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Pain, Pus and Poison

What doesn't kill you can make you stronger. Science has unlocked the human body, enabling us to survive diseases and infections. We've gone from finding antidotes to using the poisons themselves as a cure; the most poisonous toxin known to man - Botulinum - is now used as an Anti-wrinkle drug called Botox. Scorpion venom is even being tested for the treatment of life threatening diseases. Favorite public television presenter Michael Mosley is our guide to the fascinating series.

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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 - 8:00 PM    "Pain" Dr. Michael Mosley learns what pain is and how the sensation is conveyed to an injured person. He traces the history of morphine, the world's first pharmaceutical, from its discovery at the beginning of the 19th century and the 200-year journey of scientific breakthrough, discovery and self-experimentation. Part 1 of 3 G
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