Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for stroke recovery
Stroke is a major cause of death and disability across the world, with many reviews from the Cochrane Stroke Group providing evidence on the effects of treatments and rehabilitation interventions. In November 2019, the Group published their update of their review of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and we asked lead author, Gillian Mead from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, to tell us more. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Minimum unit pricing in Scotland
On the 1st of May, 2018 Scotland was the first country to try a new way of reducing alcohol consumption in its population. It introduced a minimum unit prices for alcohol. Now new research just published on BMJ.com is looking at the effect of that price increase - and measuring how well it has achieved the goal of reducing drinking in... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - September 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults
Many adults in high-income countries will have had a ‘scale and polish’ when they go to the dentist, and some will be offered this routinely. But, is it worthwhile? The latest evidence is in the third update of the Cochrane Review, published in December 2018 and lead author, Thomas Lamont from the University of Dundee in Scotland tells us more. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - March 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Drivers' blood alcohol and road-traffic accidents
James Lewsey (University of Glasgow, UK) discusses the impact of a legal change in Scotland in 2014, concerning the lowering of the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration of car drivers and its relation to the frequency of road-traffic accidents.    (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - December 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Update from the Scottish Cancer Medicines Outcome Programme
Kelly Baillie, of the NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Glasgow, UK, presents the key findings from the Cancer Medicines Outcome Programme, a collaboration between NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the Uni... Author: VJOncology Added: 10/15/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - October 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

ASFH Infectious Uveitis
Guest: John Forrester, M.D. Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology University of Aberdeen Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - June 2, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts

Harry Burns - the social determinants of Scotland
Harry Burns was a surgeon, who gave up his career in that discipline to become a public health doctor. Eventually that lead to him being the last Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, and now he ’s professor of global public health at the University of Strathclyde. Scotland has always had a separate NHS, but since devolution, the parliament there has... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - April 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Services for reducing duration of hospital care in people with acute stroke
The Cochrane Stroke Group has produced nearly 200 systematic reviews over the last two decades and many of these have been updated multiple times. Among these is a review of the effects of early discharge services, which was published first in 2001. It was updated in July 2017 and lead author and one of the Co-ordinating Editors for Cochrane Stroke, Peter Langhorne from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, describes these latest findings in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - February 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Next steps for an innovative electronic holistic care needs assessment tool in Scotland for cancer patients
Following the promising results of initial investigations into the use of an electronic healthcare assessment tool in the delivery of supportive care to lung cancer patients, the tool is going to cont... Author: VJOncology Added: 02/22/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - February 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Promising POUT: perioperative chemotherapy for upper tract urothelial cancer
The UK was well represented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2018, held in San Francisco, CA. In this video, Robert Jones, PhD, of the University of Glasgow & Beatson West of Scotland Cancer... Author: VJOncology Added: 02/19/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - February 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

What does the 2-year follow-up tell us about the use of pembrolizumab for advanced bladder cancer?
Long-term follow-up data is the real determinant of the efficacy of novel therapies. Here, Robert Jones, PhD, of the University of Glasgow & Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, UK, di... Author: VJOncology Added: 02/19/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - February 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Prostate cancer precision medicine
Targeted therapy for prostate cancer is a promising field, which is set to grow in the coming year. Here, Robert Jones, MD of the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, UK discusses the late... Author: VJOncology Added: 01/30/2018 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - January 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network: an exemplary advocacy group
There is often a lack of communication about the strong evidence linking lifestyle to cancer risk. In this video, Annie Anderson, BSc, PhD, RD, FRCP from the University of Dundee, Dundee, UK, talks pa... Author: VJOncology Added: 12/04/2017 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Edinburgh Myeloma 2017: Highlights From a Roundtable of Experts
At the Myeloma 2017 meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, over 100 researchers and experts met to discuss new evidence, insights, therapies and approaches that have important clinical implications for patie... Author: patientpower Added: 11/16/2017 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

