Pregabalin and gabapentin misuse; natural birth after caesarean; adrenaline auto-injectors
Pollution kills 29,000 people a year in the UK but where does the statistic come from?
Dr Mark Porter on the anxiety being caused by proposed reforms to the Cancer Drugs Fund.
Are league tables listing surgical outcomes the best way to assess a surgeon?
Aspirin and heart attacks, vertigo, carpal tunnel sydrome and osteoporosis treatment.
The latest advice on statins, menopause and depression, and the meningitis B vaccine.
The Off-patent Drugs Bill to prevent people missing out on life-saving treatments.
Does using an asthma inhaler give athletes a performance advantage in their sport?
What is the evidence that taxing sugary drinks will help tackle obesity?
Dr Mark Porter discusses new UK guidelines on diabetes in pregnancy.
Demistifying perplexing health issues, including which thermometers parents should use.
What happens to seven-day opening at GP surgeries when the money runs out?
Cervical screening in older women and concerns about a hepatitis E outbreak in Nepal.
Dr Mark Porter examines the new drug to treat low sex drive in women.
Listener feedback; numbers of hospital beds decline as admissions go up; frailty diagnosis
Mark Porter visits a laboratory to find out how gut bacteria could be influencing weight.
Sex education, cosmetic surgery trends, removing gallstones and cigarette packaging.
Research into saturated fats, checking moles and success for egg freezing and pregnancy.
New drug-driving laws include some medications, end of life care and smart drugs.
Can running too much be bad for you? Plus a psychological approach to weight loss.
Low NHS staff morale, flying when pregnant, sugary drinks and menarche, FGM.
Diagnosing Cancer, personalised medicine based on genes and do headphones damage hearing?
Increased risk of dementia from common drugs; and is going gluten free good for you?
Dr Mark Porter on mutant flu, weight-loss surgery, six packs and 'dry January'.
Treating alcohol dependence with a pill, predicting heart attack risk and dental visits.
Should fruit juice be dropped from 5-a-day? A&E in winter; Mark visits a busy pain clinic.
Do financial incentives for GPs work? Are walk-in CT scans a good idea?
Dr Mark Porter asks how much we know about patient safety in private hospitals.
Dr Mark Porter reports on ankle arthritis, and when you should keep your child off school.
Dr Mark Porter explores Ebola and how predictions of its spread are made.