The Lancet Voice

The Lancet Voice

The Lancet Voice is a fortnightly podcast from the Lancet family of journals. Lancet editors and their guests unravel the stories behind the best global health, policy and clinical research of the day―and what it means for people around the world. Each episode seeks to inform, challenge, and delight listeners with stories at the crossroads of health, science, policy and current global affairs.... Show More

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July 23, 2020 49 min

Richard Horton updates us on a leap forward in the Oxford and China vaccine progress, we talk viral transmission on public transport, and Kathleen O'Reilly explains how scientists create and test models.

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How many people have COVID-19 antibodies? What does having antibodies mean? Rosanna Peeling explains the latest, and we're joined by Ashley McMullen from the Nocturnists podcast to chat about her experiences and her new series, Black Voices in Healthcare.

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In a bumper episode of The Lancet Voice we speak with Kalipso Chalkidou about COVID-19 vaccine access for low and middle-income countries, we hear about why insulin costs so much in the US and what can be done about it, and we talk breakthroughs in treating venomous snakebites, one of the world's biggest hidden health problems.

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June 11, 2020 23 min

What are cytokine storms, and how do they affect patients? Our editors speak with immunologist Scott Canna and rheumatologist Rachel Tattersall to help understand this condition.

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The Lancet Voice chats with Holger Schünemann and Derek Chu, authors of new research on physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection, to find out the best approach to these vital virus control methods.

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Philosopher Philippe Van Parijs discusses the state's stake in its citizens' health and the expansion of the role of the state during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

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May 21, 2020 20 min

Yap Boum of Médecins Sans Frontières and Zoe Mullan, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Global Health, discuss the particular issues facing Sub-Saharan Africa.

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May 20, 2020 24 min

Does infection confer immunity? Is the virus mutating? How long could immunity last? Arne Akbar, Professor of Immunology at UCL, answers some of the big questions surrounding the pandemic.

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May 14, 2020 23 min

Another special episode of The Lancet Voice speaks with a doctor about the outbreak of Kawasaki-like disease in children following SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Another special COVID-19 episode of The Lancet Voice looks into using the blood of recovered patients to treat serious cases. Julie Stacey speaks with Prof. Liise-Anne Pirofski of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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April 9, 2020 29 min

How are staff being reassigned? What have their experiences been like? A special episode speaks with NHS doctors to ask about life during COVID-19 in the UK.

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April 8, 2020 17 min

A special episode speaks with Professor Hilary Pinnock to examine the current evidence and advice for patients with asthma and clinicians caring for them.

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April 6, 2020 16 min

Much of the discourse on COVID-19 has been about older people being at high risk. The Lancet Voice speaks to Professor Thomas Scharf, president of The British Society of Gerontology about how COVID-19 is affecting age discrimination and loneliness.

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April 2, 2020 23 min

How does misinformation start? Why is it spread? What is being done about it? What is “behavioural fatigue”? The Lancet Voice speaks with Sander van der Linden, director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Laboratory, to find out more.

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March 26, 2020 12 min

A special episode of The Lancet Voice looks into the lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE, for healthcare workers in the NHS.

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March 25, 2020 19 min

How does COVID-19 affect pregnancy? In this special episode of The Lancet Voice, Lancet editors speak to frontline staff around the world to see how approaches have evolved.

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March 17, 2020 40 min

Caroline Criado Perez discusses how cardiovascular health in women has been ignored by medicine, a doctor in Wuhan shares first-hand COVID-19 experiences, and NASA scientists explain how life on Mars might affect health on Earth. 

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In a packed pilot episode of The Lancet Voice, our EBioMedicine Editor-in-Chief, Julie Stacey, reports on how SARS changed our approach to treating and tracking coronaviruses, The Lancet's Editor-In-Chief, Richard Horton chats with Ben Goldacre about researchers owing the US Government $7bn, and we discuss the planetary health diet – what’s the real link between food and the climate?

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