PodMed – Week of November 16, 2015


This week’s topics include belly fat dangers, continuous versus intermittent CPR, silicone breast implants, and intensive versus standard blood pressure control.

Program notes:

0:37 Tight blood pressure control
1:38 Standard versus tight control
2:38 More intensive therapy required three medicines
3:27 Intermittent versus continuous CPR
4:27 How many survived to hospital discharge
5:27 Doesn’t apply to bystander CPR
6:01 Abdominal fat dangers
7:06 Central obesity much higher death risk
8:01 Risks of silicone breast implants
9:13 At most a weak association with immune function
10:27 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/11/13/belly-fat-dangers/