Preventative medicine has long used drugs to prevent the onset of disease. Those with symptoms such as high blood sugar or pressure are often diagnosed with the “pre-condition”, such as prediabetes or prehypertension, if their symptoms haven’t yet reached the levels which define the disease. It is estimated that around 7m people in the UK ...
Preventative medicine: the argument for and against
By James Brown and Opeolu Ojo
7 Feb 2017