She looks at drugs used to treat depression.
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.
She finds out about the history of anaesthetic surgery, from the early days of laughing gas to the latest intravenous agents.
She finds out how sleeping pills work - and how a generation became hooked on them.
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She finds out about the drugs drawn from a variety of sources that are used to treat heart disease, Britain's biggest killer.