8 episodes

We host a family medicine podcast discussing health issues affecting every family. We are a married couple of family doctors practicing in the UK. We will give what we feel is a more accurate and balanced coverage of the health and medicine issues in the news and explain these issues in plain English!

We also work to debunk health myths we come across in the media and online. Join us on our journey

The Doctor Family Dr David Stokes and Dr Nina Stokes

    • Medicine

We host a family medicine podcast discussing health issues affecting every family. We are a married couple of family doctors practicing in the UK. We will give what we feel is a more accurate and balanced coverage of the health and medicine issues in the news and explain these issues in plain English!

We also work to debunk health myths we come across in the media and online. Join us on our journey

    The Cholesterolcast

    The Cholesterolcast

    In this episode we cover the good the bad and the ugly of cholesterol. What it is, what it does and how you can protect yourself from its bad effects.

    • 30 min
    COVID-19, the immune system and you

    COVID-19, the immune system and you

    COVID 19 appeared to have a lot of its effects damaging the body mediated by the actions of the immune system. In this episode we speak to Professor Babak Javid infectious disease consultant about some of the latest research into the COVID 19 virus.
    Vaccines, antibodies, the immune system and a bit of perspective and hope!

    • 30 min
    The Orthopod

    The Orthopod

    We explore osteoarthritis with consultant orthopedic surgeon Mr Mark Latimer. We look at the causes of and treatments for osteoarthritis along with the need for more research into the subject

    • 30 min
    Maskgate

    Maskgate

    Review of the controversy over masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 - the pros, the cons and the ways to mitigate them - along with practical advise on their use.

    • 6 min
    The Clotcast or "dueling sausages"

    The Clotcast or "dueling sausages"

    We explore the experience, causes, diagnosis and treatment of blood clots....... and dueling sausages!

    • 26 min
    Cancer, COVID-19 and General Practice

    Cancer, COVID-19 and General Practice

    Cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis and care in general practice… and how continental plumbing and stamps could save lives……
    In this podcast I interview Dr Richard Roope, GP, Clinical champion for cancer at the Royal College for General Practitioners and Clinical Lead at Cancer Research UK.

    • 26 min

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