5 episodes

Medication Mythbusters - Home of the Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast

Best Science Medicine Podcast - BS without the BS James McCormack

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 291 Ratings

Medication Mythbusters - Home of the Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast

    Episode 577: Looking for Closure: Managing simple excisions or wounds efficiently

    Episode 577: Looking for Closure: Managing simple excisions or wounds efficiently

    In episode 577, Mike and James invite Jennifer Young to join us to go over all the evidence around how best to close punch biopsies, lacerations and incisions. We go over all the evidence for sutures (absorbable/nonabsorbable), skin glue, and tape. We look at cosmesis, patient satisfaction, and infection rates so have a listen and […]

    • 37 min
    Episode 576: Acne – the evidence for antibiotics

    Episode 576: Acne – the evidence for antibiotics

    In episode 576, James, Mike, and Jamie continue to review the evidence for acne treatments. In this podcast, we examine if antibiotics work and we find they do have an effect. Check out the podcast for all the numbers. Show notes Tools for Practice Facing the Evidence in Acne, Part II: Oral Antibiotics Tools for […]

    • 26 min
    Episode 575: Acne – the evidence for oral contraceptives and spironolactone

    Episode 575: Acne – the evidence for oral contraceptives and spironolactone

    In episode 575, James and Mike invite Jamie Falk back to the podcast to help us sift through all the evidence for using oral contraceptives and spironolactone to treat acne. We find that they actually do work. We go over all the numbers for the benefits and harms. Have a listen. Show notes Tools for […]

    • 25 min
    Episode 574: Any berry good solutions to preventing UTIs: Cranberries?

    Episode 574: Any berry good solutions to preventing UTIs: Cranberries?

    In episode 574, James and Mike invite Jennifer Young back to the podcast to help us yet again look at the evidence for cranberries and the prevention of UTI’s. Unfortunately, there is a problem with the evidence as there is a high risk-of-bias from potential publication bias, small studies, and unblinding. However, if we look […]

    • 30 min
    Episode 573: Overcoming Resistance: Antipsychotics for difficult to treat depression

    Episode 573: Overcoming Resistance: Antipsychotics for difficult to treat depression

    In episode 573, James and Mike invite Jamie Falk back to the podcast to help us simplify all the evidence around using antipsychotics for difficult to treat depression. They do seem to “work”, but you really need to know the numbers around what “work” means. At the end of the podcast, you will! Show notes […]

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
291 Ratings

291 Ratings

Rachel the Hammer ,

Does Alie still read the reviews?

Late comer to the podcast, started at the first episode and working my way forward. So I have two questions. 1) Does Alie still read all the reviews? 2) Did she ever learn to type? (Just finished the tree episode.). Great podcast, can’t wait to catch up!

hparwana ,

Consider opening it up

Hi, In the day and age of mis information and disinformation, would be nice to make all episodes more readily available and accessible. Important information being shared.

KrakenWeed ,

Great show

Really enjoyed the content. I started with the tree episodes on pain management. I did find it difficult to parse some of the dry humour and the abbreviations (not a doctor).

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