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Can We Zap Seasickness?

September 9th, 2015

Episode 51 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 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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