Episode 13: Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid is a hormone producing gland located in the neck. Thyroid activity is linked to a variety of bodily functions; with many suffering from an under or over active thyroid with symptoms of these conditions affecting weight and activity

Episode 12: Infertility

1 in 6 Australian couples will experience infertility or sub-fertility when attempting to conceive; the factors impacting fertility are multi-faceted and can impact either male and females, or both.  Learn more about some of the causes of infertility and how

Episode 11: Altitude Sickness

Have you ever wondered why airline safety videos tell you that, in case of emergency, to place your mask on first – before helping others?  Not only will this podcast answer this question – it will highlight why we get

Episode 10: Leukaemia

The battle to treat patients with leukemia often leads to better understanding of other cancers. In this podcast we discuss the role genetics play in causing leukaemia and how these same genetic mutations can help us treat and manage patients

Episode 9: Hypertension and the Kidney

Hypertension is often symptomless despite its affected millions of people. On this episode, we will discuss the role of the kidney in hypertension, define hypertension and discuss how pre-term births might contribute to this often silent disease. Treatments will also

Episode 7: Inflammation – Is it a bad word?

Many consider the word “inflammation” a bad word! On this episode we will discuss what inflammation is, when it is good (and bad!). We will also “dissect” the link between inflammation and the immune system. Guest Panelists Michelle Leech’s Twitter

Episode 5: Heart Attacks

NSAIDs, like nurofen or celebrex, have been linked to heart attacks! On this episode we will define what a heart attack is as well as discuss the anatomy of the heart and the physiology linking heart attacks to NSAIDs. Guest