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How the NHS Changed Our World

Series 1

Royal Papworth Hospital

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Dr Giles Yeo discovers how doctors and patients at Royal Papworth hospital achieved the first successful heart transplant in the UK. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Michael Mosley runs an experiment to find out which foods are best for providing the essential but neglected nutrient iodine, and Giles Yeo discovers why stress can make you fat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley finds out whether singing can boost feel-good chemicals in the brain, and Dr Zoe Williams discovers why music could help people with dementia. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley and Zoe Williams test whether 'exercise snacking' - short bursts of exercise integrated into daily life - can be as good for your health as one long workout. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley finds out whether a glass of wine can protect your blood vessels from the harmful effects of junk food. Giles Yeo sets out to test home breathalyser kits. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series giving answers to health questions. Michael Mosley finds out if eating carbs in the evening is bad for you, while psychiatrist Alain Gregoire reveals how to recognise PTSD. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley and the doctors investigate what giving up alcohol for a month really does to your health, whether massage is worth the money, and whether medical cannabis is safe. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley and the doctors investigate whether t'ai chi is as good as a workout, what we can do about heartburn, and the new technology that is transforming brain surgery. Show more

Horizon

2017

Clean Eating - The Dirty Truth

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dr Giles Yeo investigates the latest diet craze and social media sensation - clean eating. Giles cooks with Ella Mills and sifts through the claims of the Hemsley sisters. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Mental Health Special

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team investigate the best way to beat stress, how sleep affects mental health and why laughing can be as good as exercise for improving mood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The team see whether coconut oil can cut cholesterol, discover how much fruit is too much and investigate a sleep disorder that causes up to 40,000 road accidents a year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The team find out why fizzy drinks make you eat more, whether caffeine boosts your physical performance, what men can do about baldness and hear the psychiatrist's guide to OCD. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Which types of exercise give you the strongest bones, and how to stay healthy if your body clock is out of sync with your work day. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Can beetroot and leafy greens give your body and brain a boost? Plus a look at the new generation flu vaccine and advice on which health apps for your phone can be trusted. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 8

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Michael Mosley and the team explore how learning a new language can stave off dementia, whether going vegan makes you healthier, and how to protect your teeth from a hidden danger. Show more

Horizon

2016

Episode 11: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Dr Giles Yeo investigates obesity in the UK. Many people believe that if people could just eat less, the obesity problem would be solved, but this may be harder than it sounds. Show more

Horizon

2017

Ten Things You Need to Know about the Future

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 10 months

Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to provide an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. With some expert help, she investigates questions we want answered about the future. Show more

Horizon

2018

Episode 11: Vitamin Pills: Miracle or Myth?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 11 months

Documentary. Digging deeper than the eye-catching words on the packaging, Dr Giles Yeo investigates who really needs a supplement by putting our diets to the test. Show more

Start the Week

Genes: Our medical inheritance

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion show. Andrew Marr on medicine and genomes with Siddhartha Mukherjee, Emily Mayhew, Giles Yeo and Aarathi Prasad. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Mayhew
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Yeo
Interviewed Guest:
Aarathi Prasad
Producer:
Katy Hickman