Health Shows

Bench to Bedside

Bench to Bedside

Bench to Bedside tells the inspirational stories of people and animals living with serious illnesses and the incredible biomedical research that could save their lives.
12 Episodes
ABC
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
9 Episodes
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
7 Episodes
BBC Future
Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect? is a documentary series that follows 19-year-old Australian Maddy, as she sets out on a journey to see if ‘Hollywood’ perfection is attainable. In this social experiment, she subjects herself to vigorous beauty treatments, diets and exercise regimes endorsed by the media over a gruelling ten weeks.
6 Episodes
Passion
War Surgeons

War Surgeons

War surgeons have long faced the challenge of saving lives in the most difficult circumstances. This series follows the evolution of their work from ancient times to the present day battlefield.
3 Episodes
Reel
Secret Lives of Women

Secret Lives of Women

Examine the little-known, fringe subcultures of some women in America. It includes wide-ranging themes, from shopaholics, to plastic surgery, eating disorders and sex.
2 Episodes
Via Vision
Rutherford and Fry

Rutherford and Fry

Drs Rutherford and Fry are on hand to solve everyday mysteries sent into BBC Future.
2 Episodes
BBC Future
Ancient Discoveries

Ancient Discoveries

Tantalising clues are making historians rethink the sophistication of ancient cultures. Explore ancient cars, superships, Egyptian warfare, ancient robots and more.
1 Episode
Reel
Superhuman

Superhuman

Go inside the human body to discover its true potential and examine whether some people are pushing it too far.
1 Episode
Reel
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
1 Episode
BBC Future

Health Episodes

Pets Can Make You Happier And Healthier

Pets Can Make You Happier And Healthier

Spending more time with pets can make you both happy and healthier, and science backs it up! Clip 1 Stringr, Clip 2 Stringr, Clip 3 Stringr, Clip 4 Stringr, Clip 5 Stringr, Clip 6 Stringr, Clip 7 Stringr, Clip 8 Stringr
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Overall Best Diets of 2019

Overall Best Diets of 2019

As the year starts to wind down, researchers compiled the best overall diets of 2019.
1min
Stringr
How To Be Smarter About Your Well-Being

How To Be Smarter About Your Well-Being

There are several ways to be smarter about your well-being, including daily exercise, eating well and using safe products.
1min
Stringr
Brain Scans Link Obesity And Brain Damage

Brain Scans Link Obesity And Brain Damage

Researchers have found a link between obesity and brain health and are looking into how weight control impacts the mind.
1min
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Zuckerberg Charity Wants To Cure All Disease

Zuckerberg Charity Wants To Cure All Disease

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife recently announced they want to cure the world of all disease.
1min
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Taxes To Try And Stop Teen Vaping

Taxes To Try And Stop Teen Vaping

Taxation is often used to curb certain habits, like smoking or drinking soda, but now it will be used to try and stop teens from vaping.
1min
Stringr
The death doula: helping you prepare for the day you die

The death doula: helping you prepare for the day you die

What does it mean to have a good death? Leah Green meets with Aly Dickinson, an end-of-life doula.
12mins
The Guardian
Rwanda's first lady says gender inequality hinders fight against AIDS

Rwanda's first lady says gender inequality hinders fight against AIDS

Rwanda's first lady Jeannette Kagame said there has been success in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa but the battle was being impeded by gender inequality.
1min
Independent Media
Antibiotics - an expert's view

Antibiotics - an expert's view

Dr Tim Eckmanns of the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin talks about proper and sustainable ways to use antibiotics to prevent undesirable unintended outcomes.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Zimbabwe senior doctors stop work as public hospital strike spreads

Zimbabwe senior doctors stop work as public hospital strike spreads

Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals went on strike to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three months.
1min
Independent Media
Foot And Nerve Care For Diabetics