News From Edinburgh Myeloma 2017: What Is Double-Hit Myeloma?
Dr. Keith Stewart of Mayo Clinic lays news out of the Myeloma 2017 meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland into perspective for myeloma patients.Get email alerts | http://www.patientpower.inf...Su... Author: patientpower Added: 11/10/2017 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - November 10, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Putting rescue robots to the test, an ancient Scottish village buried in sand, and why costly drugs may have more side effects
This week we hear stories about putting rescue bots to the test after the Mexico earthquake, why a Scottish village was buried in sand during the Little Ice Age, and efforts by the U.S. military to predict posttraumatic stress disorder with Online News Editor David Grimm. Andrew Wagner interviews Alexandra Tinnermann of the University Medical Center of Hamburg, Germany, about the nocebo effect. Unlike the placebo effect, in which you get positive side effects with no treatment, in the nocebo effect you get negative side effects with no treatment. It turns out both nocebo and placebo effects get stronger with a drug perce...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - October 5, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

The use of vibrating devices to help people with cystic fibrosis clear their airways of mucus
There are now more than 80 full Cochrane Reviews of a wide variety of interventions for people with cystic fibrosis. In May 2017, one of these was updated by Lisa Morrison and Stephanie Milroy from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow in Scotland to bring together the latest evidence on the effects of oscillating devices. Lisa tells us what they found in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - July 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

The use of vibrating devices to help people with cystic fibrosis clear their airways of mucus
There are now more than 80   Cochrane Reviews of a wide variety of interventions for people with cystic fibrosis. In May 2017, one of these was updated by Lisa Morrison and Stephanie Milroy from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow in Scotland to bring together the latest evidence on the effects of oscillating devices. Li sa tells us what they found in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - July 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Government and evidence
We're creating a manifesto for better evidence. The centre for Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, and the BMJ, are asking what are the problem with medical evidence, and how can we fix them? In this third discussion we went to Scotland, to find out what the people who create policy think about the issues with evidence synthesis,... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - June 2, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Support for breastfeeding mothers
Several reviews from the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group present evidence on ways to help mothers to breast feed their babies. In the latest version of one of these, in February 2017, Alison McFadden from the University of Dundee in Scotland and her co-authors present the latest evidence and we asked her to update us in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - March 1, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Catherine Calderwood's realistic medicine
Catherine Calderwood has been chief medical officer for Scotland since March 2015 - her first CMO report, which she titled “Realistic Medicine” has created a stir beyond the borders of Scotland. The BMJ, sat down with Catherine at a the Preventing Overdiagnosis conference to find out what she intended with that report. Read... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - October 28, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Why do the Scottish do fewer knee arthroscopies?
The “correct” rates of discretional interventions are difficult to define. However, David Hamilton and Colin Howie point out that discrepancies in usage of knee arthroscopy within the UK suggest the organisation of the care pathway may be an important determinant Read their full analysis: http://w ww.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h4720 (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - September 26, 2015 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Healthy heart, happy smile
In this week ’s podcast we examine the link between toothbrushing and cardiovascular disease – Richard Watts talks about his research in Scotland. Also this week the Department of Health issued a statement that has made some people wonder about the future of NICE. Fiona Godlee discusses the statement with he alth economist James Raftery. Finally... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - August 29, 2013 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

A world without smoking
If everyone were to stop smoking, what would be the major public health hazards, and what would happen to health inequalities? Laurence Gruer, director of public health science at NHS Health Scotland, tells podcast producer Duncan Jarvies what his cohort study, examining Scottish women who have never smoked, reveals. And BMJ web editor David Payne... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - August 28, 2013 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

ASFH The Scottish Retinal Detachment Study
Guest: Danny Mitry Department of Public Health Sciences Centre for Population Health Sciences University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK (Source: As Seen From Here)
Source: As Seen From Here - August 15, 2011 Category: Opthalmology Authors: JYoungMD at gmail.com Source Type: podcasts