Superhuman Body: The Future of Medicine


60m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that previews advances in modern medicine and covers headline topics, including bionic bodies, robotic surgeons and designer babies. Doctors and medical engineers reveal their techniques and explain how they take their discoveries from the lab to real patients. Doctors and "guinea pig" p

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary that previews advances in modern medicine and covers headline topics, including bionic bodies, robotic surgeons and designer babies. Doctors and medical engineers reveal their techniques and explain how they take their discoveries from the lab to real patients. Doctors and "guinea pig" patients describe their hopes and fears at the frontiers of science. Re-enactments, graphics and advanced imaging techniques explain new treatments involving bionic body parts, animal organ transplants, experimental reproductive technologies and treatments for the rise in immune problems.

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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