Health Check: Are Game Play and Screen Time Bad for...07/30/15
Claudia Hammond on digital devices and whether they are bad for young people’s health.
Are Game Play and Screen Time Bad for You?
Young people love their computer games, mobile phones and social media. But is spending hours playing and socialising at their screens bad for their brains, behaviour and health? Claudia Hammond consults researchers who have explored these questions....
How Aviation Improves Medical Safety
The human brain is fallible. In emergency situations it can be easily overloaded with information or be unable to override social rules of hierarchy and deference. This can have disastrous consequences, particularly in scenarios like aeroplane...
Doctors Travelling to Join Extremist Cause in Syria and...
Security journalist Duncan Gardam talks to Claudia about what’s known about the recruitment of doctors from around the world by the extremist group ‘Islamic State’ in the areas of Syria and Iraq which it currently controls. Dr Graham Easton discusses...
Women being Pinched and Slapped during Childbirth
According to a new report just published in PLOS medicine, based on studies from 34 different countries, widespread mistreatment of women during childbirth is taking place around the world. For instance women are being pinched and slapped or...
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