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The search to cure ourselves of maladies ranging from the common headache to cancer has led to huge breakthroughs in the medical field. Through the efforts of pioneering researchers over the past two hundred years, chemicals that numb pain, halt the spread of disease, and make advanced life-saving procedures possible have come into existence. In this three-part series, host Michael Mosley tells the story of how the worlds’ most valuable pharmaceutical drugs were created and reveals the science behind the source of many modern medicines. Some content may be objectionable. Produced by the Open University. 3-part series, 52 minutes each

Length: 156 minutes

Item#: BVL53463

ISBN: 978-0-81608-780-8

Copyright date: ©2012

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