Search Results in Health

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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...

Broadmoor

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Broadmoor is a word that makes people shiver, most people think that Broadmoor is a prison but in fact it is a high secure psychiatric hospital and home to some of the UK’s most dangerous and violent prisoners. After five years of negotiation and for the very first time the hospital has allowe...
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The 30 minute film illustrates the transformative effect of life-saving antiretroviral medicine through the stories of HIV+ people in Zambia. By taking the ARV medicine -2 life-saving pills that cost around 40 cents a day -in as few as 40 days, the

Street Medicine

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This is just a trailer as the original source was removed, but you can watch it here at TVLinkAmerica is the only country in the industrialized world which does not provide universal health care. Initiatives providing free medical care and social services to the homeless and uninsured population in...
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HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus was first discovered 30 years ago, so it rarely grabs space on the front pages these days. But it remains very much a deadly killer. About 34 million people around the World suffer from it HIV. The virus attacks the body's immune defences, and when they have been...
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A short film based on current conditions in Chernobyl & Pripyat. Made on a shoe string budget by the director. An amateur documentary with some professionally fleshed out ideas and research. ” Please note, I am an amateur documentary filmaker and this documentary was made on no budget. The only...

Venom Superman

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This guy looks 20 years younger. He's been injecting himself with snake venom for 20 years and he looks better than ever.The hemotoxins which attack human blood cells in a tree viper's venom can result in an agonising death in less than 30 minutes. The neurotoxins in a cobra bite can kill a person i...
"Ending Endometriosis" is a 30-minute medical documentary filmed in 2009 about the disease and the search for a cure. The documentary features Dr. Albee and the Center for Endometriosis Care based in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Albee and his team explain their surgical methods of laser excision and how th...
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Britain is in the grip of an epidemic of sexually transmitted infections, behind every rash, lump and itch is a patient terrified they may have caught an STI. This BBC four part series follows staff as they treat patients at the Manchester Center of Sexual Health. The production team themselves work...

McLibel

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McLibel is the story of two ordinary people who humiliated McDonald's in the biggest corporate PR disaster in history. McDonald's loved using the UK libel laws to suppress criticism. Major media organizations like the BBC and The Guardian crumbled and apologized.But then they sued gardener Helen Ste...

Inhale Exhale

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This is usually where life begins and ends. We may have a peek at all its stages in a Latvian hospital. We get to know its patients, medical personnel, building layout and infrastructure as well as its atmosphere, heavily influenced by the hospital sounds and colours. A meeting place of people from...
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The story of Tia McCarthy, a seven-year-old girl with a rare disorder in which her oesophagus and stomach are unconnected. Despite corrective surgery, she has never eaten a morsel.Tia McCarthy is 7 years old and she has never eaten anything. She is fed through a tube into her stomach and she never g...
This documentary describes the use of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method in growing of rice whose aim is to develop a flexible and farmer friendly technology that will boost productivity, enhance water use thus reducing crop production cost and in effect increasing income which is vital in...

Boy Interrupted

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Boy Interrupted is a HBO film that examines the life of Evan Perry a 15 year old boy from New York who took his own life in 2005. This film which was made by his parents Dana and Hart looks at how Evan’s bipolar disorder and depression consumed him and affected his family.Mental illness was so...
Zach Sobiech is a 17 year old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach turned 18 years old today (May 3rd, 2013) and continues his fight against cancer with a smile that can change the world. Film Duration: 22 min
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"At the end of the day, it's a heavy metal and it's not something that I want to have in my mouth anymore. It's been there long enough and I don't know what it's been doing to me and I would quite like to get rid of it." After feeling lethargic for some time, keen runner Ruth Goodwin began to wonder...
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“Too many people are making too much money out of it, and money is much stronger than truth. One of the most powerful video documentaries of our time boldly reveals the modern medical-industrial complex’s dire descent into utter corruption. This feature-length expose explains exactly how the 3...
"This is the first in-depth exploration into the origins of HIV and Ebola. Claims that these "emerging viruses" naturally evolved and then jumped species from ape to man seem grossly unfounded in light of the compelling evidence assembled in this extraordinary text. Alternatively, the possibility th...

The Weight Cut

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Driven by the huge success of fight promoters such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), mixed martial arts has become one of the fastest growing sports in the world, not to mention one of the most lucrative having seen the UFC itself being recently sold for $4 billion dollars.Before fighters...
US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past decade.Instead of testing trial medicines on Americans, more and more of these tests are being carried out on poor people in faraway places. Russia, China, Brazil, Poland, Uganda and Romania are all hot spot...
Africa has one of the highest prevalence of HIV infected people. More than 20% of the nation’s adult are infected with HIV, this makes up an astonishing 22 million people. The condition is so bad that the African authorities have even set up states that are isolated for HIV infected people to...
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The Lance Armstrong scandal has blown the lid on the world of sports doping. However, a larger problem is at risk of slipping by unnoticed: widespread use of performance enhancing drugs by members of the public.Government officials estimate up to 160,000 fitness fanatics may be doping in the Netherl...

