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)
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 […]
Back pain is a topic that interests millions of people. Back pain affects almost all adult men and women at least once in their lifetime. What does really help? All of the following has been tested: Two classes of specialised tablets do not help. And pain relievers (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; NSAIDs) help only in every […]
Anticoagulants are blood thinners. Antiplatelet agents also blood are thinners. However, anticoagulants are active primarily in the deep veins of the body. Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents can be combined. Even combined three or four times over. If you should have severe coronary heart disease (CHD) or an acute heart attack (an acute myocardial infarction), doctors […]