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Together, ‘Deep Medicine’ And ‘The Butchering Art’ Reveal How Little Medicine Has Changed – Forbes

Book cover images courtesy of Scientific American (left) and Basic Books (right) The small tower of books on my nightstand grew taller last month after I asked recipients of my monthly newsletter for summer-reading suggestions. As the recommendations poured in, two works of medical nonfiction stood out. Judging by their covers, these books appear to… Read More »

‘The results were impressive’: Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells’

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists have known that an accumulation of senescent cells in the body is linked to aging symptoms such as frailty and arthritis, as well as diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Senescent… Read More »