Hostile World: Inside the Human Body (Enhanced DVD)
With every breath that is taken, human beings breath in lethal microbes such as germs and pollution, while that all important and life-sustaining sunlight attacks cells and inflicts irreparable damage to the body's DNA. every day the human body endure attacks from all sides and fights and heals and regenerates in order to keep on living. This program takes an in depth look and explains how the body protects itself against many types of threats. Meet a bull runner who relies on his muscles, mental focus, and quick reaction time to keep him safe, a 3-year-old who needs their natural internal defenses to help them fight off the flu, and a man whose job injures him quite often. Also witness the amazing medical feat of Richard Edwards’ radical double hand transplant! The body is indeed an amazing thing and is well adapted to living in what is a very hostile world, an you can see it all first hand in this amazing DVD program developed by BBC.