Interviews about Medicine

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

20 December 2009

Ian McKay discusses the differences between the bone in our limbs and our skull...

20 December 2009

Dr John Brackenbury gets out his scalpel to reveal what the inner anatomical workings of a cooked chicken...

13 December 2009

Where do new pandemic strains of influenza come from? Canberra-based virologist Adrian Gibbs wonders whether swine flu...

13 December 2009

How are 'flu vaccines prepared, how long does it take and how is the technology evolving?

13 December 2009

Nigel Dimmock discusses a new anti-influenza strategy - a virus that protects you from infection...

06 December 2009

Henrik Øren discusses a potential new drug to stop Hepatitis C in its tracks...

06 December 2009

Joe Grove discusses the sneaky ways the Hepatitis C virus evades our immune system...

06 December 2009

Meera Senthilingam investigates how safe the blood we receive in transfusions really is...

06 December 2009

Graeme Alexander explains the effects of Hepatitis C on the body adn the current methods of treatment against the virus...

22 November 2009

Jan Arthur discusses how her team find new viruses by analysing faecal samples...

22 November 2009

We find out about one of the world's few degrees where drinking and making wine are the main things on the agenda...

22 November 2009

We discover the health benefits of cereals rich in polysaccharides...

08 November 2009

Measuring changes in body temperature can give you vital hints as to when to conceive. We find out about a new...

08 November 2009

We talk to Julian Norman-Taylor about In Vitro Fertilization, what it is, and when it can be used.

08 November 2009

We look at some refinements to IVF, controlling the environment of the embryos more carefully.

25 October 2009

This week's Kitchen Science requires no equipment - just you, your brain and your arms!

25 October 2009

Ed Wild explores how understanding our bodies immune response to huntington's disease could help develop a...

25 October 2009

David Wraith explains how we may be able to damp down Multiple Sclerosis by de-sensitizing our immune system...

25 October 2009

Professor Julie Williams and her team at Cardiff University recently discovered a pair of genes that seem to be linked...

18 October 2009

Laura Soul investigates the effects of reaching high altitudes with Andrew Murray...

04 October 2009

Our own Kat Arney reports from the National Cancer Research Institute Annual Conference in Birmingham...

04 October 2009

Proton therapy - a type of radiotherapy using beams of charged ions to target tumours, could avoid some of the...

04 October 2009

Stem cells are known for their ability to regenerate and differentiate to form lots of the cells in our bodies. But as...

04 October 2009

Breast cancer is still the most common cancer in the UK and it affects around 45,000 women and around 300 men every...