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The ”in good shape” studio discussion: each week we invite an expert to the studio to talk about issues concerning health and well-being. Topics include alternative or conventional medicine, exercise, nutrition and wellness. That and more on ”in good shape” every week on DW-TV.



Where is hygiene particularly important?

We talk to Dr. Tobias Kramer from the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine in Berlin about washing your hands properly; and about the hotbed of bacteria in every home - the kitchen.



Drugs - Our studio guest interview

In Good Shape talks to emergency room doctor and drug researcher, Dr. Andrea Zeuch. She explains the effects of various drugs, as well as the dangers, and discusses the best methods for reducing your risk of addiction



Parkinson’s disease - our interview

Neurologist Patricia Krause and tai chi instructor Mirko Lorenz explain why movement and exercise helps Parkinson’s patients. What types of movement are best?



Smartphone addiction - we talk to an expert

Computer and media scientist Alexander Markowetz has been examining the issue of excessive smartphone use. He explains how smartphone addiction starts, what long-term effects it can have and what can be done to counteract them.


 2018-11-08  8m

Adiposity - An expert's opinion

Dr. Matthias Blüher talks to In Good Shape about the health risks associated with obesity. He explains which treatments work best and why the causes of obesity include genetic as well as psychological factors.


 2018-11-01  9m

City stress - Our expert interview

Dr. Carsten Lekutat talks to renowned psychiatrist and stress researcher Dr. Mazda Adli about the physical and psychological impact of city life. They also look into ways of finding peace and tranquility within urban surroundings.


 2018-10-25  11m

Exploring the gut ecosystem

Microbiologist Andreas Diefenbach talks about new findings on the crucial role the gut microbiome plays in maintaining health and causing sickness. It looks like it is implicated in a whole range of conditions and diseases.


 2018-10-11  6m

Diet, exercise and cancer

Gynecologist Dr. Mandy Mangler treats women with cancer. She talks about the role of exercise and diet in reducing the risk of developing cancer.


 2018-10-04  8m

Face to face about fasciae

Hubert Ritter performs a kind of manual therapy known as Rolfing that focuses on the fasciae. He says it is effective in treating a number of ailments.


 2018-09-27  6m

Hepatitis - life with liver inflammation

Dr Julia Benckert talks about the different types of hepatitis, diagnosis, and chances of recovery from the illness. She's a senior physician in hepatology and gastroenterology at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin.


 2018-09-20  8m