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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Summaries

How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Eric Topol

Basic Books, 2019

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What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Michael Pollan

Penguin Press, 2018

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A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life

Deepak Chopra et al.

Harmony Books, 2018

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Ridding the World of Diseases Forever?

Nancy Leys Stepan

Reaktion, 2019

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A war on “prediabetes” has created millions of new patients and a tempting opportunity for pharma. But how real is the condition?

Charles Piller

Science, 2019

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A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency.

Jonathan Quick

The Guardian, 2018

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What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What to Do About It

Andrew E. Budson et al.

Oxford UP, 2017

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The Broken Promise of American Health

Robert M. Kaplan

Harvard UP, 2019

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Paul Kalanithi

Random House, 2016

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Alex Gray

World Economic Forum, 2018

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