Foot And Nerve Care For Diabetics

High blood sugar levels over time can affect the feet and nerves in diabetics. It is important to understand how this happens and what one can do to prevent such complications. These tips by Dr Sujeet Jha, Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and M...
3mins
NDTV
Before I die: a day with terminally ill patients

Before I die: a day with terminally ill patients

What does it feel like to know you're dying? In episode two of Death Land, Leah Green meets people who are facing up to the end of their lives.
14mins
The Guardian
How To Stay In Shape When You’re Busy

How To Stay In Shape When You’re Busy

It's no secret that exercising, sleeping, and healthy eating can help you be more positive, energetic, productive and creative.
1min
Stringr
Dental phobia - The expert's view

Dental phobia - The expert's view

In Good Shape talks to dentist Stephan Ziegler about oral hygiene, the causes of dental phobia and how it can be managed.
9mins
Deutsche Welle
Over a million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda

Over a million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda

Over a million faulty condoms which contained holes have been recalled from being distributed in Uganda.
1min
Independent Media
Dr Grubnik on whether plastic surgery goes against Gods plan

Dr Grubnik on whether plastic surgery goes against Gods plan

Video: Carlos Muchave Interview by Vhahangwele Nemakonde
2mins
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The Citizen
Dr Grubnik breaks down the most performed facial procedures performed in South Africa
6mins
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The Citizen
Google’s Fitbit Acquisition And Privacy Concern

Google’s Fitbit Acquisition And Privacy Concern

Google’s announcement that it would acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion has raised the public's privacy concern. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Stringr Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Stringr
1min
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What's the difference between a cold and the flu?

What's the difference between a cold and the flu?

Take a look at the difference between cold and flu symptoms and how to spot them both.
1min
Oovvuu/PA Originals
Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 2,172

Vaping Illness Cases Rise To 2,172

U.S. health officials recently reported 2,172 confirmed cases and three more deaths from a respiratory illness linked to vaping.
1min
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Why A Sudden Temperature Drop Can Make You Sick

Why A Sudden Temperature Drop Can Make You Sick

Researchers have linked a quick drop in temperature to a higher chance of getting sick. Clip1-Stringr Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Google fair use Clip8-Stringr
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Beto Perez, Creator Of Zumba, On NDTV

Beto Perez, Creator Of Zumba, On NDTV

Zumba as a fitness regimen has gained immense popularity in India over the last few years. Ahead of a masterclass in Pune, the creator of Zumba, Beto Perez, spoke to NDTV on the future of Zumba in India and how he makes it happen. While collaborat...
3mins
NDTV
Can Diabetics Have Jaggery?

Can Diabetics Have Jaggery?

Diabetics know they shouldn't consume sugar but a lot of people are confused about whether or not they should have jaggery. Dr Sujeet Jha, Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Max Healthcare, sheds light on this.
1min
NDTV
How To Shed Belly Weight Fast

How To Shed Belly Weight Fast

The proven best ways to shed belly fat is a calorie deficit and healthy eating.
1min
Stringr
CDC Urges Flu Vaccine

CDC Urges Flu Vaccine

While the current flu season appears to be mild, the CDC is still urging people to get their flu vaccination.
1min
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SA hoofed animals banned from entering Mozambique

SA hoofed animals banned from entering Mozambique

Hoofed animals from SA are now banned from entering Mozambique after an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the animals in Limpopo.
1min
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Independent Media
Cholesterol And Heart Attacks On The Decline

Cholesterol And Heart Attacks On The Decline

Cholesterol and heart attacks across the country are both down since 2013 due to improved medical advice.
1min
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How Asthma Can Turn Deadly

How Asthma Can Turn Deadly

Asthma impacts millions of people in the U.S. but it can be deadly in some cases.
1min
Stringr
The people on a mission to live for ever

The people on a mission to live for ever

What if you could cheat death and live for ever? To people in the radical life extension movement, immortality is a real possibility.
14mins
The Guardian
Rwanda, Uganda ban Kenyan peanut butter

