Michael Mosley

February 2018

Season 7 Episode 3

3.0 4 x
Michael Mosley runs an experiment to find out if eating carbs in the evening is bad for you. GP Zoe Williams investigates a condition that leaves millions of us with painfully cold fingers, and investigates how to reduce the effects of jet lag. Psychiatrist Alain Gregoire reveals how to recognise PTSD and what you can do about it. And surgeon Gabriel Weston discovers the innovative magnetic technology helping cancer surgeons to remove tumours in the operating theatre.

Season 7 Episode 2

4.0 9 x
Michael Mosley finds out why fizzy drinks make you eat more, Dr Zoe Williams investigates whether caffeine boosts your physical performance, and surgeon Gabriel Weston looks into the new artificial pancreas that could transform life for diabetics.

Season 7 Episode 1

Expired 4.0 10 x
In the popular series return, Michael Mosley finds out why fizzy drinks make you eat more. GP Dr Zoe Williams investigates whether caffeine boosts your physical performance. Geneticist Dr Giles Yeo discovers what men can do about baldness. Surgeon Gabriel Weston looks into the new artificial pancreas that could transform life for diabetics. And Dr Alain Gregoire gives the psychiatrist's guide to obsessive compulsive disorder.
January 2018

Season 5 Episode 4

Expired 4.0 3 x
As the sun comes out (or not!) the doctors are back doing science research on our behalf. While we prepare to bare our bodies on the beach, Dr Saleyha Ahsan and the University of Oxford test whether it is really possible to bust belly fat, and skin surgeon Gabriel Weston takes a special camera on the streets to see how protective sun cream actually is. Dr Chris van Tulleken tests how cheap a pair of sunglasses we can buy and still be assured protection from damaging UV light. And as the warmer ...

Season 6 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 1 x
Michael Mosley sets off an ambitious study on the health benefits of omega-3 fish oils, while Dr Chris van Tulleken puts omega-3 supplements to the test. Dr Zoe Williams goes on a high fat diet and discovers why eating a lot of fat affects men and women differently. Gabriel Weston seeks out an innovative new brain treatment for PTSD, and Dr Saleyha Ahsan reveals how to spot the symptoms of a little-known condition that can cause sudden and irreversible sight loss.

Season 6 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 5 x
Michael Mosley and his team of talented medical professionals are back for a sixth season for more health-related stories.

Season 6 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 20 x
Michael Mosley investigates whether diet or exercise is a more effective way to keep calories in check, and Dr Saleyha Ahsan runs an experiment to find out whether probiotic products really can improve health. Dr Chris van Tulleken discovers whether red wine lives up to its healthy reputation, Zoe Williams looks at how sleep duration affects how much people eat, and Gabriel Weston witnesses the first operation of its kind in the UK - fitting a sternum implant made using 3D printing.
December 2017


Expired 3.0 14 x
E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular, yet they're often at the centre of controversy. Dr Michael Mosley sets out to settle the debates about whether they should be banned in public spaces, and answers questions about their long-term safety.
October 2017

July 4, 2016

Expired 3.0 13 x
Michael Mosley puts himself through extreme challenges to discover how our blood protects us from infection, heals us when we're wounded, and powers our lives. The programme explores the dark mythology around blood, and meets the scientists on the cusp of discovering whether there’s any truth in the ‘Dracula myth’: that young blood can reverse the ageing process. Packed with absorbing stories, this is a comprehensive take on a subject that’s central to our survival.
September 2017

Do We Need Health Tests?

Expired 3.0 6 x
Michael Mosley puts himself through a battery of health tests available to people who feel perfectly well. From an expensive heart scan to a new national screening procedure to detect the earliest signs of bowel cancer, Mosley sets out to discover which if any of the tests are worth doing.