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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How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Eric Topol

Basic Books, 2019

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Rapid Review of the Evidence

Samantha K Brooks et al.

The Lancet, 2020

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A crisis on this scale can reorder society in dramatic ways, for better or worse. Here are 34 big thinkers’ predictions for what’s to come.

Politico Magazine

Politico Magazine, 2020

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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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The next big revolution in pharmaceuticals could be miniature production systems – small enough to fit in a briefcase.

Carrie Arnold

Nature, 2019

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Viruses hold solutions to a lot of problems, so let’s fund and reward cataloguing, urge Jens H. Kuhn and colleagues.

Eugene V. Koonin et al.

Nature, 2019

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How to Retrain Your Nervous System, Heal Your Body, and Overcome Chronic Pain

Sarah Warren

TCK, 2019

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

Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi

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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