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A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions with special guests from around Australia and the Globe.

A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions with special guests from around Australia and the Globe.
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Melbourne, VIC

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A team of irreverent doctors lampoon sacred medical cows, and shed light on a range of medical and psychiatric conditions with special guests from around Australia and the Globe.

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English


Episodes

Radio Therapy - 10 June 2018

6/9/2018
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This week Panel Beater, Dr. Malice and Rainbow Doc had a visit from Melanie Scott and her Service Dog, Paddington, who talked about the use of therapy and service dogs with people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This lead into a discussion about the irreversible effects of trauma on the body and the mind and the way that the medical profession is changing to better understand complex post traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD.)

Duration:00:49:43

Radio Therapy - 27 May 2018

5/26/2018
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This week the team discuss the latest in health news, including the world mosquito program which aims to eradicate mosquito born diseases and the recent repeal of anti-abortion laws in Ireland. Dr. Nadia Chaves of Behaviour Works visits the studio to discuss her PhD focussed on person-centred care and how people are treated as patients.

Duration:00:46:25

Radiotherapy - 13 May 2018

5/21/2018
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A big show this week with an all female, all mum panel for Mother's Day. Talking about the core beliefs had about motherhood that often lead to distress and how mother's day is an incredibly hard day for many. And also the 'first 1000 days of life'? The doctors are looking at whether there's evidence for all the hype.

Duration:00:47:11

Radiotherapy - 6 May 2018

5/21/2018
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This week the doctors discuss Johann Hari's thoughts about disconnectedness in modern society, more on the effect of sugar and how ways the sugar corporations have influence on dietitians and a look into films Frozen and Inside Out on the context of giving children more of an understanding about their emotions and the parts they play in modern society.

Duration:00:42:06

Radiotherapy - 29 April 2018

5/1/2018
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This week the doctors talk to very special guests: Dr Deborah Neesham, gynecological oncologist and cancer surgeon and Associate Professor Edwina Wright, an infectious diseases consultant and researcher specialsing in HIV and so much more.

Duration:00:45:36

Radiotherapy - 22 April 2018

4/24/2018
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This week the doctors ask some big questions: Do your eating habits affect your relationships? What about vice versa? And which flu vaccine should you get this year (there are three to choose from). Plus special guests, Kate Thompson, the manager of ONTrac - the adolescent cancer service at Peter Mac, in to talk about the unique challenges 15 to 25 year olds face when diagnosed with cancer.

Duration:00:44:52

Radiotherapy - April 15 2018

4/16/2018
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This week, our resident Emergency Room Physician, Lolly Doc, will be telling us why he believes Private Health is a huge problem today. Also talking with Dr Malice about how to recognise dissociation in children and adolescents in light of a new book that's just come out.

Duration:00:44:39

Radiotherapy - April 8 2018

4/9/2018
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This week the doctors talk to comedian Simon Hughes about his own perspective on addiction and his upcoming show Man vs Meth. Also, Health news, good news for future citizens regarding perinatal medicine, Instagram and the Stanford Prison Experiment.

Duration:00:46:33

Radiotherapy - 18 March 2018

3/27/2018
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A very exciting episode for the doctors with special guest Dr Elise Bialylew. The mastermind behind Mindful in May and author of this brand new book - The Happiness Plan.

Duration:00:50:14

Radiotherapy - 25 March 2018

3/27/2018
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This week the docotrs are joined by two great guests - Adam McKenzie, who has a comedy festival show about his experience of cancer, and Sally Goldner from TransGender Victoria to talk about the experience of health care for gender diverse Victorians. Plus the usual news and views and music and banter.

Duration:00:51:54

Radiotherapy - 11 March 2018

3/13/2018
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This week the doctors talk to Professor Kulkarni's about women's mental health, homelessness and mental illness, incentive of GP's to over investigate their patients and the insanity defence.

Duration:00:47:34

Radiotherapy - 4 March 2018

3/5/2018
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This weeks Radiotherapy brings guests: Prof Miles Prince, haematologist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre will discuss the immune system, haematogical cancers and new treatments. Dr Nick Carr will update us on “all things Measles”.

Duration:00:54:07

Radiotherapy - 25 February 2018

2/25/2018
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This week the Doctor's talk gun violence, mobile phones for kids, and crashing online exams. Joining them, a guest from the Office of the Public Advocate to tell us about the new Medical Treatment Act - everything about consent changes on March 12.

Duration:00:45:46

Radiotherapy - February 18 2018

2/20/2018
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This week on Radiotherapy: Special guest Zara Thompson, who's a music therapist involved in the Dementia Choir. A choir set up for people suffering from dementia and their carers and it's having incredible positive impacts for both groups. We'll also be talking about melodies at the other end of life - music to enhance infant development - as well as all you need to know about the new recommendations for pap tests.

Duration:00:49:47

Radiotherapy - 11 February 2018

2/11/2018
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This week the doctors come together to discuss big new news on preventing HIV infection, understanding the molecular basis of mental illness and a discussion about understanding Darren Aronofsky's (not so favored film) film 'Mother'.

Duration:00:42:57

Radiotherapy - 5 February 2018

2/5/2018
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The first show returning for 2018! Joining Dr Mal in the studio is philosopher & ethicist Associate Professor Christopher Cordner from Melbourne University to discuss 'Simple Goodness' as well as telling us about the field of medical ethics. Also from Melbourne Uni is Associate Professor Brock Bastian who has a fascinating take on pain and suffering and the meaning we give to them.

Duration:00:49:35

Radiotherapy - 17 December 2017

12/18/2017
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On the last edition of Radiotherapy for 2017 it's a jam packed show. Expert neurologist Prof Mark Cook is in the studio to explain innovative new technology to help predict seizures in epilepsy. Plus a look at the controversial survey about surgical costs published this week by Choice Magazine, and the latest in long acting reversible contraceptives (curiously called LARCs). Thank you to all the listeners for a great year!

Duration:00:48:41

Radiotherapy - 10 December 2017

12/11/2017
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This weeks edition of Radiotherapy is packed full of guests. A/Prof Patrick Charles is an Infectious Diseases Physician at The Austin and joins us to explain faecal transplantation. Dr Shane Nanayakkara is a cardiologist at the Alfred Hospital and will discuss heart diseases in relation to high blood pressure, obesity and aging and Dr Jade Goodge is a singer, songwriter and GP who will share his mix of medicine and the arts.

Duration:00:51:22

Radiotherapy - 5 November 2017

12/4/2017
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This week the doctors ask the question: are you accidentally investing in tobacco thru your superannuation? One doctor discovered she was and did something about it. Dr Bronwyn King joins the crew to tell the story. Also, meditation Apps - are they any good? And the flu this year - why was it SO bad? Plus some hot tips about what your GP SHOULD do.

Duration:00:47:53

Radiotherapy - 3 December 2017

12/4/2017
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This week the doctors are with special guest, who happens to be is the head of Melbourne Genomics, A/Prof Clara Gaff, coming in to explain the genomics revolution. Also Dr Capri is taking a look at screening, and the Panel Beater will pass his eye over the history of snake oil salesmen.

Duration:00:48:56