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

"Italy is at war with a virus" - the country's health minister tells euronews

"Italy is at war with a virus" - the country's health minister tells euronews

Italy's Health Minister talks to euronews' Global Conversations about the 'war' against coronavirus and how Europe can pull together to achieve victory
Euronews
Deepak Chopra advises on how to cope with stress in times of crisis

Deepak Chopra advises on how to cope with stress in times of crisis

For decades, 73-year-old Deepak Chopra has extolled the health benefits of spiritual practices.
Euronews
A smash hit: Rage therapy helps fight stress in the UAE

A smash hit: Rage therapy helps fight stress in the UAE

In some countries of the Middle East and North Africa, a type of stress relief called destruction, or rage therapy, is rising in popularity.
Euronews
Makeshift Morgue at Bellevue Hospital

Makeshift Morgue at Bellevue Hospital

Makeshift Morgue at Bellevue Hospital being constructed.
Stringr
1min
Blockbuster Reports Show Job Burnout Escalating

Blockbuster Reports Show Job Burnout Escalating

A 2019 report found that job burnout is escalating at an alarming rate as employees struggle to find the proper work-life balance.
Stringr
1min
Benefits Of Vitamin C And Food Sources

Benefits Of Vitamin C And Food Sources

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It's involved in many body functions and has several benefits. Pooja Malhotra, our nutritionist shares the important food sources to i...
NDTV
2mins
Military patrol lockdown in South Africa

Military patrol lockdown in South Africa

South Africa came under a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown on Friday, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus across the continent.
AFP
1min
Coronavirus lockdown: How to transition to working from home successfully

Coronavirus lockdown: How to transition to working from home successfully

As thousands of South Africans prepare to work from home during the 21-day lockdown, local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, shares tips to remain safe and sane.
24.com
2mins
Thousands of British residents leave homes to clap in support of healthcare workers

Thousands of British residents leave homes to clap in support of healthcare workers

London residents clap and cheer from their balconies and windows as a sign of support for healthcare workers, who are on the front lines of the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.
AFP
1min
Coronavirus lockdown: Not coping with self-isolation? Here's when it's time to reach out for help

Coronavirus lockdown: Not coping with self-isolation? Here's when it's time to reach out for help

Social distancing can be really hard to deal with during this time. Local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, explains when it's time to reach out for help.
24.com
1min
Getting Too Little Or Too Much Sleep Can Be Harmful

Getting Too Little Or Too Much Sleep Can Be Harmful

We’re all guilty of staying up past our bedtime, whether it’s because we’re endlessly scrolling through a social media feed or to catch up on a show, but new research shows that getting too little or too much sleep can both be detrimental to heart...
Stringr
1min
Coronavirus lockdown: Cooped up with loved ones during the next 21 days? Here's how to survive

Coronavirus lockdown: Cooped up with loved ones during the next 21 days? Here's how to survive

Description: Local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, shares tips on how we can survive each other, and not just the virus, during lockdown.
24.com
2mins
Coronavirus lockdown: 'It's really important that you keep the social connections going'

Coronavirus lockdown: 'It's really important that you keep the social connections going'

Local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, explains how one can manage their stress and anxiety during the national 21-day lockdown.
24.com
3mins
Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Broadcast

Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Broadcast

The spread of coronavirus has forced the closure of the majority of gyms and fitness centers across the country, leading to new virtual workouts and communities. We talk to gym owners Stacey and Joe Garcia about the new normal for the fitness worl...
Stringr
2mins
Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Untracked

Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Untracked

The spread of coronavirus has forced the closure of the majority of gyms and fitness centers across the country, leading to new virtual workouts and communities. We talk to gym owners Stacey and Joe Garcia about the new normal for the fitness worl...
Stringr
2mins
Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Digital

Fitness In The Time Of COVID-19_Digital

The spread of coronavirus has forced the closure of the majority of gyms and fitness centers across the country, leading to new virtual workouts and communities. We talk to gym owners Stacey and Joe Garcia about the new normal for the fitness world.
Stringr
2mins
Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

As cases of the coronavirus surge, the government has put the entire country under lockdown. During this time you have to be. To beat this virus we got to stay home and as we spend all our time home our expert, Pooja Malhotra, shares some tips to ...
NDTV
3mins
Gratitude Doesn’t Help Depression

Gratitude Doesn’t Help Depression

Telling someone to be grateful when they’re depressed may seem like a good idea, but new research reveals that having gratitude does nothing to alleviate symptoms of depression or anxiety.
Stringr
1min
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains lockdown, and shares her tips for families

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains lockdown, and shares her tips for families

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to unpack the various considerations around the impending national lockdown. She touches on how this will impact families, and shares how she will be keeping her family safe, and sane, among other thin
24.com
9mins
Having A Pet Is Good For Your Mental Health

Having A Pet Is Good For Your Mental Health

The relationship between animals and humans can be beautiful, and the positive bond between pets and mental health is undeniable.
Stringr
1min
Sleep Supplements Can't Cure Sleep Disorders

Sleep Supplements Can't Cure Sleep Disorders

Taking sleeping pills is a lot like crash dieting. it will put you to sleep in the moment, but your chances of getting high quality sleep, in the long run, are minimal.
Stringr
1min
WATCH | Why preventing TB could be as easy as 1, 2, 3HP

WATCH | Why preventing TB could be as easy as 1, 2, 3HP

In April, South Africa is expected to roll out a new and easier way to prevent the leading cause of natural death in the country to four districts. Find out what you need to know.
24.com
2mins
Community Characteristics Affect Life Expectancy_Clean

Community Characteristics Affect Life Expectancy_Clean

ESPECIALLY IN THE AGE OF DEALING WITH THE CORONAVIRUS, AMERICANS ARE INCREASINGLY FEELING ISOLATED AND LONELY. HEALTH-CARE OFFICIALS ARE SAYING IT CAN LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF DEATH. HUMANS ARE NATURALLY SOCIAL BEINGS; WE SHARE MIRROR NEURONS...
Stringr
1min
Community Characteristics Affect Life Expectancy

Community Characteristics Affect Life Expectancy

Especially in the age of dealing with the CoronaVirus, Americans are increasingly feeling isolated and lonely. Health-care officials are saying it can lead to an increased risk of death.
Stringr
1min
Difference Between a Plant-Based and Vegan Diet?

Difference Between a Plant-Based and Vegan Diet?

By now, we all have someone in our life that has gone "vegan" or started following a "plant-based diet," but isn't that the same diet, different name?
Stringr
1min
Non-Perishable Foods Everyone Should Have

Non-Perishable Foods Everyone Should Have

Non-perishable foods have a long shelf life, make great for quick snacks and meals. Here are the top 6 everyone should have stored in their pantries.
Stringr
1min
How To Stop Drinking Soda

How To Stop Drinking Soda

Despite the popularity of the soft drink, it is linked to various chronic diseases, containing carbonated water, added sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, and artificial flavoring. Here are some ways that help you stop drinking soda.
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1min
Can You Overdose On Vitamins?

Can You Overdose On Vitamins?

While vitamins are part of a healthy routine, many people go overboard by taking more than what's recommended, but can this cause an overdose?
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1min
COVID-19: How To Help The Elderly_Digital

COVID-19: How To Help The Elderly_Digital

The elderly population is most at risk when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic and there are a number of ways younger generations can help them stay safe.
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2mins
The fight against coronavirus

The fight against coronavirus

A global threat calls for a global response. Scientists around the world are hard at work on a vaccine against coronavirus, and in Berlin, physicists are investigating how to reduce the spread of the respiratory disease.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Italy becomes the worst-hit country for Covid-19 deaths

Italy becomes the worst-hit country for Covid-19 deaths

Unreported Europe takes a look at stories from the first week in the country now recording the highest amount of deaths related to the new coronavirus.
Euronews
Strategies To Cope With Coronavirus Anxiety

