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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.

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.
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Sydney, NSW

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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.

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English

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


Episodes

The nocebo effect, low-fat diets, palliative care and the vaginal microbiome

11/20/2017
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Nocebo effect could be making you feel sick. Low-fat diets reduce early death in obese people. Vaginal microbiome influences your risk of STIs. Palliative care and euthanasia.

Duration: 00:28:56


E-cigarettes, cancer treatments and an ex-naturopath

11/13/2017
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E-cigarettes: Is Australia missing out? 'In-built immunotherapy' found in some pancreatic cancer patients. Blood-vessel boosting cancer treatment. Ex-naturopath blowing the whistle on industry.

Duration: 00:28:56


Robot surgeries, cancer symptom awareness and new lymphoma testing

11/6/2017
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Is laser cataract surgery worth it? No benefits to robotic colorectal surgery, study says. Knowing about cancer symptoms for early diagnosis. A revolution in lymphoma treatment.

Duration: 00:28:43


Biosimilar drugs, colonoscopies and appendicitis, and staph in the community

10/30/2017
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MRSA in the community. What's a colonoscopy got to do with appendicitis? Could 'biosimilar' drugs save millions?

Duration: 00:28:21


Bone marrow transplants, heavy menstrual bleeding guidelines, birth positions and pre-pregnancy cancer screening

10/23/2017
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Bone marrow transplants. Pre-pregnancy carrier screening. Epidurals and birth position. Heavy menstrual bleeding guidelines.

Duration: 00:28:21


Food labelling, and when the doctor becomes the patient..

10/16/2017
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Food labelling. When doctor becomes patient.

Duration: 00:28:21


Atypical melanoma, The First Thousand Days, and childhood literacy..

10/9/2017
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Atypical melanoma, The First Thousand Days, and childhood literacy..

Duration: 00:28:21


Standard of care for cancer patients below par in clinical trials and busting myths about fat in your diet

10/2/2017
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Control group in breast cancer trials missing out on proper care. Would you like fat with that?

Duration: 00:28:21


Exposing cancer drug costs, a new way to boost organ donation and response to PCOS overdiagnosis claims

9/25/2017
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How much does it cost to bring a cancer drug to market? Boosting organ donation after circulatory death. Can you overdiagnose an under-recognised syndrome?

Duration: 00:28:21


Hospital rehab not value for money, less is more for breast cancer treatment, mutation detection in patients with advanced cancer and rethinking how we do peer review

9/18/2017
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Lymph nodes and breast cancer treatment. Rehab at home better value for money. How to increase reliability of scientific studies. Mutation detection in patients with advanced cancer.

Duration: 00:28:21


Perceptions of pain, reducing waste in medical research and increasing female participation in sport

9/11/2017
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How the brain shapes perceptions of pain. Reducing waste in medical research. Removing barriers to female sport participation .

Duration: 00:28:49


Self-reported wheat sensitivity, improving safety of breast implants, business as usual for adolescents and antidepressants and is medicine ready for artificial intelligence?

9/4/2017
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How to diagnose wheat sensitivity . Improving safety of breast implants. Best practice for treating children and adolescents with depression . Is medicine ready for artificial intelligence?

Duration: 00:28:21


Lithium linked to lower dementia risk, new hope for healthy aging, meth use and stroke risk and how unhealthy industries undermine public health

8/28/2017
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Lithium in water lowers dementia risk. Eat kale, age better? Young methamphetamine users at higher risk of stroke. Food for thought: how unhealthy industries undermine public health.

Duration: 00:28:21


Tracking asthma mortality, occupations and risk of rheumatoid arthritis, re-defining polycystic ovary syndrome and unpacking salt

8/21/2017
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Tracking asthma mortality. Could your job be giving you arthritis? Are doctors over-diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome? Unpacking salt .

Duration: 00:28:21


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

8/14/2017
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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

8/7/2017
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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

7/31/2017
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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

7/24/2017
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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

7/17/2017
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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

7/10/2017
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Everything you ever wanted to know about osteoarthritis.

Duration: 00:28:21

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