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  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 15 January 2013
  • ISBN : 9780231152136
  • Page : 284 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 2 voters

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A leading researcher in chemical biology offers a behind-the-scenes tour of today's medical innovations, tracing key 20th-century pharmacological milestones while profiling sophisticated, emerging approaches to drug design that may enable breakthrough treatments for seemingly incurable diseases.

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The Quest for the Cure

The Quest for the Cure
  • Author : Brent Stockwell
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-15
  • ISBN : 9780231152136
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A leading researcher in chemical biology offers a behind-the-scenes tour of today's medical innovations, tracing key 20th-century pharmacological milestones while profiling sophisticated, emerging approaches to drug design that may enable breakthrough treatments for seemingly incurable diseases.

Quest for the Cure

Quest for the Cure
  • Author : George R. Blumenschein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-16
  • ISBN : 9780124202085
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This original fourteen chapter book is a brief, slightly autobiographic tale of medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, and breast cancer patients in a well-established cancer center in Texas, who pursued the goal of cure for breast cancer. The evolution of improved outcomes in the treatment of microscopic metastatic breast cancer is also the story of the development of adjuvant chemotherapy for post-operative breast disease. The adjuvant therapy of breast cancer came about with the realization that this malignancy, when diagnosed

Hungover

Hungover
  • Author : Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • ISBN : 9780698178939
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“Bishop-Stall insists that hangovers… [are] worthy of a cure. After years of dogged research around the globe, he finds one — just in time for the holidays.” —Washington Post “[An] irreverent, well-oiled memoir…Bishop-Stall packs his book with humorous and enlightening asides about alcohol.” —The Wall Street Journal One intrepid reporter's quest to learn everything there is to know about hangovers, trying all of the cures he can find and explaining how (and if) they work, all so rest of us

The Last Best Cure

The Last Best Cure
  • Author : Donna Jackson Nakazawa
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781101609903
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One day Donna Jackson Nakazawa found herself lying on the floor to recover from climbing the stairs. That’s when it hit her. She was managing the symptoms of the autoimmune disorders that had plagued her for a decade, but she had lost her joy. As a science journalist, she was curious to know what mind-body strategies might help her. As a wife and mother she was determined to get her life back. Over the course of one year, Nakazawa

Three Daughters, Three Journeys

Three Daughters, Three Journeys
  • Author : Jill Charles,Indrani Mondal,Ranjita Chattopadhyay,Ananda Chakrabarty
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • ISBN : 9781351767729
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Cancer threatens the lives of people around the world. Women, in particular, are at risk of certain cancers with a genetic cause. Certain mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes put mothers and daughters at risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Unlike many cancers that most commonly occur after age 60, these inheritable cancers threaten women’s lives, health and fertility even when they are young, before most would even begin to go for annual mammogram screenings to check for breast

Cancer Crossings

Cancer Crossings
  • Author : Tim Wendel
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781501711046
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Cancer Crossings -- Foreword -- 1 -- 2 -- 3 -- 4 -- 5 -- 6 -- 7 -- 8 -- 9 -- 10 -- 11 -- 12 -- 13 -- 14 -- 15 -- 16 -- 17 -- 18 -- 19 -- 20 -- 21 -- 22 -- 23 -- 24 -- 25 -- 26 -- 27 -- 28 -- 29 -- 30 -- 31 -- 32 -- 33 -- 34 -- 35 -- 36 -- 37 -- 38 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Further Readings

The Remedy

The Remedy
  • Author : Thomas Goetz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-04-03
  • ISBN : 9780698148574
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The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world’s most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it tragically intertwined, and the birth of medical science. In 1875, tuberculosis was the deadliest disease in the world, accountable for a third of all deaths. A diagnosis of TB—often called consumption—was a death sentence. Then, in a triumph of medical science, a German doctor named Robert Koch deployed an unprecedented scientific rigor to discover the bacteria that caused TB. Koch soon embarked

Human Trials

Human Trials
  • Author : Susan Quinn
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release Date : 2002-04-26
  • ISBN : 9780306820915
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Over fifty million people suffer from some form of autoimmune disease-multiple sclerosis, arthritis, lupus, and other afflictions in which the body attacks itself-none of them with a lasting cure. Susan Quinn has investigated the worlds where new autoimmune drugs are being developed: the research labs, the drug-company boardrooms, and the clinics where patients become "subjects" in the search for new medicines and treatments. Her exciting story is one of real people: fiercely competing scientists, ambitious venture capitalists, and, above all,