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Health Professional radio gives you access to interesting and entertaining interviews, news updates, professional profiles, research updates on a broad range of topics related to health.
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Brisbane, Australia

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Health Professional radio gives you access to interesting and entertaining interviews, news updates, professional profiles, research updates on a broad range of topics related to health.

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English


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Experimental vaccine against breast cancer

9/16/2019
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Anixa Biosciences President and CEO Dr. Amit Kumar discusses the partnership with the Cleveland Clinic to develop an experimental vaccine for breast cancer. He also talks about other work underway at Anixa including the development of a blood test that detects cancer and a CAR-T therapy for ovarian cancer.

Duration:00:09:56

How Diabetes Increases Cancer Risks

9/16/2019
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John Termini, Ph.D., discusses how higher-than-normal blood sugar levels are linked to more DNA damage that is repaired less often in the body’s cells, which could explain why people with diabetes have an increased risk of developing cancer. He recently presented his breakthrough finding at the American Chemical Society annual meeting.

Duration:00:09:37

The Optimized Patient: How to Prepare for, Survive, and Recover from Spine or Other Major Surgeries

9/16/2019
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Harvey Warren talks about his new book "The Optimized Patient: How to Prepare for, Survive, and Recover from Spine or Other Major Surgeries" a must read for anyone about to have spine or other major surgery. The book gives tips and insight gathered from patients, surgeons, and other medical professionals to have the best outcomes, help to heal, and overcome chronic pain.

Duration:00:12:27

The Beyond Bananas Campaign and Hyperkylemia

9/16/2019
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Michael Spigler discusses the American Kidney Fund's Beyond Bananas™ campaign supported by AstraZeneca. This campaign works as a resource for hyperkalemia patients while also raising awareness about high potassium and that it doesn't just come from bananas and is a condition that must be closely monitored.

Duration:00:09:09

The importance of plant proteins and real food goodness

9/16/2019
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Lara Merriken founder of Larabar joins us to share how she stays fueled with real food while on the go, the importance of plant proteins and real food goodness.

Duration:00:07:14

The "off-the-shelf" approach to gene editing CAR T-cells to treat cancer

9/16/2019
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Cellectis has pioneered the "off-the-shelf" approach to gene editing CAR T-cells to treat cancer and other genetic diseases. Dr. André Choulika discusses how this approach allows treatments to be produced by the thousands from healthy donor cells (versus the patient's own cells), stored long-term, provided to hospitals around the world and given to any patient who is in medical need. Off-the-shelf gene editing marks the next transformative step in medicine, and Cellectis has the first U.S....

Duration:00:10:17

Esperion is developing a therapy for patients who have high LDL-C

9/16/2019
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CEO of Esperion, Tim Mayleben, speaks to the need for more therapies / options in the cholesterol-lowering space. Esperion is developing a therapy (with an FDA approval date marked for February 2020) that will provide another treatment option for patients who have high LDL-C (bad cholesterol levels).

Duration:00:11:34

The Importance of Bone Health

9/16/2019
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The spotlight this month is firmly on bone health for healthcare practitioners. Osteoporosis is a common disease affecting over 1 million Australians.(1) Building and maintaining bone health is not something to only consider for older patients. Bone mass begins to decline at 35 years of age.(2) Building on the ‘bone bank’ is important for optimal long-term bone health and as we age it becomes critical in addressing bone mass loss.(3) Adults need to have 1300mg daily in-take of calcium to...

Duration:00:12:59

DABRA with the minimally invasive Pharos Excimer Laser

9/15/2019
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Jeffrey Kraws, president of Ra Medical discusses DABRA (Destruction of Arteriosclerotic Blockages by laser Radiation Ablation) with the minimally invasive Pharos Excimer Laser for the treatment of vascular and skin diseases.

Duration:00:09:53

Tomosynthesis for breast cancer surgery

9/11/2019
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Kubtec CEO Vikram Butani and VP of Marketing John Leach talk about the Mozart Specimen Tomosynthesis System technology that creates 3D images that enable surgeons to identify healthy tissue in breast cancer surgery.

