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Incredible Medicine

Incredible Medicine is a six-part BBC documentary series hosted by Surgeon Gabriel Weston, in which she uncovers the rare and extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body and leading to the medical cures of the future. A girl whose heart has formed outside her ribcage, a man who injects himself with deadly snake venom, a woman who can smell Parkinson's disease, a girl with two hearts, a man with bones as strong as granite, an engineer who fixed his own heart ... many rare and extraordinary stories about the human body are told.

Episode 1 - A girl whose heart has formed outside her ribcage
A girl whose heart has formed outside her ribcage, a man who can spend nine minutes underwater without taking a breath, a woman who is growing a second skeleton and a paralysed man who is regaining movement thanks to a chip implanted into his brain that can 'read' his brain signals.

Episode 2 - Human body's amazing capacity for survival
Take a look at the human body's amazing capacity for survival: 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.

Episode 3 - A man who feels no pain
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.

Episode 4 - The secret inner workings of our bodies
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.

Episode 5 - A man with bones as strong as granite
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.

Episode 6 - An engineer who fixed his own heart
An engineer who fixed his own heart, a toddler whose bones were repaired before he was even born, a girl whose immune system attacked her own brain, and a man who can taste words.


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