Exercise for treatment of chronic low back pain
Chronic low back pain is a very common health problem and there are many relevant reviews in the Cochrane Library. A new review, of nearly 250 studies of the effects of exercise, was added to the Library in September 2021. Toby Lasserson, Deputy Editor in Chief of the Library spoke with lead author, Jill Hayden from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada about the review and its findings. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - November 29, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Talk Evidence - Freedom Day
The 19th of July in the UK saw the relaxation of covid rules that have been in place for 18 months - social distancing requirements in venues, mask wearing in public will no longer be legally mandated. There are a lot of questions about what this will mean for the pandemic, and in this episode of Talk Evidence Helen MacDonald, Joe Ross and Duncan Jarvies are joined by Iain Buchan, professor of public health in Liverpool, who has been involved in 2 key studies on covid transmission. Firstly, la teral flow tests - the big questions has been how well do they work in the wild - and how well do they have to work, to be usef...
Source: The BMJ Podcast - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Melissa B. Weimer, DO, MCR - Navigating Through New Guidelines for Acute Nonspecific Low Back Pain: The Role of Nonpharmacologic Therapies
Navigating Through New Guidelines for Acute Nonspecific Low Back Pain: The Role of Nonpharmacologic Therapies (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - June 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Issue Summary 2: May 2018
David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, Editor of Radiology discusses four research articles from the May 2018 issue of Radiology. ARTICLES DISCUSSED Summary of CM-101: Type I Collagen-targeted MR Imaging Probe for Detection of Liver Fibrosis. Radiology 2018;287(2):581-589. Summary of What Patients Want to Know about Imaging Examinations: A Multiinstitutional U.S. Survey in Adult and Pediatric Teaching Hospitals on Patient Preferences for Receiving Information before Radiologic Examinations. Radiology 2018;287(2):554-562. Summary of Changes in Primary Care Health Care Utilization after Inclusion of Epidemiologic Data in Lumbar Spine MR...
Source: Radiology Podcasts - May 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: The Radiological Society of North America Tags: Podcasts Source Type: podcasts

Evidence for off label prescribing - explore less, confirm more
When a new drug reaches market, the race is on to find more indications for its use - exploratory trials are set up, and positive results can lead to the off label prescriptions (eg Pregabalin for lower back pain. However, these initial indications are rarely confirmed with further, better quality, evidence. Jonathan Kimmelman is an associate... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - March 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Low back pain
Three series authors join The Lancet to talk about trends in diagnosis and treatment of low back pain around the world. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Effects of insulin degludec vs glargine U100 on hypoglycemia, trial of radiofrequency denervation for chronic low back pain, review of penicillin allergy, and more
Editor's Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the July 03, 2017 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - July 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of April 17, 2017http://podcasts.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/04/14/podmed-week-of-april-17-2017/
This week’s topics include deaths relative to diabetes, increases in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among US youth, the benefits of spinal manipulation for low back pain, and draft recommendations regarding prostate cancer screening. Program notes: 0:40 Prostate cancer screening 1:38 Clinicians should inform on risks and benefits 2:40 Outcomes for 1000 men […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Breast Health Cancer Diabetes Pain And Pain Relief PodMed Prostate Health Source Type: podcasts

Norepinephrine shortage and sepsis mortality, vascular risk factors and dementia risk, spinal manipulation for acute low back pain, and more
Editor's Audio Summary by Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, Associate Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the April 11, 2017 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - April 11, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of March 27, 2017
This week’s topics include ‘drip and ship,’ direct to consumer ads, steroid injections for low back pain, and cancer mutations. Program notes: 0:37 Drip and ship 1:37 Best to closest stroke center 2:37 TPA helpful in expanding window 3:43 Mutations relative to cancer 4:43 Some inherited genes 5:43 So many people feel guilty 6:42 Steroid […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Cancer Genetics Neurology And Neurosurgery Pain And Pain Relief Patient Care PodMed Source Type: podcasts

Morning Report: Low Back Pain, Visceral Fat, Mammograms
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights some of this week ' s most important medical news: new ACP guidelines on low back pain, using waist/hip ratios to predict risk, and the harms of false-positive mammograms. (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast - February 24, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts