Dr Michael Edmonds examines medical TV – Mediawatch

Is Modern Medicine Killing You?, the titular question posed by a recent NZ TV series, got a full check-up on Radio New Zealand’s Mediawatch this weekend.

The TV series Is Modern Medicine Killing You? features doctors treating New Zealanders with a more holistic view to changing lifestyles and diet to improve health. Despite the title, conventional medical interventions including pharmaceuticals are included in some of the treatments.

Dr Michael Edmonds writes the Molecular Matters blog on the Sciblogs network and has critiqued a number of the Is Modern Medicine Killing you? episodes. This Sunday he was interview on Radio New Zealand’s Mediawatch programme about his impressions of the publicly funded TV series.

You can listen to the interview in the RNZ player below, Michael Edmonds features at 15:48.