Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 7

This week the Bang team explore the new era of personal medicine.

By: The Bang Goes The Theory web team (Programme and web teams)

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With people taking ever bigger roles in their own health care, for the first time you can be in the driving seat when it comes to medicine.

Maggie explores the rise of online diagnosis tools, putting them to the test against a real doctor; Jem tests out the very latest in self-monitoring gadgets as he investigates the world of self-tracking; while Liz finds out how a rare genetic condition that causes blindness can be corrected by a new technique that actually alters your genes.

Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One (except Wales) on Monday 22nd April 2013 at 7.30pm, and BBC Two (Wales only) on Tuesday 23rd April at 6.30pm. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on Read more about the current series.