. Today, in episode 326, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about 5 diseases to be careful of this summer, and how some…
 
Today, in episode 324, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how vaccine hesitancy is a privilege, how health officials are changing their vaccine efforts as mass vaccination sites are dying down, and how we're currently in the beginning of a vaccine renascence. As always, join us…
 
Epiglottitis is a life threatening inflammation of the epiglottis, classically caused by Haemophilus influenzae (Hib), but other pathogens can cause it too, and should especially be considered if an immunised individual presents with epiglottitis. The most important thing initially is to avoid distressing the child, as this could worsen airway obst…
 
Today, in episode 322, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how some immigrant communities are resorting to unproven COVID treatments, how the pandemic impacted mobile home owners, and five ways you can stop a summer cold. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you n…
 
Today, in episode 321, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the increase in black fungus in India, as well as the decrease of dengue virus cases due to an experiment involving mosquitoes. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by he…
 
We’re blessed to sit down with Dr. Charity Dean, the central figure of Michael Lewis’ pandemic book, The Premonition, former Assistant Director of the California Department of Public Health in 2020, and co-founder of The Public Health Company. Her premonition on her birthday in December 2019 — a “giant blue tsunami wave” engulfing the US - prompted…
 
Today, in episode 320, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the end of the ebola outbreak in Guinea, how the CDC is banning dogs from entering the US due to rabies risks, and how smart thermometers can help manage COVID in schools. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 informat…
 
On this, the 76th episode of the The Darwin Awards podcast, we discuss some of the awe-inspiring ways that people have recently eliminated themselves from the gene pool. These include a man who made a poor decision with an elevator shaft, a Russian celebrating summer solstice, an aquatic fireworks show gone wrong, and a classic 4th of July story. I…
 
Wilms tumour (also known as nephroblastoma) is a type of kidney cancer than mostly affects children. It mostly occurs in kids under 5. Often the child seems well at diagnosis and it is only picked up because someone notices a lump in their tummy. Treatment usually involved surgery to remove the entire kidney that has the tumour, and then chemothera…
 
MicroNews is the sister series of our podcast Microbe Talk, where we discuss some of the times microbes and microbiology have been in the news over the last month. Listen to Matt and Laura discussing the a designer handbag made of fungus, how algae can help restore eyesight and why scientists are infecting mosquitoes with bacteria. It’s this season…
 
Today, in episode 319, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about anti-vaccine groups have been using federal databases to spread misinformation, how the pandemic has caused new medical problems for people, and how the Novavax vaccine could help with vaccination access. As always, join…
 
Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is the most common paediatric overgrowth and cancer predisposition disorder. It is a genetic condition presenting with a wide range of symptoms and signs. Sometimes it is referred to as exomphalos-macroglossia-gigantism syndrome. Individuals with BWS are at increased risk of developing embryonal cancers, with the most co…
 
Washington Post ace reporters Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta take us inside their newly released blockbuster, "Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration's Response to the Pandemic That Changed History." A gripping, provocative tour d’horizon. Give a listen.By CSIS Global Health Policy Center | Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Today, in episode 318, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how legionnaires disease has become more common due to the pandemic, how to protect senior citizens, why childhood vaccination rates have declined during the pandemic, and how the vaccines have remained effective against…
 
Neonatal abstinence syndrome describes drug withdrawal signs in newborn babies after they have been exposed to certain medications in utero, typically opioids. Babies can go through withdrawal after birth when they are no longer being exposed to the substance in the maternal circulation via the placenta. Follow us on Instagram @yourekiddingrightdoc…
 
Today, in episode 317, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how complicated medical language may be problematic for inequities, how the Blackfeet Nation has gotten almost all of its population vaccinated, and how dogs can sniff out COVID-19. As always, join us for all the COVID-1…
 
Today, in episode 316, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about an anti-vax film geared towards black people, the pandemic's effect on foster care, and new goals for reaching the end of HIV. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by hea…
 
Today, in episode 315, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about why jails should stay empty post-pandemic, how Canada is mixing vaccines, and the importance of sleep. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. --- Send in…
 
On this, the 75th episode of the The Darwin Awards podcast, we discuss some of the awe-inspiring ways that people have recently eliminated themselves from the gene pool. These include an angry man with gasoline, a guy who made some assumptions about a blue pill, illegal fireworks dealers, and an old guy with a paper route. If you enjoy the episode,…
 
