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Johns Hopkins PodMed - Weekly Health News Podcast



Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to present its health and medicine podcast, a lively discussion of the week’s medical news and how it may affect you. This five to seven-minute free program features Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for J



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Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, September 05, 2011

Wed, 7 September 2011 08:00:00 EST

This week's topics include an update on CPR, chocolate and heart disease, tamoxifen and breast cancer, and a new anticoagulant medication for people with atrial fibrillation.


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Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 29, 2011

Wed, 7 September 2011 08:00:00 EST

This week's topics include ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure, changes in medication following hospitalization, the power of food to lower cholesterol, and use of an antibiotic in COPD.


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Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 22, 2011

Wed, 7 September 2011 08:00:00 EST

This week's topics include surgery for hip fractures and the impact of delay, coronary artery calcium scanning efficacy, emergence of resistant malaria, and a new medication for congestive heart failure.


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Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 12, 2011

Fri, 12 August 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include soy and menopausal symptoms, geographic variations in angiography, phlebotomy and anemia in those with heart disease, and ten year results from deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/q/pod299.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 5, 2011

Fri, 5 August 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include a new way to assess newborns for heart problems, texting to improve malaria care in Africa, a disappointing report about hospitalists, and guidelines for managing COPD.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/p/pod298.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 1, 2011

Fri, 29 July 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include a way to make kidney transplants last longer, the predictive value of sentinel nodes in breast cancer, Medicare Part D, and NSAIDs and Alzheimer's disease.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/n/pod297.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 22, 2011

Fri, 22 July 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include HIV treatment in Uganda, exercise and cognitive decline, calorie content in restaurant foods, and diet and diverticulitis.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/m/pod296.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 15, 2011

Fri, 15 July 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include the impact of maternal smoking, sodium and potassium and death, placebos and asthma management, and family history of cancer over time.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/h/pod295.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 08, 2011

Fri, 08 July 2011 13:00:00 EST

This week's topics include dangers of rural hospitals, cardiac events due to a smoking cessation drug, sudden cardiac death and lifestyle factors in women, and inappropriate stent placement.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/f/pod294.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 01, 2011

Fri, 01 Jul 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include use of CT to prevent lung cancer death, sunscreens and melanoma, text messaging and smoking cessation, and type 1 diabetes and congestive heart failure.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/e/pod293.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 24, 2011

Fri, 24 Jun 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include possible dangers of high dose statins, chasing down the E. coli epidemic, door in door out times, and multiple blood pressure measurements.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/c/pod292.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 17, 2011

Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include malpractice in inpatient and outpatient settings, parental attitudes toward childhood vaccines, ambulance drive-bys, and TV and mortality.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/b/pod291.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 10, 2011

Fri, 10 Jun 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include screening for ovarian cancer, a new agent to prevent breast cancer in high risk women, remote management of treatment for hepatitis C, and mentholated cigarettes.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/a/pod290.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 03, 2011

Fri, 03 Jun 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include sports and energy drinks in kids, sleep duration and obesity in children, two common drugs and their association with diabetes, and niacin and heart disease.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/p/m/pod289.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 27, 2011

Fri, 27 May 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include a lack of benefit in coronary CT screening, aspirin versus a new agent in stroke prevention, lung remodeling in asthma and locomotion training after stroke.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/l/pod288.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 20, 2011

Fri, 20 May 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include third agents in diabetes treatment, the utility of telemedicine, treating one partner who is HIV positive to prevent transmission, and PPI or surgery for GERD.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/v/j/pod287.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 13, 2011

Fri, 13 May 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include use of medical therapy for people with heart disease, risk of NSAIDs in those who’ve had a heart attack, overuse of colonoscopy, and physician attitudes toward continuing medical education (CME).


