ICYM: Beethoven's Hair, Inside the Dying Brain, and More

August 18, 2023

What happens in the brain in the moments before we die? Dr Wilson comments on a fascinating study that shines a light on the electrochemistry of the dying brain.

What killed Ludwig van Beethoven? This installment, which struck a chord with viewers, looked at how new techniques and old locks of hair have allowed researchers to get a little closer to solving an enduring medical mystery.

This common sweetener has been implicated in heart attack and stroke, but is that worse than the health effects of sugar?

Do face masks harm our health? Dr Wilson looks at one study that aimed to find the answer.

Will this new painkiller be the blockbuster analgesic we seek?

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