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Infectious Diseases Episodes

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Ep.12 - Past & Present - Respiratory

Nov. 25, 2022

Delves into the history of respiratory medicine and modern-day respiratory medicine practice.

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Ep.11 - Past & Present - Infectious Diseases

Nov. 11, 2022

Delves into the history of infectious diseases and modern-day infectious disease practice.

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Ep.69 - Derek Sloan - Spitting Blood - Current Approaches To Tuberculosis Treatment

Oct. 29, 2021

Dr Derek Sloan, who has worked in both high and low-income countries, considers why tuberculosis (TB) still remains a threat and what can be done to combat this disease.

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Ep.66 - Mona O'Brien - Essential but Suspect Medical Practitioners in Nuremberg, 1495–1560

Sept. 17, 2021

Essential but Suspect Medical Practitioners in Nuremberg, 1495–1560, by Dr Mona O'Brien.

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Ep.65 - Anna Dhody - The Mütter Research Institute

Sept. 3, 2021

Anna Dhody talks about the ways scientists are looking to the past to improve our future.

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Ep.57 - Mona O’Brien - Controlling An Angry Dog - Understanding And Managing The French Disease

May 14, 2021

Mona O’Brien explores how Europeans came to understand syphilis and some of the measures that they enacted in an attempt to control it during the period from the first pandemic outbreak (c.1495) until the 17th century.

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Ep.45 - Noelle Gallagher - Syphilitic Noses In Eighteenth Century British Literature And Art

Nov. 27, 2020

Dr Noelle Gallagher explores the weird and wonderful cultural life of deformed noses in eighteenth-century British literature and art.

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Ep.44 - Jane Stevens - Books and Beaks: Doctors’ Fight Against the Plague in Early Modern Europe

Nov. 13, 2020

Considers continuity and change in the attitudes and advice given by doctors between 1500 and 1700 regarding the plague.

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Ep.43 - Tracey Jolliffe - Syphilis In The 21st Century

Oct. 30, 2020

Tracey Jolliffe discusses the science of syphilis in the 21st century.

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Ep.38 - John Henderson - Coping With Plague - Public Health And Epidemics

Aug. 21, 2020

Professor John Henderson argues that it is time to re-examine and reassess early modern Italian policies dealing with plague.

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Ep.35 - Anna Dhody - Looking To The Past To Improve Our Future

July 10, 2020

Anna Dhody talks about the ways scientists are looking to the past to improve our future.

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Ep.28 - Samuel Cohn - ‘The great influenza’ of 1918-20: A plague of compassion

June 10, 2020

Explores popular reactions to the ‘great influenza’ of 1918-20, primarily in relation to other epidemics of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Ep.17 - Catherine Jones - Benjamin Rush, the Yellow Fever, and the Rise of Physician Autobiography

June 10, 2020

Dr Catherine Jones examines the links between Benjamin Rush’s autobiography ‘Travels through Life’ and his protracted feud with William Cobbett.

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Ep.18 - Anne Hardy - Epidemiology and the Science of Detection, 1890-1960

June 10, 2020

Prof Anne Hardy discusses how forensic and investigative techniques were used to study epidemics in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Ep.3 - Helen King - Poems On Plagues: Thomas Sprat And The Later History Of The Plague Of Athens

June 10, 2020

"Poems on Plagues: Thomas Sprat and the Later History of the Plague of Athens", examines responses to Thucydides’ narrative of the plague of Athens.