Rwanda, Uganda ban Kenyan peanut butter

Seven brands of Kenyan peanut butter have been banned in Rwanda, and suspended in Uganda, after the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) suspended the brands last week .
1min
Independent Media
Long-Haul Flight Hacks

Long-Haul Flight Hacks

Traveling to see the world or going on vacation is what almost everyone looks forward to, but getting there is often the hardest part.
1min
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Lack Of Sunlight Impacts Your Brain

Lack Of Sunlight Impacts Your Brain

When the clocks go backward and the days get shorter, many suffer from seasonal depression due to the lack of sunlight their brains get.
1min
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The Real Reason Why We Self-Sabotage

The Real Reason Why We Self-Sabotage

Self-sabotage like procrastination, drugs and alcohol often get in the way of success, yet many continue with their ways.
1min
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E-Cigarettes May be More Harmful to Your Health Than Regular Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes May be More Harmful to Your Health Than Regular Cigarettes

According to recent studies, blood flow and cholesterol could be impacted more from the devices.
2mins
Cover Media
Sponsored: Better Health With Better Eye Care

Sponsored: Better Health With Better Eye Care

According to the first world report on vision issues by the World Health Organization more than one billion people worldwide are living with with vision impairment because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sighte...
20mins
NDTV
Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up

Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up

Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, says Human Rights Watch.
1min
Independent Media
Kenya hosts global sexual health summit amid protests from Catholics

Kenya hosts global sexual health summit amid protests from Catholics

The United Nations and Kenyan government on Monday came under fire on the eve a global conference on sexual and reproductive health with Christian groups.
1min
Independent Media
Omega-3 Doesn't Improve Mental Health

Omega-3 Doesn't Improve Mental Health

It was previously thought that consuming Omega-3 fats would help relieve anxiety and other mental illnesses, but researchers have found no serious connection.
1min
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Smoking May Double Risk Of Schizophrenia

Smoking May Double Risk Of Schizophrenia

Smoking reduces the chemical releases of serotonin and dopamine, increasing people's risk for schizophrenia.
1min
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5 Lifestyle Changes To Help Alzheimer's Patients

5 Lifestyle Changes To Help Alzheimer's Patients

Learning and keeping the mind active have been found to be the most important factor when it comes to keeping the mind sharp and helping patients with Alzheimers.
1min
Stringr
Why Perfectionism Can Cause Depression

Why Perfectionism Can Cause Depression

Newer generations have been found to be the worst type of perfectionist because of social media standards.
1min
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Lesotho and Namibia hit by disease outbreaks

Lesotho and Namibia hit by disease outbreaks

Lesotho is facing a measles outbreak while the outbreak of Hepatitis E in Namibia was being closely monitored, according to the World Health Organisation.
1min
Independent Media
5 Nutrient-Dense Foods That Fit Your Budget

5 Nutrient-Dense Foods That Fit Your Budget

The American Heart Association recently found that about 95% of grocery shoppers wanted to seek out healthy options. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Stringr Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Shutterstock
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Google Health Is Finally Talking About Their Plan

Google Health Is Finally Talking About Their Plan

Doctor and CEO David Feinberg, who is leading the newly created Google Health division, is beginning to open up about his plans.
1min
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'They do it for sexual satisfaction,' says surgeon on rise in vaginal rejuvenation

'They do it for sexual satisfaction,' says surgeon on rise in vaginal rejuvenation

The increase from year to year in genital rejuvenation has gone up over 30%.
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The Citizen
What’s The Difference Between Low Carb And Keto?

What’s The Difference Between Low Carb And Keto?

Keto and low-carb diets are often confused as the same thing. However, while the differences aren't many, they are significant.
1min
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5 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

5 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

There are plenty of ways to increase productivity from day to day, here are the top 5.
1min
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How To Help A Child With Anxiety

How To Help A Child With Anxiety

Spotting anxiety in young children is often difficult, but it is extremely important to keep an eye out for any symptoms.
1min
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