Duration:00:10:36

Episodic Cluster Headaches

9/5/2019
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Dr. Kavita Kalidas and 38-year-old patient Bryan Garrison discuss his cluster headaches. They also discuss treatment options and resources. Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company.

Duration:00:09:25

Value-based care vs. Free-for-service care

9/5/2019
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Josh Douglas discusses the ongoing shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. He believes that health technology solutions – not just new rules and legislation – are the key to achieving true value-based care.

Duration:00:10:37

The Deep Science of Your Brain During Meditation

8/26/2019
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In this session, Ariel can share her insights into one of the biggest mysteries of our bodies, the brain, and how tech-enabled meditation is disrupting everything we know about it. She will also take her expertise and teach the audience what it means to understand what is physically happening in your brain during meditation and the mental wellness benefits of the practice. #Meditation #MentalWellness ##TechEnabledMeditation Visit our website www.healtprofessionalradio.com.au Follow us on our...

Duration:00:08:56

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

8/26/2019
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Vivian Owen discusses the benefits of breastfeeding to improve infant developmental and psychological health and according to the American Association of Pediatrics, reduces the risk of premenopausal breast cancer and ovarian cancer. #Breastfeeding #InfantDevelopment #InfantPsychologicalHealth

Duration:00:12:02

Swim Across America To Fight Cancer

8/26/2019
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Walter Denton discusses his sarcoma diagnosis, Swim Across America, and how he and his family have taken a challenging situation and turned it into a family and community philanthropic effort. Read more: https://bit.ly/326ZPHD #FightCancer #FightSarcoma #SwimToFightCancer

Duration:00:10:58

New Software For Dental Restoration

8/26/2019
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Dr. Amanda Sheehan talks about Digital Smile Design, a software recently created in Brazil that allows the patient to see how their new smile can look through the use of photos, videos, and temporary mock-ups. Read more: https://bit.ly/2Zu141I #DigitalSmileDesign #DSD #NewSmileMockup

Duration:00:10:38

The benefits of pediatric telemedicine

8/19/2019
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Gigi Sorenson, R.N., GlobalMed's Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Operations, discusses the benefits of telemedicine in pediatric care. #Telemedicine #PediatricCare #TelemedicineBenefits Visit our website www.healtprofessionalradio.com.au Follow us on our social media channels Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hprfm/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HealthProRadio Google+: https://plus.google.com/+HealthProfes... Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/HealthProRa... Linkedin:...

Duration:00:09:57

Advanced renal cell carcinoma treatment

8/19/2019
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Dr. Scot Ebbinghaus from Merck Research Laboratories discusses the recent European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) positive opinion on Merck's KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in combination with Inlyta (axitinib) as first-line treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma. Opinion granted based on data from the Phase 3 KEYNOTE-426 Trial. #RenalCellCarcinoma #AdvancedRenalCellCarcinoma #AdvancedRenalCellCarcinomaTreatment Visit our website...

Duration:00:11:19

Nutrition Program Saves Millions in Healthcare Costs

8/19/2019
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Dr. Suela Sulo, a study author and health outcomes researcher at Abbott talks about the first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, that followed more than 1,500 home healthcare patients for 90 days. The research shows that prioritizing nutrition care in patients at risk for malnutrition not only had a dramatic impact on keeping home health patients out of the hospital but also helped save millions in healthcare costs. #NutritionCare #Malnutrition...

Duration:00:07:35

The latest technological advances in lumpectomy procedures

8/16/2019
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Dr. Darius Francescatti, a breast surgeon with Rush University Medical Center, discusses the latest technological advances designed to enhance the effectiveness of lumpectomy procedures, including the use of 3D tomography (Kubtec's Mozart System) in the operating room, and why the 20 percent average re-excision rate for the U.S. is too high.

Duration:00:09:30