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The BioMed Central podcast features stories about science and the latest research.

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The BioMed Central podcast features stories about science and the latest research.

BioMed Central is an open access publisher of Science, Medicine, & Technology research.

    Rebecca Pedley: Family member perceptions of OCD

    Rebecca Pedley: Family member perceptions of OCD

    In this study, Rebecca is looking at family perceptions of OCD and whether these are associated with their coping responses. She stresses that should a link exist, clinicians must challenge these perceptions as part of therapy for families living with OCD.

    • 17 min
    Dr. Dan O'Neill - Flat faced dogs are at greater risk of developing corneal ulcers

    Dr. Dan O'Neill - Flat faced dogs are at greater risk of developing corneal ulcers

    In this BMC podcast, Dr. Dan O’Neill, from the Royal Veterinary College in London, discusses his latest research looking at the incidence of corneal ulceration in dogs, a painful disease found in many flat faced breeds.

    • 10 min
    Sophie Faulkner: addressing the importance of sleep

    Sophie Faulkner: addressing the importance of sleep

    In this latest BMC podcast, we speak to Sophie Faulkner, an occupational therapist from the Greater Manchester and Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, about the need to address sleep appropriately in those with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

    • 11 min
    Dr. Simon Etkind: estimating the need for palliative care by 2040

    Dr. Simon Etkind: estimating the need for palliative care by 2040

    An aging population means that palliative care needs could increase by 42% in 23 years. In this podcast, we speak to Dr. Simon Etkind, who tells why action is needed now.

    • 9 min
    Highly social: perception of emotional valence in horse whinnies

    Highly social: perception of emotional valence in horse whinnies

    In this podcast, Dr. Elodie Briefer and her team at ETH, Zürich have been looking at emotional contagion in horses. In their study, they've shown that horses can perceive acoustic cues and distinguish sounds between familiar and unfamiliar horses. Elodie suggests that horses should not be isolated and that group housing allows them express their social behaviours.

    Read the research here: https://frontiersinzoology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12983-017-0193-1

    • 11 min
    Jean-Louis Vincent talks about the future of Critical Care

    Jean-Louis Vincent talks about the future of Critical Care

    Jean-Louis Vincent talks about the future of Critical Care by BMC

    • 15 min

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