PodMed – Week of May 19, 2014


This week’s topics include resveratrol and mortality, timing of male circumcision, cancer immunotherapy with T cells, and football and brain volume.

Program notes:

0:40 Resveratrol and mortality
1:40  Looked at almost 800 men and women
2:40 May not be related to resveratrol
3:00 Male circumcision timing
4:00 Looked at millions and found increased risk with age
4:33 Concussion and brain volume
5:33 Mild brain injury and hippocampal volume
6:31 Related to playing football at all
7:16 A genetic and immune approach to cancer
8:12 Metastatic cancer patient
9:13 Proof of concept study
10:16 End