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A User's Guide to Cheating Death
A User's Guide to Cheating Death
A User's Guide to Cheating Death
45 min • Health & Science, Society • 2016 • M

A User's Guide to Cheating Death' is a documentary series that casts light on increasingly controversial procedures, diets and revived ancient therapies that are being sought by people desperate to dramatically alter their bodies or radically improve their health, and the booming industries that are more than happy to accept their business. Health law professor, writer and debunker-extraordinaire Timothy Caulfield dives deep into the science, and the social issues behind today's cutting-edge health trends in order to separate the truly good advice from the excess of high- priced placebos.

Medical Treatments
6. Medical Treatments
45 mins

For those suffering from a chronic illness or degenerative disease, our rapidly evolving world is offering more promise for a cure than ever before. But with such a great volume of treatment options and so much conflicting information available, it’s also becoming more difficult and dangerous for those suffering to make critical treatment decisions. This episode explores the evidence behind cutting-edge disease-management research, new breakthroughs and untested procedures while meeting the real patients who swear by them.