loader from loading.io

Empty Nose Syndrome: When A Routine Nose Surgery Goes Wrong

Radio Health Journal

Release Date: 05/29/2022

How Mercury’s Invading Our Air, Water, and Food show art How Mercury’s Invading Our Air, Water, and Food

Radio Health Journal

It’s no secret mercury can harm our health, so why are dangerous exposures still prevalent? Well, it might be due to the unexpected contacts many people don’t know about. Dr. Charles Driscoll explains how mercury’s invaded all parts of our lives, and the government’s erratic policies surrounding the element. Learn more:

info_outline
Mind Over Matter: How Science is Utilizing the Placebo Effect show art Mind Over Matter: How Science is Utilizing the Placebo Effect

Radio Health Journal

Though the placebo effect has been the downfall of much research, one scientist aims to change that. Dr. Emiliano Santarnecchi hopes to use it as a supplemental therapy to medicinal treatments. He discusses the potential applications, as well as the ethical dilemma behind this idea. Learn more:

info_outline
Medical Notes: August 7, 2022 show art Medical Notes: August 7, 2022

Radio Health Journal

In the future, robots may be brushing your teeth; Air pollution is taking years off of life expectancy; Can gardening help ease symptoms of anxiety and depression?; And finally…has zoom hindered creativity? Learn more:

info_outline
Stranger Than Fiction: Using Electronic Tattoos to Monitor Health show art Stranger Than Fiction: Using Electronic Tattoos to Monitor Health

Radio Health Journal

Scientists are bringing temporary tattoos into the medical realm using nanotechnology. Electronic tattoos are patches placed on a patient’s skin that will be able to both monitor and treat their specific condition. Dr. Aaron Franklin discusses how this technology will revolutionize patient care. Learn more at:

info_outline
Why Beating Cancer Doesn’t Mean The Battle’s Over show art Why Beating Cancer Doesn’t Mean The Battle’s Over

Radio Health Journal

Cancer treatments like radiation or chemotherapy elevate a patient’s risk of fatal heart disease, even decades after beating the cancer itself. Fortunately, a new medical discipline called cardio-oncology is working to reduce this heart damage in cancer patients. An expert explains how this new role fits into cancer care. Learn more at:

info_outline
Medical Notes: July 31, 2022 show art Medical Notes: July 31, 2022

Radio Health Journal

A new invention helps researchers study the body’s chemistry; A spray-on coating could eventually replace plastic wrap; How to stay cool while lowering your energy bill; And finally, women in science don’t always get credit for their work. Learn more:

info_outline
“It’s Like Losing a Body Part”: Why Alopecia is More Than Just Hair Loss show art “It’s Like Losing a Body Part”: Why Alopecia is More Than Just Hair Loss

Radio Health Journal

Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that can lead to a partial or complete loss of hair. While the condition appears to be purely cosmetic, we speak with one patient, Deirdre Nero, about how it can lead to a plethora of physical problems and can greatly affect daily life. Dr. Brett King, a dermatologist at Yale University, explains how one new FDA-approved treatment is the first systemic therapy for severe alopecia.   Learn more at:

info_outline
Ending The Epidemic: Life-Saving Treatment For HIV show art Ending The Epidemic: Life-Saving Treatment For HIV

Radio Health Journal

For many years, an HIV diagnosis was thought to be a death sentence. Although this is no longer the case, many affected individuals still face barriers to receiving treatment. Dr. Timothy Harrison, a deputy director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the still-persistent social stigma and how government entitities are increasing access to HIV care.   Learn more at:

info_outline
Medical Notes: July 24, 2022 show art Medical Notes: July 24, 2022

Radio Health Journal

A new questionnaire can determine the risk of car accidents in elderly drivers. Then, industrialization is bad for breast milk. Then, does spanking increase the likelihood of experiencing physical abuse? And finally, can scientists use plants to study psychiatric disorders?   Learn more at:

info_outline
Forever Small: Muscle Dysmorphia’s Place In Bodybuilding Culture show art Forever Small: Muscle Dysmorphia’s Place In Bodybuilding Culture

Radio Health Journal

Bodybuilding is a sport that requires athletes to constantly monitor their phisiques. This fixation can often develop into a subtype of body dysmorphic disorder called muscle dysmorphia. Dr. Roberto Olivardia explains how the condition fits into the culture of bodybuilding.   Learn more at:

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Empty Nose Syndrome is a rare condition that can develop after some of the most common nose procedures. Those affected are left in a constant feeling of suffocation – and there’s no cure. An ENS sufferer describes his experience living with the condition.

Guest Information:

  • Dr. Brent Senior, Chief of Rhinology, Allergy, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • James R. Skinner, ENS patient

Resources:

Learn more at: radiohealthjournal.org/empty-nose-syndrome/