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SECRETS OF THE MEDICINE CABINET
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Tuesday 21:00-21:30
Secrets of the Medicine Cabinet tells the colourful and surprising stories behind the discovery of some of our best known drugs and presents a layman's guide to how these medicines work. The search for new compounds to treat disease includes stories of tenacity, ingenuity and a large dose of luck. Each programme focusses on one medical condition.
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Tuesday 26 March 2002
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In the last of Edi Stark's series about the history of drugs, she discovers that there has been a revolution in drug therapy to treat and prevent Britain's biggest killer, heart disease.
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