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Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 2, Opium
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directed by Nick Shoolingin-Jordan, fl. 2005; produced by Nick Shoolingin-Jordan, fl. 2005, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 2 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
Scotland is plagued with over 50,000 drug addicts and one of the roots of this addiction is the opium poppy. In this second episode, actor Brian Cox travels to China to discover how the seeds of this modern-day addiction were planted during the height of Britain's trading empire. Since then opium has fuelled the w...
directed by Nick Shoolingin-Jordan, fl. 2005; produced by Nick Shoolingin-Jordan, fl. 2005, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 2 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
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Amazing Lives, Coma Miracle
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directed by Paul Nelson, 1972-; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
In a small South African town, patients locked in a vegetative state are miraculously being woken with a sleeping drug. Dr Wally Nel, the local GP who stumbled upon this phenomenon, has now helped hundreds of brain damaged patients and may be the verge of an extraordinary medical breakthrough. The film contains a...
directed by Paul Nelson, 1972-; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Antibiotic: Kill or Cure?
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directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
Investigative journalist Donal MacIntyre reveals the shocking truth about MRSA and how society’s misuse of antibiotics and appalling hygiene practices has taken us to the point where certain bacterial infections are virtually unstoppable.
directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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California High
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directed by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015 and Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007; produced by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015, Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007 and Steve Malone, fl. 2007, Ivy Film and Two Man Crew Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
California High presents a balanced look at the intense controversy over the legalization of marijuana and its wide-ranging consequences. When California voters passed the first medical marijuana laws in 1996, it sparked a chain reaction that led to 18 other states enacting similar laws. Four states have since leg...
directed by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015 and Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007; produced by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015, Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007 and Steve Malone, fl. 2007, Ivy Film and Two Man Crew Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2, The Blind Men and the Elephant
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Deborah Dickson, fl. 1983; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Ark Media, Weta Washington, Laura Ziskin Pictures and Florentine Films, in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015, originally published 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
This episode picks up the story in the wake of the declaration of a “war on cancer” by Richard Nixon in 1971. Flush with optimism and awash with federal dollars, the cancer field plunges forward in search of a cure. In the lab, rapid progress is made in understanding the essential nature of the cancer cell, le...
directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Deborah Dickson, fl. 1983; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Ark Media, Weta Washington, Laura Ziskin Pictures and Florentine Films, in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015, originally published 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 6, Thin Blood
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produced by Anja Taylor, fl. 2011 and Ingrid Arnott, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 6 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 8 mins
If blood fails to clot properly after a major trauma the consequences can be fatal. Anja Taylor investigates new approaches to treat accident victims.
produced by Anja Taylor, fl. 2011 and Ingrid Arnott, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 6 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 8 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 15, Nanopatch
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produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 15 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 4 mins
A new vaccination delivery method could replace needles and syringes - and save millions of lives. Maryanne Demasi discovers the nanopatch and its future potential.
produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 15 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 4 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 22, Ketamine
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produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 22 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 7 mins
Dr. Maryanne Demasi looks at an Australian trial using ketamine as a treatment for major depression.
produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 22 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 7 mins
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Correspondent, Anti-Fat Pill & The Bushmen
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produced by Dominick Ozanne, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 44 mins
A rare desert cactus, the Hoodia, contains a never before discovered molecule that may hold the answer to one of the world's greatest health problems, obesity and over-eating. Scientists have isolated an appetite suppressant in the flesh of the plant that is powerful enough to stop people eating all day. But who...
produced by Dominick Ozanne, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 44 mins
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Dark Side of a Pill
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directed by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and John Goetz, fl. 2013; produced by Thomas Breinholt and Ole Hjortdal (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2013), 59 mins
The Dark Side of a Pill an exclusive, case-driven investigation into the one of the medical success stories of our time. One in ten adults in the Western world is on antidepressants. With global sales of approximately 20 billion dollars, these prescription drugs are among the most lucrative products of the medical...
directed by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and John Goetz, fl. 2013; produced by Thomas Breinholt and Ole Hjortdal (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2013), 59 mins
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