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/i/pod286.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 06, 2011

Fri, 06 May 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include infants and supplements, asthma medications, bisphosphonates and fracture risk, and dietary salt.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/d/pod285.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 29, 2011

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include armadillos and leprosy, LAM treatment, IQ testing, and fatty liver disease in kids.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/d/pod284.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 22, 2011

Fri, 22 Apr 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include kids who fail antiretroviral therapy, when such therapy should be started, new criteria for Alzheimer’s disease, and the significance of triglycerides.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/a/pod283.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 15, 2011

Fri, 15 Apr 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include shedding of herpes viruses even when no lesions are present, treating nerve pain related to diabetes, physicians recommending one treatment to patients but another to themselves, and risks of acne treatment with antibiotics.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/z/pod282.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 08, 2011

Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include repairing the heart through the skin, patient management of blood thinners, overdoses due to opioids, and whether PSA should be tested for at all.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/b/pod281.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 01, 2011

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include the dangers of social media, a new drug for hepatitis C, managing obesity in frail elderly people, and airport scanner risk.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/w/pod280.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 25, 2011

Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include use of fibrates in the US and Canada, child safety seats, diabetes medications, and the risks of exercise and sex.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/i/pod279.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 18, 2011

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include high dose anticlotting drugs don’t help, bypass versus stent placement and quality of life issues, a new virus in China, and treating inner city kids with asthma.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/h/pod278.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 11, 2011

Fri, 11 Mar 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include cannabis and psychosis, lack of benefit with PSA velocity, stress, infertility and pregnancy, and cause-specific death and diabetes.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/f/pod277.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 04, 2011

Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include steroids for nasal polyps, Facebook and TB, making medical decisions for others, and BMI for Asians.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/p/e/pod276.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 25, 2011

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 16:00:00 EST

Driving after a stroke, falls from cribs, cell phones and brain activity, and life on the farm and childhood asthma.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/z/pod275.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 18, 2011

Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:00:00 EST

Using asthma medications only when needed in teenagers, the impact of fiber on mortality, FDA oversight of devices, and obesity, knee arthritis and quality of life.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/x/pod274.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 11, 2011

Thu, 11 Feb 2011 16:00:00 EST

implantable monitor for congestive heart failure, in utero surgery for one form of spina bifida, more evidence that axillary node dissection may not be necessary, and response to vaccination in infants of HIV infected moms.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/v/pod272.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 4, 2011

Fri, 4 Feb 2011 01:00:00 EST

Evaluation of low back pain, new antibiotic for Clostridium difficile infection, the federal dietary guidelines, and vaccination for HPV in males.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/v/t/pod271.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 28, 2011

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:00:00 EST

Smoking and breast cancer, a brief intervention for insomnia, the benefits of stroke centers, and a suction device and CPR.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/s/pod270.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 21, 2011

Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:00:00 EST

Antidepressant to manage hot flashes, the natural history of coronary artery disease, a new imaging technique for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease, and storytelling to improve blood pressure control.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/e/pod269.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 14, 2011

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:00:00 EST

Treating middle ear infections in kids, a new way to test for Down syndrome, two medications for initial treatment of high blood pressure, and a lack of evidence for ‘expert’ recommendations.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/d/pod268.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 7, 2011

Fri, 7 Jan 2011 15:00:00 EST

Treatment of mild congestive heart failure, who is getting implanted defibrillators, antibiotic treatment for irritable bowel syndrome, and walking assessment for elderly.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/c/pod267.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 24, 2010

Mon, 27 Dec 2010 14:00:00 EST

Some good fats, preventing falls in older adults, Echinacea for colds, and exercise and weight gain in middle life.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/v/pod265.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 17, 2010

Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:00:00 EST

Adrenal masses found incidentally, pain relievers in the elderly, when to take thyroid medication, and promoting colorectal cancer screening.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/u/pod264.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 10, 2010

Fri, 10 Dec 2010 14:00:00 EST

Sex in older men, aspirin and cancer prevention, new food allergy guidelines, and aspirin and screening for colorectal cancer.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/s/pod263.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 3, 2010

Fri, 3 Dec 2010 14:00:00 EST

Routine HIV testing, variations in dosing in kid’s OTC medications, vitamin D and calcium recommendations from the Institute of Medicine, and mitochondria defects and autism.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/r/pod262.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 24, 2010

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST

Best type of diet for weight maintenance, preventing HIV infection, fructose and gout in women, and dialysis 6 times per week.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/p/pod261.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 19, 2010

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 22:00:00 EST

High caffeine/alcohol beverages, fish oil and the heart, nerve destruction technique in controlling high blood pressure, and leaving prescriptions at the pharmacy.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/p/o/pod260.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 12, 2010

