Diseases in Dialogue
By Oxford University
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In this podcast series, researchers from the ERC-funded "Diseases of Modern Life" project at the University of Oxford join experts from a range of fields to discuss some of the major questions surrounding the scientific, technological and medical developments that have defined the modern era, from the nineteenth century to the present day.
||CleanThe Gut-Brain Connection||Why is digestive health so central to our understanding of who we are? How has this changed since the nineteenth century? How did Victorians perceive the gut-brain connection? What does science tell us now?||24 6 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Networked Age||What does it means to live in a networked age? Was the electric telegraph a forerunner of the internet? Have the benefits of new means of communication been universal? Is the long-awaited ‘global village’ still on the horizon?||24 6 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSurgical Consent||How has the relationship between doctor and patient changed since the nineteenth century? Did Victorian surgeons take their patients’ wishes seriously? How have the regulations surrounding surgical consent changed?||24 6 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
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- Language: English
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