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Health Innovations, Beating Heart Failure
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
Doctors at Hammersmith Hospital in London are testing a new treatment for heart failure. It’s been discovered that nerves around the kidneys send messages to the brain, which leads to abnormal hormone levels causing heart failure. By permanently numbing these nerves with electricity and radio waves pulsed throug...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Counterfeit Drugs in Cambodia
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
The police and the Ministry of Health and customs are joining forces to fight counterfeit drugs in Cambodia. Supported by pharmaceutical companies and the French government, the joint force is carrying out raids and going undercover in local pharmacies. Using the latest technology they can detect fake drugs in sec...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Developing a Universal Flu Vaccine
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
A brand new vaccine against seasonal flu has to be created once a year for both the northern and southern hemispheres. The constant and rapid evolution of the virus means an effective vaccine this year, can be useless by the next. Scientists in Belgium are determined to beat the virus by producing a vaccine that w...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Dog Detectors
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
For people with diabetes, low or high blood sugar levels can be very dangerous. A dog’s sense of smell is so acute that it can detect the change before a patient falls ill. The Medical Detection Dogs Training Centre in the UK is training dogs to be able to alert diabetes patients when their blood sugar levels ar...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 3 mins
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Health Innovations, Growing Red Blood Cells in Scotland
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Last year, the blood transfusion service collected just over one million litres of blood from donors in the United Kingdom. This enormous and expensive effort is currently the only way possible to produce the vast amount of blood needed for the millions of blood transfusions carried out each year. A team of scient...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Identifying Bacteria on Video Link
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Tackling bacterial diseases requires rapid, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment with antibiotics. But many countries lack the skills and experience needed. The Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam has developed a special camera which takes high resolution photos of bacteria samples. Doctors at the Vietnamese...
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Magnetic Heart Surgery
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Dr Muchtiar Khan is one of only two heart surgeons in the Netherlands performing heart surgery with the click of a mouse. In the film he operates on a patient using a floppy catheter controlled by magnets operated remotely by a computer. The catheter burns precise spots on the heart to help regulate an irregular h...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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Health Innovations, Male Circumcision
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 6 mins
A new, simple, plastic device, which needs no anaesthetic, surgery or stitches is being used to circumcise up to two million men in Rwanda. Male circumcision reduces the chances of men in heterosexual relationships becoming infected with HIV. Staff need very little training to fit it – something extremely import...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 6 mins
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Health Innovations, Mosquito Killing Fungi
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presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 2 mins
Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered that mosquitoes are highly sensitive to fungi. One particular fungus, beauveria bassiana, is lethal for mosquitoes, but harmless to humans and other animals. Experts are now using the spores of this fungus to create a new anti-mosquito product.
presented by Dr. Ayan Panja, 1973-; produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 2 mins
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Health Innovations, Mosquito Resistance
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produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
Mosquito nets coated with insecticides are a vital tool in helping to prevent the spread of malaria. But research from the Liverpool School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that mosquitoes are developing resistance to these insecticides. Scientists are extracting the DNA from these mosquitoes to work out wha...
produced by SW Pictures, in Health Innovations (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 4 mins
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