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PodMed- Week of August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015

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This week’s topics include screening for COPD, a new drug for hyposexuality in women, a combination medicine for CHF, and light to moderate alcohol consumption and cancer.

Program notes:

0:42 Flibanserin
1:42 Unrelated to psychiatric conditions
2:42 Small number of patients studied
3:24 Should be screen for COPD?
4:25 Treatment doesn’t help mortality
5:04 New drug for congestive heart failure
6:04 Lowered cardiac mortality
7:00 Modest alcohol consumption and cancer
8:00 Not in men
9:00 Risk/benefit ratio
9:57 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/08/31/flibanserin/

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