Dr Mark Porter sorts out the good from the bad in terms of health advice online. Read more
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.
Dr Mark Porter reports on treatment for back problems, including his own.
Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest findings about the experience of physical pain.
Dr Mark Porter investigates what harm we can do to ourselves in the garden.
Dr Mark Porter investigates the latest treatments for problems in the urinary tract.
Dr Mark Porter investigates aneurysms, swellings in blood vessels anywhere in the body.
Dr Mark Porter talks to a patient and her surgeon about controversial weight loss surgery.
Dr Mark Porter visits the Royal Victoria Infirmary Poisons Unit in Newcastle.
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 looks at common problems of hair, from greying to dandruff and baldness.
Health Checks for the over 40s
Dr Mark Porter leads a debate on health checks for the over 40s.
Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr Mark Porter explores a pilot scheme in Yeovil to treat colo-rectal cancer.
Dr Mark Porter looks at problems that occur with abnormal activity of the thyroid gland.
Dr Mark Porter looks at knee injuries and how to treat them.
Sun and Skin
Dr Mark Porter weighs up the benefits of sunshine against the harm it can do to our skin.
Dr Mark Porter looks at current medical applications of radiology.