Health Shows

Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
9 Videos
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
7 Videos
BBC Future
Rutherford and Fry

Rutherford and Fry

Drs Rutherford and Fry are on hand to solve everyday mysteries sent into BBC Future.
2 Videos
BBC Future
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
1 Video
BBC Future

Health Videos

A Healthy Immune System Prevents The Flu

A Healthy Immune System Prevents The Flu

Keeping your immune system in good shape is a proven way to prevent catching the flu. Clip 1 Shutterstock, Clip 2 Shutterstock, Clip 3 Stringr, Clip 4 Stringr, Clip 5 Stringr, Clip 6 Stringr, Clip 7 Shutterstock, Clip 8 Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Weightlifting Helps You Live Longer

Weightlifting Helps You Live Longer

Recent studies show for those who are over 65, weightlifting can prolong life. Clip 1 Stringr, Clip 2 Stringr, Clip 3 Stringr, Clip 4 Shutterstock, Clip 5 Shutterstock, Clip 6 Stringr, Clip 7 Shutterstock, Clip 8 Stringr
Stringr
1min
Total Health Care Programme: In Andhra Pradesh's Aragonda Village

Total Health Care Programme: In Andhra Pradesh's Aragonda Village

The Apollo Foundation launched the total health programme in 2013 in Aragonda village with an objective to create a healthy and happy living environment through prevention and management of diseases. The Total Health initiative focuses on disease ...
NDTV
2mins
5 Things You Should Do To Live Longer

5 Things You Should Do To Live Longer

Compared to other countries, the U.S. has a fairly shorter life span. Experts say this can be changed if Americans were to commit to a healthier lifestyle.
Stringr
1min
How To Actually Be Happier In 2020

How To Actually Be Happier In 2020

Happiness is the ultimate goal for most people. Whether it comes from opening a business or choosing to eat pizza every day, how does one sustain happiness for the long term?
Stringr
1min
The Top 6 Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

The Top 6 Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

There may be a select few people on earth who actually enjoy eating vegetables, but with the rise of health and wellness in the past few years, vegetables and other superfoods are finally being consumed by more people. Here are the top 6.
Stringr
1min
What Is A Stroke? Symptoms And Risk Factors

What Is A Stroke? Symptoms And Risk Factors

A stroke happens when the blood flow to a part of the brain is cut off. Without oxygen in blood, brain cells start dying within minutes. To help prevent a stroke, Dr Sonia Lal Gupta, Neurologist at Metro Hospital, educates us on its causes and ris...
NDTV
3mins
The average temperature of humans has dropped

The average temperature of humans has dropped

98.6°F as has been the “average” human temperature for as long as we know it, however researchers say the set average temperature has dropped.
Stringr
1min
What Happens When You Cut Alcohol For 30 Days

What Happens When You Cut Alcohol For 30 Days

While the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men, here are the health benefits to cutting it out completely for 30 days.
Stringr
1min
Sneaky Ways Gyms Can Lock You Into A Contract

Sneaky Ways Gyms Can Lock You Into A Contract

Gyms can use strict contracts to keep you on the hook for the whole year, experts say reading the fine print may save you from getting locked in.
Stringr
1min
Ten-year-old boy dubbed 'human snake' because rare condition makes him shed skin every month

Ten-year-old boy dubbed 'human snake' because rare condition makes him shed skin every month

These shocking photos show a ten-year-old boy who has been dubbed the 'human snake' - because a rare skin condition causes him to SHED his skin every month. The youngster, known only as Jagannath, suffers from rare genetic skin condition lamellar...
SWNS
1min
Weight Loss Tricks That Work

Weight Loss Tricks That Work

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.
Stringr
1min
Weight Loss Tricks That Work_Clean

Weight Loss Tricks That Work_Clean

Losing weight is never easy but sticking to long term lifestyle changes can help shift the pounds.
Stringr
1min
Lifestyle Changes To Combat Early Onset Dementia

Lifestyle Changes To Combat Early Onset Dementia

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.
Stringr
1min
Lifestyle Changes To Combat Dementia_Clean

