MedEvidence! Truth Behind the Data

MedEvidence! Truth Behind the Data

Welcome to the MedEvidence podcast, hosted by Dr. Michael Koren. MedEvidence, where we help you navigate the real truth behind medical research with both a clinical and research perspective. In this podcast, we will discuss with physicians with extensive experience in patient care and research. How do you know that something works? In medicine, we conduct clinical trials to see if things work! Now, let's get to the Truth Behind the Data. Contact us at media@MedEvidence.info

Episodes

November 29, 2023 11 mins

Ready to unravel the complexities of cannabis and its myriad chemical compounds? Prepare to be enlightened as we invite family physician and researcher Dr. Erich Schramm to share his insights on the medicinal use of this fascinating plant. With years of experience under his belt, Dr. Schramm dives into the differences between cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinoid (THC), as well as the intoxicating potential of Delta 8 and Del...

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What if you could gain a better understanding of your health, especially as you age? Gift yourself this knowledge as you tune into our latest MedEvidence Monday Minute Radio Show with Kevin Geddings and Dr. Michael Koren.  A renowned cardiologist, Dr. Koren lends his expert perspective on health and wellness, focusing on cardiovascular disease and obesity - pressing concerns that evolve as we age.

As we navigate the holida...

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This episode wraps up our MedEvidence Guide to Informed Health Decisions by unlocking Dosing with the Devil in the Details. Dr. Michael Koren and Kevin Geddings journey together through the complex and often misunderstood world of medicine, revealing how the magic lies not just in the medicine itself, but the dose in which it's taken. Yes, you heard it right, dosage - a critical but often overlooked aspect that can turn a reme...

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Ever wonder why Lyme disease got its peculiar name? Or how a tick could transmit a disease that affects humans so severely? Prepare to have your curiosity satisfied on today's MedEvidence Monday Minute Radio Show. Unraveling the mysteries of Lyme disease as Dr. Koren uncovers the surprising history, intriguing transmission process, and cutting-edge research behind this often misunderstood ailment.

We will journey from...

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Ready to continue your navigation through the complex labyrinth of medical decision-making? We have delved into crucial matters such as risk vs. benefits, understanding the role of genetic makeup, background, and socioeconomic status in health decisions, and in this episode, we will discuss the value of convenience when selecting supplements and health products.

Dr. Koren not only enlightens us with theoretical knowledge, ...

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This MedEvidence Monday Minute episode uncovers a remarkable development in cardiovascular health - a weight loss drug called Ozempic, which, according to study results, reduces cardiovascular complications. We unpack the implications of these results, the science behind the drug, and its impact on cholesterol, blood pressure, and sugar levels.

Dr. Koren also shines a light on the potential side effects of Ozempic and emph...

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Discover the power of personalized health information in our latest episode! Join us as we sit down with renowned medical researcher and cardiologist, Dr. Michael Koren, to uncover the secrets of making informed health decisions based on our unique circumstances. We'll follow up on episode 150 with the concept of risk versus benefit analysis and explore how our individual characteristics, from genetics to lifestyle choices, pl...

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Are you ready to arm yourself against the double threats of flu and COVID? Dr. Michael Koren has some pertinent advice you wouldn't want to miss. With the season of family gatherings on the horizon, Dr. Koren enlightens us on a unique opportunity to participate in a clinical trial project in conjunction with Moderna, which aims to study the effects of getting both flu and COVID boosters simultaneously. This is a deviation from...

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Unearth the secrets to navigating the complex world of medicine and health issues with, Dr. Michael Koren, a top medical researcher and cardiologist. By tuning in, you'll gain a deep understanding of MedEvidence, a one-of-a-kind platform designed to help you evaluate medical products, services, tests, and claims objectively. We’ll illuminate the importance of evidence-based medicine, and explore the idea of risks versus benefi...

