Disease and Treatment

The Final Word (Opening Shot)

Those close to death seem to have insights on life that the rest of us fail to understand, as we race through our seemingly infinite days. The Final Word asks the people whose lives are being cut...

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Catalyst - Gut Reaction Pt 1 & 2

Could our food be making us sick – very sick? In this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips investigates whether the Western diet could be contributing to a whole litany of diseases by causing an...

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Australian Story - Back of His Mind (David Murrell)

In 2011, 35 year old fashion photographer David Murrell was told he had just months to live. A tumour the size of an orange was removed from his brain. It was the worst kind of highly aggressive...

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Catalyst - Little Wonders: Medical Nanotechnology

The most exciting breakthroughs in medicine are happening in the smallest of scales - in the world of micro, nano and quantum technology. By thinking big but working small, scientists are...

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The Vagina Dairies (Opening Shot)

In The Vagina Diaries, presenter Nat Harris cracks the vagina taboo wide open to explore a procedure called labiaplasty. Find out what drives women to put the most intimate part of their bodies under...

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Dating the H*Bomb (Opening Shot)

Dating The H*Bomb looks at the mine field that is living and loving with the herpes virus. If using a condom is tricky to bring up when your date gets hot and heavy, try dropping the 'H-Bomb' -...

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Australian Story - Cracking the Code

The Damiani family's story has been described as a breathtaking example of how medicine can be transformed by the determination of ordinary people. Four years ago, Stephen and Sally Damiani's baby...

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Australian Story - Long Walk Back (Chloe Palmer-Simpson)

Chloe Palmer-Simpson was just 18 when she was involved in a head-on car crash near her home in Bargo in New South Wales. The accident left her fighting for her life and dealing with a severe brain...

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Catalyst - Sitting is Deadly

When you think about living dangerously - smoking, drinking and other risk taking behaviours may be the first things that come to mind. But if your days are anything like mine, one of your deadliest...

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Four Corners - Rise of the Superbugs

Antibiotics are the wonder drugs of modern medicine. They've allowed doctors to save and extend life by killing infection and enabling ground breaking surgery. But imagine a world where antibiotics...

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