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Title:
Cells are the new cure : the cutting-edge medical breakthroughs that are transforming our health
Author:
Smith, Robin L., 1964- author.
Publication Information:
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2017]

©2017
Physical Description:
xvi, 303 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"The future of medicine is happening now. Revolutionary new science is providing cures that were considered science fiction five years ago--and not with pills, surgery or radiation--but with human cells! Promising treatments now in more than 35,000 clinical trials could have dramatic impacts on cancer, autoimmune diseases, organ replacement, heart disease, and even aging itself." --Publisher description.
Language:
English
Contents:
Repairing injured and aging tissue -- Growing body parts in the lab -- Repairing the brain -- Stem cells and cancer -- Teaching the body to fight cancer -- Stopping autoimmune disorders -- Allergies and food sensitivities -- peanuts, celiac and beyond -- The future of immunotherapy -- The gene repair tool kit -- Repairing damaged DNA in rare diseases -- Putting a bulls-eye on sick cells -- Should we alter DNA? -- Can we prevent or even reverse illness and aging? -- The road to 100-plus -- Big data leads to better medicine? -- Philanthropy drives innovation -- Clinical trials in the era of cellular medicines -- Cells will be the drugs of the future.
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ISBN:
9781944648800
Format :
Book