Lifestyle Changes To Combat Dementia_Clean

Lifestyle changes such as exercise and sleep have been linked to an improvement in the symptoms of early-onset dementia.
Stringr
1min
A.I. In The Operating Room

A.I. In The Operating Room

Doctors are using A.I. to help streamline and improve the process by which brain tumours are detected. Clip 1 Shutterstock, Clip 2 Getty/BBC Editorial, Clip 3 Shutterstock, Clip 4 Getty/BBC Editorial, Clip 5 Getty/AFP , Clip 6 Shutterstock, Clip...
Stringr
1min
How To Break Up With Vaping In 2020

How To Break Up With Vaping In 2020

Many people have made quitting vaping a goal for the new year. Here are steps people can take to quit e-cigs successfully and accomplish their New Years' resolution.
Stringr
1min
Is Your Health Data At Risk?

Is Your Health Data At Risk?

In 2019, Google revealed that it was working with one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S. to collect patient data on millions of Americans.
Stringr
1min
New Years Resolution Didn’t Stick? Try A Reset

New Years Resolution Didn’t Stick? Try A Reset

Experts say using Monday to reset your goals can get you back on track after a slip-up. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Gambling addiction - An expert's view

Gambling addiction - An expert's view

Social worker Gordon Emons helps gambling addicts. He tells In Good Shape how people can find a way out of their dependency.
Deutsche Welle
9mins
5 Health Trends You Need To Know About In 2020

5 Health Trends You Need To Know About In 2020

Nutritionist Jessica Sepel gathered together the five most popular health trends of 2020. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Social Media In The Last Decade

Social Media In The Last Decade

Social media dates back to the 1990s with sites like Myspace and LiveJournal. However, the big guys only emerged within the last decade.
Stringr
1min
7 Benefits Of “Dry January”

7 Benefits Of “Dry January”

Dry January is a time when people give up alcohol for the month after having a boozy holiday season. Here are some benefits.
Stringr
1min
Is The Keto Diet Sustainable?

Is The Keto Diet Sustainable?

Thousands of people have recently begun following a ketogenic diet, however is it sustainable? Clip1-Stringr Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Stringr Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Stringr
Stringr
1min
How To Reduce Cholesterol Levels

How To Reduce Cholesterol Levels

Total cholesterol levels less than 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) are considered desirable for adults. If they're higher, what should you do? Dr Sameer Gupta, Interventional Cardiologist, Metro Hospital & MP Heart Clinic, shares tips to redu...
NDTV
3mins
Are social media ads linked to the rise of eating disorders?

Are social media ads linked to the rise of eating disorders?

Experts in the UK are warning about the danger of weight-related content and the rise of serious incidents linked to eating disorders.
Euronews
3mins
Customers queue up at a dispensary in Chicago as marijuana is legalised

Customers queue up at a dispensary in Chicago as marijuana is legalised

Customers queue up at a dispensarie in Chicago, after marijuana was legalised in Illinois.
AFP
1min
What Is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

What Is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Peripheral artery disease is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. What are the causes and how can you treat it? Dr Sameer Gupta, Endovascular Interventionalist, New Delhi, tells us more about it.
NDTV
3mins
Health Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep In 2020

Health Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep In 2020

With the arrival of a new decade more people than ever feel they have a chance at a clean slate. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Naps May Actually Save Your Life

Naps May Actually Save Your Life

Scientists recently revealed that napping once or twice a week reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
6 Benefits Of Drinking Tea Everyday

6 Benefits Of Drinking Tea Everyday

Millions of Americans drink tea every day and the benefits are impressive. Here are the top 6. Clip1-Getty Images Clip2-Getty Images Clip3-Getty Images Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Getty Images Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
How 2010s Became The Decade Of Staying In

How 2010s Became The Decade Of Staying In

Staying in has become the new going out, eating takeout and drinking wine on the couch rather than going out to clubs has become the growing lifestyle trend.
Stringr
1min
Intermittent Fasting May Help You Live Longer

