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Hot Topics Podcasts

The Hot Topics podcast from NB Medical brings you the latest in general practice current affairs, reviews the latest research relevant to primary care, explores interesting and important topics in-depth, and looks at cutting edge medicine.

Episode 4 - Dapagliflozin in Heart Failure, Melatonin for Insomnia, Suspended Animation

Dr Neal Tucker reviews the latest news and research from the medical world with a focus on primary care, including the benefit of dapagliflozin in heart failure and the lack of benefit with levothyroxine in subclinical hypothyroidism in the elderly, explores the role of melatonin in insomnia and suspended animation in humans.

Added 29 November 2019



Episode 3 - Medical Cannabis, Vestibular Rehabiliation, Bempedoic Acid, Measles and Immunity

Dr Neal Tucker is joined by Dr Simon Curtis to discuss where we are with medical cannabis, plus the latest news and research from primary care, including how to prevent catching election fever, online treatment for chronic dizziness, bempedoic acid for cholesterol reduction, lefamulin, a new antibiotic for pneumonia and the effect that measles has on the immune system.

Added 14 November 2019



Episode 2 - Ranitidine, Night-time Anti-hypertensives, Once Weekly Statins, Genome Editing

Dr Neal Tucker discusses the latest news and research from primary care including why Ranitidine is off the menu, the benefits of taking anti-hypertensives at night-time, using statins just once a week and new technology for genome editing.

Added 01 November 2019



Episode 1 - Childhood obesity, e-cigarette safety and Exoskeletons

In our first Hot Topics podcast from NB Medical Dr Neal Tucker discusses why Public Health England should review their stance on e-cigarette safety, looks at Dame Sally Davies report on childhood obesity and explores general practice medical news and cutting edge medicine.

Added 16th October 2019