Summary: Organ transplantation is one of the major breakthroughs of modern medicine but tragically out of reach for many thousands of people whose lives might be saved. Without enough organs to go around, an effort has emerged to persuade living Samaritans-relatives, friends, and even strangers-to donate one of their kidneys, yet still the shortage persists, and it remains against the law to pay people...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Offit, Paul A.

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Summary: "Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA withdrew its recommendation, but by then, the damage had been done. The drug was ineffective and sometimes even lethal. The mistake was hardly a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Karlawish, Jason

Summary: "A comprehensive and revelatory book on one of today's most prevalent illnesses. In 2019, 5.8 million Americans had Alzheimer's, and more than half a million will die of Alzheimer's disease dementia. 16 million caregivers are responsible for paying as much as half of the $226 billion annual costs of their care. As more people live beyond their seventies and eighties, the number of patients will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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