Once known as manic depression, Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects 100,000 Australians. And while it can be treated, there is no cure.
James Vote is a 65–year–old diabetic suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Doctors told him it was inevitable he would lose his leg.
Catalyst travels to England where a nasty side effect of global warming has occurred.
This special episode looks at different facets of Australia's greatest environmental peril.
DECISIONS UNDER FIRE
In this summer of fire, one tragedy stands out - the Canberra bushfires. In a single day, four lives were lost and more than 500 homes were destroyed in and around our national Capital.
It's bushfire season in western Arnhem Land: Aboriginal people are reviving traditional burning patterns; Scientists are measuring how ecosystems are affected by fire; The developers of a gas refin
Is it possible to cheat sleep and get away with it?
Our entire market economy is based on one idea, the more choice you have the happier you get. But science suggests we're going against human nature.
A Catalyst special on the pressing environmental issue of our time.
For decades, scientists have worked to develop technologies that can unlock the energy from coal while reducing the risks of digging it up and burning it.
A sprained ankle or twisted knee causes pain which tells the body there's an injury and it's time to take action. Treatment follows, the injury heals and after a while the pain goes away.
In December 2009, representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Denmark to hammer out the most important carbon reduction agreement the world has ever made.
Council House Two, or CH2 as its known, is quite possibly the eco-office block of the future – many of its design principles have been taken from nature.
Are you Kyoto confused? Overwhelmed by global warming?
After being diagnosed with a devastating neurological disease called Generalised Dystonia, Luke Wilmot became confined to a wheelchair for most of his teenage years.
Do you ever worry one day you'll lose your marbles? It’s the cost of us all living longer. In our 60’s, we’ve a one in 100 chance of dementia. By our eighties, it’s one in three.
What do a dinosaur and a Victorian bridge have in common? Well, quite a lot actually.
Is the air in our cities safe to breathe? New science about fine particle pollution has a dire warning for public health.
For many farmers, developing drought-resistant strains of wheat means the difference between surviving the next "Big Dry", or, leaving the land.
You are what you eat... but science suggests you're also what your grandmother ate.