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Rain Sounds
Rain Downpour - 1 Hours for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Rain Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 60:01


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Woman's Hour
Weekend Woman's Hour: Beverley Knight, Melanie Sykes, Cinderella

Woman's Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 56:58


‘The Drifters Girl' is a musical which tells the story of Faye Treadwell, one of the first Black women to manage a vocal group in the US. Singer and actor Beverley Knight plays Faye. We discuss the ongoing appeal of the Cinderella story with Faye Campbell who is playing Cinderella at York Theatre Royal and Dr Nicola Darwood who recently co-edited a new book with Alexis Weedon called Re-telling Cinderella: Cultural and Creative Transformations. On Tuesday Sikh Women's Aid launched a report into domestic abuse and child sexual abuse within the Sikh community. Conducted via anonymous surveys sent out over the summer, the survey of nearly 700 respondents showed that 70% had experienced domestic violence and 35% had experienced child sexual abuse or exploitation. To tell us more about this report and what can be done to help the issue, we're joined by the co-founder of Sikh Women's Aid and co-author of the report, Sahdaish Pall. We used to have YOLO, then FOMO, now we have HOGO. Post lockdown, the fear of missing out no longer plagues us. We have become too comfortable sitting on our sofas watching TV. The effort of putting good clothes on and leaving the house is too much. This hassle of going out (HOGO) has been blamed by the hospitality industry for an increase in the number of no-shows at restaurants and paid-for live events. We talk to psychotherapist and author of Happy Relationships: At Home, Work and Play, Lucy Beresford and actor Sadie Clark whose play, Algorithms, is on at Soho Theatre in December. TV and radio presenter Melanie Sykes has just announced that she's been diagnosed with autism at the age of 51. She says it's 'truly life changing, or rather life affirming… and so many things make sense'. She tells us more. Presenter Zara McDermott's new BBC documentary explores sexual harassment, teenagers, and what impact school is having. We speak to Zara and two contributors who feature in the documentary - activist Zan Moon and 14 year old Trinity.

Woman's Hour
Sheila Rowbotham; Sikh Women's Aid; Stella Creasy; HOGO; Motherhood & elite sport

Woman's Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 57:45


Yesterday Sikh Women's Aid launched a report into domestic abuse and child sexual abuse within the Sikh community. Conducted via anonymous surveys sent out over the summer, the survey of nearly 700 respondents showed that 70% had experienced domestic violence and 35% had experienced child sexual abuse or exploitation. To tell us more about this report and what can be done to help the issue, we're joined by the co-founder of Sikh Women's Aid and co-author of the report, Sahdaish Pall. Writer and historian Sheila Rowbotham helped start the Women's Liberation Movement in Britain. She organised and spoke at its first conference at Ruskin College, Oxford, she went on to encourage night cleaners to unionize and she wrote many ground breaking boojavascript:void(0)ks, including Women, Resistance and Revolution, Woman's Consciousness, Man's World and Hidden from History. This all happened in the 1970s and Sheila writes about it in her second and latest memoir, 'Daring to Hope: My life in the 1970s'. She joins Emma to discuss the many momentous feminist events of that decade. We used to have YOLO, then FOMO, now we have HOGO. Post lockdown, the fear of missing out no longer plagues us. We have become too comfortable sitting on our sofas watching TV. The effort of putting good clothes on and leaving the house is too much. This hassle of going out (HOGO) has been blamed by the hospitality industry for an increase in the number of no-shows at restaurants and paid-for live events. We talk to psychotherapist and author of Happy Relationships: At Home, Work and Play, Lucy Beresford and actor Sadie Clark whose play, Algorithms, is on at Soho Theatre in December. Motherhood and elite sport has felt like a taboo topic for many athletes in the past. Now official pregnancy guidance for Olympic and Paralympic athletes and sport governing bodies has been introduced for the first time by UK Sport. To discuss why this has been introduced now and how it will impact elite sportswomen, Emma is joined by five-time Olympic archer Naomi Folkard who contributed to UK Sport's consultation for the guidance and The Telegraph's Women's Sport reporter Molly McElwee. The judgment on the SEISS discrimination verdict appeal is expected today at 10.30am. It follows a claim by the campaign group Pregnant Then Screwed of indirect discrimination due to the way the Self Employed Income Support Scheme was calculated. Introduced in spring 2020 to give financial help to self-employed workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the group argued SEISS was unlawful because it disproportionately affected women who had not worked because of their pregnancy and childbirth. Presenter: Emma Barnett Producer: Kirsty Starkey Interviewed Guest: Sahdaish Pall Interviewed Guest: Sheila Rowbotham Interviewed Guest: Stella Creasy Interviewed Guest: Lucy Beresford Interviewed Guest: Sadie Clark Interviewed Guest: Naomi Folkard Interviewed Guest: Molly McElwee Interviewed Guest: Jolie Brearley Photographer: Sally Fraser

