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Sydney, NSW

Description:

Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view. Dr. Norman Swan combines medical expertise with investigative reporting, clear analysis and the knowledge to report the latest research in health and medicine.

Language:

English

Contact:

Health Report GPO Box 9994 Sydney, NSW Australia 2001 02 8333 1423


Episodes

Private health insurance overhaul, privacy concerns over personal genomic testing and e-health for older Australians

8/13/2017
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Private health insurance and out of pocket costs. Privacy concerns for personal genomic tests . Home is where the health data is . Microvascular dysfunction linked to late-life depression.

Duration: 00:28:51


Transforming Australia’s digital health services, the designer vagina, and the Affordable Dialysis Project

8/6/2017
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Transforming Australia’s digital health services. The designer vagina. The Affordable Dialysis Project.

Duration: 00:28:21


Better therapies, better outcomes? Improving physical health for those with mental health issues, and better blood pressure measurement

7/30/2017
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Better therapies, better outcomes? Equally Well. Better blood pressure measurement.

Duration: 00:29:05


Success rates for IVF, dieting during pregnancy, lasers against heart attack and stroke, and the health economics of ageing

7/23/2017
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Success rates for IVF. Dieting during pregnancy. Lasers against heart attack and stroke! The health economics of ageing.

Duration: 00:28:51


Treating sleep apnoea doesn't prevent heart attack or death, poor evidence for the efficacy of diet in children and adolescents, mouthwash might beat Gonorrhoea, and the role of serotonin in SIDS

7/16/2017
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Treating sleep apnoea doesn't prevent heart attack or death. Poor evidence for the efficacy of diet. Serotonin and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Wash your mouth out!

Duration: 00:28:21


Osteoarthritis

7/9/2017
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Everything you ever wanted to know about osteoarthritis.

Duration: 00:28:21


Can childhood stress lead to late life dementia? What about depression? Also - is strep throat linked to mental health issues in children?

7/2/2017
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Can childhood stress lead to late life dementia? Depression and dementia. More than just a sore throat?

Duration: 00:28:21


Refining cancer risk, sitting up after stroke, BMI and Parkinson disease, and dissolving the extracellular matrix.

6/25/2017
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Refining cancer risks. To sit, or not to sit? High BMI lowers Parkinson's risk. Matrix: Dissolved.

Duration: 00:28:21


Dodgy dental implants, breastfeeding reduces cancer risk, cupping comes with a risk of burns, and is your super smoke free?

6/18/2017
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Dodgy dental implants. Breastfeeding reduces cancer risk. Cupping burns. Is your super smoke free?

Duration: 00:29:20


Red meat and your health, weight gain in pregnancy, and getting medical students to think rural

6/11/2017
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Red meat and your health. Weight gain in pregnancy. Country doctor.

Duration: 00:28:22


Live from Cairns

6/4/2017
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Hookworms that prevent diabetes, bacteria that battle dengue mosquitoes, the sexual health of Australia's tropical north, and the Daintree Ulcer.

Duration: 00:28:21


Run! If you want to live longer..

5/28/2017
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Also - rethinking guidelines for responding to a suicidal person, and making better use of our data.

Duration: 00:28:21


Oxytocin and autism, and temperature and glucose tolerance..

5/21/2017
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..plus the genetics of endometriosis, and rethinking hip and knee replacement.

Duration: 00:28:21


Temperature influences risk of gestational diabetes, and drilling down into a dementia precursor..

5/14/2017
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Plus countering cognitive bias in doctors' decision making, and new research identifies genes responsible for a forgotten disease.

Duration: 00:28:48


Better blood transfusions, and bystander benefits for CPR..

5/7/2017
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Also, the syndemics model of health, and potentially dodgy dental data.

Duration: 00:28:21


Multivitamins and cardiovascular disease, vascular risk and brain gunk, and choosing your hospital with data..

4/30/2017
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Multivitamins don't prevent cardiovascular disease. Vascular risk in middle age linked to brain gunk. Using data to choose your hospital.

Duration: 00:28:21


Running for your back, but not vitamin D for your heart..

4/23/2017
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Also - advances in how we care for newborn babies, and keyhole surgery should be the standard for women requiring surgery for early stage uterine cancer.

Duration: 00:28:51


On allergies

4/16/2017
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Adolescent allergies. Allergic to the cold.

Duration: 00:28:22


Talking sugar tax..

4/9/2017
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Is it time for a sugar tax?

Duration: 00:28:21


Drug shortages, and a barbaric biopsy..

4/2/2017
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Also - rethinking post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Duration: 00:28:47

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