All shows in the Health and Wellbeing category

  1. Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic

    Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic

    8 Episodes

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    A new live series showcasing medical diagnosis as Dr Christian Jessen and Dr Dawn Harper diagnose cases live on air

  2. Embarrassing Bodies

    Embarrassing Bodies

    2 Series, 34 Episodes

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    The Embarrassing Illnesses doctors set off on a UK roadshow in an innovative attempt to raise health awareness and de-stigmatise 'embarrassing' body parts and medical conditions

  3. The Hoarder Next Door

    The Hoarder Next Door

    3 Series, 12 Episodes

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    Psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses and a team of expert de-clutterers come to the aid of extreme hoarders in a bid to change their lives and homes

  4. Embarrassing Fat Bodies

    Embarrassing Fat Bodies

    2 Series, 9 Episodes

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    As the nation's waist size spirals out of control, the Embarrassing Bodies doctors help the seriously overweight cope with illnesses caused by obesity

  5. Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I'm Gay

    Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I'm Gay

    1 Episode

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    Dr Christian Jessen goes undercover to investigate controversial gay 'cures' in the UK and the US

  6. Supersize vs Superskinny

    Supersize vs Superskinny

    10 Episodes

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    Documentary series in which two extreme eaters - one very overweight and the other severely underweight - swap diets in an attempt to change the way they view food and eating

  7. Bodyshock

    Bodyshock

    9 Series, 9 Episodes

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    Long-running documentary strand that investigates extraordinary and moving real-life stories about the extremes of the human body

  8. The Body Shop

    The Fat Fighters

    4 Episodes

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    Behind the scenes at one of the country's most outrageous gyms, where four extraordinary personal trainers battle to transform the physiques of their clients

  9. Fat Family Tree

    Fat Family Tree

    1 Episode

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    Fat Family Tree sets out to unlock the secrets of an overweight family's genes, to help resolve their lifelong weight problems

  10. How Not to Get Old

    How Not to Get Old

    5 Episodes

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    Anna Richardson and Louise Redknapp present the ultimate consumer guide on how to keep looking younger for longer

  11. Sex Box

    Sex Box

    7 Episodes

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    Sex is integral to our lives, but few of us talk about it openly and honestly with our partners. In Sex Box, couples discuss their feelings and sensations about their love life after having sex.

  12. The Food Hospital

    The Food Hospital

    2 Series, 14 Episodes

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    The Food Hospital examines the science behind using food in medicine, tackling patients' health problems through the food they eat

  13. James Rhodes: Notes from the Inside

    Notes from the Inside with James Rhodes

    1 Episode

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    Classical pianist and former psychiatric patient James Rhodes takes a grand piano into a psychiatric hospital to play pieces he hopes will resonate with patients

  14. Katie: The Science of Seeing Again

    Katie: The Science of Seeing Again

    1 Episode

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    Katie Piper explores the issues surrounding the pioneering surgery she's undergoing to regain the sight in her left eye

  15. Beauty & The Beast: Ugly Face of Prejudice

    Beauty & The Beast: Ugly Face of Prejudice

    4 Episodes

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    Series investigating the extremes of discrimination. Each episode brings together two people often defined by the way they look - one has a facial disfigurement, the other an intense preoccupation with their appearance.

  16. The Human Mannequin

    The Human Mannequin

    1 Episode

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    A rare genetic condition is causing Louise Wedderburn's body to freeze, and turning her into a human mannequin

  17. The Sex Clinic

    The Sex Clinic

    3 Episodes

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    The number of people visiting sexual health clinics has doubled in five years. This series meets the patients and busy staff at two of them.

  18. The Curious Case of the Clark Brothers

    The Curious Case of the Clark Brothers

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    The story of Matthew and Michael Clark, grown men with a rare condition called Leukodystrophy, which is turning them into boys trapped in adult bodies

  19. Sing For Your Life

    Sing for Your Life

    1 Episode

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    The story of a unique choir and its incredible journey to discover if singing can help people battling cancer

  20. Kitchen Pharmacy

    The Kitchen Pharmacy

    5 Episodes

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    The Kitchen Pharmacy demonstrates how to create a natural medicine cabinet and grow the plants and herbs to stock it. Naturopath Annelie Whitfield cooks up natural remedies to fight the symptoms of jet-lag.

