PodMed – Week of November 10, 2014


This week’s topics include a Dengue vaccine, risk of non-occlusive coronary artery disease, preventing  kidney stones, and bleeding with dabigatran.

Program notes:

0:39 A vaccine for Dengue
1:36 About 60% effective
2:27 Preventing kidney stones
3:27 Avoid cola drinks
4:25 Same measures can help with existing stones
4:44 Nonobstructive coronary artery disease
5:46 Relationship between degree and risk?
6:48 Intermediate risk assessment
7:12 Dabigatran and hemorrhage
8:12 Sample of people on dabigatran or coumidin
9:10 Coumidin can be reversed
10:14 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/11/07/kidney-stone-prevention/