Strategies To Cope With Coronavirus Anxiety

The Covid-19 Pandemic Is Incredibly Frightening And Overwhelming For Many. As The Virus Spreads Across The Globe, The Number Ofanxiety-related Outbreaks Is On The Rise Too.
Stringr
1min
Rugby Australia to follow New Zealand's lead

Rugby Australia to follow New Zealand's lead

Rugby Australia looking to follow New Zealand in makeshift Super Rugby competition.
RugbyPass
1min
French health system under pressure as COVID-19 cases still soaring

French health system under pressure as COVID-19 cases still soaring

Nurses say they are 'going into a war without weapons'
Euronews
Is the new coronavirus ‘infodemic’ spreading faster than the virus?

Is the new coronavirus ‘infodemic’ spreading faster than the virus?

Amidst a slew of COVID-19 information being circulated on traditional media, digital and online platforms, the UAE health authorities are seeking to guide residents.
Euronews
Coronavirus: South Africans expected back from China "before weekend is over"

Coronavirus: South Africans expected back from China "before weekend is over"

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says that the South African nationals stuck in Wuhan are "fine" and are expected to be flown back home "before the weekend is over."
AFP
12secs
Tom Hanks and wife test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks and wife test positive for coronavirus

Actor Tom Hanks said on Thursday (March 12) that he and his wife Rita Wilson have both tested positive for the coronavirus in Australia.
Reuters
1min
PODCAST | Parent24/7: Jenna's Lowe's parents chat to us about their journey with rare illness

PODCAST | Parent24/7: Jenna's Lowe's parents chat to us about their journey with rare illness

Listen as Jenna's parents Gabi and Stuart about their heartbreaking, yet inspiring, journey with Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos.
24.com
27mins
Proven Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

Proven Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

While apple cider vinegar recently began getting a lot of hype, it has been used for centuries for a variety of reasons. Here are some of its health benefits.
Stringr
1min
'I can't just sit back and be okay' - South African forced sterilisation victim

'I can't just sit back and be okay' - South African forced sterilisation victim

Bongekile Msibi is one of at least 48 pregnant women in South Africa, many of them HIV positive, who were sterilised by doctors without their knowledge while giving birth. Now she wants answers.
AFP
1min
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: How to treat post-partum depression

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: How to treat post-partum depression

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chats to psychologist Gerda Kriel about a variety of treatments for post-partum depression: from medication to taking a holiday, find out how new moms can get help here.
24.com
30mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Can post-partum depression affect adoptive parents?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Can post-partum depression affect adoptive parents?

In this episode we listen in as adoptive mom of two, Charlotte Bieldt, shares her journey through post-partum depression with psychologist Gerda Kriel.
24.com
26mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Fathers can get post-partum depression too

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Fathers can get post-partum depression too

In this episode we listen in as psychologist Gerda Kriel and psychiatrist Anusha Lachman reveal that fathers can also suffer from post-partum depression, why, how to help and more.
24.com
23mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Why is infant mental health important?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Why is infant mental health important?

In this episode we listen in to child psychiatrist Dr Anusha Lachman and psychologist Gerda Kriel as they discuss the importance of infant mental health, reveal why a baby might need a psychiatrist, and bust some myths about the expectations placed o
24.com
29mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Risk factors - Can you predict PPD?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Risk factors - Can you predict PPD?

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos talks to psychologist Gerda Kriel about whether it's possible to predict and prevent a post-partum mental illness, and unpack some of the risk factors expecting parents can look out for.
24.com
37mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: What is post-partum depression?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: What is post-partum depression?

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chats to psychologist Gerda Kriel about pre and post-partum mental health, and why it's important for parents to be aware that this could be an issue for them.
24.com
34mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Nutrition, and if you should worry about what your kids eat

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Nutrition, and if you should worry about what your kids eat

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about childhood nutrition.
24.com
17mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Working moms, and when it becomes too much

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Working moms, and when it becomes too much

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about being working moms.
24.com
15mins