Monitor Me

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Dr Kevin Fong explores a medical revolution that promises to help us live longer, healthier lives. Inspired by the boom in health-related apps and gadgets, it's all about novel ways we can monitor ourselves around the clock. How we exercise, how we sleep, even how we sit.Some doctors are now prescri...
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This film delves into Irish horsemeat scandal, revealing a systematic criminal harvest of thousands of horses, which netted millions and stretches well beyond Ireland’s borders.When Ireland’s Food Standards Authority announced that it had found beef products sold by popular food brands contaminated...
In this innovative observational documentary, four young men who are all unhappy with their bodies and feel that their size and shape is negatively impacting their lives attempt to achieve their dream physiques. Two of them are skinny men who are going to be pumping up and two are bodybuilders despe...
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People Say I'm Crazy (1989) is a 56 minute award-winning color documentary produced by the California Network of Mental Health Clients. It is based on the findings from the Well-Being Project, a ground-breaking survey conducted in 1987 by mental health consumers to explore what factors promote or de...

Seeds of Freedom

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Seeds of Freedom seeks to challenge the mantra that large-scale, industrial agriculture is the only means by which we can feed the world, promoted by the pro-GM lobby. In tracking the story of seed it becomes clear how corporate agenda has driven the take over of seed in order to make vast profit an...
They say that there was a magic pill that could cure any illness and prolong life. But only the Soviet leaders had an access to it. Get inside the Kremlin walls and learn what the heads of USSR used to eat and drink, how they protected themselves from illnesses and what their main phobias were. Meet...
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The Gerson Miracle introduces us to the physician who developed The Gerson Therapy more than 75 years ago, a therapy that has proven to cure cancer and most other chronic and degenerative diseases. Through his own painful struggle with migraines, Dr. Max Gerson conceived a treatment based entirely o...
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Over the better part of this century, athletes have sought to increase the natural performance of their bodies by using various means. And while most opted for the development of their muscle mass by using standard techniques, such as lifting weights, running, or other methods, some started taking t...
Professor Green or rather Stephen Manderson, is a British rapper who recently released several documentaries via BBC Three, some of which include Dangerous Dogs and Hidden and Homeless. In this film Stephen, embarks on more of a personal journey as he attempts to uncover the truth behind the suicide...
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...
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In the southern African nation of Swaziland, around a quarter of all adults are now HIV positive. With so many now living with compromised immune systems, tuberculosis, which had been in decline for decades, has made a dramatic comeback. Now it has a foothold once more, new mutations are evolving fa...
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NGC investigates the science of muscle by taking us on a journey inside the bodies of two remarkable humans with startling genetic conditions. 31-year old Jason Dunn lives with Dystonia, a rare disorder that causes his brain to send faulty messages to his muscular system. Every waking moment his mus...

David vs Monsanto

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Imagine that a storm blows across your garden - and that now, without your knowledge and without your consent, foreign and genetically-manipulated seeds are in your vegetable patch which you have nourished and maintained for many years. A few days later, representatives of a multi-national corporate...

Fed Up

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Fed Up is a first hand examination of America’s ongoing battle with obesity, the films shows us how over 30 years ago when the first dietary guidelines were issued by the U.S. government, they somehow failed to take into account the effect sugar has in increasing the risks of obesity, diabetes...
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A documentary exploring the Suicide of one Dublin man. The piece looks at the man himself and the family and friends he left behind.If you have been affected by any of the events in this story and/or have been affected by suicide or are experiencing suicidal or self harm thoughts? Please call and se...

THIN

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The 2006 cinema verite documentary film, THIN, directed by Lauren Greenfield and distributed by HBO, is an exploration of The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida; a 40-bed residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders. The film mostly revolves around four women with anor...

The Greater Good

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THE GREATER GOOD is an award winning character-driven documentary that explores the cultural intersections where parenting meets modern medicine and individual rights collide with politics. The film offers parents, doctors and policy makers a safe space to speak openly, actively listen and learn fro...
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...
In this lecture, Dr. Russell Blaylock explains one of the most important connections between nutrition and our health- how nutrition affects our behavior. Citing a series of important studies, he shows that good nutrition can powerfully enhance our memory, mood, and behavior in a socially desirable...
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Take an unflinching look into an issue the mainstream media doesn't dare touch: the failure of the multi billion-dollar war on AIDS. The Other Side of AIDS gives voice to a growing movement of doctors, scientists, journalists, and HIV positives who reveal a tangled web of conflicts of interest, poli...