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May 29, 2017

John Osborne has always hated the sound of whistling. But it wasn’t until a man whistling in a café infuriated him so much that he got up and left that he realised it was becoming a problem. Could he even be suffering from misophonia – a condition characterised by a strong dislike of certain sounds?

To get to the root of the issue, John embarks on a whimsical journey of self-discovery, diving headfirst into the worlds of professional whistling and psychology in an attempt to understand if he could ever learn to tolerate – or even love – the sound of whistling.

Narrated by John Osborne
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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May 22, 2017

Adults with anorexia often have distinctive traits that lock them into a destructive relationship with food. Discover how those same traits could help them escape it.

Written by Carrie Arnold
Read by Kirsten Irving 
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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May 15, 2017

In every country in the world, male suicides outnumber female. Will Storr asks why.

Written and read by Will Storr
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, check out Samaritans: the art of listening, a 4 minute film showing how the Samartians are meeting the near 50 per cent of callers to their helpline who are male.

 

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May 8, 2017

While it’s healthy to have a variety of bacteria in our guts, there’s one place where a single dominant type is best: the vagina. Meet the researchers trying to make the world healthier, one vagina at a time.

Written by Kendall Powell
Read by Kirsten Irving 
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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May 1, 2017

Premature babies are at high risk of brain damage – but many are too fragile to make the journey to an MRI machine for a clearer diagnosis. Soon, thanks to the world’s first mini scanner, they may not need to.

Written and read by Michael Regnier
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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