PodMed – Week of Mar 24, 2014


This week’s topics include adverse outcomes relative to a common infection during pregnancy, antiviral drug impact, statins and MS, and genetic profiles and fatty food consumption.

Program notes:

0:32 H. influenzae and adverse pregnancy outcomes
1:30 Much more likely to be infected if pregnant
2:35 Diagnosis only when looked for
3:10 Impact of antiviral medications in flu
4:12 Compared outcomes of no treatment or antiviral
5:16 Statins and MS
6:10 Anti-inflammatory effects
7:10 Genetic profile and diet impact
8:07 Clear interaction with genetic risk and fried food consumption
9:07 Medical advice needs to be tailored
10:21 End

Related blog: Statins Again!