Michael Mosley

May 2019

Season 7 Episode 2

Expired 4.5 3 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 5 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 2 x
Michael Mosley and the doctors undertake the most ambitious experiment yet on the series - testing whether the spice turmeric could help protect us against cancer, with the help of nearly 100 volunteers, several UK universities and some brand new technology. Gabriel Weston learns how one of these methods, based on a new un...
April 2019

Season 5 Episode 2

Expired 4.5 2 x
This time, Michael Mosley reveals a new discovery that could help us all improve our eyesight and Dr Chris van Tulleken carries out an experiment with the University of Worcester to find out whether the fad for going gluten free can be good for us. Surgeon Gabriel Weston witnesses a breakthrough that could cure rheumatoid ...

Season 5 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 3 x
Michael Mosley and the doctors set up experiments to get to the truth behind health claims and headlines. Dr Chris van Tulleken teams up with Nottingham University to see whether high intensity exercise is as good for us as is claimed, guest presenter Dr Zoe Williams gets a group of volunteers to help put some home fitness...

Season 5 Episode 4

Expired 4.0 2 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 pro...

Season 6 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 5 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 treatmen...

Season 6 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 4 x
Michael Mosley and his team of talented medical professionals are back for a sixth season for more health-related stories.
March 2019

Season 6 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 4 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 sle...

Season 8 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 14 x
Michael Mosley finds out what giving up alcohol for a month really does to your health. Gabriel Weston investigates what we really know about the risks and benefits of medical cannabis. Dr Zoe Williams reveals how to get the most out of your GP appointment. Dr Alain Gregoire discovers a surprising way massage benefits your...

Season 8 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 12 x
Michael Mosley finds out whether a glass of wine can protect your blood vessels from the harmful effects of junk food. Giles Yeo sets out to test home breathalyser kits - and uncovers a potentially dangerous weakness in the drink-drive laws in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Zoe Williams finds out what you can do to i...