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 14:00:00 EST

Vick’s VapoRub, PPIs, pregnancy and Plavix, supervised exercise and diabetes, and vitamin E and stroke.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/b/pod259.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 5, 2010

Fri, 5 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST

Pain at the end of life in elderly people, a lack of benefit with implanted defibrillators, screening adolescents for depression, and fish oil and Alzheimer’s.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/z/pod258.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 29, 2010

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 15:00:00 EST

Who responds to the anticlotting drug clopidogrel, the dangers of trying to kick an opiate drug habit, how to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, and controlling high blood pressure with a visit to the barber.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/y/pod257.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 22, 2010

Sun, 24 Oct 2010 23:00:00 EST

Home monitoring for blood thinning, risks of hormone replacement therapy, dental procedures and cardiovascular events, and the upside of stressful life events.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/w/pod256.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 15, 2010

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 8:00:00 EST

Cancer screening for adult survivors of childhood cancer, screening people with HIV for cancer, advanced radiology tests in the ED, and maternal flu vaccination and benefits for the infant.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/r/pod255.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 8, 2010

Fri, 8 Oct 2010 11:00:00 EST

Dangers of low blood sugar, sleep and weight loss, public health effects of mass media, and compression only CPR.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/q/pod254.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 1, 2010

Fri, 1 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EST

Lack of benefit to early detection of ovarian cancer recurrence, a urine test for a common pneumonia, benefits of breastfeeding, and a dialysis update.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/o/pod253.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, September 24, 2010

Sun, 26 Sep 2010 18:00:00 EST

Screening for testicular cancer, percutaneous replacement of the aortic valve, a common anticlotting agent and antacid taken together, and promoting sunless tanning.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/n/pod252.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, September 17, 2010

Fri, 17 Sep 2010 16:00:00 EST

PSA screening again, COPD worsening, asthma and cigarette smoking in kids, and the best strategy for avoiding clotting and bleeding in people at risk.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/m/pod251.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, September 10, 2010

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:00:00 EST

Patient and physician expectations of stenting, comparisons of surgical centers for bypass surgery on the heart, age-related responses to removing blockages of the carotid artery, and sleep and obesity in youth.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/k/pod250.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, September 3, 2010

Fri, 3 Sep 2010 16:00:00 EST

Costs of prostate cancer treatments, management of adult ADHD, vitamin D and the genome, and underinsurance of kids.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/b/pod249.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 27, 2010

Sat, 28 Aug 2010 17:00:00 EST

Genetics of a common corneal problem, the egg recall, health consequences of oil spills for fisherman, and drug treatment for herpes and birth defects.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/v/v/pod248.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 20, 2010

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 09:00:00 EST

Tai chi and fibromyalgia, early palliative care benefits, sponges to prevent infection in heart surgery, and delays in treatment for heart attack and mortality.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/u/pod247.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 13, 2010

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 08:00:00 EST

Pregnancy after miscarriage, taking medications to prevent a second stroke, decline in hospital associated MRSA, and more.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/t/pod246.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, August 6, 2010

Sun, 8 Aug 2010 16:00:00 EST

Replacing a heart valve through the skin, the long term effects of childhood hunger, the later life consequences of younger life cholesterol problems, and suicide risk and antiseizure medications.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/v/n/pod245.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 30, 2010

Fri, 30 Jul 2010 16:00:00 EST

Prostate cancer with low PSA, complications of obesity surgery, compression only CPR, and heart problems in childhood cancer survivors.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/m/pod244.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 23, 2010

Fri, 23 Jul 2010 16:00:00 EST

Loss of smell due to zinc, surgery for ACL tears, HDL cholesterol goals, and no seizures related to whooping cough vaccine.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/l/pod243.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 17, 2010

Fri, 23 Jul 2010 16:00:00 EST

Who gets treated for end stage renal disease, vitamin D and cognitive function, a new medication for obesity, and cholesterol screening in youths.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/j/pod242.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 9, 2010

Fri, 9 Jul 2010 14:00:00 EST

Erectile dysfunction drugs and sexually transmitted infections, patient help in high blood pressure control, depression and Alzheimer’s risk, and telomeres and cancer risk.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/i/pod241.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, July 2, 2010

