The House of Wellness TV: Season 8, Episode 11

This week on The House of Wellness, life-saving innovations in Australia, Zero Childhood Cancer program, appendicitis and more. Watch the full episode.

The House of Wellness – Season 8, Episode 11

Join the team as they celebrate some of Australia’s medical marvels with life-saving innovations on this episode of The House of Wellness.

Also this week:

  • The University of Melbourne’s senior researcher Dr Susan Christo explains the role of T-cells in our immune system and how her team is using them to treat autoimmune disease. 
  • What it’s like to live with epilepsy, and how the Seer app can help monitor and manage seizures, with Dr Pip Karoly from the University of Melbourne. 
  • How the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s burns surgeon Dr John Greenwood and director of kidney and isley transplantation Dr Toby Coates came together to develop an innovative treatment for type 1 diabetes with artificial skin. 
  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s neurologist Professor Geoffrey Donnan discusses whether those normally healthy over the age of 70 should take aspirin to reduce the risk of having a stroke. 
  • Dr Nick Carr gives a crash course on appendicitis, a condition that is common between ages 10 to 30. 
  • Luke Hines takes an icy step into the world of cryotherapy to learn how it’s different from an ice bath, with director of Melbourne Wellness Jack De Leeuw. 
  • Hair and make-up artist Jade Kisnorbo shares her expert tips on how to know what beauty essentials to pack for a trip. 
  • Director of the Children’s Cancer Centre Professor David Eisenstat explains what the Zero Childhood Cancer program is and how Australia is working towards making this happen. 
  • How magnesium can help maintain muscle health.
  • Zoe Bingley-Pullin is back in the kitchen to put together a cup of layered goodness with her recipes that’s packed with chia seeds, banana and blueberries. 

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