Apr 8, 2019
Dr Laura and Dr Ray join Dr Shane in the studio.
In news, mosquitos don’t like AC/DC, reverse snowflakes and the first ever photograph of a black hole.
First guest 1 is Dr Pam Rana, presenting Kim
Kardashian Breaks the Environment:
Keeping up with climate change! The doctor dissects how our global ecological crisis is directly related to Kim Kardashians' existence. It's a funny inconvenient truth but the main cause of rising sea levels is reality TV stars.
Second guest is Dr Tye-Din, Laboratory Head at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) and Mathison Centenary Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
It is estimated that although 1.5 per cent of Australians are affected by coeliac disease, around 80 percent remain undetected and undiagnosed. Coeliac patients have an immune intolerance to gluten – something the body should tolerate is treated as a threat. The aim of Dr Tye-Din’s PhD research was to define all of the toxic peptides in wheat, rye, barley and oats find the most important ones that could be used in a therapeutic vaccine to retrain a patient’s immune system to tolerate gluten.