Item Details

The Human Microbiome, Ancient Remedies, Homeopathy, and More [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In Tonic, Dr. Norman Swan leads a team of reporters who cover all aspects of health, from lifestyle to complementary medicines to the most recent medical discoveries. Topics covered in this episode include: The Human Microbiome and What We Do to It: Did you know that you and I are only one percent human? We've 90 trillion cells that don't belong to us. Have you ever wondered what it means to be human? It turns out that only a tiny percentage of what you and I are made of is actually human-and we need our nonhuman bits to survive. This part of us now has a name-it's called our microbiome. But we're doing dreadful things to this hidden majority, and it's damaging our health as a result. Delving into the Criminal Mind (Part 1): This is one of the most controversial areas in medical research.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
28 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 07, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Tonic (Series 1)
Tonic
Series Statement
Tonic ; Series 1
Contents
  • What Is the Human Microbiome? (2:05)
  • Where Do Microbes Live? (3:30)
  • Skin Infections and Honey (3:38)
  • Biology and Criminal Activity (3:03)
  • Psychopathy and Moral Dilemma (2:43)
  • Homeopathy: Alternative Medicine (1:36)
  • Harmed by the Health Industry (4:15)
  • Cholesterol Levels (1:56)
  • Brain and Ovulation (1:06)
  • Sleep Difficulties (1:23)
  • Credits: The Human Microbiome, Ancient Remedies, Homeopathy, and More: Tonic (Series 1) (0:27)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2011.
Publisher no.
  • 49555 Films Media Group
  • 49554s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (28 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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