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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to health, medicine and well-being, curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since 1996! A team of medicos, nurses, psychologists and special guests from around Australia and around the globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication – it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription! The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to health, medicine and well-being, curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since 1996! A team of medicos, nurses, psychologists and special guests from around Australia and around the globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication – it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription! The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Language:

English


Episodes

Radiotherapy 7 April 2024

4/6/2024
The doctors speak to 3 guests in a very special episode this week. First up is Professor Robyn Langham from the TGA, with whom they discuss the dangers of hollywood drug 'Ozempic', and compounding pharamcies influence in its potential propogation. They next speak to Natalie Raffoul from the Australian Heart Foundation, who comes in to talk about some efforts the foundation are making to draw attentionn to a heart disease screening program. Finally, they speak to Dr Evie Kendal - a bioethicist and public health scientist specialising in the ethics of emerging technologies. Amalgamating science and philosophy, Evie opens up an enthralling discussion on how fluid from around a growing baby could be used to grow organ like structures.

Duration:00:50:29

New research into treating menopause and supporting those with ovarian cancer

3/30/2024
Dr Nick, Prudence Dear and Miss Diagnosis speak with Professor Martha Hickey on her new research into empowering women experiencing menopause, why the best treatment is still so uncertain, and different cultural views of menopause. The doctors also speak with Bridget Bradhurst from Ovarian Cancer Australia on why ovarian cancer is so hard to detect, educating women on the symptoms and potential risk factors, and the support that Ovarian Cancer Australia provides to those being tested or diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Duration:00:48:35

Resistance training for kids & front line healthcare experiences

3/23/2024
Welcome to Radiotherapy! Join hosts Training Wheels and Cyber Siouxz as they chat with Dr. Stuart Evans about resistance training for kids, exploring the educational aspects. Then, Graham Duggan, Country Health Manager at the ICRC, shares his front line healthcare experiences from Ukraine, Papua New Guinea, Israel, and beyond.

Duration:00:54:22

Prioritising Children's Mental Health

3/16/2024
Dr Mal Practice and Epipen are joined by General Paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital Dr Lexi Frydenberg and child psychologist Deirdre Brandner. Dr Frydenberg raises the issue of sleep deprivation in children and the steps which could be taken to address it. Brandner provides insight into a variety of factors which are contributing to children’s refusal to attend school.

Duration:00:50:46

How Heat Affects Pregnancy and the Adverse Effects of Ultra Processed Foods.

3/9/2024
Join Panel Beater and Dr Neo in the studio to chat with Professor Adrienne Gordan, a senior specialist Neonatologist and Clinical Professor at the University of Sydney discussing how more research should be done on how heat affects pregnant women. Also on the show is Professor Felice Jacka of Nutritional Psychiatry on how the body and mind can be adversely affected by ultra processed foods.

Duration:00:48:39

Executive dysfunction strategies and why you shouldn't give devices to your kids to soon

3/2/2024
Hosted by Miss Diagnosis with co-hosts Prudence Dear and Dr Sonya. Guests: Psychologist Gil Clendinnen on non-medication strategies for executive dysfuntion in ADHD Adults. Neurosciententist Selena Bartlett wrote a book called Being Seen: Master Parenting in the Digital Age and on young people's mental helth in relation to technology.

Duration:00:48:56

Obstetric care & Bioengineering corneal implants

2/24/2024
In this episode, Peri Neum, Cyber Siouxz, and Training Wheels dive into the world of obstetric care with Professor Fiona Brownfoot from The University of Melbourne and Mercy Hospital for Women. Later, we explore bioengineering corneal implants with University of Melbourne’s Professor Greg Qiao and Professor Mark Daniell from the Centre For Eye Research Australia. Tune in for insightful discussions on healthcare innovation and research.

Duration:00:52:08

COVID-19 in 2024 & Vaping in Australia

2/17/2024
This week, Dr. Malpractice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr. Kit Kat are joined by Professor Catherine Bennett, Chair in Epidemiology at Deakin University, sharing her experiences and contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Dr. Lexi Frydenberg discusses vaping challenges and Australia's healthcare system approach to addressing them.

Duration:00:56:43

Phage Therapy and Identifying Dementia in Prisoners

2/10/2024
Panel Beater and Dr. Sharma speak to filmmaker Emma Watts and Dr. Fernando Gordillo Altamirano about Last Chance to Save a Life, a documentary examining how, as antibiotics fail and superbugs are on the rise, phage therapy could be the answer the medical world is looking for. Later in the show, Panel Beater and Dr. Sharma speak with Dr. Margaret Nixon and (soon-to be Dr.) Ella Kofoedl of Swinburne University on their research into prisoners who have dementia, and how it presents differently in the regulated world of prison life.

