Pain, Pus And Poison

June 2015
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S1 Ep3 - Poison

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Poison - Dr Michael Mosley tells the extraordinary story of how scientists learnt to use the world around us to heal our bodies and conquer the common afflictions of pain, pus and poison. Poisons in the natural world kill thousands of people every year. They attack our bodies, leading to a ‘short-circuit’. Yet some poisons are now being used to improve the way we look! Today the hunt is on for other poisons that can actually help to cure us. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) PG (A) CC
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S1 Ep2 - Pus

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Pus - Dr Michael Mosley tells the extraordinary story of how scientists learnt to use the world around us to heal our bodies and conquer the common afflictions of pain, pus and poison. Diseases, like the Black Death and influenza, wiped out many millions around the globe. Nothing could stop these infections - until we discovered antibiotics. Fighting these killers, however, is an ongoing battle, as each infection adapts to outwit our defences. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 3) (R...
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S1 Ep1 - Pain

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Pain - Dr Michael Mosley tells the extraordinary story of how scientists learnt to use the world around us to heal our bodies and conquer the common afflictions of pain, pus and poison. He explores how certain chemicals were discovered, captured, understood and finally exploited. The first episode explores how the scientific revolution really began with the isolation of morphine at the start of the 19th century - and continued into the 20th century with the manufacture of aspirin. (From the UK)...
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