Health Check

Health Check

The BBC World Service's weekly round up of global health stories and topical issues in medicine.

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  • Drug resistant malaria; drama therapy; rabies

    Wed, 22 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    26 days remaining

    Artemisinin resistant malaria in Africa, Madness Hotel perform Shakespeare in Rio, global impact of rabies

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  • Einstein’s brain; rare diseases; face masks

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

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    Einstein’s brain; parents leading research into their children’s rare diseases; face masks against infection

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  • Concussion

    Wed, 8 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Science comes head to head with sport as evidence grows about the vulnerability of our brains to the blows, knocks and shocks of our favourite games. Claudia Hammond investigates.

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  • Online breast milk; De-addition clinic India; Sex by Numbers

    Wed, 1 Apr 15

    Duration:
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    Buying breast milk online; India’s first internet de-addiction clinic; The statistics behind sex.

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