Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney


InsHealth: Shingles vaccine, Energy drinks, Liver tests, Anorexia 08 Oct 13

October 8th, 2013

Episode 190 of 345 episodes

Margaret McCartney reports on confusion around the new shingles vaccine - including how old you have to be to qualify and why there's a lack of supply in some GP surgeries. Why readymade drinks combining caffeine and alcohol have been banned in America. Are the tests GP's use to screen for liver damage falsely reassuring? And a leading authority dispels myths surrounding the causes of anorexia.

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