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Printer ink - the most expensive liquid?

Our expert panel  - Giles Yeo, Clare Bryant, James Rudd and Fran Chadha-Day - take on some fiendish quiz questions... Chris - So James and Fran, you are going to be team one, and Clare and ...

Putting toothpaste on a toothbrush.

Preventing heart attacks with toothpaste

... ingredient found in toothpaste - Cambridge's James Rudd has developed a technique to screen arteries for these ... 'hardened hotspots,' as he explained to Kat Arney... James - So, we know from studies over the last 20 or 30 years ...

How does an ECG work?

... and went along to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge... James - I'm James Rudd. I'm a consultant cardiologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital ...

A pig

Why give humans pig hearts?

Cardiologist James Rudd answers... James - Well, it's really all down to the fact that pig ... would actually take the native valve from the pig heart? James-Indeed, native valve comes out of the pig heart. It's ...

A cartoon of a broken heart

Deadly broken hearts

Cambridge cardiologist James Rudd took on this question... James - It is possible, but it's very rare thankfully. There ...

Suturing a patient's finger

Could superglue be used to suture patients?

... put Luke's question to Cambridge University cardiologist, James Rudd... James - It’s a good question Luke and the answer is yes. In ...

Naked Scientists QnA Panel

Our panel of experts

Chris Smith got chatting to this month's guests:  James Rudd, Francesca Chadha-Day, Clare Bryant, and Giles Yeo. ... works, send your thoughts in for Fran. Also with us is James Rudd. Now, we haven't had James on for a little while, ...

Angry woman

Does being angry increase your risk of a heart attack?

... put Linda's question to Cambridge University cardiologist, James Rudd... James - There has been some recent research actually. There ...

What was the cause of death?

What was the cause of death?

... disseminated lung cancer and also diabetes. Chris - So James -  now you know the verdict, what do you think. James - Well, I think I'm not surprised by the verdict. We've ... with his other conditions. Dr Hugo Ford, Dr James Rudd, Dr Helen Simpson, Dr Prina Ruparelia and Dr Alison ...

Pots of cooked food

How can I reduce the risk of heart disease?

Chris Smith put this to University of Cambridge's James Rudd... James - So again, it’s a really good question and very ...

A Heart

The cutting edge: dissecting the heart

... having hardened arteries? Alison - Exactly. Chris - James - it really was striking how hard those arteries were. ... Why should arterial disease end up with calcium like that? James - One of the ways that the body tries to heal this ... they present for medical attention. Dr Hugo Ford, Dr James Rudd, Dr Helen Simpson, Dr Prina Ruparelia and Dr Alison ...

Logo of a human heart

Keeping hearts alive outside the body

Cardiologist James Rudd takes this question... James - Yes, it's a very good question, Chris. And I should ... while beforehand, it enables it to regenerate a bit. James - Yeah. I think that's very similar to the way that ...

Man giving blood

Does giving blood make you lose weight?

... put John's question to Cambridge University cardiologist, James Rudd... James - Well it’s a great question. Thank you very much ...

Opening up the abdomen

... the acute cause of death yet. Now Alison did talk though, James, about high blood pressure. Why is that a problem? James - So, in a similar way to diabetes, the presence of ... focus for an infection to develop. Dr Hugo Ford, Dr James Rudd, Dr Helen Simpson, Dr Prina Ruparelia and Dr Alison ...

Autopsy

Looking for external clues

... the studio to unpick some of these external clues are: Dr James Rudd, he's a cardiologist at Addenbrooke's hospital and a ... than the general population without diabetes. Chris - James - Helen has mentioned that diabetic patients are at ...

Surgery taking place in an operating theatre

How long can someone survive with no blood flow?

Chris Smith put Thomas' question to Cambridge University's James Rudd... James - During heart surgery it’s important for the heart ...

Yellow bruise on leg

Does it help to rub a bruise?

... Margaret's question to Cambridge University cardiologist, James Rudd... James - So a bruise is I think what’s being referred to ...

A moon rising over a cityscape

Are more crimes committed during a full moon?

... with Stuart Higgins, Maud Borensztein, Kyle Treiber and James Rudd. Does being angry increase your risk of a heart attack? ...

CUPCAKES

Why do I Stress Eat?

... Bryant, physicist Francesca Chadha-Day, and cardiologist James Rudd. Is fat worse than sugar? Can you die of a broken heart? ...

The rhythm of the heart

... Origally from the show Keeping Your Heart Healthy . James Rudd, Addenbrooke's Hospital Chris gets his ticker checked ...

A human heart and lungs

The lungs go under the knife

... lower down in the body or in the lungs. Dr Hugo Ford, Dr James Rudd, Dr Helen Simpson, Dr Prina Ruparelia and Dr Alison ...

GFP-expressing nerve cells in the mouse cerebral cortex

Peering into the brain

... and how you might wish to treat it. Dr Hugo Ford, Dr James Rudd, Dr Helen Simpson, Dr Prina Ruparelia and Dr Alison ...