Firsthand Forever Young

Forever Young is a film that challenges our view of aging and reveals new technologies which could significantly extend human life. Death is the ultimate insult to the scientific mind. While science, technology and medicine have advanced in leaps and bounds during the past century, humans have still not cracked the most elemental challenge of them all: how to conquer death ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

Doc Zone High Heel Confidential

Shoes are hot: in 2004, sales generated close to $40 billion in the U.S. alone and the numbers continue to rise. This lucrative market is now shadowed by a growing underworld of fakes and knock-offs that are consumed almost as eagerly as the originals. With the average North American woman owning at least 30 pairs of shoes, High Heel Confidential ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2011 Hockey and the Concussion Debate

A serious injury to an NHL superstar has focused attention on the problem of concussions. New studies have shown that concussions can damage the brain and have serious long-term effects. In this News in Review story, we look at those findings and how they have reignited the debate about fighting and hockey.
  • 2011
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2011

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Marketplace Hospital Prescription Errors

CBC's popular consumer-advocacy show reveals that prescription errors are much more common than we like to think. One study suggests that in hospitals the rate of error in daily drug dispensation to patients is between 10 and 20 percent. Although few of these errors cause major problems, Marketplace reports on how drug errors can result in death. Experts identify a system ...
  • 1995
  • 00:26:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/09/2014

News in Review - October 1996 Human Reproduction: Redefining Life

Technology and the control over human reproduction is the point of departure for examining the related controversial social and ethical issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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CBC News Vancouver In Favour of Vaccinations

Why you're putting kids at risk by not vaccinating your own.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/04/2015

CBC News Now In Focus: HIV-AIDS Conference in Vancouver

International AIDS Society president Dr. Chris Beyrer talks about the latest research behind global efforts to control the pandemic.
  • 2015
  • 00:06:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2015

CBC Docs POV Inseparable: Ten Years Joined at the Head New

Tatiana and Krista Hogan are extraordinary little girls. Conjoined twins are a rarity, but those joined at the head, craniopagus twins, are the rarest of all — one in 2.5 million. But it is the structure of their brains that makes them unique in the world. They have the astonishing ability to see through each others’ eyes, feel what the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2017

National Geographic Documentaries Inside LSD

LSD inventor Albert Hofman called it "medicine for the soul." The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments sought to exploit its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, LSD became a street drug and developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius or a descent into madness. Now science ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:11
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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Project X Invasive Species

In this episode, Dr. Alters tracks the fallout when an iguana with bad manners and a voracious appetite disrupts the natural order of a paradise island ecosystem. Next Dr. Fleck and grad student Marc Huot check out a clever way to head off invasive aquatic species, that often hitch rides on the hulls of ships. And finally, Dr. Gardy travels ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013