The Future of Medicine (WIRED guides)

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Print Length
77
ISBN
9781847943255
Publisher
Penguin
Imprint
N/A
Year Published
2021
Format
Paperback

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By the end of this century, living beyond 100 will be the rule rather than the exception. What medical breakthroughs and new technologies will make this possible?

In this brilliantly wide-ranging, one-stop guide WIRED journalist James Temperton outlines the medical revolutions that are transforming healthcare. He looks at the burgeoning immune therapies that could one day cure such life-threatening diseases as cancer. He explores the science – and ethics – of genetic engineering and its potential to create ‘designer babies’. He considers the role that cutting-edge medical research could play in the treatment of mental and neurological disorders ranging from depression to autism. And he addresses the fundamental question: could medical technology become so sophisticated that we witness the end of ageing?

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The Future of Medicine (WIRED guides)

WIRED is the world’s most authoritative and respected publication reporting on the emerging trends, ideas and technologies shaping our world. Our mission is to tell the stories of the people who are driving this change and to understand its impact on business, society and individuals. WIRED has become synonymous with informed and intelligent analysis of these transformational forces and the significance of them for industries and individuals and is a consistently reliable predictor of change.

About the Author

Description

By the end of this century, living beyond 100 will be the rule rather than the exception. What medical breakthroughs and new technologies will make this possible?

In this brilliantly wide-ranging, one-stop guide WIRED journalist James Temperton outlines the medical revolutions that are transforming healthcare. He looks at the burgeoning immune therapies that could one day cure such life-threatening diseases as cancer. He explores the science – and ethics – of genetic engineering and its potential to create ‘designer babies’. He considers the role that cutting-edge medical research could play in the treatment of mental and neurological disorders ranging from depression to autism. And he addresses the fundamental question: could medical technology become so sophisticated that we witness the end of ageing?

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