Dr Mark Porter looks at common problems of hair, from greying to dandruff and baldness. Read more
Dr Mark Porter looks at common problems of hair, from greying to dandruff and baldness.
Dr Mark Porter is joined by Dr Anne Szarewski to discuss the HPV family of viruses.
Dr Mark Porter investigates the medical and psychological aspects of abortion.
Dr Mark Porter investigates the relationship between smell and taste.
Dr Mark Porter studies the latest guidelines on antibiotic prescriptions for ear ache.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Dr Mark Porter explores the science behind the dramatic cut in the number of cot deaths.
Dr Mark Porter finds out about how to avoid and treat diseases caused by insects.
Dr Mark Porter examines the diagnosis and treatment of appendicitis.
Dr Mark Porter examines emergency procedures for heart attacks.
Dr Mark Porter reports on the ovary: from fertility to screening trials for ovarian cancer
Dr Mark Porter joins ambulance crews as they go out to calls.
Dr Mark Porter explores men's health in the workplace.
Dr Mark Porter reports on food intolerance.
Dr Mark Porter visits Glasgow where doctors have pioneered a new treatment for strokes.
Dr Mark Porter examines the outbreak of swine flu.
Dr Mark Porter discusses the causes and treatments for cerebral palsy.
Dr Mark Porter explores the latest treatments for breast problems.
Dr Mark Porter investigates the past and future of surgery.
Dr Mark Porter explores how to improve communication between medics and patients.
Dr Mark Porter explores the diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's oesophagus.
Dr Mark Porter visits the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology in Nottingham.
Lens of the Eye
Dr Mark Porter investigates the latest treatments for problems with the lens of the eye.
Dr Mark Porter on how blood clots kill thousands of hospital patients in England each year
Dr Mark Porter visits a fertility clinic to learn about the latest developments in IVF.
Dr Mark Porter traces the rise of the use of ultrasound in medicine.
Dr Mark Porter on how best to help people rebuild their lives after a head injury.
Childrens' Health At School
Dr Mark Porter on children's health at school.
Dr Mark Porter sorts out the good from the bad in terms of health advice online.
Dr Mark Porter on the teenagers who are helping researchers to track childhood obesity.
Dr Mark Porter on the treatment of tuberculosis in Leeds.
Dr Mark Porter visits Selly Oak Hospital, treating the soldiers injured in Afghanistan.
Mark Porter reports on when and how aspirin can prevent diseases.
Dr Mark Porter visits Sheffield to hear about the latest treatments for osteoporosis.
Dr Mark Porter meets patients on the Active Back Programme in Stanmore, North London.
Dr Mark Porter on the latest treatments for lung cancer.
Mark Porter explores how women can now choose where to give birth: in hospital or at home.
Dr Mark Porter on the parasites that can invade our bodies.
Dr Mark Porter looks at what we do and don't know about the dangers of recreational drugs.
Diabetes is the cause of 100 foot amputations every week - but treatments are improving.
Dr Mark Porter examines evidence of links between vitamin D deficiency and some cancers.
Iron Deficient Anaemia
Dr Mark Porter reports from Birmingham on new treatments for iron deficient anaemia.
Dr Mark Porter visits the Trauma Centre at the Royal London Hospital.
How much water should we drink?
Dr Mark Porter finds out how much water we should drink for optimum health.
Dr Mark Porter visits a GP surgery to discuss the impact of the government's NHS changes.
Mark Porter reports on how telemedicine is transforming patients' lives.
Dr Mark Porter examines the causes and treatment of gallstones and their surgical removal.
Dr Mark Porter investigates constipation, a common complaint that is often hidden.
Many surgical procedures can now be done under regional anaesthesia. Mark Porter reports.
Dr Mark Porter investigates balance disorders.
Mark Porter finds out how to improve patient safety in hospitals and the community.
Dr Mark Porter investigates biomechanics and sports injuries at the University of Bath.
Good Fats and Bad Fats
Dr Mark Porter investigates how the good and bad fats we eat can impact on our health.
Consent for Blood Transfusion
Mark Porter explores ways to improve the way that blood is used in transfusions.
A Night in ER
A festive look behind the scenes at Southampton's 21st century Emergency Department.
Dr Mark Porter on the 'hidden' epidemic of hepatitis C and the latest treatments for it.
Dr Mark Porter looks at a new test for the eye disease glaucoma.
End of Life
Dr Mark Porter looks at the options available for care at the end of life.
Dr Mark Porter looks at the latest developments in radiotherapy for cancer.
Dr Mark Porter talks to doctors and patients about diseases of the pancreas.
Dr Mark Porter looks at treatments for epilepsy.
Dr Mark Porter investigates health issues of the day.
Dr Mark Porter on faecal transplants, and the balance of good and bad bugs in our guts.