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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 30: Time from general practice to cancer treatment

Volume 205, Issue 2 - 18 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 2: 18 July, 2016. Professor Jon Emery is the Herman Professor of Primary Cancer Care Research at the University of Melbourne’s Department of General Practice. He discusses his coauthored MJA research on presentations to general practice before a cancer diagnosis in Victoria. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Jon Emery

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 29: Intensive physiotherapy following hip fracture surgery

Volume 205, Issue 2 - 18 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 2: 18 July, 2016. Professor Anne Holland is chair of Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University, and Lara Kimmel is a senior physiotherapist at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. They discuss their MJA research comparing outcomes after conventional once-a-day post-hip fracture physiotherapy with three sessions a day. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Anne Holland and Ms Lara Kimmel

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 28: Romlie Mokak, the Lowitja Institute

Volume 205, Issue 1 - 4 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 1: 4 July, 2016. Mr Romlie Mokak, CEO of the Lowitja Institute, Australia's national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, discusses racism in the health system, Closing the Gap, Indigenous researchers and medical students, and the Institute's collaboration with The Lancet. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Romlie Mokak

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 27: Traumatic brain injuries, with Dr Ben Beck and Prof Peter Cameron

Volume 204, Issue 11 - 14 June 2016

Volume 204, Issue 11: 14 June, 2016. Dr Ben Beck, research fellow at Monash University, and Professor Peter Cameron, academic director of Trauma at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, discuss their research about incidence and causes of traumatic brain injuries. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Ben Beck and Professor Peter Cameron

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 26: Nanosunscreens, with Associate Prof Paul Wright, RMIT

Volume 204, Issue 10 - 6 June 2016

Volume 204, Issue 10: 6 June, 2016. Associate Professor Paul Wright, head of the Nanosafety Research Group at RMIT Melbourne, discusses the risks and benefits of sunscreens containing nanoparticles. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Associate Professor Paul Wright, RMIT

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 25: Bats' super-immunity may help humans

Volume 204, Issue 9 - 16 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 9: 16 May 2016. Dr Michelle Baker is a senior research scientist at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory at the CSIRO's Geelong facility. She discusses the unique characteristics of bats' immune systems which may lead to breakthrough treatments for humans. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Michelle Baker

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 24: The unfulfilled promises of antidepressants

Volume 204, Issue 9 - 16 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 9: 16 May 2016. Dr Chris Davey is head of Mood Disorders Research at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, in Melbourne. He discusses his coauthored article in the MJA about the lower than expected effectiveness of antidepressants. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Christopher Davey

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 23: Neurosurgical interventions for intransigent back pain

Volume 204, Issue 8 - 2 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 8: 2 May 2016. Professor Peter Teddy, a neurosurgeon at Royal Melbourne Hospital, discusses the evolution of neurosurgical interventions for intransigent back pain, neuromodulation, and spinal fusion surgery. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Peter Teddy

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 22: Quality of prostate cancer care

Volume 204, Issue 8 - 2 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 8: 2 May 2016. Associate Professor Jeremy Millar, director of Alfred Health Radiation Oncology, and Associate Professor Sue Evans, head of the Clinical Registry Unit at Monash University, in Melbourne, discuss trends in the quality of prostate cancer care, and how the Victorian Prostate Cancer Clinical Registry is helping improve outcomes for patients. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.

Interviewee: A/Professor Jeremy Millar and A/Professor Sue Evans

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 21: Rethinking dengue fever in the GP setting

Volume 204, Issue 7 - 18 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 7: 18 April 2016. Dr Alex Tai is an infectious diseases registrar at University Hospital in Geelong. He discusses his coauthored short report on a case of dengue fever with warning signs that highlighted the importance of diagnosis and management. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Alex Tai

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