The New A to Z of Women's Health
A Concise EncyclopediaBook - 2000
This updated edition of the respected classic addresses the full spectrum of women's health issues and general health concerns. New entries include: -- Designer estrogens and perimenopause -- Chronotherapy (timing drug treatment) -- Cataracts -- Beauty parlor stroke syndrome (a stroke which occurs following a shampoo in a salon or a session in a dentist's chair). Also included are new treatments for AIDS/HIV, sickle cell disease, hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, menopause, and cancer, including gene therapy, vaccines, and new chemotherapies and drugs.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2000
Edition: 4th ed
Characteristics: xi, 579 p. : ill. ; 24 cm