Search Results in Health

A short film by the BBC which sees three people sit down and tell their stories of living with mental health conditions and how they individually manage and deal with delusions which vary from the bizarre and peculiar, to the sinister and terrifying.Blogger Sophie Eliza began hearing voices at the s...

Face to Face

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Leslie Ash has always been a tabloid sweetheart, the ultimate girl next door and everyone’s favorite comedy actress. What she wanted was a simple cosmetic lip-filler, what she got was a disastrous and permanent ‘trout pout’. As Leslie says: “I’ve been called names and I’ve been dragged through the p...
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This is the story of three mothers who fiercely love their imperfect babies, all of whom were born with microcephaly which resulted in their heads being abnormally small and their brains underdeveloped. This can mean severe intellectual impairment, frequent seizures, even blindness and deafness, the...
At the dawn of the 21st century there is one last unexplored territory on Earth, it’s a place of awesome spectacle, unseen horrors and terrifying life and death battles between man and nature, where is this place you ask? It’s inside Barry Austin, Britain’s fattest man.No one in Br...
This is the story of a nightmare, a demon that strikes healthy teenagers and young adults, it robs them of past, present, future and even life itself. Schizophrenia is considered to be one of the most complicated and fascinated mental health disorders that people can get, primarily because it is so...
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When we are born we already know one thing, we have too little time, much too little time. In the blink of an eye or the shedding of a tear we become old. We are all born to die, but there is hope because isn’t ageing merely an illness? One that will sooner or later catch up with each an every...
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Zara Hartshorn from Rotherham, England is only 16 but she has a rare genetic disorder which she has inherited from her mother, a medical condition which makes her old before her time. Her skin is extremely loose and wrinkly which has left her looking as though she is in her 40’s.The bullying t...

The Dome

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Halfway between Austrailia and Hawaii in the middle of a seemingly endless pacific ocean we find a chain of islands that together form the nation of the Marshall Islands. Spread over 2 million square kilometres in the central pacific lie the Marshall Islands, a scattering of more than 1,000 islands...

The Gift

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Released in 2003 The Gift is a film by Louise Hogarth which sets out to explore the bizarre phenomenon of intentionally contracting HIV, this act of seeking infection has been coined bugchasing and in this documentary we follow the stories of two such “bug chasers” who are in search of f...
Alan Shearer: Dementia, Football and Me sees former England international footballer Alan Shearer examine the possibility that there is a link between football and dementia.Over the past few years sports such as American Football, Boxing, MMA and Rugby have come under attack due to new understanding...
Paul Alexander was a young British teenager who possessed an amazing talent for skateboarding, he was full of character and had crazy ambition for his age. Upon moving from Leicester to Bristol he discovered incredible opportunities such as sponsorship, recognition and invitation to travel different...
A countdown show looking at the shocking truth behind what we eat and the often dangerous and misguided methods we adopt in order to lose weight. Scientists, industry experts and exponents discuss the pros and cons of fad diets, 'healthy' foods and extreme exercise regimes. We all know about the ben...
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The Trouble with Dying examines the current debate on euthanasia from the perspective of individuals who are personally affected by the political decisions society will make on this issue. The production asks the questions of how we choose to balance in society the sanctity of life with the desire t...
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Organisms that have been genetically modified include micro-organisms such as bacteria and yeast, insects, plants, fish, and mammals. GMOs are the source of genetically...
McLibel is a documentary movie which tells the story of political activists, Helen Steel and Dave Morris who were taken to court by the McDonalds fast food chain for claims they had made about the company. The couple had accused McDonalds of paying low wages for staff, poor treatment of animals, env...
We all want the best for our children, including sparking white teeth. Children today have fewer fillings than ever before, but what is the truth behind this great success story? Better care of our teeth or the magic ingredient in our toothpaste fluoride? Some parts of Britain like Birmingham alread...
Lake Griffin, Florida. A killer is on the loose, striking some of the states oldest inhabitants. American Alligators, up to fifteen feet long and 1,000 pounds, thrash sporadically at the surface of the lake. Dozens swim around and around in circles, disoriented, while others clamber out of the lake...
Today in the United States, the most frequent surgical procedure is the C-section, the ‘caesarian’. It is an established practice, but the World Health Organization suggests it should not exceed 15% of all deliveries. In the US, the current figure is close to 30%. The growing debate about caesarian...

The Atkins Diet

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This is the truth about the world’s most famous, most glamorous and most controversial diet. The Atkins diet says that eating fat can make you thin. It says you don’t need to bother watching the calories. Rene Zellweger, Geri Halliwell and a host of other celebrities swear by it. But man...

Making Rounds

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Leading cardiologists Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Herschel Sklaroff, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cardiology at Mount Sinai Heart were filmed for one-month for the “Making Rounds” documentary film as they cared for critically-ill heart patients in the Cardi...
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A scary fact is that one in two of us will get cancer, its a disease that touches every family in Britain. BBC’s Panorama has spent the last eighteen months on the frontline in the fight against the disease. At the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, patients that have been given just months to...
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Garrett is a 15-year old boy living in the Alaskan wilderness with a menagerie of orphaned animals. Growing up close with nature has given him a deep understanding of nutritional needs required by diet sensitive animals on the reserve. Unfortunately, the untimely and tragic death of his mother prope...
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This is a video adaptation of a documentary filmstrip which explainsthe scientific rationale for Laetrile therapy. It presents evidencethat cancer, like scurvy or pellagra, is a deficiency disease. It isnot caused by the presence of some mysterious virus or X- factor, butby the lack of an essential...
Vice News travels to Cook County Jail, located in Chicago, Illinois, which is the largest single site jail in America, it currently houses 9,000 inmates and it is estimated that 30% of these individuals have mental health illnesses, making it the largest mental health care provider in America today....
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With Advanced medical technology A scar less painless Heart treatment is possible. Most imp prevention is better than cure. You can prevent 80% heart attacks and bypass surgeries. A breakthrough in medicine by world renowned preventive cardiologist Dr Pratiksha G Gandhi, founder & chairperson o...
Each episode features several Spanish dishes and their place of origin. Focusing on one region per show, Andres promotes the use of Spanish ingredients, like Spanish olive oil or vinegar, culture, and cooking techniques. At the end of the episode, he will usually also recommend a wine to accompany t...
5.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, yet how it unfolds in the brain is still a mystery to us. The quest to understand bipolar illness is central to the quest of understand the brain itself. Using the latest technology to gather information about how the brain functions,...
Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days is an independent documentary film that chronicles six Americans with diabetes who switch to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, uncooked food in order to reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication. The six are challenged to give up meat, da...
In House of Numbers: Anatomy of an Epidemic, an AIDS film like no other, the HIV/AIDS story is being rewritten. This is the first film to present the uncensored POVs of virtually all the major players; in their own settings, in their own words. It rocks the foundation upon which all conventional wis...
The journalist and presenter examines why pleasure and pain are integral to human survival, submitting himself to some of the most extreme forms of both sensations. He reveals how the hottest chilli in the world creates a sense of euphoria in the brain, and explains the biological reasons why parent...
The settlement of Kalachi in Kazakhstan made international headlines because of an inexplicable “sleeping sickness” that has affected its residents for over three years. RTD pays a second visit to discover that medical science may now be on the verge of unraveling the slumbering mystery.Film Dur...
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Trapped Inside My Body is an incredibly moving film which follows a young married couples mission to discover relief for the husband John, who suffers from the heartbreaking condition known as Moto Neurone Disease (MND).MND is a horrible disease which imprisons an otherwise perfectly healthy mind in...

Hungry For Change

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From the creators of the best-selling documentary FOOD MATTERS comes another hard-hitting film certain to rock your world. HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weightloss and food industry don't want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. F...