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Ever wondered how everyday medicines and even natural supplements can impact your health in unexpected ways? Ponder no more! On this week's MedEvidence Monday Minute Radio Show, Dr. Michael Koren, our resident medical expert, unravels the complex world of medication side effects. 

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With the expertise of top cardiologists and medical researchers Dr. Michael Koren and Dr. Miciah Jones we follow up on the October 18, 2023 podcast Exploring Cardiac Health: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Gender Differences, and Cholesterol Management Ep 148. We uncover the truth about Plavix and its role in treating, not preventing, heart disease. We also shed light on the overlooked signs of heart disease in women and how the medical c...

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This episode on MedEvidence Monday Minute navigates the compelling crossroads of ethics, sports, and medical clinical trials, who better to guide us than, Dr. Michael Koren, a seasoned cardiologist and research scientist? Get ready to tackle thought-provoking parallels between the secrecy and competition of signal stealing in college football and that of clinical trials for cutting-edge medicines. Dr. Koren uncovers the ethical dil...

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Are you prepared for a journey into the fascinating world of cardiac health? We promise you insights that could be life-altering. Dr. Michael Koren and Dr. Miciah Jones illuminate us on acute coronary syndrome and the immediate benefits of high-dose statin medication. Their expertise in diet, exercise, prevention, and procedural therapy provides a holistic perspective on coronary artery disease. 

We then channel our focus ...

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Experience the thrill of being at the forefront of medical innovation with Dr. Michael Koren, lead researcher at ENCORE Research Group. From fascinating insights into Moderna's groundbreaking clinical trials on new treatments for heart disease and combined vaccines for flu and COVID-19 to an exploration of the revolutionary messenger RNA technology, this episode promises to give you a captivating journey through the world of m...

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Ever wondered how critical getting a flu vaccine really is? What if the decision could be easier than you think? Join us as we explore this pressing issue on MedEvidence with our host, the seasoned cardiologist and medical researcher, Dr. Michael Koren. This episode takes you through a comprehensive risk versus benefits analysis essential when considering vaccination, making the process less daunting and more personalized.

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Get the lowdown on the latest Nobel Prize in medicine, messenger RNA technology. There's a bit of a personal connection too - turns out, Dr. Koren went to college with one of the Nobel laureates.

Dr. Koren's insights on the Nobel-winning research in messenger RNA is enlightening and promises to be a game-changing future for medicine. And it's not just about the COVID-19 vaccines; this technology could also ...

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What is Lyme disease, how to we treat it and what are the strides being made toward its prevention?  Dr. Michael Koren, a renowned cardiologist and medical researcher, explores the mystery of Lyme disease—a tick-borne illness first discovered in the 70s and 80s. He sheds light on its causative bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi the symptoms, and the cruciality of early detection and treatment. Then he dives into the hopeful future of L...

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Ever wondered about the secrets to a long, healthy life? Join us on this enlightening episode of the MedEvidence Monday Minute Radio Show, where we unpack the mysteries of longevity. Dr. Koren breaks down the four crucial elements to living a fulfilling life, revealing the importance of a stable social structure, regular physical activity, a toxin-free diet, and minimizing identifiable risks. He'll also let you in on the intri...

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This episode wraps up our Two Docs Talk Natural Products series spotlighting marijuana, psilocybin, and magic mushrooms as promising therapeutic alternatives. Dr. Kirvin-Dawes and Dr. Koren unveil the mysteries of THC and CBD, as cultural nuances of pain management in Jamaica, we also explore the therapeutic benefits of cannabis in treating certain cancers and alleviating the discomforts of chemotherapy. 

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On today's MedEvidence Monday Minute, Dr. Michael Koren skillfully untangles the complex contradicting medical information on the hot topic - recommendation on COVID booster.  Have you ever found yourself puzzled by the intricate world of medical research, especially when it comes to making informed decisions about your own health? Buckle up, as we bring you a riveting discussion with Kevin Geddings and Dr. Michael Koren. 

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