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Molecules to Medicine

Demystifying drug development, clinical research, medicine, and the role ethics plays


TEDMED: Tougher topics to chew on

With earlier posts about TEDMED, I hope I whet your appetite and energized you to take on the tougher topics. There were several talks that either particularly resonated with me or that left a sour aftertaste.Ivan Oransky, executive editor of Reuters Health, offered excellent perspective on the current trend of treating “preconditions” more aggressively, noting facetiously that “subclinical acne is the easiest type to treat.” He focused on the medicalization of even trivial problems leading to unnecessary interventions...

May 15, 2012 — Judy Stone

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