Secrets Of The Medicine Cabinet

Edi Stark investigates the develoPMent of drugs and shows how they can transform people's lives.

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Episodes

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01Depression20020226

She looks at drugs used to treat depression.

02Asthma20020305

Edi Stark tells the extraordinary story of an asthmatic scientist who tested various compounds on himself, which led to the develoPMent of one of the most successful asthma drugs.

03Anaesthetic20020312

She finds out about the history of anaesthetic surgery, from the early days of laughing gas to the latest intravenous agents.

04Sleeping Pills20020319

She finds out how sleeping pills work - and how a generation became hooked on them.

05 LASTHeart Disease20020326

She finds out about the drugs drawn from a variety of sources that are used to treat heart disease, Britain's biggest killer.