A podcast series exploring the history of medicine and the human body - from head to toe


This fortnightly podcast takes us around the body. In each episode we will delve into the history of a different body part.

The podcast is available to download on Spotify, Itunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Soundcloud.

Teeth have been a constant source of pain and problems throughout history – from rotting teeth and tooth pullers, to

Would you chow down on a human skull to treat your headache? In this episode we explore the history of medical

Smell might be one of the main senses but its had a rocky history – going in and out of fashion, and written off as

The eye is one body part which has been loaded with meaning throughout history – it is a symbol, as much as it is an

When you’re talking about the history of skin, what is the line between beauty and health? In this episode we