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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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Agony
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produced by Ana Espiridião, fl. 2003 and Maria José Nunes, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 57 mins
We bring you the deeply intimate journey of a heroin addict trying to regain his life. The ravages of ten years of addiction have left Pedro with no alternative but to go cold turkey. For three weeks we suffer every cramp, craving and sleepless night on Pedro’s rocky road to recovery. A hugely personal and frequ...
produced by Ana Espiridião, fl. 2003 and Maria José Nunes, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 57 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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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, Botox for Migraines
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produced by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 7 mins
Australians receive close to a quarter of a million Botox injections a year! But, in the process of removing worry lines from our faces, Some people discover they’ve been cured of a scourge that’s afflicted them all their lives – migraines. Jonica Newby examines the history of Botox and discovers that its us...
produced by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 7 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 8, Nun's Plight
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produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 8 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 8 mins
Nuns are at an increased risk of reproductive cancers, could taking the contraceptive pill prevent their plight?
produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 8 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 8 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14, MS Cure?
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produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 14 mins
Some doctors contend that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is triggered by an infection, which could be cured with antibiotics.
produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 14 mins
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Dear Talula
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directed by Lori Benson, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 34 mins
In this production, filmmaker Lori Benson brings viewers along through the course of treatment for her breast cancer diagnosis from her first doctor visit through surgeries, chemotherapy and searches for alternatives. Support she receives from her husband, family, friends and her love for her one-year-old daughter...
directed by Lori Benson, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 34 mins
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Hard Drugs, Hard Choices, Teaching, Testing and Treatment
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directed by David Deutsch, 1926-1981; produced by Abigail Pogrebin, 1965-, Media and Society Seminars, in Hard Drugs, Hard Choices (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1990), 58 mins
Panel of 35 distinguished experts from government, medicine, law, and education debate crucial questions surrounding the drug crisis in America. Domestic problems of enforcement, treatment, and justice are addressed as well as the international ramifications of the "war on drugs."
directed by David Deutsch, 1926-1981; produced by Abigail Pogrebin, 1965-, Media and Society Seminars, in Hard Drugs, Hard Choices (New York, NY: Ruth Friendly, 1990), 58 mins
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