The Stem Cell Swindle

Award-winning medical journalist Matthew Hill investigates the people and the companies offering stem cell treatment. He hears from patients who have risked thousands of pounds on the slim chance that stem cells will cure them. Matthew also asks how companies are able to offer this untested and costly treatment in Britain.



The Foetus Factory

In a follow up to its May 2006 documentary The Stem Cell Swindle, Radio 4 investigates the trade in stem cells harvested from aborted foetuses as young as seven weeks old.

Award-winning medical journalist Matthew Hill travels to Ukraine to investigate the Kiev clinic trading in stem cells taken from babies aborted to order, and traces the route through the United Kingdom to some of the richest, most luxurious clinics where they are used in beauty treatments in the Caribbean.