Category Archives: Darwin Digest

The Darwin Digest Episode 40: Mental Health

This week on the Darwin Digest we take a brief look at mental health and look at some of the causes and distributions of these illnesses.

0.00.00 Physical causes of mental disorders and depression.

0.24.57 Racial and Ethnic differences in mental health.

1.04.00 Mental health and gender

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The Darwin Digest Episode 39: Marijuana

This week on the Darwin Digest we cover marijuana, how it works, what some of the health issues are and we look into the question of medical marijuana.

0.00.55 The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Marijuana

0.20.02 Effect on mental health

0.40.50 A brief overview of possible areas of effect of marijuana

1.02.18 Common disease treatments for marijuana

1.09.23 Problems with medicalisation of marijuana

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The Darwin Digest Episode 38: Cancer

This week on the Darwin Digest we cover cancer, what it is, what some of the causes are and some of the pseudoscience of some fake cancer cures.

0.00.00 What is cancer?

0.14.35 Infectious disease as a cause of cancer

0.15.23 Quick clarification: IDU and MSM are the primary modes of transmission in the West, In endemic regions like Africa and China the mode of transmission is primarily early childhood related including vertical transmission (mother to child)

0.29.29 CRISPR and Ti-Plasmids

0.37.22 Fake cancer cures

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