PodMed – Week of August 10, 2015

This week’s topics include appropriate therapy for those with atrial fibrillation and have also had stents placed, an Ebola vaccine, helping blind people overcome insomnia, and the benefits of oral contraceptives.
Program notes:
0:48 An effective Ebola vaccine
1:49 Ninety clusters of contacts
2:45 Domestic outbreak likely spur development
3:12 Risks and benefits of oral contraceptives
4:15 Reduced risk of endometrial ca
5:16 Treating insomnia in blind people
6:15 Melatonin can help but not FDA regulated
7:15 Consequences of insomnia
7:39 Medications in atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease
8:39 Looked at over 5000 pts
9:26 Risk of bleeding too much
10:13 End
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