The End of Sickness
Joachim Müller-Jung

The End of Sickness

Details about the book
The New Promises of Medicine
  • date of publication: 25.08.2014
  • 296 Pages
  • Hanser Verlag
  • hardcover
  • ISBN 978-3-446-43682-4
  • Deutschland: UVP 19,90 €
  • Österreich: 20,50 €

  • ePUB-Format
  • E-Book ISBN 978-3-446-43645-9
  • E-Book Deutschland: 15,99 €

Modern medicine transforms man into a large technological project. Stem cells will be used to create whole new organs with no need to use embryos. The cure for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases suddenly seem possible and the heart will become immortal.

One day man will need no more medicine; we will simply be renewed. But this biomedical revolution has its dark side. Who will be able to afford the progress? Will this lead to a two-class medicine, to a group who benefits from the development and one who does not? Who will protect us from the swindlers who take advantage of diseases and set out to clone humans?

The End of Sickness

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