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The Practical Guide to the Future of Medicine

The Practical Guide to the Future of Medicine

I wrote a book “The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch” to prepare everyone for the coming waves of change, to be a guide for the future of medicine that anyone can use. It describes 22 trends and technologies that I think will shape the future.

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The Man with a Thousand Brains

The Man with a Thousand Brains

Forty million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and this is only set to increase. But tiny brains grown in culture could help scientists learn more about this mysterious disease – and test new drugs.

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Tiny Bubbles

Tiny Bubbles

In response to their surrounding environment, tiny, soapy bubbles can reorganize their membranes to let material flow in and out.

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Lithium for Life Extension?

Lithium for Life Extension?

Last month, Anna Fels wrote in the Sunday NYTimes suggesting that lithium be added to the drinking water because trace amounts of lithium are associated with lower rates of mental illness, violence and suicide in particular. What she didn’t say was that communities with naturally-occurring lithium in their drinking water enjoy greater longevity as well.

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