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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

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Radiotherapy

Latest release on Dec 15, 2019

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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Radiotherapy - 15 December 2019

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Nutrition, carbs, mortality rates, royal commissions, immunotherapy, gut health, expert opinion, and Gwyneth Paltrow - Radiotherapy presenters Panel Beater and Dr. Sharma take a look back at trends in medicine and science over the last 10 years, in the final Radiotherapy podcast of the decade, before heading for a summer break. (This podcast will resume for 2020 in early February).

Dec 15 2019

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Radiotherapy - 8 December 2019

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Matiu Bush - Deputy Director of the Health Transformation Lab at RMIT and Founder of One Good Street - joins the team to talk innovation and creativity in health care; some further updates on the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Mental Health interim report; and Panel Beater canvasses how to improve the success rate of your new year’s resolutions. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Dolittle, Training Wheels, and Panel Beater.

Dec 08 2019

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Radiotherapy - 1 December 2019

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The history and treatment of HIV/AIDS is explored on World AIDS Day; the ethics of accepting gifts from patients; and the efficacy of calcium and vitamin D supplements. Also discussed are the findings of the Royal Commission into Mental Health interim report, and the Samoan measles outbreak. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Nick, Rainbow Doc, and Prudence Steer.

Dec 01 2019

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Radiotherapy - 24 November 2019

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Professor Bob Jones AM - a surgeon who has performed over a thousand liver transplants - describes the work of the Victorian Adult and Paediatric Liver Transplant Unit; recent liver transplant recipient Bella chats about life after surgery; new treatments for Hepatitis C are discussed with Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Dr James Haridy; and the team investigate the phenomena of brain fog. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr G Spot, Nurse Epipen, and Dr Malpractice.

Nov 24 2019

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Radiotherapy - 17 November 2019

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The relationship between climate change and health - particularly the dangers of undernutrition -  is canvassed by Associate Professor Yuming Guo from Monash University. Dr. Guo is from Monash's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and his team of researchers have led a world-first study analysing the link between heat exposure and increased undernourishment illness; Dr Alicia Spittle, a Physiotherapist and Post-Doctoral Researcher from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, explores the issue of paid parental leave for parents of preterm babies for World Prematurity Day. The team also explore the impact of bush fires on public health and health services, and probe a claim linking a ban on logging to poor mental health outcomes. With Radiotherapy presenters Panel Beater, Neo Natal and Dr Sharma.

Nov 17 2019

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Radiotherapy - 10 November 2019

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Cameron Solnordal, Peer Ambassador for SANE Australia, and star of the SBS show ‘How Mad Are You’ talks to the team about the lived experience of having schizophrenia; the team discuss the potential medical benefits of riding a motorbike; and the ancient practice of stoicism is compared to modern therapy techniques like psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Dolittle, Cyber Sue and Panel Beater.

Nov 09 2019

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Radiotherapy - 3 November 2019

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The team cover poo packs and public health, and why people are disinclined to send their poo for health screenings; surprising new research on codeine and its impacts; plus, the private health insurance death spiral. Also discussed is the eradication of type 3 polio, and the impact and popularity of Movember. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Nick, Rainbow Doc and Panel Beater.

Nov 03 2019

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Radiotherapy - 27 October 2019

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The team talk bunions, feet care and appropriate footwear with podiatric surgeon Dr Omar Baarini; Dr Jodie Fleming, a clinical and health psychologist and author of ‘A Hole in My Genes: A Memoir’ chats about what not to say to someone diagnosed with cancer; also explored is mental health and social media; and changing attitudes to tattoos. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen and Dr G-spot. 

Oct 27 2019

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Radiotherapy - 20 October 2019

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The team canvas adolescent mental health, and chat to adolescent health experts Melissa Kang, Angela Grant, Rohan Borschmann and Ella Cehun, ahead of the Australian Association of Adolescent Health conference taking place in November. And in other medical news, hear why R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) may not be the best treatment for that rolled ankle. With Radiotherapy presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma and Neo Natal.

