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Pain, Pus & Poison: The Search for Modern Medicines 

The discoveries that revolutionized medicine In this "entertaining medical series" (The Sunday Times, U.K.), Dr. Michael Mosley shows how drugs have revolutionized medicine and changed the ... See full summary »
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Michael Mosley ...  Self - Presenter 3 episodes, 2013
Druin Burch Druin Burch ...  Self - Author 'Taking the Medicine' 3 episodes, 2013
Walter Sneader Walter Sneader ...  Self - Former Head of the School of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde 2 episodes, 2013
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The discoveries that revolutionized medicine In this "entertaining medical series" (The Sunday Times, U.K.), Dr. Michael Mosley shows how drugs have revolutionized medicine and changed the course of human history. Unfolding over a period of 200 years, it's an extraordinary tale of daring, self-experimentation, revelation, genius, and outright luck. In three episodes, Mosley recounts how humans have learned to fight back against disease and death--from unleashing the power of nature's medicine cabinet to the mass production of modern pharmaceuticals. With his characteristic enthusiasm, sense of fun, and hands-on approach, Mosley takes you on a journey of discovery and scientific breakthrough that has saved millions of lives and transformed our world--and that promises a personalized, genetic approach to medicine in the future. Dr. Michael Mosley is a physician, award-winning science journalist, and accomplished television presenter. He has hosted programs including Inside the Human ...

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BBC [United Kingdom]

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English

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3 October 2013 (UK) See more »

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The Story of Medicine: Pain, Pus & Poison See more »

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