Newshour
Afghans in desperate need of humanitarian aid

Newshour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 49:06


Since the Taliban took power in mid-August, the financial aid on which the country depends was frozen. Donor countries don't want to legitimise Taliban rule, but Afghan citizens are experiencing real agony on the ground. Aid agencies are demanding emergency intervention. Also in the programme: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vows to lead from the battle front; and dozens are killed in a bus crash in Bulgarian motorway. (A man carries a child to receive medical treatment at a hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan, 23 November 2021. Credit: EPA).

Rain Sounds
Rainy Laundromat - 2 Hours for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Rain Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 122:37


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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes
In the News.. T1D gene replacement therapy, BG finger scan, insulin on Olympic skis and more!

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 6:52


It's In the News... the only Diabetes newscast! This week learn about: The DIY #WeAreNotWaiting movement gets a medical write up in the Lancet, a big move for #T1D stem cell therapy and identifying the cause behind a common #T2D condition. We also look at coffee & gestational diabetes and find out why the molecular structure of insulin pictured on an Olympic-hopeful's skis -- Join Stacey LIVE every Wednesday at 4:30pm EDT Check out Stacey's book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom! Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Sign up for our newsletter here ----- Use this link to get one free download and one free month of Audible, available to Diabetes Connections listeners! ----- Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go! Click here for iPhone      Click here for Android Episode transcription below: Hello and welcome to Diabetes Connections In the News! I'm Stacey Simms and these are the top diabetes stories and headlines of the past seven days. As always, I'm going to link up my sources in the Facebook comments – where we are live – we are also Live on YouTube and in the show notes at d-c dot com when this airs as a podcast.. XX In the News is brought to you by The World's Worst Diabetes Mom, Real life stories of raising a child with diabetes. Bit of breaking news here.. we just found out today we won a pretty big deal prize. American Book Fest announced The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is the winner of their Best New Non-Fiction category! Huge thanks to the judges and to Spark Publications. How about that? You can find the book – it's my book if that's not clear - in paperback, on Kindle or as an audio book – all at Amazon.com. -- XX Our top story.. a stamp of professional approval for the do it yourself #WeAreNotWaiting movement. Over 40 doctors, legal experts, and other healthcare professionals published a consensus statement in The Lancet, one of the most prestigious and respected medical journals. The authors conclude: “Although we do not suggest that open-source AID systems be universally recommended over commercial options, strong ethical reasons support the use of open-source AID systems, with safety and effectiveness data derived from real-world evidence." Essentially, they say it's time for the medical industry to take these methods seriously, and to establish some standards and protocols to help further access and safe use. https://mashable.com/article/doctors-approve-diy-diabetes-tech-treatments XX Stem cell therapy for type 1 moves forward. CRISPR therapeutics and Viactye announce approval for a clinical trial application. We've covered this before and talked to ViaCyte on the podcast. They've been moving forward with stem cell research and you may know Crispr as a gene editing platform. The idea is that together these companies could find a functional cure for type 1. This is a Phase 1 clinical trial designed to look at safety and efficacy. They expect to start enrolling patients by the end of the year. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/crispr-therapeutics-viacyte-inc-start-133000366.html XX A new study suggests a lack of a specific molecule in red blood cells may be the root cause of vascular problems in people with type 2. Red blood cells are important for many reasons, one of which is maintaining what's called cardiovascular equilibrium. This is partly achieved through the production of nitric oxide. This is a problem in people with type 2 and these researchers speculate it's because they have much less of something called micro-RNA-210 than those without diabetes. Interestingly, blood sugar control through medication appeared to cause no major improvement here – it didn't affect the red blood cells. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/scientists-identify-new-cause-of-vascular-injury-in-type-2-diabetes XX Good news for pregnant coffee lovers: Consuming a low amount of caffeine during pregnancy could help to reduce gestational diabetes. This is one of those confusing health issues that seem to change every year.. right? Drink more coffee, drink less coffee.. this study says if you're already drinking coffee or any caffeine, about two cups a day is just fine and may reduce your risk of gestational diabetes. If you're not already a coffee drinker, there's really no reason to start. There were no statistically significant differences in blood pressure, preeclampsia, or hypertension between those who did and did not drink caffeine during pregnancy. https://www.news-medical.net/news/20211111/Low-amount-of-caffeine-intake-during-pregnancy-may-help-reduce-gestational-diabetes-risk.aspx XX The government of Japan announced this week that a company there has developed quote - the world's first blood glucose level sensor that requires no blood sampling. The sensor uses cutting-edge laser technology for a much brighter infrared laser, enabling anyone to hold a fingertip over its light for about 5 seconds to easily measure their blood glucose levels. The company is now working on mass production. Not a lot of info here but the website says 2023 is their goal for launch. http://www.light-tt.co.jp/?lang=en&fbclid=IwAR0h6rlJKXwxEuUDQ8O0_KFYLCg885_pITiVE9xPjgsIXLPCaK9cuJntjSo XX Scotland has become the world's first country to begin routine testing of C-peptide levels in patients with type 1 diabetes. Couple of goals here they say… first to identify people who have retained robust natural insulin production and second.. to see some who might not have type 1 at all. C-peptide is a substance that is created as a byproduct of natural insulin production. A preliminary study looked at 850 people with type 1 and found that about 13% had more than what's thought to be the usual expectation of insulin production. They also found that 5.1% were reclassified to type 2 diabetes and 1.6% were reclassified to monogenic diabetes. Many of those people didn't need to take insulin any more. One quick note – I've seen this article floating around which says that half of the people in this study did NOT have type one. That's not the case at all. The only thing I can think is that someone misread the 5.1% reclassified to type 2 and misread it as 51%? But it's a tiny number. Many more people are misdiagnosed as type 2 when they have LADA or type 1. https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/why-scotland-is-now-testing-the-c-peptide-levels-of-everyone-with-type-1-diabetes-691720/ XX Finally Something really unique for Diabetes Month. A ski company has created a custom set – with the pattern of the chemical composition of insulin. I'll show it here and in the FB group for those listening.. Lauren Salko is a cross racer who lives with type 1. Elan Skis worked with her to design the skis and they're donating all the profits to Children with Diabetes.. It's the Limited edition Ripstick 94 W ski. Lauren Salko has an eye on next year's Olympics.. we'll be watching. https://elanskis.com/lauren-salko quick reminder that the podcast this week is all about less stress for the holidays. It's an ask the D-Moms and guys.. I got an amazing message from a mom who said she quote – cried tears of relief listening to it. I remember how tough it is at first.. but really, we can make great memories and worry less. Let the Dmoms help! you can listen to wherever you get your podcasts or if you're listening to this as on a podcast app, just go back an episode. That's In the News for this week.. if you like it, please share it! Thanks for joining me! See you back here soon.

Regular Joes Podcast
Episode 412: Eternal Damnation

Regular Joes Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 80:07


Once you've done something twenty-five times getting it right should be pretty much a walk in the park. The Eternals, the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe offering may indicate otherwise. Over the last dozen years Marvel has gone back to the well several times to pull relatively obscure characters such as Ant-Man and The Guardians of the Galaxy to elevate them to high profile hits. As one of the later creations of the legendary Jack Kirby (Captain America, The Fantastic Four etc, etc.) The Eternals certainly have the DNA to be a hit. But why does this adaptation seem so, well . . . Meh? The Regular Joes all returned to theaters last week contributing to the box office, if not critical, success of the newest MCU film. Find out why they (even typically drinks the Marvel kool Aid, Tod) fall in line with the near universal indifferent response the film has received. And while they are on the subject of Marvel they run down recent movie and TV series updates from Disney+ Day . . . despite Barry and Dave's repeated efforts to shift the conversation to Star Wars. And while they are at it, there's also Random Topics and a Round of What's In The Box. Thanks for listening!

