Interviews about Medicine

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

16 June 2020

Could members of the camel family help scientists find a Covid-19 treatment?

15 June 2020

Kefir is a fermented milk drink with a range of supposed health benefits. Which are PR and which are true?

15 June 2020

Some of the templates used for coronavirus tests no longer match sequences of the virus itself...

08 June 2020

A key study covered in last week’s show has been retracted by the authors, who couldn't verify the data...

08 June 2020

It's best to go shopping when the stores are quietest. We test out an app that helps you find out...

08 June 2020

An in-depth review of the science so far suggests physical distancing, facemasks, and eye protection help...

02 June 2020

Why is it so hard to make a coronavirus vaccine?

02 June 2020

How do you distribute vaccines to a global population?

02 June 2020

Why are there so many vaccine projects at once?

02 June 2020

What's lurking inside cancer cells?

02 June 2020

What role might genes play in COVID-19?

02 June 2020

World Health Organisation has suspended clinical trials for hydroxychloroquine

02 June 2020

What chemical fingerprints does COVID-19 leave in the bloodstream?

01 June 2020

Combining treatments to increase sensitivity to anti-fungal drugs

01 June 2020

Some asymptomatic hospital staff are carrying coronavirus...

26 May 2020

Could teenagers' mental wellbeing impact how well they adhere to social distancing guidelines?

26 May 2020

Why are virtual conversations so much more tiring than face to face ones?

26 May 2020

Mental health researcher Olivia Remes shares her tips for keeping mentally well during lockdown...

26 May 2020

Do we know how digitally excluded people are coping with the stress of lockdown?

26 May 2020

Could a simple ‘sniff test’ predict recovery of severely brain-injured patients?

26 May 2020

How does coronavirus affect children?

26 May 2020

What's it like to see your doctor over webcam, rather than waiting room?

26 May 2020

Anosmia has recently been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms to self-isolate with...

18 May 2020

Preprint servers let scientists communicate and collaborate - but are they bypassing peer review?