10 episodes

Medical News Today’s In Conversation podcast engages with expert voices across various fields. Conversations roam from the latest science news to the deepest scientific conundrums.

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Medical News Today’s In Conversation podcast engages with expert voices across various fields. Conversations roam from the latest science news to the deepest scientific conundrums.

    In Conversation: 100 years of insulin

    In Conversation: 100 years of insulin

    Now that 100 years have passed since the discovery of insulin, Dr. Hilary Guite investigates the past, present, and future of this wonder drug. Maria Cohut, Medical News Today’s feature editor, explores the discovery of insulin and asks Virginie, who is living with type 1 diabetes, about the challenges of being dependent on the injectable therapy. Also, Dr. Tom Barber, associate professor at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and an honorary consultant endocrinologist, explains how insulin regimens can mimic the natural actions of the hormone and why it is so important to provide insulin access to all who need it.
    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com/articles/in-conversation-podcast.

    • 33 min
    In Conversation: Long-neuro-COVID

    In Conversation: Long-neuro-COVID

    With the pandemic still upending life around the world, Dr. Hilary Guite discusses the latest research on the underlying mechanisms behind lasting neurological symptoms following a COVID-19 diagnosis. The podcast features neurologist Prof. Gabriel de Erausquin, microbiologist and immunologist Dr. Lavanya Visvabharathy, and COVID-19 long hauler Dr. Kerry Smith. Follow Dr. Smith's neuro-long-COVID journey on instagram: @Rosecottagedoc. 
    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com/articles/in-conversation-podcast and follow our latest coronavirus news at medicalnewstoday.com.

    • 29 min
    In Conversation: Menopause

    In Conversation: Menopause

    Dr Hilary Guite and Dr Yella Hewings-Martin, Medical News Today's Senior Research Editor, cast light on the conversation around menopause. Why is there such little recognition of menopause or perimenopause symptoms? Can therapies help reduce the severity of menopause?
    And, how can healthy conversation around womens’ health be facilitated? With Dr Louise Newson and Rachel New.
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    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com

    • 22 min
    Cancer: A promising future

    Cancer: A promising future

    For National Cancer Research Month in the US, Dr Hilary Guite discusses the future of cancer treatments, with Dr Yella Hewings-Martin, Medical News Today's Senior Research Editor. Also, Yella speaks to Dr Santosh Kesari, a neurologist and neuro-oncologist at the Saint John's Cancer Institute, California, about his experiences in treating brain cancer, and promising clinical trials involving personalised mRNA vaccines.
    A podcast for Medical News Today.
    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com/cancer

    • 21 min
    Sleep: In conversation

    Sleep: In conversation

    Medical News Today's Senior Research Editor, Dr Yella Hewings-Martin explores the intricate relationship between sleep and health, from the impact of wearables to its influence on the immune system and health inequalities. With Prof Nancy Collop, Dr Afifa Shamim-Uzzaman and Dr Aric Prather.
    A podcast for Medical News Today.
    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com

    • 21 min
    COVID-19: Writing history

    COVID-19: Writing history

    One year into the pandemic, Medical News Today's Senior Research Editor, Dr Yella Hewings-Martin asks: how did journalists cope with covering covid-19? With reporters for CNET, Healthline and Medical News Today; Tim Newman, Julia Ries, Roz Plater, and Sarah Mitroff.
    A podcast for Medical News Today.
    Read more at medicalnewstoday.com/coronavirus

    • 29 min

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