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The Power Of The Placebo

   2014    Medicine
Placebos come in all shapes and sizes, but they contain no active ingredient. They are the miracle pills that shouldn't really work at all. Now they are being shown to help treat pain, depression and even alleviate some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It seems they're not acting alone. The placebo effect is intertwined with how is did the healthcare. Explores why they work, and how we could all benefit from the hidden power of the placebo.

Cooked: Water

   2016    Culture
Michael Pollan looks to the kitchens of India for a lesson in the value of pot cooking and examines the consequences of eating highly processed food.
Series: Cooked

How the Universe Works
How the Universe Works

   2014    Science
Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places
Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places

   2016    Science
The Universe
The Universe

   2010    Science
The Story of Science
The Story of Science

   2010    History
Earthflight
Earthflight

   2012    Nature
Motivation
Motivation

   2017    Culture
Nova Wonders
Nova Wonders

   2018    Medicine