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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Gary Taubes

Knopf, 2016

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After decades of assuming that pain works the same way in all sexes, scientists are finding that different biological pathways can produce an ‘ouch!’.

Amber Dance

Nature, 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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The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

Randi Hutter Epstein M.D.

W.W. Norton, 2018

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Health Span, Life Span, and the New Science of Longevity

Nir Barzilai

St. Martin’s Press, 2020

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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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