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3D printing a new jaw bone
3D printing a new jaw bone

Duration: 04:19

Pioneering surgery to replace a patient's jaw bone with one created by a 3D printer.

 
A balanced diet
A balanced diet

Duration: 02:01

An explanation of a balanced diet and the appropriate amounts of the food groups that make it up.

 
A well-balanced diet
A well-balanced diet

Duration: 00:50

The presenter stocks a larder to provide for a well-balanced diet and discusses how it is harder to detect the vitamins and minerals in a diet. subtitled

 
Alcohol and binge drinking - the harmful effects
Alcohol and binge drinking - the harmful effects

Duration: 01:47

A news report about the harmful effects of alcohol abuse and the increased need for liver transplants in younger people. Methods for tackling the culture of binge drinking are discussed.

 
Alcohol awareness courses
Alcohol awareness courses

Duration: 02:30

Police will give more lenient punishments to people caught and fined for being drunk if they agree to go on an alcohol awareness course.

 
Alzheimer's breakthrough hope
Alzheimer's breakthrough hope

Duration: 02:32

UK scientists have developed a drug which may halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

 
Alzheimer's drug 'halts' decline
Alzheimer's drug 'halts' decline

Duration: 01:25

UK scientists have developed a drug which may halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

 
Animal diet
Animal diet

Duration: 03:46

An investigation into what you can learn about an animal from its diet - footage from Whipsnade Zoo. subtitled

 
Aspirin may not prevent heart attacks
Aspirin may not prevent heart attacks

Duration: 02:00

Preventative benefits of taking aspirin by people who have never had a heart attack or stroke are in doubt.

 
Carbohydrate and fibre
Carbohydrate and fibre

Duration: 02:11

An explanation of the differences between carbohydrates and the need for fibre in a balanced diet.

 
Chemists to provide obesity pill
Chemists to provide obesity pill

Duration: 02:41

A professor discusses his concerns about anti-obesity drugs.

 
Children 'risking liver disease'
Children 'risking liver disease'

Duration: 03:21

Excessive alcohol consumption by children and teenagers is creating a time bomb of health problems, including liver cirrhosis and cancer, a charity has warned.

 
Clinical trials - regulation and ethics
Clinical trials - regulation and ethics

Duration: 04:31

A description of the clinical trial process including the risks and ethics involved. The role of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) is discussed.

 
Do artificial colourings affect children's behaviour?
Do artificial colourings affect children's behaviour?

Duration: 02:04

Food manufacturers have been urged to remove six artificial colourings after the Food Standards Agency raised concerns about the effects on children.

 
Ethics of using foetal stem cells for stroke treatment
Ethics of using foetal stem cells for stroke treatment

Duration: 00:40

A news report featuring Dr John Sinden, Chief Scientific Officer of ReNeuron, a clincal-stage stem cell business. Dr Sinden explains the ethics of using stem cells from an aborted foetus for stroke therapy treatment.

 
Expert opinion on ecstasy and alcohol
Expert opinion on ecstasy and alcohol

Duration: 1:52

University experts and a drug help organisation answer the question "What is worst, ecstasy or alcohol?"

 
Fats in our diet
Fats in our diet

Duration: 01:13

A detailed description of fat in a human diet, including sources and its role.

 
Fleming and the discovery of penicillin
Fleming and the discovery of penicillin

Duration: 01:39

Sir Alexander Fleming discussing how he discovered the world's first antibiotic, penicillin - archive footage.

 
Genetic engineering and insulin production
Genetic engineering and insulin production

Duration: 02:29

An introduction to genetic engineering and its use in the production of insulin to treat diabetes.

 
How tasty are insects?
How tasty are insects?

Duration: 03:26

A meal of insects and scorpions is prepared and tasted.

 
Human drug trials
Human drug trials

Duration: 05:54

A report about human drug trials, including interviews with a doctor discussing placebo effect and fair testing.

 
Human immunity and defence
Human immunity and defence

Duration: 04:00

How the body fights off infection, using the animated CGI example of viruses from the series Inside the Human Body.

 
Microorganisms
Microorganisms

Personal possessions are swabbed for bacteria which are then cultured on agar plates.

 
Native medicine made from a caterpillar
Native medicine made from a caterpillar

Duration: 01:45

Steve Backshall describes and then tries a local Bhutan medicine. A fungus protrudes from the head of a moth caterpillar which is placed into a cup of wheat liquor.

 
New system cuts skin cancer waiting time
New system cuts skin cancer waiting time

Duration: 01:39

A report about a new system for detecting skin cancer, which has cut waiting times in the NHS Forth Valley area to days rather than months.

 
Nutrient groups and digestion
Nutrient groups and digestion

Duration: 03:08

Digestion is defined and described.

 
Prisoners given dietary supplements to improve behaviour
Prisoners given dietary supplements to improve behaviour

Duration: 01:33

Inmates at a young offenders' institute in Scotland are to be given food supplements with the aim of improving their behaviour.

 
Problems of using chemical fertilisers
Problems of using chemical fertilisers

Duration: 01:34

A news report explaining the environmental and health impacts of using chemical fertilisers.

 
Public opinion on ecstasy and alcohol
Public opinion on ecstasy and alcohol

Duration: 01:38

Members of the public answer the question "What is worst, ecstasy or alcohol?"

 
Skin - defend and protect
Skin - defend and protect

Duration: 03:08

How your skin acts to keep invaders out and water in, taken from the series Inside the Human Body.

 
Sterilisation in the operating theatre - historical (pt 1/2)
Sterilisation in the operating theatre - historical (pt 1/2)

Duration: 03:22

An historical role play showing what an operating theatre was like 150 years ago, with no cleanliness or sterilisation.

 
Sterilisation in the operating theatre - modern (pt 2/2)
Sterilisation in the operating theatre - modern (pt 2/2)

Duration: 01:57

An investigation into the sterilisation procedures used in a modern operating theatre.

 
Teenage alcoholism
Teenage alcoholism

Duration: 01:24

After noticing her daughter's rapid decline into alcoholism, a mother has put up posters of her 16-year-old daughter in off-licences asking people not to buy alcohol for her.

 
The role of protein
The role of protein

Duration: 01:52

An explanation of the role of protein in a balanced diet, explaining which food contain it and what it is used for.

 
What are vaccines and how quickly can they be made?
What are vaccines and how quickly can they be made?

Duration: 01:04

What are vaccines? A scientist discusses how they work and explains how long they take to make.

 
What is a healthy diet?
What is a healthy diet?

Duration: 02:34

What constitutes a healthy, balanced diet? How an active crew on a round-the-world yacht race manage to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

 
White blood cells
White blood cells

Duration: 01:09

Our white blood cells help our immune system by engulfing foreign cells.

 
Windpipe transplant breakthrough
Windpipe transplant breakthrough

Duration: 01:28

Surgeons in Spain have carried out the world's first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant - using a windpipe made with the patient's own stem cells.

 
Woman gets windpipe transplant
Woman gets windpipe transplant

Duration: 02:23

Scientists have carried out the world's first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant made with a patient's own stem cells.

 

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