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Dec 23, 2018

A whole new drink category has sprung up in your supermarket. The Labels say "Milk" - but what's really inside ? On the internet you'll find all kinds of nice things being said, but some of these products have hidden health hazards - like loss of bone mass, weight gain and bad cholesterol buildup. Some are just lousy...

Dec 16, 2018

Is the ultimate cleaning compound a human byproduct ? What if Evolution was part of an experiment ?  Can a Virus kill Bacteria ? Plus Dr Karl reports on his recent visit to Mongolia. 

Dec 9, 2018

Dr Karl & Dr Alice bring you some of 2018's remarkable innovations. A process that transformed manufacturing and surgery, the "Deborah" Number and why a team of researchers went to a Post Office to investigate Male Erectile Disfunction.

Dec 2, 2018

7% of the listeners to this podcast will be affected by attacks of lower back pain. For both men and women it is a debilitating condition. Worse still, some prescriptions result in death. Professor Chris Maher challenged orthodoxy in a 2018 Lancet article with a set of treatment guidelines. Dr Karl helps decode the...

Nov 25, 2018

You are qualified and experienced. An invitation comes to speak at an international conference. Your research questions 30+ years of practice. Which path do you choose ? You know most of your audience will walk away disappointed. If you're Prof Chris Maher you follow both the Scientific Method and Hippocratic Oath. Is...