Health Check

BBC World Service

Health, Fitness & Nutrition, Technology

Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale, investigates discoveries and solutions in healthcare, and looks at how to deliver a healthier world. Presented by Claudia Hammond.


Can We Zap Seasickness?

September 9th, 2015

Episode 51 of 119 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 Southeast 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. Picture credit: Andrew Luck-Baker/Claudia Hammond

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