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The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

The presenter Michael Mosley was called a British national treasure in the field of medical science. Source: michaelmosley.co.uk

Dr. Michael Mosley, a British journalist, Daily Mail columnist and BBC presenter, has been found dead on a Greek island after a five-day search. He was 67 years old.

The cause of death of one of the most famous presenters of British television and radio has not yet been reported. Most likely, it was an accident, writes the Daily Mail, as no "obvious injuries" were found on Michael Mosley's body.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

It is known that Dr. Michael Mosley was vacationing with friends on the Greek island of Simi. He was on the beach of Agios Nikolaos, and later went for a walk to the center of the island. CCTV footage showed that he chose a dangerous road that was rarely used by tourists. Mosley walked near a dangerous slope, then climbed a treacherous mountain, and then stumbled and disappeared from the cameras.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

After a five-day search, Greek police have confirmed that the body found 260 feet (about 80 meters) from the resort, near the beach of Agia Marina, is that of journalist Michael Mosley.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

According to weather forecasters? these days on the Greek island of Simi, the temperature ranged from 35 to 40 degrees Celsius. A walk in such heat could cause sunstroke, which is accompanied by dizziness.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

Dr. Mosley's wife Claire Bailey, who has four children with the TV doctor, told the BBC she can't get over the loss of her "wonderful, funny, kind and brilliant husband."

"We had an incredibly happy life together. We loved each other very much and were so happy together. I'm incredibly proud of our children and their resilience and support over the last few days," said Dr. Bailey, who was married to the host for nearly 40 years.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

BBC Director of Content Charlotte Moore also shared her memories of Mosley. "He was a brilliant science broadcaster and programmer, able to make the most complex topics seem simple, but he also had a passionate desire to engage and entertain audiences, inspiring us all to live healthier and more fulfilling lives," Moore added.

As a reminder, Michael Mosley was known for his original and enjoyable style in introducing shows on diet, exercise and medicine. He appeared in a variety of BBC programs, including Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, Medical Individuals, Blood and Guts: The Story of Surgery, and Eat Fast and Live Longer.

His simple and accessible health advice on BBC Radio 4's Just One Thing series has attracted 25 million listeners worldwide.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

Mosley was also a well-known author of diet books that promoted fasting and calorie reduction. His 2013 book, The Fast Diet, which he wrote with journalist Mimi Spencer, was very popular with readers. His latest work, Just One Thing, also became a bestseller.

Michael Mosley's series "Are We Changing Planet Earth" was awarded an EMMY.

Mosley often pushed his body to extraordinary lengths to see the effects of his diets. For example, for the BBC documentary Infested! "Living with Parasites, he lived with tapeworms in his gut for six weeks. The presenter-experimenter also injected snake venom into his own blood to see what effect it has on the human body.

The body of one of the most famous British presenters was found on an island in Greece: who is Michael Mosley. Photo.

The Telegraph described him as "a half-human, half-guinea pig who volunteers to test radical ideas in the name of improving public understanding of the body and mind." He also called him "Britain's national treasure in the field of medical science."

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