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

Little things that make a big difference to your weight loss: The right breakfast

Little things that make a big difference to your weight loss: The right breakfast

As children we're taught we can't function properly unless we eat breakfast. Between parents, grandparents, dieticians and food companies, the message is "thou shalt eat breakfast". But what if all those people were wrong?
All4Women
1min
OCD - In Good Shape talks to an expert

OCD - In Good Shape talks to an expert

In Good Shape talks with Dr. Tom Bschor from Berlin's Schlosspark Clinic about obsessive-compulsive disorder. The psychiatric expert treats patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. He explains what triggers the condition and the best available...
Deutsche Welle
8mins
Presbyopia: At What Age Do You Need Reading Glasses?

Presbyopia: At What Age Do You Need Reading Glasses?

Presbyopia is the normal loss of near focusing ability that occurs with age. You may become aware of presbyopia when you start holding books and newspapers at arm's length to be able to read them. A basic eye exam can confirm presbyopia. Watch thi...
NDTV
3mins
Tap, fire, PrEP: Check out the little blue pill that's been missing from your Grindr game

Tap, fire, PrEP: Check out the little blue pill that's been missing from your Grindr game

Getting busy on Grindr? You might want to think about the little pill that could protect you from HIV infection. The HIV prevention pill isn't just for women. Guys, find out what you need to know.
24.com
5mins
Sponsored: Symptoms And Treatment Options For Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Sponsored: Symptoms And Treatment Options For Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Watch Dr KP Reddy, Ophthalmologist, Maxi Vision Eye Hospital, Hyderabad tells us all about the various symptoms of dry eye and how one can treat the Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, which is one of the leading causes of dry eye.
NDTV
6mins
Amblyopia Or Lazy Eye: Causes And Treatment

Amblyopia Or Lazy Eye: Causes And Treatment

Amblyopia, popularly known as lazy eye, happens when the vision of one of your child's eyes doesn't develop like it should. It is a developmental problem in the nerve connecting the eye and brain. Amblyopia commonly starts when one eye has much be...
NDTV
3mins
Sponsored: What Is The Role Of Meibomian Glands In Dry Eye? Know The Treatment Options

Sponsored: What Is The Role Of Meibomian Glands In Dry Eye? Know The Treatment Options

Meibomian glands are oil glands along the edge of the eyelids where the eyelashes are found. These glands make oil that is an important part of the eye's tears. Dr D Ramamurthy, Chairman of The Eye Foundation from Coimbatore, tells us how dry eyes...
NDTV
3mins
Sunscreen and sun glasses

Sunscreen and sun glasses

A dermatologist and an optician explain how to protect our skin and our eyes from the blazing sun.
Deutsche Welle
11mins
Fighting fat? Don't eat these 'fake news' health foods

Fighting fat? Don't eat these 'fake news' health foods

The world of healthy eating is a complex one to navigate. There are confusing labels, deceptive ads, and of course, your own food cravings! You need to be able to make a judgement call on whether a food really is healthy or not.
All4Women
2mins
Cough And Cold: Causes And Remedies

Cough And Cold: Causes And Remedies

The most common cause of a cough is a respiratory tract infection, which is usually caused by a virus and may last from a few days to a week. Infections caused by the flu may take a little longer to clear up and may sometimes require antibiotics. ...
NDTV
3mins
Dietary Tips To Increase Haemoglobin Levels

Dietary Tips To Increase Haemoglobin Levels

Are you looking for ways to boost your haemoglobin levels? Nutritionist Monisha Ashokan shares tips on what all you can consume to increase your iron levels and also the right way to do so.
NDTV
3mins
The impact of a cancer diagnosis

The impact of a cancer diagnosis

When 26-year-old Katharina was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, it turned her life upside down. But she did her best to stay positive.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Sponsored: How To Detect Dry Eyes And Treatment Options

Sponsored: How To Detect Dry Eyes And Treatment Options

Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be inadequate for many reasons. Dr Arulmozhi Varman, Ophthalmologist from Uma Eye Clinic in Chennai, tells us ways to d...
NDTV
5mins
Tips To Avoid Muscle Strain And Sprains

Tips To Avoid Muscle Strain And Sprains

A muscle strain, muscle pull, or even a muscle tear implies damage to a muscle. Learn more about what causes sprains and strains as well as how by following these simple tips by Dr Gita Prakash, you can prevent them.
NDTV
3mins
Top Post Workout Meals

Top Post Workout Meals

The right foods before and after a workout can boost the results. Our Nutritionist from Nourish Me, shares some healthy food options you can choose from post your workout.
NDTV
3mins
Sponsored: What Does Dry Eye Feel Like? How To Treat Its Causes?

