Medicine In 2030: Cool, Scary

The Experts panel at the Wall Street Journal weighs in on the kind of things we can expect in medicine in another 15 years or so. Some of it is good - even great; some, not so much. The linked article contains several short essays on different areas.
Compared with today, the average elder of 2030 will be a healthier elder, the product of several decades of more regular exercise, improved diet and medical advances that may well render the main killers—heart disease and cancer—wholly treatable, if not curable. Even Alzheimer’s disease, the most feared scourge of aging, may well yield to some form of therapy that will slow its progression to a crawl.

No comments :