News from the World of Medicine
The most important medical news, in plain English.
Which medical news are TRULY the most important of the year?
Each January, the Massachusetts Medical Society (amongst others, Harvard University) selects the top medical news stories of the year.
Radiofabrik presents this news.
The presenter, Dara Koper, is a doctor.
(Please note: this is a general radio show, without any legal guarantees. Questions pertaining to individual patients cannot be commented.)
Airtime: Every third Sunday of the month, 1.30-2 pm (rerun on the following Tuesday, 4 pm)
Medicine: Not low-carb or no-carb, but moderate intake of carbohydrates; Stress ulcer bleeding in intensive care units
– The first medical news today: Not low-carb diet or no-carb diet, but a moderate intake of carbs seems to be the best choice. 15 428 participants of both sexes were observed for 25 years. A moderate intake of carbohydrates was the best choice for longevity. Life expectancy was the highest with a moderate carb […]
The first important medical topic from 2018 today: SGLT-2 inhibitors have proven themselves for type 2 diabetes. A meta-analysis was published in 2018. The first approval of this drug class was quick, with surrogate endpoints. Therefore, it was not clear whether this drug class really improves survival for patients with type 2 diabetes. But now […]
The Massachusetts Medical Society chooses the most important medical topics each year. You’ve already heard the four most important medical topics from the year 2018. This month, you hear the next two topics from the year 2018. Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy. But they cannot be produced by the human body itself. We have to […]
The Massachusetts Medical Society chooses the most important medical topics each year. Last month, you heard the two most important medical topics from the year 2018. This month, you will hear the next two topics. The first medical news today: Vitamin D is important for bone health, but in our daily diet, vitamin D is […]
A prestigious medical society, Massachusetts Medical Society, had selected the most important medical topics of the past year at the beginning of each year, but in 2019, there has been a change. There was the selection as usual, plus, and this is new this year: “What have medical doctors discussed most in social media?” I’ll […]