Inside Health

Inside Health

Por BBC Radio 4
En Inside Health

23/02/2021

A weekly quest to demystify health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice.

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Long Covid, Vaccine queries

Most people recover rapidly after catching coronavirus. But I chat to three people who were infected almost a year...

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Covid Symptoms

A fever, cough or loss of smell and taste are criteria for a Covid-19 test, but what if you have different symptoms?...

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Mouthwash & dentistry during the pandemic

One or our listeners, Katharine, asks whether mouthwash can help stop the spread of Coronavirus. We hunt down the...

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Exercise in the time of Covid

It’s an exercise special on Inside Health. This week Amanda wants to know how quickly she can get back to...

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Oximetry at home, Rapid lateral flow tests for Covid

In Covid, oxygen levels in the body can crash without noticeable symptoms - it’s known as “silent...

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12/01/2021

Should you take vitamin D pills to ward off coronavirus? Our own Dr Margaret McCartney has been sifting through the...

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12/01/2021

Should you take vitamin D pills to ward off coronavirus? Our own Dr Margaret McCartney has been sifting through the...

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Covid in 2021 & a blood test that claims to detect cancer early

2020 was awful. So what about 2021? I chat with Prof Neil Ferguson to see how this year could play out and when life...

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Covid in 2021 & a blood test that claims to detect cancer early

2020 was awful. So what about 2021? I chat with Prof Neil Ferguson to see how this year could play out and when life...

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How Bangor Hospital's Intensive Care Unit is Preparing for Winter

Saleyha Ahsan reports from Ysbyty Gwynedd, her own hospital in Bangor, North Wales about how the Intensive Care Unit...

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20/10/2020

Covid-19 damages the lungs, leaving people struggling to get enough oxygen into their body. In the early stages of...

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Covid-19 Test and Trace; Non-drug trials in a pandemic

Margaret McCartney on National Test and Trace and why households are receiving multiple calls. Beth tells of being...

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Touch in Health Care

The Radio 4 Touch Test included questions about touch in health care. Dr Natalie Bowling who's a psychologist from...

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Antibodies to Covid in Kids, Covid and Colds, PIMS-TS,

The story of one child's recovery from PIMS-TS, the rare new condition that caught doctors by surprise in April....

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Sticky Blood : From Blood Clots to Covid-19

Thromboses - blood clots that form in the circulation - are easily the biggest single killer of British men and...

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Flu Vaccine; Dentistry and Covid; Diagnosing Coeliac disease; NHS preparations for winter

How will this year's expanded flu vaccine programme be delivered? In addition to usual groups the flu vaccine will be...

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Bedside Covid Test; Longterm Covid Recovery

Dr Mark Porter on a new bedside test that differentiates between Covid-19 and other infectious diseases including flu...

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Prescribing Cycling; Temperature Checks; False Positives; Choirs and Covid-19

As the Government announces GPs should start to prescribe cycling Margaret McCartney examines the evidence for...

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Public Health in the time of Coronavirus

Public health doctors don't dash around hospitals wearing white coats brandishing stethoscopes. The work of this...

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