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An Inconvenient Tooth
An Inconvenient Tooth is a documentary film about the water fluoridation controversy which arises from moral, ethical, political, and safety concerns regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies. The controversy occurs mainly in English-speaking countries, as Continental Europe does not practice water fluoridation. Instead, fluoride is added to most table salt in Europe. Those opposed argue that water fluoridation imposes ethical issues, may cause serious health problems, is not effective enough to...
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I’m A Child Anorexic
Filmed over four months, I’m a Child Anorexic documents the highs and pitiful lows of their 12-week programme, featuring their own video diaries and conversations with each other. It is a raw and shocking insight into the kids’ beliefs about food, dieting and fat; and the terrifying power of TV, magazines, celebrities, parents and peers in influencing and distorting their perceptions. Watch these girls go from the dangerously emaciated and malnourished states they arrive in to a healthy weight and their...
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Are My Fake Breasts Safe?
Former Miss Great Britain, Gemma Garrett, investigates how she and some other 50,000 British women ended up with toxic breast implants made by the French company PIP. After her own implants ruptured and the silicone pieces had to be tweezered out, Gemma wants to know not just what the long-term effects will be on her body, but also why such high numbers of women remain so desperate to make their breasts larger, and what risks they face as a result. Can they be confident about the other products on the...
Posted in: Health, Science
Defeating the Superbugs
Scientists and researchers discuss their efforts to thwart potentially lethal strains of bacteria that have grown resistant to conventional antibiotics. The programme follows projects designed to track the global spread of the organisms, and reveals new techniques that are being developed to protect and treat...
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Eat, Fast and Live Longer
Michael Mosley has set himself a truly ambitious goal: he wants to live longer, stay younger and lose weight in the bargain. And he wants to make as few changes to his life as possible along the way. He discovers the powerful new science behind the ancient idea of fasting, and he thinks he's found a way of doing it that still allows him to enjoy his food. Michael tests out the science of fasting on himself - with life-changing...
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Andy Morgan: A Story
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 seek help at any of the following.... AWARE www.aware.ie 1890 30 33 02 [email protected] A service for people who experience depression and concerned family & friends Barnardos www.barnardos.ie 01 473...
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Think Beyond Surgery
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 of IPC Heart has successfully treated more than 30,000 cases through her team of over 100 doctors all over world with a success rate of over 95% in selected cases to avoid bypass surgery and angioplasty. Millions have been...
Inside Chernobyl
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 cost involved were just the travel expenses to the Ukraine.” Thus begins a heartfelt and well researched documentary that looks to follow-up on a spot of the world that reporters have forgotten about:...
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Autopsy: Emergency Room | Minutes From Death
Broadcast (2007) In this new three part series, von Hagens explores the impact that accidents and assaults have on the human body, while also demonstrating what first-aiders, paramedics and physicians can do to try to preserve life. First, he dissected human bodies to show how they work; then he did it to show how humans die. Now, Dr Gunther von Hagens, together with the British Red Cross, demonstrates how to save...