PodMed – Week of April 10, 2017


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This week’s topics include weight and mortality, normal BMI and cardiovascular risk factors, flu vaccination and mortality in kids, and an increased incidence of thyroid cancer.

Program notes:

0:35 Flu vaccination and death in children
1:35 About a fourth of the kids who died had been vaccinated
2:44 Mortality and body weight
3:45 Over 32,000 deaths and BMI longitudinally
4:52 Normal BMI and cardiometabolic risk factors
5:50 Nearly one in three have two or more risk factors
6:50  Personalized medicine
7:14 Increased incidence of thyroid cancer
8:15 Catching early or on the rise?
9:12 Obesity associated
10:06 End

Related blog:https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/04/10/your-ethnicity-and-risk/