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Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To (2019)

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A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people

It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan?

Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution (2011) [audiobook+ebook]

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A sharp-eyed exposé of the deadly politics, murderous plots, and cutthroat rivalries behind the first blood transfusions in seventeenth-century Europe

On a cold day in December 1667 the renegade physician Jean Denis transfused ten ounces of calf's blood into Antoine Mauroy, a madman. Several days and several transfusions later, Mauroy was dead and Denis was framed for murder.

Blood Feud: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever (2011)

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Blood Feud is the electrifying true tale of Big Pharma's power, regulatory weakness, and the terrifying vulnerability of millions of innocent patients

The Drug: Procrit

An anti-anemia drug, this miraculous blood booster was one of the first biotech blockbusters. Developed by Amgen and licensed to a Johnson & Johnson company, the drug was sold by the two companies under the brand names Procrit, Epogen, and Arenesp.

Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm since Hippocrates (2006)

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Just how much good has medicine done over the years? And how much damage does it continue to do?

The history of medicine begins with Hippocrates in the fifth century BC. Yet until the invention of antibiotics in the 1930s doctors, in general, did their patients more harm than good.

Disguised in Deception (3rdEd, 2013)

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Find out what is making you sick!

Without knowing it, everyone is bombarded with harmful chemicals every single day. The food and vaccine industries make claims about their safety yet considerable evidence shows otherwise. Take back your health today and learn the truth that others are seeking.

Rising From The Dead (2016)

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Can Medicine Be Cured? The Corruption of a Profession (2019)

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A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine

A deeply fascinating and rousing book
- Mail on Sunday

What makes this book a delightful, if unsettling read, is not just O'Mahony's scholarly and witty prose, but also his brutal honesty
- The Times

Medical Nihilism (2018)

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This book argues that if we consider the ubiquity of small effect sizes in medicine, the extent of misleading evidence in medical research, the thin theoretical basis of many interventions, and the malleability of empirical methods, and if we employ our best inductive framework, then our confidence in medical interventions ought to be low.

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