Sol Good Sounds
Geese Flying Over - 1 hour for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Sol Good Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 60:49


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The TIN Lounge
The Minibar: New Travel Tech, 2022 Travel Trends, Domestic Travel, and Planning Multigenerational Family Vacations

The TIN Lounge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 31:51


Find us on social media: Facebook & Instagram Email us: hello@thetinlounge.com Discussion: Amadeus Identifies Six Top Travel Trends for 2022 Travel tech takes the stage at Phocuswright Domestic Travel Is Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels Tips for Planning Multigenerational Family Vacations As heard on Excess Baggage: WTTC Introduces a Roadmap to Aid the Tourism Industry in Battling Climate Change Jamaica aims for a near-record tourism year in 2022 Azamara will offer a world cruise Southwest Airlines Agent Hospitalized After Alleged Assault by Passenger Port Canaveral Back at Full Capacity Carnival Pride Restarts Cruising From the Port of Tampa Bay to Caribbean Royal Caribbean's New Odyssey of the Seas Is Christened at Port Everglades, FL An Early Look at the Best Black Friday Travel Deals Cuba to Welcome Back International Travelers See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Greek Current
Azerbaijan steps up aggression against Armenia; US Senate looks to hold Baku accountable

The Greek Current

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 14:49


On Tuesday Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a Russia-brokered ceasefire at their border following the deadliest clashes since the war that took place last year in Nagorno-Karabakh, or Arstakh. Armenia's foreign ministry said this attack is part of a broader Azerbaijani policy that began in May aimed at infiltrating key Armenian areas in the east and southeast. It's been reported that a key issue here is that Azerbaijan's President Aliyev wants to set up a corridor running through Armenian territory that would link Azerbaijan to Turkey, a move supported by Turkey's President Erdogan. In the meantime, members of Congress have condemned Azerbaijan's latest aggression, and the US Senate is considering three key amendments to the NDAA that would hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable. Aram Hamparian, the Armenian National Committee of America's Executive Director, joins The Greek Current to discuss the latest developments at the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, the response from the US, and the key bills that the Senate is considering. You can read the articles we discuss on our podcast here:Why Turkey and Azerbaijan Won't Get a Corridor Across ArmeniaMenendez Introduces Amendment to Revoke U.S. Presidential Waiver of Section 907 Restrictions on U.S. Aid to AzerbaijanGreek PM confident EU fiscal rules will changeTurkey's Erdogan Evokes Religion in New Push for Lower RatesErdogan says he will keep battling interest rates, hitting liraTurkish Lira Tumbles After Erdogan Renews Call for Unorthodox Rate Cuts 

Paralyzed
Gunnar Inn: Part 5/6

Paralyzed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 5:10


A strange visitor arrives at the inn, injured and afraid. Both Mare and Ed seem to recognize her.

Sol Good Sounds
Boating Across The Lake - 2 hour for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Sol Good Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 124:09


American Diplomat
From the Middle East to Rural America

American Diplomat

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 43:11


Dave Harden, formerly of USAID, compares service within AID to the mainstream Foreign Service (where is most of the money and the leadership opportunity, for example?), and connects the economic dimension of international development to American domestic politics.  Harden is running for Congress, using his development experience and lifelong knowledge of rural voters' needs.  

The BreakPoint Podcast
BreakPoint: Worldview and Haiti: Ideas Have Consequences

The BreakPoint Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 5:37


Rain Sounds
Rainy Car Ride - 2 Hours for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Rain Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 123:43


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Nightline
Full Episode: Monday Nov 01, 2021

Nightline

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 22:24


Climate-induced famine leaves children on the brink of starvation; Aid workers try to combat ‘catastrophic hunger' in Southern Madagascar

The State of Us
Biden's Revised $1.85 Trillion Spending Plan

The State of Us

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 38:51


Biden's revised spending plan covers healthcare, climate change, education, child care, taxes, housing, food aid, elder care, and immigration. Justin and Lance discuss how resources are being allocated in Biden's plan and how it might affect you. tags: tsou, justin weller, lance jackson, taxes, education, immigration, elder care, food aid, climate change, joe biden

RNZ: Sunday Morning
Correspondent Charlotte Bellis on her return to Kabul

RNZ: Sunday Morning

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 10:12


New Zealand Al Jazeera journalist Charlotte Bellis is back in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. The intrepid Christchurch-born reporter feels safe on her return to the Afghan capital, despite the fact the hotel that she is staying at has been the subject of threats by ISIS-K, who she says are now the biggest problem in the war-torn nation. 

