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


MedMatters: Inside Health: CPR, PSA, Garlic, PCOS

March 20th, 2012

Episode 79 of 329 episodes

We have an insider’s guide to the science behind resuscitation. New research suggesting that the one and half million or so women in the UK with polycystic ovary syndrome could be at increased risk of an early heart attack. A controversial test that has divided doctors for years - does PSA screening for prostate cancer actually make any difference? The issue of dignity - how a GP talks to a patient. And garlic – can it really lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol levels, ward off the common cold, and protect against cancer.