  21. The Great British Paraorchestra

    The Great British Paraorchestra

    1 Episode

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    Internationally renowned conductor Charles Hazlewood sets out to form an orchestra made up of talented musicians with disabilities

  22. My Transsexual Summer

    My Transsexual Summer

    4 Episodes

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    A series that follows seven people who are undertaking a range of gender affirmation procedures as they make the journey to realise their true identities

  23. Pamela Stephenson: The Fame Report

    Pamela Stephenson: The Fame Report

    1 Episode

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    Dr Pamela Stephenson examines the reality of being famous, its psychological impact and its effect on key relationships for those in the public eye

  24. Rescue Remedies

    Rescue Remedies

    5 Episodes

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    Dr Phil Hammond examines 'cures' for common ailments from around the world and through the ages

  25. World's Maddest Job Interview

    World's Maddest Job Interview

    1 Episode

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    Can a panel of volunteers disprove stereotypes about people who are living with mental health conditions?

  26. Sex, Lies and Parkinson's

    Sex, Lies and Parkinson's

    1 Episode

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    Oliver Cheetham's First Cut film meets Vicki, a mother-of-two diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's, as she deals with her condition and the effect her medication is having on her life

  27. Gok-Brand-2

    Gok's Teens: The Naked Truth

    3 Episodes

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    Gok Wan gives troubled teens the advice, confidence and self-belief they need to tackle their issues and anxieties. Got advice for surviving your teens? Use #nakedtruth on Twitter

  28. Dominic Hyams

    Crip on a Trip

    1 Episode

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    An intimate observation of disability. 18-year-old Dominic Hyams has brittle bones - but that's not going to stand in the way of a European adventure with his gang of able-bodied mates...

  29. Booze: A Young Person's Guide

    Booze: A Young Person's Guide

    1 Episode

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    A candid view of the highs and lows of alcohol that explores the drinking habits of young people by looking at six different stories from Saturday nights out

  30. Shopping basket of food

    The Atkins Diet: Fat or Fiction

    1 Episode

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    This documentary explores all sides of the popular - and so-called 'miracle' - diet. From the people who are following it, to the science for and against it.

  31. The Big Drugs Debate

    The Big Drugs Debate

    1 Episode

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    Russell Brand hosts a studio debate looking at the issues surrounding drugs and addiction

  32. A baby sitting on a lawn with two couples standing behind

    Born with Two Mothers

    1 Episode

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    A provocative drama about an IVF mix-up which results in a white woman giving birth to a black boy

  33. The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off

    The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off

    1 Episode

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    A frank and moving film about Jonny Kennedy, an extraordinary man with a terrible condition - Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) - which means his skin literally falls off at the slightest touch

  34. Closing Numbers

    Closing Numbers

    1 Episode

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    This drama about a husband having an affair with another man was the centrepiece of Channel 4's contribution to the 1993 World Aids Day

  35. The Day I Will Never Forget

    The Day I Will Never Forget

    1 Episode

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    More 4 documentary assessing the acutely painful and highly dangerous practice of female circumcision, focusing on girls in Kenya

  36. Giving Up the Weed

    Giving Up the Weed

    1 Episode

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    Actor and rapper J Rock of Big Brovas has been smoking marijuana for 14 years and is desperate to give up. This observational documentary charts his struggle to give up and witnesses how he copes.

  37. A woman plucking her upper lip

    Hairy Women

    1 Episode

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    A frank examination of some of the embarrassing - and often very distressing - problems around female body hair

  38. Primordial dwarves

    The Smallest People in the World

    1 Episode

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    Acclaimed documentary maker Jane Treays enters the world of children on the edge of society, examining how they cope when their lives are shaped by extreme circumstances

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