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Angela Rippon and Kevin Duala go in search of the facts about good health. Kevin explores two very vocal sides of the argument over the safety of statins.

Kevin Duala explores two very vocal sides of the argument over the safety of statins, the most widely prescribed drug in the country. With one side saying they save lives and another saying the side effects mean they aren't worth taking, it can leave anyone faced with the choice of whether to take them confused about what to do.

After headlines claiming a third of people diagnosed with asthma might not actually have the condition, asthma sufferer Angela gets retested for the first time in 50 years, explores the impact of being wrongly diagnosed and asks whether we are on the cusp of an explosion in new asthma cases.

Steve Brown goes in search of the best way to stretch our brains to help fend off dementia, after contradictory headlines can't seem to decide whether brain training games work or are a waste of time.

44 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 Apr 2017 09:15

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    Keith Mansfield

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Role Contributor
Presenter Angela Rippon
Presenter Kevin Duala
Reporter Steve Brown
Executive Producer Claire Hughes
Series Producer Chris Walker