Interviews about Medicine

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

08 November 2009

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

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

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

25 October 2009

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

25 October 2009

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

18 October 2009

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

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

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

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...

04 October 2009

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

13 September 2009

Is it possible to fix a broken heart with stem cells?

06 September 2009

How many licks does it take to eat a lollipop? How many ants would you need to carry a person? Aaron Santos' new...

10 August 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1897, Felix Hoffman first synthesise a stable form of acetylsalicylic acid for...

09 August 2009

And now for the first chapter in a new series we're introducing on the show over the summer called Chemistry in...

19 July 2009

Pregnant women are advised to eat well, to lay off the booze, not to smoke and to take it easy and put their feet up....

19 July 2009

Many people manage to get pregnant doing it nature’s way. But some people need a little bit of medical help and that’s...

19 July 2009

We've now heard how you can test embryos for vital clues as to which ones are probably the healthiest and...

12 July 2009

Information is constantly going into the brain, but how does it decide what to pay attention to and what to ignore? We...

12 July 2009

The brain's processing of visual input is complex, we find out how optical illusions and bees are helping us...

29 June 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1869, the birth of Hans Spemann, a German embryologist who won a Nobel Prize for...

21 June 2009

Biodynamic pest control on organic farms

15 June 2009

Dr Joe Grove explains why World Hepatitis Day is so important, as one in 12 people worldwide are living with the...

15 June 2009

Professor Jane McKeating takes us through the science of hepatitis, from it's discovery in the 1980s through to...

15 June 2009

At the end of World Hepatitis Day, Jules - a hepatitis C patient for over 20 years - regarded the researchers as the...