Interviews about Medicine

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

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

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

10 February 2008

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

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,...

06 January 2008

One of the most common addictions on Earth is the addiction to cigarettes, so tobacco and nicotine addiction. A very...

06 January 2008

Each term Cambridge University’s Rising Stars project helps young researchers to tell the world about their work. We...

06 January 2008

Professor Barry Everitt tells us about the basis of addiction - What happens in the brain to get people hooked?

06 January 2008

It’s that time of the year when everyone is thinking, ‘how many inches extra, feet, pounds, stone have I gained over...

06 January 2008

How does addiction change the brain? Professor Julie Kauer has found that the changes involved in becoming addicted...

16 December 2007

Are Christmas cracker jokes really funny? What does your choice of Christmas card say about you? We've got...

16 December 2007

Which way of cooking do you think will have the best outcome for the healthiness of your sprouts? We sent out Ben to...

09 December 2007

In the East of England recently we’ve had a big outbreak of a problem caused by Norovirus, a virus that causes vomiting...

02 December 2007

We've heard about the effect of Alzheimer's on memory, but what actually is memory? How does our brain create...

02 December 2007

How does having Alzheimer's disease change the structure of the brain? Not much, actually. According to Peter...

02 December 2007

Earworms - the annoying tunes that worm their way into your head, and just wont get out! Meera spoke to Daniel Levitin...

02 December 2007

Alzheimer's disease affects 1 person in 5 over the age of 80, and can have devastating effect on the families of...

18 November 2007

We talk to Kevin Fong who is a space physiologist about the problems associated with actually living in space.

28 October 2007

For Kitchen Science, Ben found out how to clone at home!

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Roger Pedersen, of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Cambridge University, about...