The House of Wellness TV: Season 7, Episode 31

This week on The House of Wellness, the team marvels at the medical advancement in heart transplant transportation, the role of the appendix, plus more. Watch the full episode.

The House of Wellness – Season 7, Episode 31

On this episode of The House of Wellness, the team takes a look at some of Australia’s latest medical marvels, featuring the new drugs, treatments and innovations to help Aussies with pancreatic cancer, alopecia and more. 

Also this week:

  • Sarah Davidson takes a bite out of Sebby’s Scrolls baked cinnamon scroll delights, popular for its perfect balance of sweetness, tartness and… cinnamon
  • Aussie cardiologist Professor David Kay explains how he is improving heart transportation for transplants with technology that keeps the organ alive outside the body for double the time, with his co-creation ‘Heart in a Box’. 
  • The new radiation treatment that’s giving hope to pancreatic cancer patients in Australia, with Director of Jreissati Pancreatic Centre Dr Andrew Metz. 
  • Hitch a ride with Daniher’s Drive Raffle through rural Australia in the fight against Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a condition that gradually affects a person’s ability to walk, talk and breathe. 
  • How varicose veins impact blood flow and the supplements to help support blood vessel health. 
  • Luke Hines dips his toes into reflexology and learns why it’s more than just a foot massage, with reflexologist Kate Madigan.
  • Ways to support your skin from the inside out for a hydrated and glowing effect. 
  • Dr Nick Carr gives a rundown on appendicitis and whether the appendix has an important role to play in our bodies. 
  • Look and feel good with Zoe Bingley-Pullin and Luke Hines as they take a trip to the pantry for easy DIY face masks anyone can make at home. 
  • The new drug that could help those suffering from alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss, with dermatologist Professor Rodney Sinclair. 
  • How to tackle medically diagnosed iron deficiency.

Get all that and more on The House of Wellness TV at 2pm Fridays and noon Sundays on the Seven Network. 

Cast: Luke Darcy, Jo Stanley, Jacqui Felgate, and Dr Nick Carr with Luke Hines, Zoe Bingley-Pullin, Jade Kisnorbo and Sarah Davidson.