Medicine

How can diseases be treated or even be prevented? And how to diagnose diseases in the first place? The science and practice of medicine seeks to find answers to these questions and to maintain and restore health using a variety of interventions, methods and therapies.
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A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life

Deepak Chopra M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi Ph.D.

Harmony Books, 2018

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Fiona Keogan

Planet Lean, 2019

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Health care consumers are contributing their skills, money, and time to develop effective solutions that aren’t available on the commercial market.

Harold DeMonaco et al.

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2019

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Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz

Scribner, 2016

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Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine.

Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Aeon, 2017

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A team of scientists wants to accelerate research into a genetic disorder by using CRISPR to copy unique mutations from affected children into pigs.

Ed Yong

The Atlantic, 2017

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The Future of Medicine 2018

Melinda Wenner Moyer et al.

Scientific American, 2018

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Han Clevers pioneered lab-built mini-organs that can serve as models of disease

Gunjan Sinha

Science, 2017

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Twists and turns in science and policy are not necessarily products of malevolence

David Merritt Johns and Gerald M. Oppenheimer

Science, 2018

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In rich countries half of cancers are now survivable. And better understanding means that more cures are coming, says Natasha Loder.

The Economist

The Economist, 2017

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