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Series: How to Stay Young

 

How to Stay Young The Body

   2016    Medicine
Angela Rippon and Dr Chris van Tulleken travel the world in search of the latest science that could help us all stay young and healthy for longer. They investigate the best ways to help both our bodies and brains age better. Up first is the body, and Angela travels to Germany to join a groundbreaking study which reveals the exercise that holds off ageing the most. Chris visits America to find out about the unexpected diet that can add years to our lives. And in Ecuador we meet a seventeen-year-old who looks like a child to discover how scientists hope he may hold the key to preventing the diseases of ageing.

How to Stay Young The Brain

   2016    Medicine
This episode explores what can give brains a boost. In America, Angela tries out a new treatment that's proven to help memory and concentration. In Japan, a remarkable 100-year-old reveals the colourful foods that keep minds more active. Plus Chris discovers the best exercise we can do for our brains. At the cutting-edge of science, discover how injections of young people's blood may help beat dementia.

The Gene Code
The Gene Code

   2011    Science
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History
Shine a Light
Shine a Light

   2008    Art
Wings
Wings

      Nature
Galapagos with David Attenborough
Galapagos with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

   2006    History
Hiroshima
Hiroshima

   2005    History