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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996! A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and 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

The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996! A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and 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 all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996! A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and 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

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

5/8/2021
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 and Quacks Costing Us Our Health, explores evidence based medicine and medical myths; and Dr Alex Umbers, a medical researcher and GP, discusses her podcast Pregnancy Uncut and all things motherhood and pregnancy. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen,...

Duration:00:30:57

Mental Health in Regional Australia

5/1/2021
Brett Heslop, a psychiatric nurse and service director at the Sunshine Coast region mental health services, and Dr Clive, a senior psychiatrist, discuss their journey to becoming psychiatric health practitioners and share their experience of working in mental health services in regional Australia; Cyber Sioux talks about her travels and work with Psyches on Bikes; and the team canvass recent research on the neurological and psychiatric outcomes of COVID-19 survivors. With presenters Dr Moto,...

Duration:00:26:09

Andrew Denton on Voluntary Assisted Dying

4/24/2021
Andrew Denton, Australian media luminary and Assisted Dying expert, discusses his Better Off Dead podcast and compares Australia's voluntary assisted dying legislation to the rest of the world; Nicola Henry, Associate Professor and socio-legal scholar at RMIT University, shares her research on sexual violence in the digital environment and unpacks the recent Federal Government consent videos; and Prudence Dear discusses veterans mental health and veteran suicide. With presenters Dr Nick,...

Duration:00:32:30

Dr. Alex Wodak on Drug Reform, and Undergraduate Drinking

4/17/2021
Dr Alex Wodak AM, veteran drug law reformer, doctor, and advocate at Harm Reduction Australia, discusses the history of drug policy and drug treatment, and explores the future of drug reform; and the team canvass new research on the drinking habits of undergraduate university students. With presenters Panel Beater and Dr Neo. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:50:53

Women Surgeons

4/10/2021
Dr Yumiko Kadota, author of the memoir Emotional Female, reveals her experience as a surgical trainee; Dr Natalie Ngan, a plastic surgeon, discusses her work in breast augmentation and reconstruction; and Dr Kate Martin, trauma and general surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, talks about what got her into surgery and what keeps her there. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Dr G Spot, and Nurse Epipen. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:55:44

Women's Health, Endometriosis, and First Aid

4/3/2021
Dr Jessica Lowe, a consultant obstetrician gynecologist and surgeon, discusses the latest developments in women's health and the treatment of endometriosis; Cyber Sioux explores the usefulness of first aid courses; and the team canvas a study on the prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms in mothers during the pandemic. With presenters Dr Moto, Cyber Sioux, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:28:27

Psychs on Bikes and the Life and Teachings of Dr Melissa Harte

3/27/2021
Dr Joe Dunn, a Psychiatrist and founder of Psychs on Bikes, joins the Radiotherapy team to canvas the work they do in providing mental health checks to rural and remote communities across Australia; Rainbow Doc discusses the life and teachings of Counselling and Clinical Psychologist Dr Melissa Harte and her contribution to Emotion Focussed Therapy (EFT); Prudence Dear discusses memory and aging and what we can do to prevent memory loss as we age; and the team discuss telehealth psychology...

Duration:00:32:44

The Politics of Pandemics, and the Harms of Vaping

3/20/2021
Adjunct Professor Bill Bowtell AO, Australia's foremost health policy strategist and author of Unmasked: The Politics of Pandemics, explores how nature creates viruses, but politics creates pandemics; Dr Neo discusses the indirect effect of COVID on children in lower and middle income countries; and Dr Sharma canvasses new research into the harms of vaping on young people. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Dr Neo. Website:...

Duration:00:36:03

Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health, and Blood Health

3/13/2021
Professor Stephen Jane, Foundation Dean of the Sub Faculty of Translational Medicine and Public Health at Monash University, canvasses the symptoms and treatment of sickle cell disease; Professor Erica Wood, a Transfusion Medicine Specialist and Head of the Transfusion Research Unit at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, discusses blood transfusion and blood health; and The Falcon explores the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria's...

