The World's Most Extraordinary People

November 2017
59:02

Season 1 Episode 6 - Discovery

Expired 3.0 24 x
Gabriel uncovers the cases of an engineer who fixed his own heart, a toddler whose bones were repaired before he was even born and a girl whose immune system attacked her own brain. She meets a man who can taste words and find out how his condition is helping develop new ways to enable blind people to navigate and even recognise colours. She encounters a man who was immobilised by MS but can now cycle and scuba-dive thanks to a pioneering new treatment that has reversed his disease.
58:53

Season 1 Episode 5 - Life Story

Expired 2.5 18 x
Gabriel Weston continues to unlock the secrets of the human body through some of the most extraordinary cases in medicine. This time, Gabriel uncovers the stories of a man with bones as strong as granite, a woman who became pregnant with twins in two separate wombs, a girl whose arm won't stop growing and a woman who gets lost in her own home.
October 2017
58:52

Season 1 Episode 4 - The Ultimate Machine

Expired 4.0 11 x
Gabriel Weston continues to unlock the secrets of the human body through some of the most extraordinary cases in medicine. This time, we meet a girl with two hearts, a man who can sing two notes at once, a woman who can bend in amazing ways, a girl who is allergic to everything, and a man who can run 350 miles without stopping. These remarkable cases reveal the secret inner workings of our bodies - the ultimate piece of natural engineering.
58:55

Season 1 Episode 3 - Superhumans

Expired 4.0 17 x
Surgeon Gabriel Weston continues to unlock the secrets of the human body through some of the most extraordinary cases in medicine. Meet a man who feels no pain, a woman who can smell Parkinson's disease, a man who can remember every face he has ever seen, and a survivor of a head injury who woke up to find he could suddenly play the piano. These remarkable cases shed new light on one of the most mysterious parts of the human body: the brain.
58:54

Season 1 Episode 2 - Survival

Expired 3.0 19 x
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.Take a look at the human body's amazing capacity for survival. 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.
58:50

Season 1 Episode 1 - A Design For Life

Expired 4.0 49 x
Surgeon Gabriel Weston reveals the extraordinary people who are helping international scientists make medical breakthroughs and advance knowledge of the human body. Meet the talented scientists and resilient patients at the heart of these stories, who are leading right to the edge of scientific understanding as they explore the human body's endless capacity to adapt and survive. Surgeon Weston meets a girl whose heart has formed outside of her ribcage; a man who can spend nine minutes underwate...
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