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The Power of the Dog

This week James Gallagher finds out if the Power of the Dog is true. No not the movie, but the...

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Long Covid revisited

It’s a long Covid reunion on Inside Health. We first met Jo, Neil and John in February 2021...

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Multiple sclerosis and the Epstein Barr virus

We get to the bottom of a medical mystery – what causes multiple sclerosis? A series of...

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Cervical screening, blood donation & measles

How often do we need a smear test? It’s become controversial now as a new test means women...

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Rapid genome sequencing in the clinic

James meets a record breaking doctor who is analysing DNA so quickly it is transforming treatment...

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Can I take HRT forever & hydration myths

Can you take hormone replacement therapy - HRT - for forever? Three women talk about their...

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Pig organs for transplant patients

Can “one helluva pig” be the solution to a worldwide shortage of organ donors. People...

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Covid boosters, Vaccine hesitancy in pregnancy, Group B strep

Will we need boosters forever? It’s the question you wanted us to tackle so we’re...

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New therapies for sickle cell disease

Jimi Olaghere feels like he’s been reborn after a pioneering new treatment for sickle cell...

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Could switching your asthma inhaler be better for your health and the planet? Plus covid antivirals

Are you one of the five million people with asthma in the UK? If so, could you be on a different...

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Omicron

Is an Omicron infection inevitable? Which drugs still work? Is this the last hurrah of the...

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New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year. I hope you’re sticking to your New Year’s resolutions! Our resident...

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Prediabetes, Experiments in zero gravity

Beat pre-diabetes and get your love life back? We hear from two people who are trying to avoid...

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PPE waste and blood test tube shortage

Flying London to New York and back. 244 times every day. For half a year. That’s the size...

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Gene Silencing Treatments

The future is here. Gene silencing medicines - which can fine tune how our DNA works - have held...

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Covid vaccines: their legacy & vaccinating teens

The pandemic has strapped rocket boosters onto vaccine science. So where is it taking us next?...

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The Nobel Prize for Medicine, new plans to add nutrients to foods

Anyone need a hug? I’m taking a look at this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine. It...

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Ultra-processed vegetarian & vegan foods

We’re going meat-free for this podcast! The supermarket shelves are heaving with faux...

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The vulva & your GP medical records

Do you know your mons pubis from your labia majora? Few of us can identify the parts of the vulva...

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Long covid in children & treating normal blood pressure

My blood pressure is perfectly normal, but could I benefit from medication to lower it even...

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