Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 05: Episode 01: Summer Special

Published on November 28th, 2016 | by Thuso Sekhaolelo

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TV: Trust Me I’m a Doctor returns on BBC Earth

Start: 05 December 2016

Continue: Mondays at 20:30 for 4 weeks

BBC Earth channel 184 on DStv 

The doctors are back, revealing the science behind the hype and headlines and answering the health questions that matter.

Michael Mosley investigates whether turmeric can protect us against cancer and tries out acupuncture and hypnosis to discover whether these hugely popular alternative therapies really work. Chris van Tulleken tests whether the latest craze for high intensity exercise is really doing us any good, and whether going gluten-free will improve our health.

Surgeon Gabriel Weston travels to Georgia in the former Soviet Union to discover the revolutionary new treatment that could defeat the superbugs that antibiotics can’t tackle. And Saleyha Ahsan investigates whether unbranded medicines really work as well as their more expensive, branded counterparts, and shows how to spot the symptoms of the killer disease meningitis.

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