Episode 18: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In this episode of Ask Anatomist, we explore the GastroIntestinal System, and how it can go wrong. Guest Panelists Monash University – Research Profile Page Biomedicine Discovery Institute – Research Page Sonja McKeown received her Bachelor of Science (Honours) from

Episode 17: Pulmonary Hypertension

Many have heard of systemic high blood pressure,  but did you know that high blood pressure can also occur in the arteries that carry blood away from the heart to the lungs?  Known as Pulmonary hypertension (PHT), this podcast will

Episode 16: Lower Back Pain

Over 40% of patients present with musculoskeletal pain, and lower back pain is a large number of these cases.  On this podcast we discuss the causes, diagnosis and treatment options for low back pain. Guest Panelists Mick Storr is a

Episode 15: Teeth and the Paleo Diet

In this episode of Ask Anatomist, we explore the evolution of teeth and the Paleo diet. Guest Panelist Monash University – Research Profile Page Paleo Diet Lab Follow on: Twitter Facebook Instagram Luca is Head of the Palaeodiet Research Lab

Episode 14: E-Cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarettes and Vapes have been marketed largely as a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, as well as to assist people in getting over the habit of smoking traditional cigarettes. Is this really the case? And are they really healthier for

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