Sponsored: What Does Dry Eye Feel Like? How To Treat Its Causes?

The month of July is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world & occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency & evaporate too quickly. Dr...
NDTV
6mins
A nutrition expert on food supplements

A nutrition expert on food supplements

Professor Kristina Norman works at the German Institute of Human Nutrition and at the Charite University Hospital in Berlin, where she heads the department of nutrition and gerontology.
Deutsche Welle
9mins
Health Benefits Of Makhanas

Health Benefits Of Makhanas

Makhanas, also called foxnuts, make for one of the tastiest snacks. Popularly used as fasting food, their health benefits outweigh those of dry fruits. Monisha Ashokan tells us all about them.
NDTV
3mins
Purple Coloured Summer Fruits

Purple Coloured Summer Fruits

True to their colour, these purple to red coloured fruits are truly superfoods. They are powerful agents of good health and weight loss. Pooja Malhotra, Delhi based nutritionist, tells us all about them.
NDTV
3mins
An Underrated Superfood: Sattu

An Underrated Superfood: Sattu

Gram flour, or sattu is undoubtedly the most underestimated Indian superfood. it has some very important nutritional properties leading to several health benefits. Monsiha Ashokan tells us all about this underrated superfood and the many ways you ...
NDTV
3mins
Stay Hydrated With These Healthy Summer Drinks

Stay Hydrated With These Healthy Summer Drinks

Staying hydrated is important to keep going in this sweltering heat and maintaining good health. Here's a list of some healthy drinks one must have in the summers by our nutritionist Pooja Malhotra.
NDTV
3mins
Sponsored: Important Treatment Options For Dry Eye And MGD?

Sponsored: Important Treatment Options For Dry Eye And MGD?

July month is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world & occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency & evaporate too quickly. This Dry ...
NDTV
7mins
Talking about Menstruation

Talking about Menstruation

Activist and artist Isabel Idun talks about periods. Idun co-founded a collective in Berlin called "Crafts and Cramps". Using art and political action, the group hopes to break taboos about menstruation. Isabel Idun studied cultural management, ma...
Deutsche Welle
9mins
7 Natural remedies for dry skin

7 Natural remedies for dry skin

No one wants dry, flaky skin, which is why these natural remedies for dry skin should be at the top of your 'beauty reads' list – and the bonus is that you probably have most of the products in your pantry already!
All4Women
2mins
Diet Tips For Diabetics

Diet Tips For Diabetics

To help manage your blood sugar levels, try the following diet tips by our expert nutritionist Pooja Malhotra.
NDTV
3mins
Sponsored: Why Does One Get Dry Eye? Tips For Prevention

Sponsored: Why Does One Get Dry Eye? Tips For Prevention

July month is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world and occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. In ma...
NDTV
6mins
Explained: Menstruation

Explained: Menstruation

Menstruation is an essential part of women's monthly hormone cycle. A woman loses around 70 mm of blood during each period. The whole cycle lasts around 28 days.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
New sanitary pads in Uganda

New sanitary pads in Uganda

Artist Sadat Nduhira helps women to sew their own sanitary pads. Feminine hygiene products are expensive, while rags or leaves are not reliable. The project enables girls to continue attending school when they have their period.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Menstruation Myths

Menstruation Myths

Menstruation is a crucial biological process. Despite this, strange myths about periods still prevail around the world - in some cases being used to oppress women. In many cultures, women are considered unclean during menstruation.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Expert Interview -- Rare diseases

Expert Interview -- Rare diseases

Professor Heiko Krude heads Berlin's Charite Hospital Center for Rare Diseases. He speaks with In Good Shape's Dr. Carsten Lekutat about the difficulties patients with rare diseases face, as well as new diagnostic techniques.
Deutsche Welle
8mins
Are South Africans too afraid and stressed to take sick leave?

