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Defy Your DNA How the New Gene Patch Personalized Medicines Will Help You Overcome Your Greatest Health Challenges

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ISBN-10: 1933174862

ISBN-13: 9781933174860

Edition: 2013

Authors: Stephen Shrewsbury

List price: $19.95
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The greatest medical breakthrough since penicillin, currently featured in a storyline on the TV show Grey's Anatomy, is about to change your health care forever (even if cancer and heart disease lurk in your genes).What if your doctor could stop a disease for you or your children before it actually happens? That may sound like science fiction, but the FDA is already approving a new class of medicines that will literally patch your genes and end inherited illness.Defy Your DNA will be your guide to this brave, new medical future. Inside you'll discover:*The new possibilities for healing heart disease, cancer, and diabetes as well as rare diseases such as muscular dystrophy and sickle cell…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: 10 Finger Press
Publication date: 5/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Dr. Steven B. Shrewsbury is a physician whose 30-year career has taken him from the intimate world of English family practice to the cutting edge of global drug development, where physicians scientists are creating therapeutics that will "patch" our disease-causing genes. Recently he spent nearly three years as Chief Medical Officer of a company focused on the development of drugs that will precisely and effectively correct some of the mistakes found in our genes. These inno

Acknowledgements
Preface
Medicine On the Brink
Medicine through the Millennia
From Primordial Soup to Personalized Medicine
Camouflage Your Genes
The End of Hereditary Rare Disease
New Drugs for Bad Bugs
The Big Ones: Common, Chronic Diseases
Physicians Past, Present and Future
How Are New Drugs Regulated?
The Pharmacy of the Future
To Infinity and Beyond
Appendices
Glossary of Terms
Bibliography, References and suggested reading
Index