A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) ‘State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals’ concluded that synthetic chemicals, found in many household and industrial products, but untested for their disrupting effects on the hormone system, could have significant health implications and says potential disease risks could be reduced, with substantial savings to public health if there were more comprehensive assessments and better testing methods. (From OnMedica Drug & Therapeutics update, 22 February 2013).
Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.