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BBC World Service, Weekend

What a difference a week makes - or maybe not. Last Sunday I joined BBC World Service Weekend's host, the audacious and fantastic Catrin Nye and my fellow panelist, Simon Robinson, regional editor Europe, Africa and Middle East for the Reuters New Agency to discuss everything from votes for 16...

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 11 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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Infections - World War 1 BBC Uncut

Saleyha Ahsan looks at trench foot and other infections of the war. Particularly how poor wound cleansing was one of the major contributors to amputations and death.

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 10 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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Medical Equipment - World War 1 Uncut

Emergency doctor and ex-army officer, Dr Saleyha Ahsan compares medical equipment used in modern warfare with WW1.

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 2 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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How Much Exercise Burns Off A Chocolate Bar? - Brit Lab

BBC Earth Lab Published on 5 Jan 2017 Dr Saleyha Ahsan tells us how much execise we need to do in order to burn off a single chocolate bar and the options that are available to us for calulating and burning the calories.

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 1 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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Why are junior doctors striking?

Junior doctors have gone on strike for 24 hours for the second time this year. It comes after last-ditch talks broke down with the government over a new contract which doctors say will have an impact on patient safety and would see junior doctors paid less for out-of-hours wor

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan and Phil Maynard on 10 February 2016 | 333 Comments

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How did WW1 change the way we treat war injuries today? BBC World War One

At the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, the main infantry weapon was the muzzle-loading musket, which fired up to four shots a minute. At the Battle of the Somme, just over a century later, machine gunners could fire off 600 rounds a minute.

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 2 December 2014 | 2985 Comments

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From Our Own Correspondent Kate Adie

 

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 30 September 2013 | 18 Comments

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THE WELLCOME COLLECTION

'Dr Saleyha Ahsan, Emergency department medical doctor and ex-British Army, went down to the Wellcome Collection's 'Medicine Man' Exhibition - investigating medical equipment from the past to see how it compared with the modern tools she uses in her A&E today.' Discovery 

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 30 September 2013 | 0 Comments

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From Our Own Correspondent

'Owen Bennett Jones introduces the pick of recent insight, wit and analysis from correspondents around the world. In this edition:Mark Savage meets the Syrians fleeing torture and terror at home; Allan Little explores the true value of a good political joke; Lyse Doucet describes how the face of Kabul has changed over...

Posted by Saleyha Ahsan on 1 August 2012 | 0 Comments

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