Michael Mosley Documentaries

The Placebo Experiment

The Placebo Experiment, a 2018 psychology documentary by Michael Mosley examing the true power of the placebo effect.   We all know what placebo treatments are, but do they really work?  Mosley explores from an objective standpoint how much the can brain do to cure the body by explor[...]

Are Health Tests Really a Good Idea

  In the 2015 BBC Horizon documentary Are Health Tests Really a Good Idea, Michael Mosley puts himself through a battery of health tests available to people who feel perfectly well. From an expensive heart scan to a new national screening procedure to detect the earliest signs of bowel cance[...]

The Truth About... Sleep, Are you sleep deprived?

Michael Mosley, journalist and documentary film maker asks the question; are you getting enough sleep? in the truth about sleep. Michael defines what exactly is enough sleep and what happens when you don’t get enough as well as providing surprising solutions to the problem   Th[...]

Inside Porton Down: Britains Secret Weapons Research Facility

Dr Michael Mosley and the BBC have been given unprecedented access to Britons top-secret weapons research facility, Porton Down. Here you will find some of the most deadly substances in the world which are being tested to ensure the national security of the United Kingdom, everything from chemical t[...]

E-Cigarettes: Miracle or Menace

E-Cigarettes: Miracle or Menace BBC horizon documentary. In this film Michael Mosley aims to uncover some facts behind the E-Cigarette, a new device offered as a much healthier and safe alternative to smoking tobacco which has been proven to be lethal through numerous tests. So everything[...]

Eat, Fast and Live Longer

In the BBC horizon documentary Eat fast and live longer Michael Mosley sets himself a massive goal. He wants to lose weight, live longer and stay younger. He has discovered a new science that uses the ancient idea of fasting that will achieve all three of the goals for him but the only catch is[...]

A collection of Michael Mosley documentaries.