Search Results in Health

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...
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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...
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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...

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...

Inside Chernobyl

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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...