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Prognosis
Where does a medical cure come from? 100 years ago, it wasn't uncommon for scientists to test medicines by taking a dose themselves. As medical technologies get cheaper and more accessible, patients and DIY tinkerers are trying something similar—and mainstream medicine is racing to catch up. Prognosis explores the leading edge of medical advances, and asks who gets—or should get—access to them. We look at how innovation happens, when it fails, and what it means to the people with a disease trying to feel better, live longer, or avoid death.
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4.3 stars from 143 ratings
K. V. Brown’s voice
What little content I heard, was intriguing & well-produced. But halfway through my very first episode today, I found myself laughingly trying to imitate Kristen V. Brown’s scratchy “valley-girl” drawl. I used to talk like this in junior high. :) I’m sorry to discover it is permissible to...Read full review »
Jen's_Atari2600 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/17/19
Excellent podcast
Fascinating insight into antibiotic resistance and ways to solve this impending disaster . It’s interesting, scientific and somehow optimistic. Jason Gale is born story teller. Everyone should listen to this podcast.
drpodstar via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/18/19
Great subject
I find that information very interesting but I wish the announcer wouldn’t pause so much while he reads his script - it’s rather distracting
CAlistener via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/14/19
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