Show 102

Saturday, September 17, 2011

8:06 a.m.

Racing for a cure

Leading up the the Race for the Cure, Dr. Marquez will talk about the current state of breast cancer treatment and research. She'll tell listeners about preventing breast cancer and the latest therapies to beat it. Learn More


8:22 a.m.

Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Dr. Thornburg will talk about a major conference being held in Portland where researchers studying the fetal origins of disease will gather. The conference is called the World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD). The meeting will focus on the factors in the womb that can impact a person's lifelong health. These factors include stress hormones, the mother's diet and low oxygen in the womb. Learn More


8:35 a.m.

Childhood Obesity

Dr. Marks will talk about growing problem of childhood obesity and what can be done to slow it. He'll tell listeners about the serious impacts that being overweight has on children and OHSU's efforts to combat the epidemic. Learn More