Duration:00:44:15

Youth Mental Health with Filmmaker Matt Norman and the 'Gender Pain Gap' with DR. Nisha Khot

2/3/2024
Join hosts Dr. Nick, Prudence Dear, and Dr. Sonia as they delve into two pressing topics. First, Ballarat-based filmmaker Matt Norman shares insights into his film Piggy shedding light on youth suicide. Then, Dr. Nisha Khot discusses Victoria’s ‘gender pain gap’ and its implications on female patients’ healthcare experiences.

Duration:00:56:07

New Treatments for Addiction and Neuropsychology

12/9/2023
Join Cyber Siouxz and Miss Peri Neum for the final episode of Radiotherapy in 2023! To celebrate an incredible year, the team chats with Dr. Spock and Dr. DoLittle who give their updates from overseas. Dr. Sarah Catchlove from Turning Point calls in to chat about three incredible clinical trials that aim to tackle substance abuse and addiction. Alison Shockman, a Clinical Director and Senior Clinical Psychologist also joins the show to chat about Neuropsychology, and its use in diagnosing certain mental disorders, including dementia.

Duration:00:49:27

Psychedelic Therapy

11/25/2023
In this episode of Radiotherapy, Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, Neo Natal and Dr Dilemma are joined by Head of Clinical Psychedelic Lab Dr Paul Litnaitzky, who discusses therapeutic mechanisms of psychedelic substances.

Duration:00:55:34

Genetic Carrier Screening and Menopause with Kaz Cooke

11/18/2023
If you’re planning to have your first baby, this podcast is for you! Dr. Nick and Miss Diagnosis speak to Dr.Alison, a genetic counsellor and researcher about the Genetic Carrier Screening, a test that is done before pregnancy. They also talk to Kaz Cooke, an Australian author and cartoonist about menopause in her new book, 'It’s the Menopause' for important tips and facts about the symptoms.

Duration:00:49:17

Pancreatic Special

11/4/2023
Dr Nicholas Bull, Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Eastern Health, shares his experience operating on and treating pancreatic tumors and cancers; Dr Belinda Lee, Medical Oncologist at Northern Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, discusses the latest breakthroughs in the treatment of pancreatic tumours; and the team canvass the use of AI in medicine. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Dr Kit Kat, and Nurse Epipen. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:52:32

Ambulance Victoria Workplace Wellbeing and Treating ADHD

10/28/2023
Professor Peter Holland, Professor in Human Resource Management and Employee Relations at Swinburne University of Technology, canvasses his research into workplace wellbeing at Ambulance Victoria; Professor Richard Harvey, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Professor at Deakin University, discusses his experience treating people with ADHD; and the team acknowledge the humanitarian toll of the conflict in Gaza, and unpack the best way to treat hayfever. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Neo, and Dr Sharma. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:46:56

Depression Myths and Solo Motherhood

10/21/2023
Professor Ian Hickie, Co-Director of Health and Policy at The University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, canvasses his new book The Devil You Knew and unpacks some common myths about depression; Alexandra Collier, award-winning writer for theatre, screen and print, discusses her new book Inconceivable: Heartbreak, bad dates and finding solo motherhood and shares her experiences and journey into motherhood; and the team discuss buruli ulcers and the new shingles vaccine. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, and Dr Sonia. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:51:25

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Women's Mental Health

10/14/2023
Dr Tracy Barbour, Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) clinical service, discusses her work researching and treating mood disorders using TMS; Dr Moto provides some background on the use of TMS in Australia; and the team report back from the inaugural APAC Women's Mental Health Conference, explore the latest developments in medical artificial intelligence tools, canvass a new screening technique for Parkinson's disease, and celebrate Allied Health Day. With presenters Dr Training Wheels, Dr Moto, and Miss Perineum. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:44:31

Heart Health Special

10/7/2023
Professor Peter Kistler, Cardiologist and Head of Clinical Electrophysiology Research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and Head of Electrophysiology at The Alfred hospital, discusses the latest developments in heart treatments including the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in assessing the risk of heart disease; Dr Kunal Verma, dual-accredited Clinical Geneticist and Cardiologist at Monash Health, unpacks the role of genetics in heart health; and the team canvass the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil. With Presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr Kit Kat. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:51:15

Internet Gaming Research and Indigenous Health

9/30/2023
Dr Vasileios Stavropoulos, Academic and Clinical Psychologist at RMIT University, unpacks the rise of internet gaming addiction and explores the role of games in treating health conditions; Abe Ropitini, proud Māori man of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Maniapoto iwi with ancestral links to Palawa Country and Executive Director of Population Health at the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), discusses the role of VACCHO and the impact that the Voice Referendum may have on indigenous health outcomes. With presenters Panel, Dr Dilemma, Dr Neo, and Dr Sharma. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:46:23

Doctor Google and Cancer Screening

9/23/2023
Dr Chavy Arora, GP, Lecturer and Researcher in Public Health Ethics and Primary Care at Monash University Department of General Practice, discusses her research on patients over 65 who self-diagnose using Google; Prudence Dear unpacks cancer screening best practice; and the team discuss the efficacy of a new shingles vaccine. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, and Dr Sonia. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_ Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler

Duration:00:51:07