Kate Silk has eaten cheese every single day for the last 35 years. With her two teenage daughters beginning to follow in her footsteps, Kate is desperate to start setting a better example.
British television presenter Cherry Healey explores women's attitudes to alcohol in this one-hour documentary. Cherry drinks with women across the UK, discovering what girls drink, where they drink and how their tastes change throughout their lives. Cherry spends time with women of seven different age groups, from teenagers drinking in their bedrooms to a group of grannies on a boozy trip. Along the way she discovers their embarrassing drunken secrets and learns that some women want to grow old disgracefully.
A team of volunteer cosmetic surgeons travel to Ethiopia to treat child victims of the shocking tropical disease Noma, which eats away at their face. The disease, caused by malnutrition, kills thousands of poor African children every year and those who survive are left horribly disfigured. They are 'cursed' and shunned by their communities, hidden away in shame by their families and often abandoned. They often cannot eat properly because their jaws are so badly damaged by the disease.
This episode observes the remarkable and often uplifting situations that occur every day in the neonatal unit: the stories of the babies so premature or poorly they need extra care. One in 10 babies born will spend time being looked after by neonatal staff and sometimes their parents must wait weeks or even months before they find out when they can take their babies home.
Heroin is the most destructive drug on the face of the planet. From the fields of Afghanistan to Chicago's streets, it impacts on the lives of all who cross its path. With unprecedented access, explore the global heroin trade and how governments struggle to keep a lid on its damaging effects around the world.
Every day, in the jungles, grasslands, deserts and frozen wastelands, battles are won, fought and lost between carnivores and their prey. See cheetahs join forces to bring down an ostrich; a tiny stoat take on a rabbit ten times its size; elephant seal pups snatched from their nursery pool by a killer whale; the antics of a squirrel as it outwits a rattlesnake; and at an amazing 2,000 frames per second, the strike of a bulldog bat flying at 100 kph.
Aspiring 18-year-old politician Helen Tree is about to become a university student, though she is already a fan of the staple student food - pasta.
A fascinating look at sleep disorders in children, which for them and their families, can be frightening and disabling.
In this episode, two mothers are about to give birth to their first babies while two fathers are trying to work out their role in the birthing process. For Shelagh's baby son it is a dramatic start with an ambulance journey to the hospital and a quick turn around caesarean when his heart rate dips during labour. Penny is also excited about her new arrival but when labour starts her husband Ben finds it difficult to see her in so much pain.
Insects are the most diverse animal group on the planet. The key to their success is their unique ability to reshape themselves. They possess fearsome weapons, yet can display surprising tenderness and sophisticated behaviour.
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Kat Carney takes viewers on a tour down the digestive tract, a 24-foot long tube that's absolutely essential to life and witnesses a colonoscopy.
The second part of this extraordinary documentary tells the story of one of Australia's elite athletes and his battle with drug addiction. With unlimited access Ben Cousin's story is raw and disturbing as we witness his drug abuse and partying and how his family lived through the traumatic times.
A woman left infertile after cancer treatment was able to have a baby thanks to her two sisters. This documentary tells the story of how Alex's twin sister Charlotte agreed to donate an egg, while her other sister, Helen, offered to carry it in her womb.
This extraordinary documentary tells the story of one of Australia's elite athletes and his battle with drug addiction. With unlimited access Ben Cousin's story is raw and disturbing as we witness his drug abuse and partying and how his family lived through the traumatic times.
Nutritionist Natalie Savona and clinical psychologist Stephen Briers try to help people whose food addictions are taking over their lives, damaging their relationships and threatening their health.
Of all the stories to emerge from the war in Afghanistan, perhaps the most shocking is the axe attack on Captain Trevor Greene in March 2006. As he was taking part in a meeting with village elders, his helmet at his side as a sign of respect, he was attacked from behind by a young man wielding a homemade axe which he sank it deep into Trevor's brain. This film tells the exclusive, intimate story of Trevor's courageous struggle to recover from the devastating injury.
In this episode, two young mums-to-be come in to the hospital at the end of unexpected pregnancies. And for their mothers it's time to let go of their daughters.
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