The corona virus pandemic in South America
At the end of May, the WHO said that South America has become the new epicentre of the covid-19 pandemic. The majority of those with covid are in Brazil - not entirely surprising given it is the most populous - but in neighbouring Peru, numbers are growing too. And it’s to Peru that we turn to talk to our guest today, Valerie Paz-Soldan is a social scientist and director of the Tulane Health Office for Latin America - part of the university’s school of public health and tropical medicine. She joins us to talk about the pattern of the virus in Peru in particular, but elsewhere in the region, and how the pand...
Source: The BMJ Podcast - June 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Dermatology : Face-Aging Mobile App –Based Intervention on Skin Cancer Protection Behavior
Interview with Titus Josef Brinker, MD, author of Effect of a Face-Aging Mobile App–Based Intervention on Skin Cancer Protection Behavior in Secondary Schools in Brazil: A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - May 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Ophthalmology : Retinopathy Characterization Among Patients With Yellow Fever in Southeastern Brazil
Interview with Daniel Vitor Vasconcelos-Santos, MD PhD, author of Characterization of Retinopathy Among Patients With Yellow Fever During 2 Outbreaks in Southeastern Brazil (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - June 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Uterus transplantation from deceased donor
Investigators from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, discuss the first known uterus transplantation from a deceased donor, 3 years after the first successful transplantation from a live donor. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - December 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

ASH 2017: New Drugs and Numerous Drug Combinations in Myeloma
How can patients navigate between treatment options with all of the recent breakthroughs in myeloma therapy? Dr. Guilherme Perini, a Brazilian hematologist, joined Patient Power at the 2017 American S... Author: P2Professional Added: 01/05/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - January 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

ASH 2017: New Drugs and Numerous Drug Combinations in Myeloma
How can patients navigate between treatment options with all of the recent breakthroughs in myeloma therapy? Dr. Guilherme Perini, a Brazilian hematologist, joined Patient Power at the 2017 American S... Author: patientpower Added: 01/05/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - January 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Treatment News in Lymphoma From ASH 2017
Where is lymphoma treatment today? Stay in the know with Brazilian hematologist Dr. Guilherme Perini as he discusses advances in treatment from the 2017 American Society of Hematology meeting. He also... Author: P2Professional Added: 01/05/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - January 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Treatment News in Lymphoma From ASH 2017
Where is lymphoma treatment today? Stay in the know with Brazilian hematologist Dr. Guilherme Perini as he discusses advances in treatment from the 2017 American Society of Hematology meeting. He also... Author: patientpower Added: 01/05/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - January 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

ASFH Crosslinking and AI Lens Calculations at ESCRS 2017
Guests: Marcony Santhiago, MD, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Warren Hill, MD East Valley Ophthalmology Mesa, AZ (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - October 15, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts

What Choosing Wisely looks like in the UK
Choosing Wisely was launched in the US, to much fanfare. Since then the movement has spread around the world, with successful chapters set up in Canada, Australia Brazil, Italy, Japan, new Zealand - and most recently the UK. The campaigns have not been without criticism – from how individual recommendations were chosen, to the way in which... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - September 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Podcast: When we pay attention to plane crashes, releasing modified mosquitoes, and bacteria that live off radiation
This week, we chat about some of our favorite stories -- including a new bacterial model for alien life that feeds on cosmic rays, tracking extinct “bear dogs” to Texas, and when we stop caring about plane crashes -- with Science’s Online News Editor David Grimm. Plus, Alexa Billow talks to Staff Writer Kelly Servick about her feature story on the releasing modified mosquitoes in Brazil to combat diseases like Zika, dengue, and chikungun ya. Her story is part of a package on mosquito control.  Listen to previous podcasts  [Image: © Alex Wild; Music: Jeffrey Cook] (Source: Science Magazine Podcast)
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - October 13, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Congenital Zika syndrome: The Lancet: June 29, 2016
Sherif Zaki from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discusses the finding of Zika virus in brain and placenta tissues in five cases in Brazil. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 30, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Women and the Zika Virus
Interviews from the Women deliver conference in Copenhagen. Donna McCarraher, director of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health at FHI 360, explains why women should be at the centre of efforts to mitigate the effect of Zika Virus in Brazil. (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - May 25, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Podcast: Tracking Zika, the evolution of sign language, and changing hearts and minds with social science
Online news editor Catherine Matacic shares stories on the evolution of sign language, short conversations than can change minds on social issues, and finding the one-in-a-million people who seem to be resistant to certain genetic diseases —even if they carry genes for them.   Nuno Faria joins host Sarah Crespi to explain how genomic analysis can track Zika’s entry date into Brazil and follow its spread.     [Image: r.a. olea/Flickr] (Source: Science Magazine Podcast)
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - April 14, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

The pattern of damage caused by Zika virus in the brains of 23 foetuses
In February World Health Organization (WHO) declared the microcephaly epidemic in South America an international public health emergency. Today, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CDC, has confirmed that it ’s is Zika virus which is causing that microcephaly.  The outbreak was originally spotted in Recife, in Brazil, and it’s... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - April 14, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Ep345: Live from #Wonca2015
Dr. Mike Sevilla interviews Dr. Kyle Hoedebecke live from Istanbul, Turkey at the 2015 Wonca Europe Conference. We talk about the conference, recap the 2015 Polaris Pre-conference before the AAFP Global Health Conference, and promoting the 2016 Wonca World Conference in Rio de Janerio, Brazil (Source: Doctor Anonymous Live)
Source: Doctor Anonymous Live - October 24, 2015 Category: General Medicine Authors: DrMikeSevilla Tags: Health Source Type: podcasts

ASFH New IOLs at the APACRS
Guests: Roberto Bellucci, MD Director of Ophthalmic Unit, Hospital of Verona Verona, Italy Claudio Trindade, MD Cançado-Trindade Eye Institute Belo Horizonte, Brazil (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - January 19, 2015 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts

Dealing with delirium
Delirium is often missed in primary and secondary care. Edison Vidal, assistant professor in internal medicine at the Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil, advises on diagnosing and managing the condition. Rheumatoid arthritis, non-biological drug treatments, or both, might suppress tumour surveillance and in theory increase the risk of... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - August 6, 2013 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

ASFH: Limbal Stem Cell Grafts
Paper Discussed: Santos M, Gomes J, Hofling-Lima A, et al. Survival Analysis of Conjunctival Limbal Grafts and Amniotic Membrane Transplantation in Eyes With Total Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency American Journal of Ophthalmology, August 2005, 140(2) p223.e1-223.e10 Guest: Myrna SerapiÃo dos Santos, M.D. Specialist in External Ocular Diseases and Cornea Vision Institute of the Federal University of SÃo Paulo-Brazil Researcher at the Advanced Center of Ocular Surface Vision Institute-Federal Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Cornea Sector University of Rome Campus Bio-Medico Rome, Italy (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - May 22, 2010 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts

ASFH I ’ll Have My IVTA Neat
Guest: Maurício Maia, MDAssistant ProfessorFederal University of Sao PauloSao Paulo, Brazil (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - November 2, 2007 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts

ASFH: Water Drinking Test in Glaucoma
Paper Discussed: Susanna R, Vessani RM, Sakata L, et al. The relation between intraocular pressure peak in the water drinking test and visual field progression in glaucoma British Journal of Ophthalmology, October 2005, 89(10) p1298-301 Guest: Roberto Vessani, M.D. Glaucoma Assistant Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - November 6, 2005 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts