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

Poland votes: Poles head to the ballot box in knife-edge presidential election runoff

Poland votes: Poles head to the ballot box in knife-edge presidential election runoff

Polls suggest it is too close to call who will win the second round of Poland's presidential election, which may be decided on a small margin of votes.
Euronews
Healthy Spreads

Healthy Spreads

Using spreads on breads is a staple in American diets, however some are healthier choices.
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1min
Foods With Hidden Sugars

Foods With Hidden Sugars

Everyday foods, snacks and sauces that may seem healthy are loaded with sugar.
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1min
The Benefits of Cherries

The Benefits of Cherries

Cherries have a variety of different health benefits and can be consumed in a number of different ways
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1min
Foods for Daily Weight-loss

Foods for Daily Weight-loss

When it comes to trying to loose weight, strict diets are often hard to follow long-term, which is why experts say it's best to make small but meaningful choices.
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2mins
Can Foods Stop the Aging Process?

Can Foods Stop the Aging Process?

Can the foods we eat stop or slow the aging process?
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2mins
Hot Weather Can Be A Training Plus

Hot Weather Can Be A Training Plus

Working out in hot weather has several health benefits as long as it is done correctly.
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2mins
Is Soy Bad For You?

Is Soy Bad For You?

The debate around the health benefits of soy continues, this video discusses both its benefits and dangers.
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1min
#Aids2020 study: Dolutegravir doesn't pose a higher risk for birth defects. Here's why.

#Aids2020 study: Dolutegravir doesn't pose a higher risk for birth defects. Here's why.

This three-in-one HIV pill was previously linked to birth defects, but scientists have now shown pregnant women can take it safely.
24.com
3mins
Coronavirus pandemic puts scientists in the spotlight

Coronavirus pandemic puts scientists in the spotlight

The coronavirus pandemic has suddenly put a spotlight on virologists, epidemiologists and physicists. Dirk Brockmann from Berlin's Humboldt University is one of them. DW asked him how he deals with his unexpected stardom.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Coronavirus Argentina: Rosario eases lockdown restrictions

Coronavirus Argentina: Rosario eases lockdown restrictions

Large parts of Argentina are still under strict coronavirus lockdown. But in the city of Rosario, life is returning to normal. What has the country's third-largest city done differently to battle COVID-19 more successfully than other parts of Arge...
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Foods That Fight Inflammation

Foods That Fight Inflammation

This video examines how we can use food to help reduce inflammation in our bodies and joints.
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1min
Should You Be Taking Supplements?

Should You Be Taking Supplements?

Should we be taking daily food supplements? This video finds out the answer.
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1min
Migrant medical staff from the Middle East help fight COVID-19 in Europe

Migrant medical staff from the Middle East help fight COVID-19 in Europe

Migrant communities from the Middle East and North Africa have been helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic in European nations to offset staffing shortfalls.
Euronews
The Health Benefits Of Peanut Butter

The Health Benefits Of Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a healthy choice when it comes to a tasty snack and it is as a great source of protein, but over eating can be bad for you.
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1min
Is juice really healthy?

Is juice really healthy?

Juice bars and smoothie shops have exploded in popularity in recent years, but is juice really that healthy?
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1min
Eating Yogurt Daily

Eating Yogurt Daily

Eating a serving of yogurt each day could help you meet your daily need of calcium and help improve cholesterol.
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1min
Getting Cardio During A Pandemic

Getting Cardio During A Pandemic

While working from home and with gyms closed, experts say walking is a great cardio exercise despite it being simple.
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1min
Why are scientists testing a TB vaccine to see if it protects against Covid-19?

Why are scientists testing a TB vaccine to see if it protects against Covid-19?

Could this centuries-old TB vaccine help prevent severe Covid-19 - and uncover the potential of our immune systems?
24.com
3mins
Russian hospital workers criticize working conditions

Russian hospital workers criticize working conditions

Frontline medical workers in Moscow talk about lack of protection in the fight against COVID-19. A doctor and a nurse talk about the difficulties they face at work every day.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Brits flock to beaches despite coronavirus restrictions

Brits flock to beaches despite coronavirus restrictions

UK health officials expressed alarm after people flocked to British beaches. A heatwave saw large crowds packing popular resorts, fueling fears the coronavirus could spread. The government is threatening to close beaches if restrictions aren't obs...
Deutsche Welle
2mins
New Zealand's COVID-19 approach - compared to Brazil's

New Zealand's COVID-19 approach - compared to Brazil's

Dirk Brockmann from Germany's Robert Koch Institut talks to DW about why New Zealand was so successful in containing the coronavirus outbreak compared to Brazil.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
What is the coronavirus reproduction number 'R'?

What is the coronavirus reproduction number 'R'?

The reproduction number 'R' is used to determine how fast the coronavirus spreads through a given community. But what exactly does this number mean? And what is its significance? Professor Dirk Brockmann of Berlin's Humboldt University explains.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
How did German meat plants become coronavirus hotspots?

How did German meat plants become coronavirus hotspots?

A meat-processing plant has become epicenter of Germany's coronavirus outbreak. To stem the spread, authorities have massively restricted public life in the town of Gutersloh and a neighboring district. How was the virus able to spread so quickly?
Deutsche Welle
2mins
COVID-19: WHO And The CDC

COVID-19: WHO And The CDC

Pressure is mounting on the WHO and CDC over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic, we examine their response. Dr. Jason Rao, senior lecturer at Cornell University weighs in.
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2mins
How to Boost Your Immune System Post Lockdown

How to Boost Your Immune System Post Lockdown

With millions of people stuck at home for the last several months, it's likely their immune system has weakened due to lack of exposure. Here are a few different ways you can boost your immune system after lockdown.
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1min
Yoga & Mental Health

Yoga & Mental Health

Studies show that Yoga can be one of the most effective lifestyle practices to improve a variety of mental health issues.
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1min
Self-Care Tips For Parents

Self-Care Tips For Parents

While parents across the world have spent more time taking care of their families during the pandemic, they should not forget to focus on themselves.
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1min
Losing Those Quarantine Pounds

Losing Those Quarantine Pounds

With the closure of gyms and even the slow reopening of gyms, many people have been struggling to stay fit.
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1min
Superfoods for Diabetes

Superfoods for Diabetes

Not all healthy foods are equal and if you have diabetes, there are some vegetables you should focus on.
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1min
Foods to Help Relieve Stress

Foods to Help Relieve Stress

If you find yourself constantly stressed, take a look at your diet and the foods you eat. There are some that can help you alleviate your stress.
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1min
Defining Chronic Insomnia

Defining Chronic Insomnia

Both acute and chronic insomnia involve trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, but what are the differences?
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1min
Training for a Time Goal? Follow these Tips

Training for a Time Goal? Follow these Tips

Training for a time goal is about more than just 'running faster'. This video offers tips on how to improve your time
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1min
Which vegetables are the healthiest?

Which vegetables are the healthiest?

Vegetables, Health, Wellness, Vitamin C, Brocoli, Lettuce, Garlic, Romaine Lettuce, Sweet Potato
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1min
The Health Benefits of Blueberries

The Health Benefits of Blueberries

Jam-packed with flavor, blueberries may have more health benefits than you think.<br/>blueberries, blueberry, fruit, vitamin, probiotic, health, cardio, calcium, diabetes, nutrients, heart attack<br/>
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Key Vitamins For Healthy Skin

Key Vitamins For Healthy Skin

The key to healthy skin relies in getting the daily dose of certain vitamins.
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1min
Self-Care Practices At Your Desk

Self-Care Practices At Your Desk

During stressful times, especially when working from home, experts say that a simple self-care routine will improve your mental well-being.
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1min
Tracking coronavirus patients in Russia via app

Tracking coronavirus patients in Russia via app

Russia was quick to implement a cellphone app to fight the coronavirus spread. The app was been designed to ensure that coronavirus patients isolate themselves from others. Fines are charged for not complying with isolation rules.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Epidemiologist talks about German coronavirus app

Epidemiologist talks about German coronavirus app

Prof. Dirk Brockmann from Germany's Robert Koch Institut talks to DW about the German coronavirus tracking app
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Germany's coronavirus app launched

Germany's coronavirus app launched

The German coronavirus app warns people when they have come in contact with an infected person. It doesn't collect any personal data and is voluntary.
Deutsche Welle
1min
The largest online orchestra in the world

The largest online orchestra in the world

The online orchestra with over 1,320 musicians from 44 nations plays music on the world wide web. Jens Illemann, the conductor who came up with this project, is overwhelmed by the response from all over the world.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Sponsored: Fix Your Sleep Cycle With Yoga

Sponsored: Fix Your Sleep Cycle With Yoga

Taking a few minutes at the end of the day to come back into your body and make yourself feel comfortable for bedtime is essential to unwinding at the end of a busy day. Get ready to feel more at home in your body with these yoga poses to help you...
NDTV
4mins
Dealing with Germs On Airplanes

Dealing with Germs On Airplanes

During a pandemic, and in general, there are a few precautions to take when flying to avoid germs.
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1min
5 Ways to Improve Joint Health

5 Ways to Improve Joint Health

Health experts say that there are five easy ways to improve joint health over the years.
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1min
Grocery Stores With The Best COVID Safety Measures

Grocery Stores With The Best COVID Safety Measures

A new study published in JAMA has revealed the grocery stores with the best safety measures against COVID
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1min
Vitamin D Health Benefits

Vitamin D Health Benefits

Vitamin D is a powerhouse that helps keep our bones, teeth and muscles healthy
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1min
Will resumed air travel worsen the pandemic?

Will resumed air travel worsen the pandemic?

The coronavirus crisis grounded airplanes across the globe because of fears that the virus would spread via air travel. But now that planes are starting to take off again, DW asked Dirk Brockmann of Berlin's Humboldt University what implications t...
Deutsche Welle
4mins
COVID-19 pandemic boosts cycling in France

COVID-19 pandemic boosts cycling in France

One positive side effect of the pandemic is that more people are switching to cycling, with many governments encouraging this trend. France is putting a lot of money into the expansion of bike lanes and even supports bicycle repairs, but the effor...
Deutsche Welle
3mins