35 episodes

Ever wondered why it’s more difficult for women to orgasm? What AI is teaching us about medicine, or why erectile dysfunction exists? Are there superfoods and what are the health signs you should never ignore ...If so, this is the podcast for you.
The Referral... With Dr Karan is a weekly focus on health-in-the-news (eg. Doctors on strike), awkward topics you might not want to discuss with your mum (S-E-X), and myth busting (eg. ‘Masturbation ruins sex with your partner’); interweaving fascinating stories about scientific discovery and the real-life impacts.
Dr Karan Raj is a working doctor in the NHS, a social media sensation plus he’s a fun-fact machine (the kind that might change your life). The podcast will feature guests from doctors to scientists to brilliant story tellers we’ll leave every episode informed, educated and impassioned.

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    • Science
    • 4.7 • 154 Ratings

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Ever wondered why it’s more difficult for women to orgasm? What AI is teaching us about medicine, or why erectile dysfunction exists? Are there superfoods and what are the health signs you should never ignore ...If so, this is the podcast for you.
The Referral... With Dr Karan is a weekly focus on health-in-the-news (eg. Doctors on strike), awkward topics you might not want to discuss with your mum (S-E-X), and myth busting (eg. ‘Masturbation ruins sex with your partner’); interweaving fascinating stories about scientific discovery and the real-life impacts.
Dr Karan Raj is a working doctor in the NHS, a social media sensation plus he’s a fun-fact machine (the kind that might change your life). The podcast will feature guests from doctors to scientists to brilliant story tellers we’ll leave every episode informed, educated and impassioned.

A Sony Music Entertainment production.

Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us @sonypodcasts

To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    What colour should my pee ACTUALLY be?

    What colour should my pee ACTUALLY be?

    Karan is always ready for your health q's and this week he doubles down on gel nail varnish, ageing knees, urine colour and eye flashes.

    Crowd Science Extra is the place to be for EVEN MORE answers to YOUR curiosities. Dr Karan is your agony aunt for the human body and he’s ready for your burning questions.

    If you have your very own question for Dr Karan and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.

    A Sony Music Entertainment production.

    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us at @sonypodcasts

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    My Best Friend Took His Own Life

    My Best Friend Took His Own Life

    Please note, this episode contains disturbing themes, which may not be suitable for all listeners.



    Capital Radio presenter Sonny Jay discusses how HE coped when his best friend and producer took his own life in 2020.



    Take away tips on coping with loss, looking after our mental health by simply making sure we keep talking, and how we can encourage our children to grow up with emotional intelligence. 



    An encourgaing and important listen for ANYONE wanting to look after their mental health.



    Karan also answers your health and science questions in Crowd Science. 



    If you have your very own question and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.



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    • 40 min
    What Actually is a Stitch?

    What Actually is a Stitch?

    Karan asks your questions, this week focusing on clinical trials and celiac disease, fear and tingling feet and a debate over skin lightening.

    Crowd Science Extra is the place to be for EVEN MORE answers to YOUR curiosities. Dr Karan is your agony aunt for the human body and he’s ready for your burning questions.

    If you have your very own question for Dr Karan and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.

    A Sony Music Entertainment production.

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    How To Cure Cancer

    How To Cure Cancer

    Global cancer expert, Peter Johnson, is among the most highly regarded clinical researchers in the field of oncology. He is the Chief Clinician at Cancer Research UK and Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton, and his research has led the application of diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma, a cancer that affects the body’s disease-fighting white blood cells, and has been responsible for designing pivotal clinical trials in this field. 



    Karan and the Professor discuss the future of cancer treatment, the cures in the pipeline and the science behind it all. 



    Karan also answers your health and science questions, this week focusing on IBS-D. 



    If you have your very own question and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.



    A Sony Music Entertainment production.   

      

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    • 37 min
    How Can I Fast Track my Doctor's Appointment?

    How Can I Fast Track my Doctor's Appointment?

    Karan dives into the podcast inbox to discuss how you can accelerate the waiting list and be seen more quickly, can you stretch your stomach by eating more, what is acromegaly gigantism?, do more people sufferer with PCOS and endometriosis today?

    Crowd Science Extra is the place to be for EVEN MORE answers to YOUR curiosities. Dr Karan is your agony aunt for the human body and he’s ready for your burning questions.

    If you have your very own question for Dr Karan and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.

    A Sony Music Entertainment production.

    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us at @sonypodcasts

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    How to Build Mental Resilience

    How to Build Mental Resilience

    Marnie Swindells is the queen of mental strength; she’s a champion boxer, a qualified solicitor, a boxing coach, and now has opened her own community gym, having won a quarter of a million pounds on this year’s Apprentice. She talks to Karan about how she created her own success, how she copes with pressure and stress - and what motivates her to keep going every single day. This episode also talks about boxing and injury - what exactly is concussion, how you can avoid it and the benefits of boxing for fitness. 



    Karan also answers your health and science questions, this week focusing on IBS-D. 



    If you have your very own question and want to get in touch, simply head to TheReferralPod.com.



    A Sony Music Entertainment production.   

      

    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us at @sonypodcasts  

      

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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
154 Ratings

154 Ratings

stevendne ,

Fantastic

It’s a refreshing evidence based podcast, it’s not too serious but very informative, the subscriber edition is well worth its money! Keep up the good work Doc!

NewGuy418 ,

Great Science Podcast

Informative and easily digestible! Dr Karan is great at raising awareness and provoking further research into various topics

JonnyRys. ,

Top job.

Really interesting, good format 👍

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