Welcome to the 2 Minute Medicine Podcast, summarizing the latest medical studies, curated and written by practicing physicians. On this podcast, twice a month, we cover the latest in health care news and research evidence.
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We begin this episode by discussing two articles of the week, Our first article of the week comes from NEJM and is entitled “Randomized Trial of Vaccines for Zaire Ebola virus Disease”. Our second article of the week comes from JAMA Pediatrics and is entitled “Myopericarditis after COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination Among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”.
In the second half of our episode, we bring a medical eye to popular events. We begin by discussing how Chris Hemsworth, the actor best known for his role as Thor in the Marvel Universe, underwent genetic testing for his new docuseries Limitless and discovered that he has a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s Disease. Next, we take a look at key moments from the World Cup, focusing on the passing away of reporter Grant Wahl. In this section, we explore why aortic aneurysms are known as silent killers. Next, we take a closer look at how temperatures affect our heath and end the episode with a discussion about an HIV vaccine that is on the horizon.
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