Daily Christian Meditation
Pray for First Responders

Daily Christian Meditation

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 15:35


The practice of Christian Meditation helps us live with the peace of Christ. Relax to the sounds of peaceful music. What does the Bible say about policemen, firefighters and paramedics? Meditate on 1 John 3:16. Find peace and rest during this guided meditation for mind and body with deep breathing, prayer, and scripture. Use these meditations as a bible study in the morning to center yourself on the truth in God's word. For more Bible meditations, download the Abide app: https://abide.co/awesome

Political Misfits
Vaccine Giants Deny Licenses; Ethiopia Conflict; Release of JFK Records Delayed

Political Misfits

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 114:03


Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo, professor of public health at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA, talks to us about vaccine giants Moderna and Pfizer refusing to grant licenses for their mRNA technology to developing countries, arguing that they lack the infrastructure and technological know-how to produce vaccines. We talk about how this is just another move to monopolize vaccine production and protect profits, even after these companies are regular recipients of public funds, and how many countries do in fact have the capacity to produce vaccines. We also talk about the controversy surrounding Dr. Anthony Fauci's statements last year related to the origins of the virus, new theories about lab leaks, and whether these can actually hold water. Journalist Hermela Aregawi joins us to talk about the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia and the Tigray region, where the Tigray People's Liberation Front are taking an increasingly aggressive stance, and how Western media have failed in presenting a balanced view of the conflict, sometimes to point of sounding like TLPF spokespeople. We discuss how famine has been weaponized and loosely used by Western media in order to demonize the Ethiopian government, and how allegations that the government has blocked aid have been fueled by international aid organizations and the UN without properly verifying the evidence in these allegations. We also talk about how there has been a lack of reporting on the migrant crisis and flow into Sudan, and the completion of the Grand Renaissance Dam, which has region-wide implications. Dan Lazare, journalist and writer, joins us to talk about the Biden administration again delaying the release of government records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the reasons for the delay, and what new revelations, if any, could come to light once these records are released. We also talk about the U.S. obsession with placing sanctions on countries it does not like, even after it's been revealed that, beyond inflicting misery on populations, sanctions are not an effective geo-political tool, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey predicting hyperinflation coming in the US and the world.

Further Together the ORAU Podcast
How the Annual Giving Campaign meets Community Needs

Further Together the ORAU Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 27:03


Like a number of companies, ORAU kicked off its annual giving campaign. We invited Naomi Asher, executive director of the United Way of Anderson County to talk about the importance of the annual giving campaign as a fundraising mechanism and how UWAC and its partner agencies support some of the most basic needs in our communities. Also joining host Michael Holtz for this conversation are Jennifer Enderson from Emory Valley Center and Joey Collins from Aid to Distressed Families in Appalachian Counties. A little money goes a long way, as you'll hear in this conversation.

Grace Crowe & Jen Heller- The Dirt

"The Dirt" Trailrunning Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 60:58


Hennepin Hundred race perspective from Sauk Valley Yeti Trail & Ultrarunners Grace Crowe and Jen Heller.  Jen shares an interesting method of pacing that worked great. Grace Crowe talks about her running store in Dixon Illinois as well as captaining Aid station 10/12 where she has become famous for the blow up lounge chair. Lot's of laughs with these ladies! Enjoy!

Rain Sounds
City Rain - 2 Hours for Sleep, Meditation, & Relaxation

Rain Sounds

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 121:10


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PseudoPod
PseudoPod 779: Trowel, Brush, Bones

PseudoPod

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021


Author : Audrey R. Hollis Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums “Trowel, Brush, Bones” was originally published in the Iron Horse Literary Review in January 2021 Sites that help with and advocate for the safety for all female presenting people: Reclaim These Streets Safeline Women’s Aid […]

