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

#InThisTogether: How to deal with cabin fever

#InThisTogether: How to deal with cabin fever

Many of us are starting to feel stir-crazy self-isolating during the coronavirus crisis. But imagine being cooped up for 1 1/2 years! Romain Charles from the European Space Agency was -- and can tell us how to really deal with cabin fever.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
Coronavirus: How to avoid conflicts in quarantine | #InThisTogether

Coronavirus: How to avoid conflicts in quarantine | #InThisTogether

In isolation with your family or partner during the corona crisis? Here are seven tips on how to get along with your loved ones (without going crazy).
Deutsche Welle
7mins
Can AI Help Find a Cure for COVID-19?

Can AI Help Find a Cure for COVID-19?

Machine-learning systems are looking for molecules that will stop the progression of COVID-19, and treat symptoms. Researchers are working with GAN technology, which is also used to make deepfakes.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
China to lift travel restrictions on Hubei province

China to lift travel restrictions on Hubei province

China has announced that travel restrictions imposed on the province at the center of the country's coronavirus outbreak are to be lifted. But residents of Wuhan, Hubei's capital, will have to wait another two weeks before they're allowed to trave...
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Spaniards endure strict curfew with stoicism

Spaniards endure strict curfew with stoicism

Spain is one of the countries worst affected by the coronavirus, and it's been under lockdown for more than a week. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz listened to how Spanish people are coping with an exceptional situation.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Coronavirus: Foreigners stranded in Russian airports

Coronavirus: Foreigners stranded in Russian airports

Russia has closed its borders to foreigners as part of its coronavirus restrictions. That has left hundreds of people stranded in the country's airports. DW caught up with one Russian-Ukrainian couple in Moscow who were separated by the closure.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
A guide on how to speak to your kids about the coronavirus

A guide on how to speak to your kids about the coronavirus

Not sure how to explain the coronavirus to your children? We have six tips that will probably help you.
Deutsche Welle
1min
Cancer drug to treat COVID-19?

Cancer drug to treat COVID-19?

A Spanish pharmaceutical company thinks its anti-tumor drug could be effective against the virus. The active ingredient was originally found in the waters around the Balearic Islands.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
India to go into nationwide lockdown amid outbreak

India to go into nationwide lockdown amid outbreak

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a three-week lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus. Beginning tonight at midnight local time, the country's 1.3 billion people will be barred from leaving their homes.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Belgrade: Life under the dictates of the coronavirus

Belgrade: Life under the dictates of the coronavirus

Serbia has extended curfew hours to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Public transport has stopped, and most shops, cafes and restaurants have been closed. DW visited one Belgrade family that's having to get used to plenty of togetherness.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Hungary weighs extending state of emergency

Hungary weighs extending state of emergency

In Hungary, a two-week lockdown period has just started. Many Hungarians agree that a lockdown is necessary to slow the spread of the coronavirus. But others fear these extended emergency measures could hand PM Viktor Orban too much power.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Helping Bogota's homeless weather the pandemic

Helping Bogota's homeless weather the pandemic

Colombia's coronavirus outbreak is threatening the already precarious existence of Bogota's homeless people. Their vulnerability to contracting the virus is compounded by limited access to clean water, soap and medical attention.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Coronavirus and the Fake News outbreak

Coronavirus and the Fake News outbreak

False information, conspiracy theories and distorted images. As coronavirus spreads, so do the fake news stories.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
South Korean volunteers help the less fortunate

South Korean volunteers help the less fortunate

The number of new COVID-19 cases in South Korea has dropped but many who are vulnerable still need help. Volunteers are reaching out to help those less fortunate and most at risk.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
The corona pandemic has catapulted many artists into financial crises

The corona pandemic has catapulted many artists into financial crises

More and more German artists are being affected by the corona pandemic. Theaters and concert halls have had to close. Perfomances have been cancelled. Theaters and performers have unexpectedly plunged into an existential crisis.
Deutsche Welle
1min
South Korea uses internet tech to rein in coronavirus

South Korea uses internet tech to rein in coronavirus

Although it was hit hard by the coronavirus, South Korea managed to rein it in quickly without a shutdown. No one knows for sure how it was done, but making use of internet technology to track cases and travel information seems to have helped.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Private initiatives in Spain help in COVID-19 crisis

Private initiatives in Spain help in COVID-19 crisis

Spanish hospitals are struggling to cope with a lack of personal protective equipment, like face masks. More and more private initiatives are springing up to provide doctors and nurses with homemade gloves and surgical masks.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
How Taiwan avoided a face mask panic

How Taiwan avoided a face mask panic

Taiwan will donate 10 million masks to countries hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, after finding ways to successfully manage a looming shortage of face masks for its medical staff and ordinary citizens alike. So how did the country do i...
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Taiwan's effective coronavirus response

Taiwan's effective coronavirus response

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in the US and Europe, while Taiwan has been able to contain the virus quickly. Since the SARS epidemic in 2003, the country has been preparing for the outbreak of a new virus. The immense effort and stringent measures...
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Vaccine development: A race against time

Vaccine development: A race against time

Scientists around the world are searching for a vaccine that can help in the fight against COVID-19. They are also looking at pathogens that caused past epidemics - like the Ebola virus which was first identified in 1976.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
TUI seeks aid amid coronavirus woes

TUI seeks aid amid coronavirus woes

TUI, the world's biggest tour operator, has secured EUR1.8 billion ($2. billion) in government aid as its business is ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Small businesses in Germany apply for coronavirus lockdown aid

Small businesses in Germany apply for coronavirus lockdown aid

Government economists in Germany say the coronavirus will lead to an 'inevitable' recession. Lawmakers passed a EUR750-billion relief package to ease the pain. Small-business owners are applying for help, but getting through isn't always easy.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Covid-19: Spaniards fear for relatives in nursing homes

Covid-19: Spaniards fear for relatives in nursing homes

In Spain, nursing homes have been overwhelmed by coronavirus infections and deaths. Banned from visiting, relatives are fearful for their loved ones. DW correspondent Jan-Philipp Scholz has this report from Seville.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Kenyan police criticized for curfew enforcement

Kenyan police criticized for curfew enforcement

In Kenya, people have to get used to some stringent restrictions on daily life due to the coronavirus outbreak. The government has brought in an evening curfew, but there's been criticism of the way the police have been enforcing it.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Coronavirus threatens livelihoods in Bamberg

Coronavirus threatens livelihoods in Bamberg

The picturesque northern Bavarian town of Bamberg is a popular tourist destination. But visitors have stayed away since the coronavirus pandemic began. Traditional hotels and restaurants are now struggling to survive and hoping for government aid.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
French care homes hit hard as COVID-19 deaths mount

French care homes hit hard as COVID-19 deaths mount

Around a third of all deaths from the disease in the country have come from within retirement communities.
Euronews
Top tips for eating healthy during Covid-19

Top tips for eating healthy during Covid-19

Stay at home orders during a pandemic have forced us to rethink our eating habits and how we go about cooking nutritional foods.
Stringr
1min
Vitamin C Foods For Your Body

Vitamin C Foods For Your Body

Vitamin C is touted for its health benefits, one of which is improving the immune system.
Stringr
1min
Coronavirus: How to make your own face mask – no sewing required

Coronavirus: How to make your own face mask – no sewing required

Makeshift masks may be be better than nothing, but they’re no miracle solution. They cannot and must not replace regular handwashing and social distancing measures.
Euronews
How to Properly Wash Produce

How to Properly Wash Produce

Washing your fruit and vegetable before consumption has always been recommended, but now during the COVID-19 pandemic experts are urging people wash all produce purchased to reduce contamination risk.
Stringr
1min
"We're all in a war against COVID-19 together"

"We're all in a war against COVID-19 together"

Euronews speaks to the European Union's Coronavirus Crisis Team, Cypriot Commissioner Stella Kyriakides about the COVID-19 pandemic and about when life will return to normal.
Euronews
What happens if the British PM becomes incapacitated?

What happens if the British PM becomes incapacitated?

Boris Johnson has said he is still suffering the symptoms of coronavirus after being admitted to hospital on Sunday, more than a week after he first tested positive for the disease. But what happens if his conditions deteriorates further and he i...
Oovvuu Originals
1min
5 Skincare myths we all need to stop believing

5 Skincare myths we all need to stop believing

It's time we set a few things straight – for your benefit, of course – which is why we decided to debunk some popular skincare myths…
All4Women
2mins
Creative Ways to Get Your Steps In

Creative Ways to Get Your Steps In

While quarantined at homes you must get creative how you workout without any gym equipment.
Stringr
1min
High Iron Foods Make Healthy Skin & Hair

High Iron Foods Make Healthy Skin & Hair

Nutritionists advise people who want to have healthy skin and hair to incorporate more iron into their diets.
Stringr
1min
Vitamin B3 Could Fight Brain Cancer

Vitamin B3 Could Fight Brain Cancer

Researchers have found that vitamin B3 might be able to help fight brain cancer.
Stringr
1min
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to provide tips and advice to keep your family healthy while locked in.
24.com
7mins
Prince Charles on video link opens 4,000 bed field hospital in London

Prince Charles on video link opens 4,000 bed field hospital in London

Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale in London
ITN
5mins
Why You Should Never Combine Diet And Exercise After 40

Why You Should Never Combine Diet And Exercise After 40

Many women regret not starting their health and weight loss routines earlier in life, causing them to suddenly go too hard on themselves at an age where it can be physically and mentally harmful.
Stringr
1min
How To Break Bad Habits

How To Break Bad Habits

We all have bad habits we wish we could eliminate. They could be biting your nails, staying up surfing the internet, or eating junk food.
Stringr
1min
How To Overcome Burnout

How To Overcome Burnout

It's common to feel burned out from time to time, but falling into a vicious cycle can cause you to feel exhausted, cynical, detached, and unproductive.
Stringr
How To Build A Healthy Romantic Relationship

How To Build A Healthy Romantic Relationship

Every relationship is unique, but to build a healthy relationship, a few key components are required.
Stringr
1min
How To Keep Your Brain Sharp

How To Keep Your Brain Sharp

The brain is one of the most amazing and complex organs in our body; however, your brain’s volume gradually shrinks as you get older, causing changes in your ability to remember things.
Stringr
1min
"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