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Surgeon Gabriel Weston uncovers the rare and extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body and leading to the medical cures of the future.

In this episode, we take a look at the human body's amazing capacity for survival. We meet a man who injects himself with deadly snake venom, a woman who leads a normal life with only half a brain, a girl who collapses 50 times a day and the only man in the world to be completely cured of HIV.

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59 minutes

Last on

Thu 20 Jul 2017 01:15
BBC Two except Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterGabriel Weston
Executive ProducerJacqueline Smith
ProducerEmma Hatherley

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