MICHAEL MOSLEY: DO WE NEED HEALTH TESTS?

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES -

7.30PM, SBS

Dr Michael Mosley sub­mits him­self to a bat­tery of tests – “I feel like it’s go­ing to come out my mouth,” he says dur­ing one par­tic­u­larly in­va­sive pro­ce­dure – to de­ter­mine how use­ful they are at de­tect­ing disease in oth­er­wise healthy peo­ple. Could some do more harm than good? Spoiler: he con­cludes a healthy life­style adds six ex­tra years of life and is way bet­ter than any test.

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