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Can we Zap Sea-sickness?

September 9th, 2015

Episode 50 of 158 episodes

Claudia Hammond tries out a new kind of experimental treatment for motion sickness, hears about the mental health consequences for children and teenagers trafficked in South-East Asia, and learns the latest on how bed nets prevent malaria. BBC Health News’ James Gallagher explains new research suggesting Alzheimers disease might be transmissible under rare circumstances, and a looming shortage of snake bite treatment for African countries. (Photo: Claudia Hammond)

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