DRUGS, DESIRE & DISEASE – how neuroscience is changing our attitudes to addiction

‘Drugs, desire and disease: How neuroscience is changing our understanding of addiction’ was held at the National Gallery of Victoria on 21 October. The world-leading panellists included: Director of Turning Point, Professor Dan Lubman sociologist and author of What’s Wrong with Addiction?, Associate Professor Helen Keane former addict and now Director of Sober Living Housing,…

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Writs & Cures – Brain surgery & email etiquette. Guest A/Prof Kate Drummond

You’ve heard the term “It’s not brain surgery” Well, you can’t say that about Writs and Cures special guest Associate Professor Kate Drummond – who joined the team to talk about what life is like as a brain surgeon. Plus Bill looks at email etiquette. The lawyers are having trouble containing their aggression when given…

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Radiotherapy – Music therapy, Donald Trump, & more!

On today’s show, Drs DoLittle, Peri-partum, Trainer-Wheels & newbie Dr Pat talk music therapy for cancer, plus a discussion about how old can humans can actually live. With the US Presidential Election race heating up, there’s a discussion about politics & personality, and lastly – how can one predict post-partum depression? http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/d/c/0/dc0c77bf0a302ece/radiotherapy091016.mp3?c_id=13049761&destination_id=13599&expiration=1476748135&hwt=48faaa1ace7f81ef648f3f2b09709fad

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Writs & Cures – exercise and diagnosis. Guest Prof Don Campbell.

The original Writs and Cures line up are all back, it’s Reboot Your Life month and after a bit of catching up Dr Steve Ellen discusses the correlation between mental wellbeing and exercise. Plus special guest tonight is Professor Don Campbell, who joins the team to unravel the mysteries of diagnosis. Why is diagnosis important?…

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Writs & Cures – health screening tests and poet Shelton Lea.

Jacinta Parsons fills in for Lindy Burns. Soapbox looks into health screening tests plus the team learn the story of poet Shelton Lea with author Diana Georgeff, writer of  Delinquent Angel http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/local/melbourne/writsandcures/201608/r1607438_24428593.mp3

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Writs & Cures – intersex athletes & the Aussie census

Professor Andrew Sinclair is Deputy Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and an expert on the genetics of sex and gender development. Plus this week’s Soapbox is on the Census. http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/local/melbourne/writsandcures/201608/r1607413_24427943.mp3

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