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Episode 328: A dementia update you will hopefully remember

In episode 328, Mike and James do an update of what is new for the treatment of dementia. We go over the scales used to assess dementia and then look at the latest trials for the commonly used drugs. Sadly, the treatments are still sorely limited.

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Episode 327: Chocolate – evidently very beneficial, or is it?

In episode 327, Mike and James do a delicious podcast around the evidence for chocolate. We look at the cohorts and the RCTs that have looked at the effect of this heavenly food on outcomes like mortality, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, depression and acne. The results make us happy and smile.

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Episode 326: PREMIUM – New studies on renal stones, testosterone and sleep apnea

In episode 326, Mike (with James just there for his charm) goes over three studies in the area of renal stones, testosterone, and sleep apnea and the outcome, as expected, can be considered nothing but PREMIUM.

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1) Medical expulsive therapy in adults with ureteric colic: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial 

Lancet 2015;386:341–49

2) Effects of Testosterone Treatment in Older Men

N Engl J Med 2016;374:611-24

3) CPAP for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

N Engl J Med 2016;375:919-31

4) Laughing alongside the best of evidence: Family physicians change ideas about tools, knowledge, practice, and medicine

Can Fam Physician September 2016;62:744-47 

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