Rodeo Injuries, Earthworm Flour, Snake Venom

Body & Soul
S1:Ep1424 mins2004Guest: Kerrie-Anne Baker

Sometimes a walk through your own garden can reveal a multitude of magical plants that have been used therapeutically for ages, such as lavender and mint. Protein can be found in the most unlikely places, such as a high-protein cookie made from earthworm flour. Doctors are getting the blues about Chagas Disease – literally, that is, because a blue dye may be highly effective against the disease. Stroke victims and cancer sufferers have some hope for treatment with snake venom. Tests remain inconclusive whether the electromagnetic radiation from cell phones contains any health danger. Surgeons turn to an old source for blood treatment: leeches. Bull riding is one of the most dangerous events in all of sports.

Featuring: Kerrie-Anne Baker
Video Language: English