Today, in episode 314, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about a new study regarding the alpha variant, why the USA's international vaccine aid may not be substantial enough, and how some states are getting creative while promoting the vaccine. As always, join us for all the COVID-1…
 
Steve Morrison, who lives in the shadow of the Capitol, brought together Liz Lynch, a freelance professional photographer who attended the January 6 rally at the ellipse and both sides of the Capitol during the insurrection, and Alex Lazar, an academic pathologist, the University of Texas/MD Anderson, who on January 6 was working inside the Capitol…
 
Today, in episode 313, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the African Union has been unable to secure enough second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as how the Blackfeet Nation has gotten 98% vaccinated, and why you should give teens a break. As always, join us for al…
 
Following on from our episode on meningococcal, we bring you a guide to interpreting cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) results - once you've gotten some CSF from that hopefully champagne tap! (A champagne tap meaning a perfectly clear tap that isn't contaminated by red cells!) In this episode, we go through what's normal in CSF, and a guide as to what shou…
 
Today, in episode 312, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how there could be a resurgence of COVID-19 in the fall if vaccination rates do not increase, how many states are failing to collect adequate racial data on vaccines, how the pandemic has increased child labor, and how t…
 
Guest: Jeffrey R. Starke, MD Host: Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP Dr. Paul Doghramji joins Dr. Jeffrey Starke, an Infection Control Officer at Texas Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, to discuss the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on testing for tuberculosis.…
 
Today, in episode 311, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the pandemic hit caregivers harder than others, how dogs can sniff out COVID-19, why birth control is being compared to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and how barbers are helping people get vaccinated. As always, joi…
 
In March of 2020, the world's attention turned to one public health threat --- COVID-19. As we battled this horrific pandemic, rumors began circulating about the high rates of prescribing “just in case” antibiotics by health providers . These fears were confirmed in a recent study from The Pew Charitable Trusts that reviewed antibiotic use among ho…
 
Today, in episode 310, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the World Health Organization has renamed the variants using the Greek alphabet, how some people are reluctant to get vaccinated due to cost anxiety, and how to improve the planet after the pandemic. As always, join …
 
On this, the 74th episode of the The Darwin Awards podcast, we discuss some of the awe-inspiring ways that people have recently eliminated themselves from the gene pool. These include another drinking contest in Africa, a self-barricade gone wrong, a horrible, horrible man who used to feed dogs to crocodiles, and a cattle thief. If you enjoy the ep…
 
Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disorder that affects many organ systems, particularly the respiratory and digestive systems. It causes thick secretions which block ducts and airways. It is most common in people of northern european descent. It is a life limiting disorder but huge advances in treatment have been made and life expectancy i…
 
Today, in episode 309, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how some people have been experiencing heart inflammation after getting vaccinated, how the pandemic has been affecting Taiwan, a brand agnostic approach to vaccinations, how the COVID-19 vaccine could be routine for chi…
 
Move over COVID, there’s a new sheriff in town. While the COVID-19 continues to garner international attention, strains of avian influenza (“bird flu”) are lurking - ready to spark the next pandemic. Is BIRD-FLU-22 next? . sources . https://scitechdaily.com/global-spread-of-the-highly-pathogenic-h5n8-avian-influenza-virus-is-a-serious-public-health…
 
Today, in episode 308, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how New Zealand's struggles have returned, how influencers are getting paid to talk negatively about the vaccine, how the pandemic has affected people with eating disorders, and how some people can't get the vaccine beca…
 
A “pulled elbow” (sometimes called a nursemaid’s elbow) is subluxation of the radial head at the elbow (or, if you are being very technical, subluxation of the annular ligament). It usually occurs in kids aged 1-4. The name pulled elbow literally describes the mechanism of injury in most cases - typically it’s a child who is about to run onto a roa…
 
Today, in episode 307, our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the pandemic has taken a toll on our oral health, the hardships being faced by pregnant women in India, how the pandemic has impacted the mortality rate in the continent of Africa, and how you do not need an antibody…
 
Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), the senior House appropriator and a respected national leader on health security at home and abroad, has served on the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security since 2018. In this wide-ranging conversation, he reflects on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre of the Black Greenwood community; the “succe…
 
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