The story of Louis Pasteur's development of the anti-rabies vaccine in 1885.
The Disease is its Own Preventative
Stopping the Rot
History series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine. 20: Stopping the Rot:.
Culturing the germ theory
How a country doctor from Prussia traced the life cycle of an anthrax bacteria cell.
When bubonic plague broke out in Hong Kong in 1894, European rivalry continued.
The ministry of healing
Needing to consult laboratory workers was seen as a threat to physicians' authority.
Flinging the tropics open to civilisation
What role did European medicine play in spreading European culture across the Empire?
The influence of Florence Nightingale and the sanitarians.
You Are What You Eat
How medics discovered that the absence of a vitamin could be the cause of a disease.
It Looks Like a Miracle
The first antibiotic, penicillin, appeared to be a miracle medicine.
Free at the Point of Need
The National Health Service was set up in 1948 to provide free healthcare for everyone.
Andrew traces the impact of the great polio epidemics and the ethical dilemmas they posed.
In 1967, Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant operation.
Exam Results BBC Bitesize Special
Cel, Katie, Dr Radha and Mr Burton are here to help with all things exam results.
Motor Neurone Disease Research in Wales
Alice Roberts looks at how scientists in Wales are at the centre of healthcare research.
A weekly look at what gets Wiltshire moving with Sue Kinnear and Kelly Morgan.
Are men allowed to find fatherhood difficult?
5 Live's Nihal Arthanayake speaks to dads about their mental health.
A tale of recovery from a former footballer
Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle on his struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts