PodMed – Week of July 7, 2014


This week’s topics include how often MDs recommend sunscreen, celiac disease and haplotype, steroids for spinal stenosis pain, and bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease.

Program notes:

1:00 What do physicians recommend re: sunscreen
2:01 0.07% of visits they mentioned it
3:01 Directed toward those in their 80s
3:21 Bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell
4:21 Myeloablative therapy
5:21 Very painful condition
6:09 Injection for spine pain
7:09 Lumbar stenosis and pain
8:12 Sometimes time is best therapy
8:33 Celiac disease in kids and genes
9:33 With one copy was 12% risk
10:36 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/07/07/injections-for-back-pain-not/