Don't Die Young

Don't Die Young

2007 - 2008, Health, Science
Dr. Alice Roberts takes a tour of the body.
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Episode Guide

  • Don't Die Young - The Whole Body (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Whole Body

    Dr Alice Roberts explores the benefits of exercise and reunites with some of the contributors from past episodes to see if they have stuck to their new healthy lifestyles; a look at how 3D scanning will help doctors diagnose illnesses in the future.

  • Don't Die Young - Bones, Muscles and Joints (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Bones, Muscles and Joints

    Dr Alice Roberts advises on how to look after bones, muscles and joints; what a slipped disc actually looks like; what happens to a joint when it's damaged by osteoarthritis; examining the way bones and muscles change shape depending on use.

  • Don't Die Young - The Immune System (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Immune System

    Dr Alice Roberts tests how well her immune system responds to threats; a microbiologist tests swabs taken from a shared student house; a group of teenagers joins Dr Alice in her investigation into how the immune system works.

  • Don't Die Young - The Ears, Nose and Throat (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Ears, Nose and Throat

    Dr Alice Roberts simulates hearing loss using specially designed headphones and discovers how loud noise can cause irreversible damage to our ears; explaining the roles of the nose and the throat; revealing why snoring can be life threatening.

  • Don't Die Young - Estómago e intestinos (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Estómago e intestinos

    Dr Alice Roberts peers inside her own stomach by swallowing a tiny camera; images reveal some surprising, if harmless, results; examining the stomach and intestines through dissection and illustration; advising how best to look after them.

  • Don't Die Young - The Stomach and Intestines (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Stomach and Intestines

    Dr Alice Roberts peers inside her own stomach by swallowing a tiny camera; images reveal some surprising, if harmless, results; examining the stomach and intestines through dissection and illustration; advising how best to look after them.

  • Don't Die Young - The Liver (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Liver

    Dr Alice Roberts explains the liver's functions and why its strength is its biggest weaknesses; advice on monitoring alcohol consumption; viewing a liver transplant; examining stem cell research aimed at making replacement livers in the future.

  • Don't Die Young - The Female Reproductive Organs (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Female Reproductive Organs

    Dr Alice Roberts discusses female reproductive organs; an MRI scanner takes images of her own anatomy to explain how everything fits together; she examines new research which suggests that women instinctively advertise their fertility to men.

  • Don't Die Young - The Male Reproductive Organs (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Male Reproductive Organs

    Alice Roberts explains the workings of male anatomy and offers practical advice on how to keep it in perfect working order.

  • Don't Die Young - Brain (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Brain

    Delving into the body's most complex organ the brain. Discovering how the brain can be tricked and trained. Sean Gilbertson has problems remembering due to suffering 40 separate concussions.

  • Don't Die Young - Skin (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Skin

    The effects of temperature extremes on the skin, the body's largest organ, are tested.

  • Don't Die Young - Eyes (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Eyes

    A thorough eye examination; lecture free guides to keep your organs in good condition; a 250 ft. climb up a cliff blindfolded; the pro and cons of laser eye surgery.

  • Don't Die Young - Heart (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Heart

    Stephen Hall is a self-confessed workaholic running his own pub. Binge drinking, smoking and eating has Stephen's heart and stress level out of control. Stephen must make some drastic changes in his lifestyle.

  • Don't Die Young - Lungs (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Lungs

    Dr. Alice Roberts uses shock tactics to make 34 year old Lisa Garrity quit smoking.

  • Don't Die Young - Kidneys (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Kidneys

    Grainne learns about kidneys and builds up the courage to take a diabetes test.

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