Personal Stories and Interviews with Experts

A protein that could control obesity? New Research Looks Promising

A protein that could control obesity

A protein that could control obesity? Maybe. One day. We aren’t there yet, but new research appears promising. As the obesity epidemic continues to explode across the US and Europe, everyone is searching for answers. But the solution is complicated and is going to have to be multi-factorial. If you are a regular listener to […]

Industry’s Influence on Health: UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Groups

Industry's Influence on Health

Hi guys. Continuing our exploration of the pharmaceutical industry’s influence on health and health policy at a global level, in this Causes or Cures podcast, I have a conversation with Emily Rickard about her research on how the industry influences the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Groups. She will explain what the All-Party Parliamentary Groups, particularly the […]

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease: What Indigenous Populations Can Teach Us

Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?  The million-dollar question. Rates of dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, are only increasing in developed nations as scientists race to find treatments and identify preventive strategies. This is a hotbed of research and hopefully answers emerge. The US and other developed nations are “greying populations”, meaning our birth rates are low, and our […]

Regulatory Capture of Science

Regulatory Capture of Science

  Regulatory Capture of Science: Unless you reside under a rock, you know that industry influences governments, regulatory bodies and ultimately health-related policies that affect all of us. And if you have a basic understanding of human nature and the goals of industry, you can safely assume that their influence is biased towards profit overall. […]

Doctor and Industry Relationships: Transparency is Not Enough.

Doctor and Industry Relationships

Doctor and Industry Relationships: Transparency is Not Enough. Hi everyone. If you are a listener of Causes or Cures Health Podcast, you’ll know that one topic I am focusing on for 2022 is industry’s influence on health and health policy. My goal is to bring on experts and researchers who study this stuff in a […]

Epistemic Corruption, Drug Companies & Med. Science

Epistemic Corruption

Epistemic Corruption, Drug Companies and the Medical Sciences. Hi everyone. Episode 93 of Causes or Cures is posted! For those who are new to the party, welcome. One of the podcast topics I plan to focus on for 2022 is industry’s influence on healthcare, public health and health policy. Their influence is wide-reaching, so when […]

Drug Companies Influence Drug Decisions

Drug Companies Influence Drug

Drug Companies Influence Drug Decisions: New Podcast Posted! Hi everyone! In episode 91 of my podcast Causes or Cures, I interviewed Dr. Lisa Parker about her research on how drug companies influence drug and therapeutic decisions in hospitals. Dr. Parker is a clinician specializing in oncology (cancer) and a researcher. Her area of research focuses […]

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