PodMed – Week of March 13, 2017


Happy Asian family

This week’s topics include how often women need pelvic exams, what we can learn from the oldest old, mouse allergens and asthma, and cardiometabolic death and diet.

Program notes:

0 :30 Learning from the oldest old
1:30 Physical performance and cognitive function
2:30 Living longer but more frail
2:50 Pelvic exam interval
3:52 Abandoning altogether
4:51 Routine screening every five years
5:28 Mouse allergen reduction and asthma
6:28 Professional cleaning versus self activity
7:29 Less cost
8:07 Cardiometabolic death and diet
9:07 Almost half due to diet
10:37 End

Related blog:https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/03/10/studying-the-oldest-old/