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


MM: IH: HIV, Vit D & TB, Vit B12, Mouth ulcers

September 4th, 2012

Episode 118 of 329 episodes

Dr Mark Porter and regular contributor GP Dr Margaret McCartney explore the incidence of HIV in the UK today and why a new home-testing kit in the States is a bad idea. New research shows that Vitamin D alongside antibiotics assists in treating TB. Why a growing number of people believe deficienty in B12 is underdiagnosed and undertreated. And what can be done to help people plagued with recurrent attacks of mouth ulcers.

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