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Inside Health

Anti-inflammatories and ovulation; Probiotics and Parkinson's; Blood interval and patient forums online

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why some pain killers can affect female fertility; the trial of a probiotic to help with symptoms of Parkinson's disease; blood donation frequency and online patient forums. Show more

Inside Health

Declining male fertility, Diagnosing urinary tract infections in the elderly, Guide to health websites

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Declining male fertility and evidence sperm counts have dropped over the last 40 years, diagnosing urinary tract infections in the elderly, and tips on health websites to trust. Show more

Inside Health

Whooping cough, maternal deaths, blushing, intestinal transit

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Why whooping cough is making a comeback. Plus a psychologist and a surgeon offer two radically different approaches for people who suffer from severe blushing. With Dr Mark Porter. Show more

Inside Health

Bats and Rabies; Hip Dysplasia in babies; Online health tips; Clinical Law

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Bats and rabies; hip dysplasia in babies and new research suggesting 100s of cases are being missed. Plus tips to finding reliable health information online and clinical law. Show more

Inside Health

Singing for breathlessness, Aneurysms, Sunscreens and Myasthenia gravis

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter explores singing to help breathlessness, exercising with an aneurysm, the evidence for sunscreens protecting against skin cancer, and myasthenia gravis Show more

Inside Health

Obesity and Cancer campaign; Intelligent liver function tests; Getting reliable information from websites

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The new Obesity and Cancer campaign that compares being overweight to smoking; intelligent liver function tests; and how to know which websites to trust for reliable information. Show more

Inside Health

Prescription Charges; Acute Kidney Injury; MMR vaccine; Meningitis in Students

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Prescription charges; Acute Kidney Injury; would making MMR mandatory improve uptake? Margaret McCartney examines the evidence. And protecting students against meningitis. Show more

Inside Health

Moving the goalposts in research, Involving parents in the care of premature babies, Feedback

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Fiddling figures in research - why it matters that outcomes aren't switched or goalposts moved; involving parents in the care of premature babies to improve recovery; and feedback. Show more

Inside Health

E-cigs, Prehabilitation before surgery, Hospital safety

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Why vaping divides public health experts; prehabilitation before cancer surgery and the benefits of preparing for an operation; and comparing hospitals to the aviation industry. Show more

Inside Health

Private hospitals, Hyperbaric medicine, Sick day rules to reduce kidney damage, Warfarin

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter explores patient safety in private hospitals, kits to self-monitor warfarin, high doses of oxygen to accelerate healing, and sick day rules to reduce kidney damage. Show more

Inside Health

Drug shortages, Eye drops for myopia, Is muscle more dense than fat? Sarcopenia

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter finds out why some common drugs are in short supply, how atropine may help children with myopia, if muscle is more dense than fat and about muscle loss in middle age Show more

Inside Health

Epipens & Autoinjectors; Meningitis B Bedside Test; Age Related Macular Degeneration

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Dr Mark Porter investigates the shortage of adrenaline auto injectors, epipens, to treat life-threatening anaphylaxis and the very public criticism of the devices by a UK coroner. Show more

Inside Health

Unproven IVF add-ons; Running injuries; DNA analysis on the NHS

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Warnings that expensive, unproven 'add-ons' are being offered by IVF clinics, and does rest help running injuries? Plus DNA analysis on the NHS to anyone prepared to pay. Show more