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Mad musings from the messy world of science.

Latest Episodes

Sugary drinks and cancer

Matt, Chris, and Jen discuss a study on the relationship between sugary drinks and cancer, the gang discuss how to improve nutritional epidemiology, and Jen gets us all up to speed about avocados. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

59 MIN6 days ago
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Sugary drinks and cancer

A breakthrough for sickle cell disease?

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a study on a new treatment for sickle cell disease, the gang discuss some advances in registered reports, and Matt figures out which celebrity he should publish a paper with. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINSEP 10
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A breakthrough for sickle cell disease?

Contraception and HIV risk

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a study on whether commonly used contraception increases HIV risk, the gang discuss how to improve the communication of science, and Don finally does standup comedy. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

58 MINAUG 27
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Contraception and HIV risk

Smells like an associational study

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss the relationship between ability to smell and mortality, the gang discuss the role that journals have to play in combatting false medical claims, and Matt explains his concerns about the future of sandwiches. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINAUG 13
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Smells like an associational study

And I would walk 10,000 steps

Matt, Chris, and Don determine whether you really need to walk 10,000 steps per day, the gang discuss a paper that had two discussion sections which came to two different conclusions, and Don enlightens us on whether couples look alike. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINJUL 30
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And I would walk 10,000 steps

The best of Amazing and Amusing II

Matt, Chris, and Don have been traveling recently so for this episode we bring you another collection of the best of Amazing and Amusing. Enjoy! Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

52 MINJUL 16
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The best of Amazing and Amusing II

Doc, you really need a medical scribe…

Matt, Chris, and Don look at the impact of medical scribes on doctor productivity, the gang discuss a journal that only publishes unsurprising results, and Don grosses us out with facts about viruses. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

51 MINJUL 2
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Doc, you really need a medical scribe…

Undetectable = untransmissible

Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study of the risk of HIV transmission when a person is successfully taking HIV treatment (spoiler: the risk is 0), the gang discuss what a “risk factor” is, and Matt channels his inner Harry Potter. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINJUN 18
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Undetectable = untransmissible

Rebroadcast: A tough pill to swallow?

As we are nearing our 50th episode we wanted to take a look back at one of our favorites. Enjoy this rebroadcast of the poop pill episode. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINJUN 4
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Rebroadcast: A tough pill to swallow?

The social jetlag episode (it’s a thing)

Matt, Chris, and Don look at how living on the wrong side of a time zone affects your health, the gang discuss when it might be ok to conduct a trial without patient consent, and Matt wines. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINMAY 21
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The social jetlag episode (it’s a thing)

Latest Episodes

Sugary drinks and cancer

Matt, Chris, and Jen discuss a study on the relationship between sugary drinks and cancer, the gang discuss how to improve nutritional epidemiology, and Jen gets us all up to speed about avocados. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

59 MIN6 days ago
Comments
Sugary drinks and cancer

A breakthrough for sickle cell disease?

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a study on a new treatment for sickle cell disease, the gang discuss some advances in registered reports, and Matt figures out which celebrity he should publish a paper with. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINSEP 10
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A breakthrough for sickle cell disease?

Contraception and HIV risk

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a study on whether commonly used contraception increases HIV risk, the gang discuss how to improve the communication of science, and Don finally does standup comedy. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

58 MINAUG 27
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Contraception and HIV risk

Smells like an associational study

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss the relationship between ability to smell and mortality, the gang discuss the role that journals have to play in combatting false medical claims, and Matt explains his concerns about the future of sandwiches. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINAUG 13
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Smells like an associational study

And I would walk 10,000 steps

Matt, Chris, and Don determine whether you really need to walk 10,000 steps per day, the gang discuss a paper that had two discussion sections which came to two different conclusions, and Don enlightens us on whether couples look alike. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINJUL 30
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And I would walk 10,000 steps

The best of Amazing and Amusing II

Matt, Chris, and Don have been traveling recently so for this episode we bring you another collection of the best of Amazing and Amusing. Enjoy! Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

52 MINJUL 16
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The best of Amazing and Amusing II

Doc, you really need a medical scribe…

Matt, Chris, and Don look at the impact of medical scribes on doctor productivity, the gang discuss a journal that only publishes unsurprising results, and Don grosses us out with facts about viruses. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

51 MINJUL 2
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Doc, you really need a medical scribe…

Undetectable = untransmissible

Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study of the risk of HIV transmission when a person is successfully taking HIV treatment (spoiler: the risk is 0), the gang discuss what a “risk factor” is, and Matt channels his inner Harry Potter. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

55 MINJUN 18
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Undetectable = untransmissible

Rebroadcast: A tough pill to swallow?

As we are nearing our 50th episode we wanted to take a look back at one of our favorites. Enjoy this rebroadcast of the poop pill episode. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINJUN 4
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Rebroadcast: A tough pill to swallow?

The social jetlag episode (it’s a thing)

Matt, Chris, and Don look at how living on the wrong side of a time zone affects your health, the gang discuss when it might be ok to conduct a trial without patient consent, and Matt wines. Music: "Duress" by Ketsa under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

54 MINMAY 21
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The social jetlag episode (it’s a thing)