Perfect Illusions

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A young woman named Anna Westin wrote in her diary of November 1999, of the toll taken by anorexia that began when she was 17. Anna Died few months later, taking a fatal overdose of painkillers. She was 21 years old.Eating disorders are a growing problem affecting millions of people in the United St...

Seeds of Death

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The global launch of a second Green Revolution, spearheaded by genetic engineering and corrupt corporations such as Monsanto and DuPont, shows every sign of being as catastrophic as the first revolution. As the big agro-chemical complex morphs into one of the world’s most powerful lobbies, educating...

Super Size Me

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Super Size Me is an Academy Award-nominated 2004 documentary film, directed by and starring Morgan Spurlock, an American independent filmmaker. It follows a 30-day time period (February 2003) during which Spurlock subsists exclusively on McDonald’s fast food and stops exercising regularly. The film...
Shot over the space of 6 months across the US, in a variety of situations and lucky encounters. Why We Breathe was born out of the idea to understand why people do the things they do. For the documentary, we wanted to ask the question, why do you do yoga? Why keep doing it? Why do you love it? We wa...
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www.cyacyl.com www.joanherrmann.com What do Sir Richard Branson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Jack Canfield, Gregg Braden, Barbara Marx Hubbard; and drug-addict-turned-addiction-counselor/life coach Brian Moran have in common? Each one faced a "Choice Point" in their lives - a life event or crises that...

Ebola Warriors

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RTD visits the very center of the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Following the outbreak in March, local Red Cross workers in Liberia are risking their lives on a daily basis in order to save others from the deadly disease. To prevent relatives and neighbors being infected, specially-trained burial tea...
Should genetically modified food be labeled? In 2013, Washington voters were asked to take a side in the battle over GMO food that"s being fought across the country.Millions of dollars have already poured into the state in the fight over Initiative 522 — a ballot initiative that would require...

Strange Culture

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Alternately teasing and terrifying, Strange Culture molds one man's tragedy into an engrossing narrative.In 2004, Steve Kurtz (Thomas Jay Ryan), an associate professor of art at the State University of New York, Buffalo, was preparing an exhibition on genetically modified food for the Massachusetts...
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Hailed as a harmless chemical that would prevent tooth decay, new evidence shows how fluoride could be linked to serious health problems. Fluoridation was first advanced in the US at the end of the second World War. Proponents argued that fluoride in water and toothpaste would help to protect teeth...
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In the wake of the swine flu outbreak, virologist Dr Mike Leahy uses over 50 years of BBC archive to explore the history of pandemics - infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites.Inspired by the Horizon back catalogue, he tells the extraordinary story of smallpox, one of the most...
Audrey Marie Santo is was an ordinary girl, untill at the age of 3 she fell into the swimming pool and drowned. At the hospital she regained her breath, but fell in a coma. Her parents brought her to Medjugorje where appearances of the virgin Mary were sighted, hoping for a miracle. The virgin Mary...
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In Dying To Have Known, filmmaker Steve Kroschel went on a 52-day journey to find evidence to the effectiveness of the Gerson Therapy - a long-suppressed natural cancer cure.His travels take him across both the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, from upstate New York to San Diego to Alaska, from Japan...

The Truth 365

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The Truth 365 is a grass-roots documentary film and social media campaign that gives a voice to all children fighting all forms of cancer. Hosted by 18 year-old Melinda Marchiano, who is a cancer survivor, the documentary shines a light on the state of childhood cancer research funding by uniting th...
This documentary is a close examination into what some consider to be a “hoax”: aspartame toxicity. This documentary attempts to look at what is definitively known about aspartame and discovers that the label “hoax” in this case is a dangerous misconception. This controversia...
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Jasmuheen darkroom retreat takes place in Tao garden, Chiangmai, Thailand where 45 people stay 9 days and 9 nights in complete darkness, with no physical food observing silence, stillness and solitude. This documentary takes you to discover this wonderful journey through the testimonials of those wh...