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Ageing: Adapting to Retirement
Ageing: Adapting to Retirement

Duration: 03:26

Jenny has recently retired from teaching and is finding the adaptation to her new lifestyle difficult.

 
How Different Fats Affect Blood Cholesterol Levels
How Different Fats Affect Blood Cholesterol Levels

Duration: 04:48

Explanation of saturated, unsaturated and Omega 3 fats and how they affect health.

 
Life Expectancy
Life Expectancy

Duration: 04:56

Studies show that where you live can affect your life expectancy.

 
Rates of Diabetes Soar in the UK
Rates of Diabetes Soar in the UK

Duration: 02:24

The UK saw a 74 percent rise in diabetes cases around the start of this decade. Medical experts have warned that it is linked to growing obesity rates.

 
Should Children be Banned From Watching TV?
Should Children be Banned From Watching TV?

An exploration of the effects of removing the TV from the family home.

 
The Effect of High Sugar Intake on Blood Sugar Levels
The Effect of High Sugar Intake on Blood Sugar Levels

Duration: 04:57

Dr Alice Roberts explains how high levels of glucose in the blood are controlled by the kidneys and pancreas. She describes the symptoms of diabetes.

 
The Effects of Alcohol on Blood Vessels
The Effects of Alcohol on Blood Vessels

Duration: 03:15

Dr Alice Roberts visits a cardiologist and they use a pulse wave monitor to show how alcohol affects the arteries.

 
The Effects of Stress on High Blood Pressure
The Effects of Stress on High Blood Pressure

Duration: 03:25

A description of the measurement of blood pressure and the use of a pulse monitor.

 

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