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Science documentary series tackling everyday issues that affect us all. Each episode features different presenters and experts in their fields.
Michael Mosley and Mehreen Baig look at non-invasive procedures for the body, including fat freezing, fat heating and the growing use of anabolic steroids for body enhancement.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the health market has exploded with products promising to boost, support or supercharge our natural defences and protect you from infectious bacteria and viruses. This programme offers a guide to strengthening the immune system during cold and flu season, and examines some of the so-called `miracle" products, superfoods and supplements that claim to help.
With millions of people swapping the gym for the living room during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mehreen Baig delves into the latest science to find the best way to get fit at home. She uncovers exciting new research testing the theory that just one minute of strength training per week on each main muscle group might reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease, and also looks at the impact wearable fitness tech actually has on our willpower to stick to an exercise plan. Later, she investigates whether popular supplements like pre-trainers and protein shakes really work.
Over the past 12 months, a team from Imperial College London, in collaboration with the BBC, have surveyed the mental health of over 350,000 people across the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, clinical psychologist Professor Tanya Byron joins former England footballer Alex Scott to discover how the latest science can help us gain greater control over our state of mind and improve mental health and wellbeing.
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