The World's Most Extraordinary People

October 2017

Season 1 Episode 2 - Survival

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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.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.

Season 1 Episode 1 - A Design For Life

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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...