The dog is man and woman's best friend, but how good a friend to your dog are you? We all like to think our dogs are really happy with us. But how can we be sure?
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, accounting for up to 70 percent of cases. After the age of 65, the chance of getting the disease doubles every five years. Given there's no cure,
Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists' warnings, anitbiotic prescriptions in many
The Stendrode is a radically new approach in the field of "brain-machine interfaces" - technology that delivers mind-control over computers, robotic limbs or exoskeletons and gives people with para
Human impacts on the way our planet functions have now become so extreme many scientists are claiming the Earth has shifted out of the Holocene state and into a new geological epoch.
In this touching and brave program, three families have opened their lives to Four Corners to tell their stories about living with dementia.
Heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp takes us into the amazing world of our hearts - revealing how they function, how can we look after them and shows us the latest science she uses to help fix them when t
If you had to make a playlist of your life, what would be on it? And if, toward the end of your life, your mind and memories were fading away,
Catalyst uncovers the secrets to healthier skin, gets up close and personal with some of the most common rashes, spots and blemishes, and shows you how to care for the largest organ in your body.
A profile on Australian artist Brett Whiteley, centred on his work on Alchemy, one of his largest paintings.
This program deals with mainstream issues of Australian Society through the eyes of a journalistic team who are all under the age of 24 years.
This rousing edition of Australian Story brings together some of the best known names in Australian rock music history - from Chrissy Amphlett to Jimmy Barnes to Neil Finn and Midnight Oil.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
This program features a harrowing and multi-faceted account of the impact of heroin addiction on an average, middle class Australian family.
The only full length documentary ever made about Brett Whiteley, Difficult Pleasure is a revealing portrait of one of Australia's finest painters.
Catrina Lawrence is 16, struggling but forthright and full of dreams and hopes. She wants to become an actor, an artist, even an evangelist.
Heroin and alcohol - two drugs with very different reputations. One is feared and one is glamourised.
George Negus with four special segments looking at the challenges of change. People flipping out, freaking out, shifting gear and forging major changes in their lives.
Through trauma and sickness alcohol kills more than 3000 Australians and hospitalises 70,000 annually.