Personal Stories and Interviews with Experts

MonkeyPox Outbreak in Nigeria, Started in 2017…

MonkeyPox Outbreak in Nigeria

An unusual monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria started in 2017 after the country hadn’t see a human case in40 years and is ongoing till this day. Unfortunately, it wasn’t discussed (or even referenced) in the mainstream media until now, 2022, when the outbreak spilled over into the wealthy countries. While conspiracy theories, anxiety-inducing headlines and panic […]

How the Food Industry Influences Public Health Policy

How the Food Industry Influences Public Health Policy

How the Food Industry Influences Public Health Policy: Hi everyone! If you are a frequent listener of Causes or Cures, you’ll notice that I’ve focused a lot on the relationship between industry and health policy. Mostly drug companies, but this podcast will explore how the food industry influences public health policy. My guest is an […]

History of Psychedelic Medicine (And the Future)

History of Psychedelic Medicine

  The history of psychedelic medicine…and what might happen in the future: The prospect of psychedelic medicine is (once again) all the range, particularly its usefulness for various psychiatric conditions. I became interested in psychedelic medicine, because people I knew from my Army days began turning to it to help with things like PTS, depression, […]

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 […]

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