PodMed – Week of October 6, 2014


This week’s topics include the impact of contraception on teen pregnancy, mechanical versus tissue heart valves, acupuncture for knee pain, and early gluten introduction and celiac disease.

Program notes:

0:36 Acupuncture and knee pain
1:35 Study designed to minimize bias
2:37 Celiac disease avoidance
3:36 During ‘gluten window’ no decrease
4:28 No cost contraception and outcomes
5:30 Rate of pregnancy very high
6:30 What about STIs?
7:12 Mechanical versus tissue heart valves
8:15 Aged 50-70 which is best?
9:15 Needed a heart valve to begin with
10:43 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/10/03/avoiding-teen-pregnancy/