Duration:00:28:58

The Impact of the Pandemic on Frontline Healthcare Workers

3/6/2021
Senior clinicians Dr Marie Bismark and Dr Toby Winton-Brown discuss the impact of the pandemic on frontline healthcare workers; Dr Doolittle canvasses his research on indigenous models of healthcare in rural communities; and the team give their first impressions on the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System. With presenters Dr. Doolittle, Dr. Moto, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:24

Eating Disorders, Ovarian Cancer, Education Outcomes of Children of Same Sex Parents

2/27/2021
Prudence Dear canvasses recent research on the best treatment for eating disorders; Rainbow Doc discusses the academic outcomes of children raised by same sex parents; Miss Diagnoisis explores whether stretching before excercising helps to reduce the risk of injury; and the team discuss Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, Miss Diagnosis, Moto, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:13

Spanish Flu, Misinformation in Health, and Rural Healthcare

2/20/2021
Historian Mary Sheehan discusses her work examining the impact of the 1919 Spanish flu pandemic in Melbourne and the similarities to the current crisis; Dr Sharma explores the ramifications of misinformation in health and medical advice; and Dr Neo canvasses resourcing and staffing at rural and regional health services. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Dr Neo. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:32:22

Paper PPE, and Bowel Cancer

2/13/2021
Gil Garner, a Professor at Monash University, canvasses an innovative new paper-based medical gown that could reduce the transmission of COVID; Gastroenterologist Dr Suzanne Mahady explores the significance of bowel cancer screening; Lorenzo 'Laurie' Serafini, former Fitzroy footballer and public speaker, discusses his experience with cancer; and the team investigate the benefits of singing. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Dr G-Spot, and Nurse Epipen. Website:...

Duration:00:31:20

Psychedelics and Mental Health, and the Impact of the Pandemic on Kids

2/6/2021
Jerome Sarris, Professor of Integrative Mental Health from Western Sydney University, explores how psychedelic drugs can treat mental illnesses; Dr Spock reveals the impact that the pandemic is having on the lives of children; and Training Wheels discusses what it's like to work as a new doctor. With presenters Dr Doolittle, Dr Spock, Training Wheels and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:51:21

Vaccine Distribution Challenges, and Immunisation

1/30/2021
Associate Professor Victor Gekara, a supply chain and logistics expert at RMIT University, canvasses the challenges of transporting and distributing COVID-19 vaccines; Miss Diagnosis discusses the inequality of global vaccine distribution; Prudence Dear explores the causes of vaccine hesitancy; and the team discuss the use of brand names for prescription medicine. With presenters Dr Nick, Miss Diagnosis, Prudence Dear, and Panel Beater. Website:...

Duration:00:31:10

Forensic Mental Health and Reflections on 2020

12/12/2020
Dr Danny Sullivan, Forensic Psychiatrist and Executive Director of Clinical Services, Thomas Embling Hospital, discusses what happens when someone enters into a psychiatric hospital. And the team reflect on all the highs and lows of 2020. With presenters Dr Doolittle, Dr Mal Practice, Dr Nick, Dr Spock, Training Wheels, Cyber Sioux, Dr Patient, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:32:51

Palliative Care, Dog Psychology, and Walks Along the Beach

12/5/2020
Dr Sonia Fullerton, a consultant in palliative care at Peter Mac Cancer Centre, discusses palliative care and recent research on advanced care planning with cancer patients; Prudence Dear explores dog psychology; Rainbow Doc discusses the health benefits of walking along the beach; and the team canvass antidepressants and voluntary assisted dying. With Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, Rainbow Doc, and Panel Beater. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy Facebook:...

Duration:00:54:53

Genetic Counselling, Aerosol Transmission, and COVID-19 Awards

11/28/2020
Lauren Thomas, Associate Genetic Counsellor at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Service, discusses the role of genetics counsellors, and her study involving parents with kids living with genetic conditions; the team canvass the differences between aerosol and airborne COVID-19 virus transmission; and to top off the show, the team presents the 2020 COVID-19 Radiotherapy Awards. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Dr Neo. Website:...

Duration:00:32:20

Schizophrenia, Aspirin, and the Positive Body Image Chatbot

11/21/2020
Dr Caitlin Yolland, a Postdoctoral Researcher at Swinburne University, canvasses research on how oxidative stress relates to symptoms of schizophrenia; Professor John McNeil AO, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and Head of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, discusses the ASPREE study and the effect of low doses of aspirin on otherwise healthy elderly people; and the team discuss High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)...

Duration:00:32:34

Addiction, Indigenous Health, and a new Psych Podcast

11/14/2020
Professor Dan Lubman, Turning Point Executive Clinical Director, and part of the SBS show Addicted Australia, discusses how addiction treatment needs to change in Australia; Psychiatry Registrars Alanna, Shakira, and Michael, talk about their podcast '‎The Psych Review'; and Training Wheels canvasses the Balit Durn Durn report by the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and explores how Indigenous-run health organisations can use their approach to...

Duration:00:29:34