Fri, 2 Jul 2010 17:00:00 EST

Benefits of prostate cancer screening, new technology for managing insulin delivery, avoiding diabetic retinopathy and testosterone in older, frail men.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/g/pod240.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 25, 2010

Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:00:00 EST

Hearing loss related to mp3 players, homocysteine reduction isn’t helpful, two old diabetes drugs delivered in a novel way, and a new type of diabetes drug.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/t/pod239.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 18, 2010

Fri, 18 Jun 2010 13:00:00 EST

Common high blood pressure drug and cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding and NSAIDs, testosterone levels in older men, and racial variation in hemoglobin A1c.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/r/pod238.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 11, 2010

Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:00:00 EST

New use for a drug for gout, prescription drug abuse among US children, dangers of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and body checking in youth hockey.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/p/q/pod237.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, June 4, 2010

Fri, 4 Jun 2010 15:00:00 EST

Benefits of teeth brushing, upside of antiretroviral therapy for partners, time to treatment after heart attack, and group medical appointments.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/p/pod236.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 28, 2010

Fri, 28 May 2010 15:00:00 EST

Metformin and vitamin B12 deficiency, drowning prevention, eyeglasses and falls in the elderly, and sugar containing soft drinks and blood pressure.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/j/pod235.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 21, 2010

Fri, 21 May 2010 15:00:00 EST

Antibiotic use and resistance, important causes of depression, sildenafil for pulmonary fibrosis, and pesticide levels and ADHD.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/z/pod234.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 14, 2010

Fri, 14 May 2010 11:00:00 EST

Overuse of proton pump inhibitors, modest benefit of fibrates, nut consumption and cholesterol levels, and food allergies.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/h/pod233.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, May 7, 2010

Fri, 7 May 2010 12:00:00 EST

Diagnosing celiac disease, a new stent, risk of Alzheimer’s in caregivers, and follow up after discharge for congestive heart failure. And watch our YouTube!


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/h/pod232.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 30, 2010

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 16:00:00 EST

Benefits of sigmoidoscopy, vitamin B, diabetes and kidney problems, deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, and assessing older drivers.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/e/pod231.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 23, 2010

Sun, 25 Apr 2010 19:00:00 EST

Head lice treatment, overcoming jet lag, commotio cordis, and health effects of hot weather.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/d/pod230.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 16, 2010

Sun, 18 Apr 2010 19:00:00 EST

CMV testing in newborns, open versus endovascular repair of aortic aneurysm, managing atrial fibrillation, and cost barriers to treatment of heart attacks.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/p/pod229.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 9, 2010

Fri, 9 Apr 2010 14:00:00 EST

Obesity genes and exercise, lung function post 9/11, mothers and infant sleeping position, and more complex spine surgery.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/o/pod228.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, April 2, 2010

Fri, 2 Apr 2010 16:00:00 EST

Factors related to happy partners, the safety of parachutes, placebos, and knuckle cracking.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/m/pod227.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 26, 2010

Fri, 26 Mar 2010 23:00:00 EST

Weight gain and exercise in middle aged women, BNP and congestive heart failure, the clinical impact of a measure of kidney function, and kids and food allergies.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/l/pod226.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 19, 2010

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 16:00:00 EST

Management of secondary symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, utility of tight blood pressure and cholesterol control in people with type 2 diabetes, and hand bacteria.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/d/g/pod225.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 12, 2010

Sun, 14 Mar 2010 15:00:00 EST

Aging and sexuality, coronary artery assessment in those without symptoms, fluctuations in blood pressure and stroke, and the benefits of alcohol in weight maintenance for women.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/u/pod224.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, March 5, 2010

Fri, 5 Mar 2010 15:00:00 EST

Screening athletes for cardiac problems, salt, aspirin to prevent cardiovascular events, and treating blockage of the carotid arteries.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/d/pod223.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 26, 2010

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 15:00:00 EST

Avandia concerns, poor treatment of high blood pressure, cognitive decline after hospital stays in the elderly, and management of muscle cramps.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/z/b/pod222.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 19, 2010

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:00:00 EST

King Tut and his pedigree, aspirin and breast cancer recurrence, assessing vegetative states, and the placebo effect.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/p/a/pod221.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 12, 2010