True Crime Guys
#150 Heather & Ryan

True Crime Guys

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 73:41


Heather and Ryan, a young couple, move into a new home. Only to be robbed shortly after, but when the cops get there Ryan is confused and Heather is found dead on the couch. But of course things are not what they seem, and the truth's about damn crazy, I'll tell ya what....  0_0   simplisafe.com/creeper EVERYTHING TRUE CRIME GUYS:   https://linktr.ee/Truecrimeguysproductions   Patreon.com/truecrimeguys Merch: truecrimeguys.threadless.com   OhMyGaia.com Facebook Twitter/Instagram: @TrueCrimeGuys @AndImMichael @sandupodcast STICKERS CREEPER MERCH   Sources   https://medium.com/crimebeat/when-the-suspect-is-a-victim-f4a019da6999   https://www.maricopacountyattorney.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=185   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcZFsy18KZY

Scummy Mummies - Podcast
214: Just the Two of Us - Marathon Special

Scummy Mummies - Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 41:03


We did it! Don't know if we've mentioned it, but we ran the London Marathon! So we thought we'd sit down and have a chat about it. Who was responsible for Ellie vomiting? Which one of us crossed the finish line with a greasy ringpiece? And would we ever do it again? Tune in to find out! This episode is for all those who want to hear more about our big day out jogging round the capital. And for those who don't - we got all our marathon chat out of our systems here, so if you want you can just skip it, and we promise not to bore on about it in future...Thank you so much to the lovely people at the London Marathon for having us. Shoutout to Helen's superb trainers, Suzanne and Amber at Fitology Hub. Bigup the awesome Skip, who trained Ellie - check out his unique brand of fitness SE London style at Getfitwithskip.co.uk. And a huge thank you to our running coach, Elkie Mace. She does everything from online strength classes to personalised training plans, and we highly recommend checking her out if you're thinking of doing anything like this... Go to runwithelkie.co.uk.Most of all, thank you SO much for all your wonderful messages of support, and generous donations. They mean a huge amount to us, and to our charities, Borne and Women's Aid. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU XXX​You can still sponsor us. We would love your support. Just go to our sponsorship page! **WE HAVE A SHOP!** Visit scummymummiesshop.com for our ace t-shirts, mugs, washbags, sweatshirts and beach towels. FREE UK DELIVERY! **SEE US LIVE!** We are back on tour! Book now - tickets are refundable or transferable, so no worries if it all goes tits up. Visit scummymummies.com for dates and tickets. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe. Thanks for listening! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Decoding the Gurus
Special Episode: Interview with Stuart Neil on SARS CoV-2

Decoding the Gurus

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 119:44


You might have noticed there's been a bit of talk recently about a certain virus. A virus that may or may not have a vaccine that is very safe and effective, that may or may not be curable via hydroxychloroquine, vitamin D and ivermectin. That may or may not have escaped from a certain Chinese lab.... Yes folks, we're talking about SARS CoV-2. And although it's technically not directly guru-related, these are topics that have sucked so many of our gurus in like a conceptual black hole. So, we were particularly happy that Dr. Stuart Neil was willing to talk to us and sort this stuff out. Stuart is a Professor of Virology at King's College London. He's a specialist in virus cell biology and immunology, antiviral restriction, and has studied HIV, Ebola, and most recently COVID. Stuart is passionate about helping to inform the public about the state of scientific knowledge on COVID, and is known for his many excellent twitter threads helping to provide summaries and combat the misinformation and conspiracy theories that surround these topics. In this episode, Stuart gives a nuanced and crystal clear summary of where the evidence is pointing on these COVID-related topics. Stuart's frank about what we do and we do not know on these topics. And with Matt and Chris, there's interesting discussions about the controversies surrounding THAT letter to the Lancet, how scientific publishing works, and how the 'scientific consensus' develops in a politically charged and highly dynamic situation. If you have friends or colleagues who are uncertain about what positions the evidence supports on COVID, then THIS is the guy and THIS is the episode you want them to listen to. Links https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/AID.2020.0095 (Stuart's article on Fake Science and Judy Mikovits) https://twitter.com/stuartjdneil (Stuart's Twitter profile) https://drasticresearch.org/ (D.R.A.S.T.I.C.'s Website) This Week's Sponsor Check out the sponsor of this week's episode, Ground News, and get the app at https://ground.news/gurus (ground.news/gurus). Support this podcast

The Audio Long Read
Has a lone Palestinian aid worker been falsely accused of the biggest aid money heist in history?

The Audio Long Read

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 45:01


Mohammed El Halabi is accused of stealing relief money and giving it to Hamas for their war effort against Israel. But five years on, the evidence against him looks seriously flawed. By Joe Dyke. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod