Episode 7: The Medicine of the Empire Strikes Back

[soundcloud_ultimate track=] In Episode 7, we take you to a galaxy far, far away to explore the medicine of the best Star Wars film, the Empire Strikes Back. How close are we to replicating their medical interventions? And what can Star Wars tell us about medicine back here on Earth? […]

Episode 6: The Number Needed to Treat

[soundcloud_ultimate track=] In this episode of Bedside Rounds, we discuss how risks and benefits are communicated by scientists and physicians, and why those numbers you see in advertisements and newspapers might not be the clearest way to express risk. I’m looking at a newspaper ad from 2009 for Lipitor right […]