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Food & Diet Episodes

Food & Diet Pharmacology

Ep.13 - Past & Present - Pharmacy

Dec. 9, 2022

Delves into the history of pharmacology and therapeutics and modern-day pharmaceutical medicine practice.

Food & Diet Gastroenterology

Ep.9 - Past & Present - Gastroenterology

Oct. 14, 2022

Delves into the history of gastroenterology and modern-day gastroenterology practice.

Diabetes Food & Diet Substance Use/Misuse

Ep.1 - Past & Present - Diabetes

June 24, 2022

Delves into the history of diabetes care and modern-day diabetes research and management.

Food & Diet FOOD: Recipe Or Remedy

Ep.84 - Ally Zlatar - The Starving Artist

May 27, 2022

Ally Zlatar uncovers the history of medical recipes and the historical relationship between food and medicine.

Food & Diet FOOD: Recipe Or Remedy

Ep.83 - Charlotte Holmes - Early Modern Scottish Recipe Books

May 13, 2022

Charlotte Holmes uncovers the history of medical recipes and the historical relationship between food and medicine.

Food & Diet Remote & Rural Remedies

Ep.73 - Charlotte Holmes - Medical Recipes And Overindulgence

Dec. 24, 2021

Charlotte Holmes examines the history of early recipe books and their use to treat a wide range of complaints.

Diabetes Food & Diet

Ep.60 - Martin Moore - Sugar and Spikes - Historical Approaches to Diabetes Treatment

June 25, 2021

Dr Martin Moore explores how medical thought, patient experience and everyday practice of self-management of diabetes were influenced by broader structures in British politics, culture, and society.

Diabetes Food & Diet

Ep.51 - Mark Strachan - Sugar and Spikes - Current Approaches to Diabetes Treatment

Feb. 19, 2021

Dr Mark Strachan discusses the latest, cutting-edge research currently being undertaken in Edinburgh.

Food & Diet Gastroenterology Immunology

Ep.29 - Matthew Smith - Food allergy before “allergy”

June 10, 2020

How were bizarre reactions to food described before the coining of the term ‘allergy’ in 1906? Dr Matthew Smith explains.

Emotions Food & Diet Gastroenterology Mental Health

Ep.15 - James Kennaway - Fashionable Stomach Complaints and the Mind in Georgian Britain

June 10, 2020

Examines the development of thinking on the mind-stomach nexus, and how such thinking was incorporated into critiques of modern Britain.

Food & Diet Public Health

Ep.4 - Keir Waddington - Food, Fear And Public Health In Victorian And Edwardian Britain

June 10, 2020

Combines history of science, food and culture and applies these to Anglo-German relations and perceptions by examining how between 1850-1914 the German sausage was used as a metaphor for the German nation.