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Season 7 / Episode 4 and airs on 24 January 2018 20:30
Going behind the headlines to give you the definitive answers to your health questions. Can you be fat and fit? Could you improve your health by staying in bed longer? Should we all be taking an Aspirin pill to help us live longer? Michael Mosley is joined by a team of doctors who use their expertise to get to the bottom all those health claims.
Michael Mosley and the doctors set up experiments to get to the truth behind health claims and headlines. Dr Chris van Tulleken teams up with Nottingham University to see whether high intensity exercise is as good for us as is claimed, guest presenter Dr Zoe Williams gets a group of volunteers to help put some home fitness monitors to the test and Michael Mosley investigates whether acupuncture really does have a scientific basis. Meanwhile, surgeon Gabriel Weston travels to the former Soviet Union to see a technology devised behind the iron curtain which could solve the problem of antibiotic resistance in the West, and Dr Saleyha Ahsan outlines the new guidelines on concussion: how can we tell whether a bang on the head is serious enough to go to a doctor?
The truth behind health claims and headlines. This time, Michael Mosley reveals a new discovery that could help us all improve our eyesight and Dr Chris van Tulleken carries out an experiment with the University of Worcester to find out whether the fad for going gluten free can be good for us. Surgeon Gabriel Weston witnesses a breakthrough that could cure rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases and Dr Saleyha Ahsan investigates the signs and symptoms of depression - what should we all look out for?
The doctors investigate the truth behind more health claims and headlines.
Michael Mosley(Michael Mosley)
Dr. Chris van Tulleken(Dr. Chris van Tulleken)
Dr. Saleyha Ahsan(Dr. Saleyha Ahsan)
Gabriel Weston(Gabriel Weston)
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