Are South Africans too afraid and stressed to take sick leave?

Is there a collective fear of taking time off to rest and recover? Health24 took to the streets to find out.
24.com
2mins
Sponsored: What Are The Types And Causes Of Dry Eye?

Sponsored: What Are The Types And Causes Of Dry Eye?

Dr Grewal, CEO, Grewal Eye Institute in Chandigarh, tells us all about dry eye, its causes and types.
NDTV
3mins
Sneaky secrets of slim people

Sneaky secrets of slim people

Losing weight and body fat is a process that requires lots of hard work and commitment. But to make it happen the healthiest, fastest way possible you also need a little inside info from the people who've been there, done that...
All4Women
2mins
Painkillers - The expert's view

Painkillers - The expert's view

Dr. Michael Schenk treats patients suffering from pain. He discusses the most effective treatment options.
Deutsche Welle
7mins
Carbon Spectra Treatment

Carbon Spectra Treatment

Looking to improve your skin tone and bring that glow back? Look no further than the Carbon Spectra treatment. Dr Jaishree Sharad, Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist, tells us all about it.
NDTV
3mins
Men's Health Awareness Month

Men's Health Awareness Month

Men are dying six years earlier than women. To end off Men's Health Awareness Month, we decided to put Mzansi men to the (health) test.
24.com
2mins
Skin Care In Summer

Skin Care In Summer

Summer is here and as you get ready to have all the fun in the sun, do not forget how those extra hours in the sun can impact your skin. Here are some summer skin care tips you must follow this season by Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist, Dr Jaishr...
NDTV
3mins
International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day is on June 21 and was first celebrated in 2015. The goal of the annual event is to make yoga more widely known worldwide. The ancient Indian practice has proven health benefits for body and mind.
Deutsche Welle
1min
Sponsored: What Is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)? Know The Treatment Options?

Sponsored: What Is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)? Know The Treatment Options?

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) may be one of the most common eye problems one has heard of and is often the underlying cause of dry eyes. Dr Rushad Shroff, Medical Director and Consultant, Shroff Eye Centre, tells us how we can treat MGD.
NDTV
4mins
The dangers of expired face cream

The dangers of expired face cream

We all pay attention to expiry dates on food, but how often do you consider the freshness of the beauty products you use? The dangers of using expired face creams go further than simply being less effective and can be more serious than you realise.
All4Women
1min
Viewer Questions

Viewer Questions

Dr. Carsten Lekutat answers viewers' questions on medical problems. This time, it's all about the hormone melatonin which regulates our sleep.
Deutsche Welle
1min
A Yoga Teacher's Insights

A Yoga Teacher's Insights

Farhad Djabbari has been practicing yoga for a long time and has introduced many students to the benefits of the ancient practice. In Good Shape host Carsten Lekutat got the instructor to show him some poses.
Deutsche Welle
8mins
Dry eye

Dry eye

Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears are unable to provide adequate lubrication for the eyes. What is the cause and how can you treat them? Watch Dr Nitin Deshpande, Director at the Shree Ramakrishna Netralaya, tell us all ab...
NDTV
4mins
Happiness coaching

Happiness coaching

Angela Bachfeld offers courses in becoming happy. Carsten Lekutat went to find out what it is all about.
Deutsche Welle
13mins
4 Simple tips to help you get a flatter tummy

4 Simple tips to help you get a flatter tummy

There are some easy changes you can make to tone and trim your tummy. Eat healthily most of the time, implement these changes and you should start to see results!
All4Women
1min
The most important facts about blood

The most important facts about blood

Blood is our body's delivery service. It flows continuously through our veins and provides nutrients to our cells. In Good Shape reveals the most important facts about the 'liquid organ'.
Deutsche Welle
2mins
Fertility treatment - interview with Dr. Heribert Kentenich

Fertility treatment - interview with Dr. Heribert Kentenich

The Fertility Center Berlin helps woman to fulfill their dream of having a child. Carsten Lekutat talks to reproductive health expert Heribert Kentenich.
Deutsche Welle
8mins
How much do you know about the flu shot?

How much do you know about the flu shot?

Flu season is here, and we put South Africans to the test with their understanding of the flu shot.
24.com
2mins