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 19:00:00 EST

Preventing childhood obesity, lap band surgery in teenagers, antidepressants and breast cancer drugs, and utility of MRI in reducing reoperations for breast cancer.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/f/z/pod220.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, February 5, 2010

Fri, 5 Feb 2010 14:00:00 EST

Multiple studies on exercise, weight loss, strength training and diet and their effects on multiple measures in Archives of Internal Medicine.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/k/pod218.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 29, 2010

Fri, 5 Feb 2010 14:00:00 EST

Managing atrial fibrillation, use of antibiotics in ICU patients, how low should blood sugars be held in critically ill people, and avoiding the most common cause of severe childhood diarrhea.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/l/pod219.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 22, 2010

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include obesity update data, warning on opioids, sudden death due to cocaine use, and telomeres and heart disease.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/i/pod217.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 15, 2010

Fri, 15 Jan 2010 16:00:00 EST

This week’s topics include mammography update, hormesis, infectious disease and stroke risk, and no benefit to a blood product in tendon repair.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org//bin/n/h/pod216.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 8, 2010

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 00:20:00 EST

Smoking and type 2 diabetes risk, adult immunizations, depression severity and treatment, and prevention of surgical site infections.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/c/pod215.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, January 1, 2010

Sun, 3 Jan 2010 20:00:00 EST

Increase in autism disorders, no help with telemedicine, how many household contacts become infected with H1N1 and the risk of blood clots following surgery.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/x/a/pod214.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 25, 2009

Tue, 29 Dec 2009 11:00:00 EST

Santa: A Public Health Pariah?


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/n/z/pod213.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 18, 2009

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 15:00:00 EST

Leptin, a new medication and Alzheimer’s, MMP and lung problems, stratifying tight blood sugar control based on health, and CT and cancer.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/b/pod212.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 11, 2009

Fri, 11 Dec 2009 15:00:00 EST

Oxygen and headaches, SIDS and sleeping position, a new blood thinner, and soy consumption and breast cancer.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/t/w/pod211.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, December 4, 2009

Fri, 4 Dec 2009 15:00:00 EST

Left ventricular assist devices, an AIDS vaccine, aspirin and bleeding ulcers, and a new bug that causes sore throats.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/j/v/pod210.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 27, 2009

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:00:00 EST

Changing guidelines for cervical cancer screening, drugs administered by EMTs, angioplasty volume isn’t a concern, and impact of pain on falls in elderly.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/v/h/pod209.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 20, 2009

Fri, 20 Nov 2009 15:00:00 EST

New breast cancer screening guidelines, anemia medication and kidney disease, vitamin B12 and cancer, and cholesterol lowering medications or niacin in heart disease.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/g/pod208.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 13, 2009

Fir, 13 Nov 2009 15:00:00 EST

Statin use and gallstones, simpler assessment of blood lipids, mood on low-fat or low-carb diets, and kidney artery blockage treatment.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/f/pod207.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, November 6, 2009

Fir, 6 Nov 2009 13:00:00 EST

Overuse of Pap smears, masks for preventing flu, off pump bypass surgery, and masks for flu transmission prevention.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/d/pod206.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 30, 2009

Fir, 30 Oct 2009 17:00:00 EST

Risks of antipsychotic medications in kids, aging and cardiovascular fitness, staving off type 2 diabetes and insulin regimens in those who already have type 2 diabetes.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/l/y/pod205.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 23, 2009

Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:00:00 EST

New agent for the treatment of obesity, fish oil and depression treatment in patients with heart disease, managing kidney disease in kids, and management of erectile dysfunction in men.


Media Files:
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/b/x/pod204.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 16, 2009

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 20:00:00 EST

Cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, how best to have your prostate removed, H1N1 update, and neighborhoods and type 2 diabetes.


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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/r/v/pod203.mp3




Johns Hopkins Medicine News Roundup, October 9, 2009

Sun, 11 Oct 2009 14:00:00 EST

Best practices for flu immunization, when to implant a defibrillator after a heart attack, benefit lack in using nontraditional factors to predict coronary artery disease, and which foods cause the majority of food borne illness.


Media Files:
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/h/u/pod202.mp3