Oct 20 2019

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Radiotherapy - 13 October 2019

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Join Dr DoLittle, PanelBeater and CyberSue as they talk about cyber attacks and social media potrayals of self help. They will also have A/Prof Hassan Vally, an epidemiologist from La Trobe University, joining them to discuss how health research is potrayed in the media.

Oct 13 2019

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Radiotherapy - 06 October 2019

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Join Dr Nic, Rainbow Doc, Miss Diagnosis and Prudence Steer as they discuss all things medical news, Green Health, Breast Cancer and Screening for Breast Cancer and how to manage exam stress.

Oct 06 2019

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Radiotherapy - 29 September 2019

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Join Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen and Dr G Spot on their cracker of a show as they chat to Rich Stevens from the Stuttering Association for the Young on the role they play for young Australians who stutter. They will also interview Doctor Helen O'Connell, a renowned Australian Urologist, discussing all things Continence, Female Sexuality and Female Body Image.

Sep 29 2019

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Radiotherapy - 22 September 2019

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Join Panelbeater and Neonatal on a very special footy finals episode of Radiotherapy, where they interview Simone Muscat, a physiotherapist who has worked with the AFLW, and Dr Andrew Jowett, one of the club doctors from Hawthorn Football Club. Everything from what they do on a day to day basis to concussions and knee injuries is dissected on this AFL special of Radiotherapy.

Panel Beater and Neonatal also discuss the very important climate strike on the 20th of September and how the climate relates to our health.

Sep 22 2019

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Radiotherapy - 08 September 2019

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Join Dr Nic, Prudence Steer and Panel Beater as they discuss everything new in medical news. They will be joined by Heidi & Jess from Quadia, a play detailing the lived experience of mental health and public psychiatry wards. They will also discuss a Cambridge study that aims to 'innoculate' people against fake news and Prudence Steer will walk us through the dangers of vaping.

Sep 08 2019

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Radiotherapy - 1 September 2019

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Join Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen and Doctor G Spot as they discuss what is new in medical news. They will be joined by Professor Paul Myles, an anaesthetist who will walk the team through all their questions about the profession, and Doctor Frank Cahill, a clinical psychologist specialising in sleep, with a special interest in insomnia and parasomnias.

Sep 01 2019

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Radiotherapy - 11 August 2019

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Join Dr Nic, Miss Diagnosis, Rainbow Doc and Panel Beater as they discuss the latest in medical news, the Private Lives 3 survey, how doctors interpret patient presentations and how and why doctors should be advocates.

Aug 11 2019

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Radiotherapy - 4 August 2019

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Join Doctor Mal-Practice, Doctor G-Spot and Neonatal as they discuss whats new in medical news and all things radiotherapy. They are joined by some very special guests to discuss the wonders of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and the dangers of Voluntourism. Professor Felicity Baker will also be speaking about her new study on music and dementia. You can contact her on 8344 4449 or homeside-australia@unimelb.edu.auif you are interested. 

Aug 04 2019

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Radiotherapy - 28 July 2019

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Join Panel Beater, Doctor Sharma, Training Wheels and Radiotherapy's newest member, Neonatal, as they discuss medical education and the personal experiences of their very own medical students!

Jul 28 2019

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Radiotherapy - 21 July 2019

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Join DoLittle, Trainer Wheels, Cyber Sue and Panel Beater as they discuss the recent Harvard Trigger Warning Study, how infectious disease deaths are rising and current medical news.

Jul 21 2019

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Radiotherapy - 14 July 2019

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Join Dr Nic, Prudence Steer, Miss Diagnosis, Rainbow Doc and Panel beater as they discuss what's new in medical news, political prisoners and PTSD and how seagulls are related to antibiotic resistance. They will also be joined by Doctor Kate Young from Monash University in a discussion about the psychosocial aspects of Endometriosis.

Jul 14 2019

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