Prevention instead of intervention - a shift of medical paradigm?

By Laura TomassiniLex KlerenMisch Pautsch Switch to German for original article

Prevention is better than cure - everyone has heard this phrase at least once in their life. In today's medicine, however, the motto is usually the other way round, as health problems are treated curatively rather than prevented at an early stage - the result of this attitude becomes apparent in old age at the latest.

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