Intermittent Fasting May Help You Live Longer

New research shows that committing to intermittent fasting may help you live longer. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Getty Images Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Secrets of Germany's virus island revealed

Secrets of Germany's virus island revealed

There's an island in Germany with a laboratory full of viruses.
Euronews
2mins
How To Diagnose Vertigo

How To Diagnose Vertigo

Vertigo is the feeling that you or your environment is moving or spinning. There are several causes for it and the treatment depends on the cause. It is important to undergo the correct diagnosis to ascertain the cause. Dr Sonia Lal Gupta, Neurolo...
NDTV
2mins
An Alcohol Health Guide For The Holidays

An Alcohol Health Guide For The Holidays

While holidays are occasions for fun and celebration, and alcohol plays a significant role in the festivities, but sometimes it can be taken too far.
Stringr
1min
5 Tips To Sleep Better Over The Holidays

5 Tips To Sleep Better Over The Holidays

Between holiday shopping, parties, excess alcohol, and family visits, the holiday season can leave you short on time and sleep.
Stringr
1min
Top Health Questions America Asked Dr. Google '19

Top Health Questions America Asked Dr. Google '19

We take a look at the top health questions people asked Google in 2019. Clip 1 Stringr, Clip 2 Shutterstock, Clip 3 Shutterstock, Clip 4 Shutterstock, Clip 5 Stringr, Clip 6 Shutterstock, Clip 7 Shutterstock, Clip 8 Shutterstock
Stringr
1min
Epilepsy: A talk with the expert

Epilepsy: A talk with the expert

How do people cope with epilepsy? Karl Melzer had his first seizure as a teenager. He tells us about his experience with the disorder. Neurologist Martin Holtkamp also talks about the challenges in treating epilepsy patients.
Deutsche Welle
13mins
Allergies got you down? Here's how they can be treated

Allergies got you down? Here's how they can be treated

Professor Jonny Peter, Head of the Allergy Unit at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Lung Institute, breaks down allergy treatment options, including a type of therapy that can potentially cure your allergies.
24.com
2mins
Dying young: 'It's not what you think'

Dying young: 'It's not what you think'

Joe is 34 and is facing his own death. He was given a terminal cancer diagnosis and has already lived longer than doctors predicted.
The Guardian
13mins
Foods That Can Keep You Warm This Winter

Foods That Can Keep You Warm This Winter

Food plays a very important role in keeping us healthy during the winter months. Our nutritionist Pooja Malhotra shares some nutritious foods that can help keep you warm in the cold weather.
NDTV
3mins
Why Fast Food Is So Addictive

Why Fast Food Is So Addictive

An exploration of the science behind junk food cravings. Clip 1 Stringr, Clip 2 Stringr, Clip 3 Stringr, Clip 4 Shutterstock, Clip 5 Shutterstock, Clip 6 Stringr, Clip 7 Stringr, Clip 8 Shutterstock.
Stringr
1min
The journey of an HIV positive mother

The journey of an HIV positive mother

Nobuntu Ma-awu shares her story about her HIV status and how the births of her two children led her to help others with non-profit organisation mothers2mothers which received a large donation from British Airways's charity initiative.
24.com
3mins
Health Benefits Of Turmeric Milk

Health Benefits Of Turmeric Milk

Turmeric milk is a traditional Indian drink that is fast gaining popularity in the West. It has proved to be one of the best home-made remedies to improve one's general immunity. Pooja Malhotra shares the many health benefits turmeric milk offers.
NDTV
2mins
Hookups - What are we missing out on

Hookups - What are we missing out on

In this episode of Dating and Breakup Tips, relationship expert Rachel Russo talks about Hookups and what are we missing out on?
The Love Destination
2mins
String of Short Relationships

String of Short Relationships

In this episode of Dating and Breakup Tips, relationship expert Rachel Russo advises on what to do if you've had a string of short relationships recently.
The Love Destination
1min
Tips for Moving on After a Breakup

Tips for Moving on After a Breakup

In this episode of Dating and Breakup Tips, relationship expert Rachel Russo gives us tips for moving one after a breakup.
The Love Destination
1min