Interviews about Medicine

Interviews about medicine, physiology, pathology, bacteria and viruses, pharmacology, food, hormones, neuroscience and psychology...

18 May 2008

Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria - some of them cause bad breath, or could lead to infections elsewhere in...

18 May 2008

Good bacteria help us with our digestion, and maybe even help to prevent infection. They could also protect us from...

18 May 2008

We've heard about 'good bacteria' but what role do they really play in our intestines

11 May 2008

Are mosquitoes attracted to some people more than others? We find out by exposing ourselves to a box of biting mozzies...

11 May 2008

Why do mosquitoes find people so attractive? What can we learn from those that never seem to get bitten?

11 May 2008

How can we use a plants natural defence chemicals to ward off pests, such as insects and weeds?

11 May 2008

The link between plants, pathogens, diseases and remedies...

30 March 2008

TB has been virtually eradicated from the UK and a whole generation have had hardly any contact from it so it’s easy...

30 March 2008

If you had the choice between a guaranteed reward or taking a risk, what would you go for? Most people will choose the...

30 March 2008

Could satellite images of the surface of the sea tell us when and where to expect deadly outbreaks of Cholera?

16 March 2008

As part of Science Saturday at the Science festival, we sent Meera Senthilingam off to roam around the hands-on...

25 February 2008

The human voice is a versatile tool, and changes dramatically throughout life. David Howard studies the voice...

25 February 2008

How does your brain respond to music? Meera spoke to Professor Daniel Levitin...

17 February 2008

Organ Rejection is a big problem, overcome by immuno-suppressant drugs. But these drugs are quite toxic and leaves...

17 February 2008

A few weeks ago, we reported on the breakthrough where scientists in America had been able to build a beating heart in...

10 February 2008

Could we generate electricity from the energy we waste while walking? Professor Max Donelan has developed a way to...

10 February 2008

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for men in the UK, and now researchers at the Institute of Cancer...

03 February 2008

Could something in your diet affect your emotions? Rising Star Caroline Stokes explains how you could eat your way out...

27 January 2008

We find out about a revolutionary new way to diagnose our winter bugs in two hours rather than two weeks. It’s going to...

27 January 2008

We’ve already heard about how flu actually causes disease, how it invades us, how it hijacks our cells and makes us...

27 January 2008

We suss out the facts of flu with Cambridge university researcher Ed Hutchinson...

20 January 2008

Do ants look tasty to you? These ones might do! Dr Steve Yanoviak and his team have found a species of ant which,...