A Damaging Delusion
Autism: disease, disorder or difference? What causes autism – genes or environment? Can biomedical treatments cure autism, and are they safe? An increased public awareness of autism has resulted in a rising trend of diagnoses, creating the impression of an ‘epidemic’. Many parents of children...
Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge
The spectrum of available treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is matched by the spectrum of disease severity, and with up to 90% of men in their 80s suffering from BPH to some extent, it is imperative that patients are offered the full range of options to manage the disease....
Published June 16th 2005 by CRC Press
What Parents Need to Know
The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has a much greater influence, centred on the fears of parents that the triple vaccine may cause autism...
Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge
Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle
Topical and controversial The Tyranny of Health exposes the dangers of the explosion of health awareness for both patients and doctors, using straightforward language to explain the latest health statistics and research findings. Michael Fitzpatrick, a full-time inner-city GP, argues from his...
Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge