Trust Me I'm A Doctor
Confirmed for BBC Two on 17 October at 8.00pm to 9.00pm
Thursday 17 October
Are those constant adverts for private health checks worth listening to? Surgeon Gabriel Weston meets the experts to see if more of us should be signing up to these services. Also in this programme, Gabriel witnesses an extraordinary surgery in which a mother donates her womb to her daughter, who was born without one: an operation that if successful could become the most common transplant procedure in the world.
Chris finds out if vitamin supplements are key to a healthy lifestyle or just a big con, using an experiment involving a supplement pill and 24 hours' worth of urine.
A&E doctor Saleyha Ahsan continues her mission to give us all the skills to save a person's life. In this programme, she shows how to deal with that nightmare scenario of somebody choking in front of you, and how we could all save somebody’s life by following a few simple steps.
Michael Mosley once again interrogates the experts: this time on the subject of statins. These cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, but at what risk?
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