17-20 Segment 1: Elephant DNA: The secret to cancer suppression?

Some animals, such as elephants, almost never get cancer, and scientists have learned that the elephant DNA repair system is 20 times more powerful than the human system

17-20 Segment 2: Intergenerational Living

Some retirement homes are offering local college students room and board in return for interaction with elderly residents.

Medical Notes 17-20

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of May 14.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-20

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-20.

17-19 Segment 1: Bariatric Surgery in Teenagers

The proportion of severely obese teenagers continues to rise, but teens are often held back until even bariatric surgery isn’t enough to return them to normal weight

17-19 Segment 2: Cancer Treatment and Sex

Many patients are shy about bringing up the effect cancer treatment has on sexual function, unaware there are ways to help.

Medical Notes 17-19

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of May 7.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-19.

17-18 Segment 1: Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment

Doctors can cure cancer in children better than ever, but decades later, many survivors suffer from chronic disease as a result of powerful cancer treatments.

17-18 Segment 2: Doing Too Much For Terminal Patients

A critical care physician discusses how doctors are learning to resist their impulses to over-treat.

Medical Notes 17-18

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-18

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-18.

17-17 Segment 1: Penicillin Allergy? Probably Not

Experts discuss how penicillin allergy misdiagnoses happen and what results when so many of us avoid the most effective, yet cheapest antibiotic.

17-17 Segment 2: Multiple Myeloma – Why is Iceland So Important?

Scientists are tapping the entire adult population of Iceland for a clinical test for treatments for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer.

Medical Notes 17-17

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.