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The greatest experiment ever performed on women : exploding the estrogen myth, Barbara Seaman

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The greatest experiment ever performed on women : exploding the estrogen myth
Title
The greatest experiment ever performed on women
Title remainder
exploding the estrogen myth
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Seaman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the use of estrogen in treating menopausal women, debunking myths about the use of hormones in preventing disease, detailing estrogen's detrimental health impact, and explaining when it is safe and helpful
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
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162723
Cataloging source
NLM
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Seaman, Barbara
Dewey number
618.1/75061
Index
index present
LC call number
RG186
LC item number
.S425 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 J-496
  • WK 190
NLM item number
S438g 2003
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True
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  • Menopause
  • Estrogen
  • Medicine, Popular
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
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exploding the estrogen myth
Label
The greatest experiment ever performed on women : exploding the estrogen myth, Barbara Seaman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-320) and index
Contents
pt. I. How did all this happen? -- Introduction I. Smart doctors, foolish forecasters -- 1. On the path to Premarin -- 2. Fountain of youth or Golden Fleece? -- 3. How has Premarin fared in the United States, and who was Robert Wilson? -- 4. A daring program to keep women young -- 5. Crazy people in America -- 6. Censorship, class-action lawsuits, and dangerous off-label prescription drugs -- 7. Madeline Gray : when nature throws the book at the menopausal woman -- 8. Poison by prescription -- 9. Ladies' night out -- 10. If the truth be told -- 11. Alice keeps busy and the FDA comes through -- pt. II. What do we know now? -- Introduction II. Between a rock and a hard place -- 12. Getting to the heart of the matter : estrogen, heart disease, and the triumph of suggestion over science -- 13. Health in the balance : understanding bones, bone loss, and new methods of osteoporosis prevention and treatment -- 14. Losing our minds to hormones : the premature prescribing of estrogen for Alzheimer's disease -- 15. And bear in mind, swimming in the sea of estrogens -- Appendix. Over the menopausal rainbow
Control code
2293329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 332 p.
Isbn
9780786887347
Lccn
2004271241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52515011
  • (OCoLC)52515011
Label
The greatest experiment ever performed on women : exploding the estrogen myth, Barbara Seaman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-320) and index
Contents
pt. I. How did all this happen? -- Introduction I. Smart doctors, foolish forecasters -- 1. On the path to Premarin -- 2. Fountain of youth or Golden Fleece? -- 3. How has Premarin fared in the United States, and who was Robert Wilson? -- 4. A daring program to keep women young -- 5. Crazy people in America -- 6. Censorship, class-action lawsuits, and dangerous off-label prescription drugs -- 7. Madeline Gray : when nature throws the book at the menopausal woman -- 8. Poison by prescription -- 9. Ladies' night out -- 10. If the truth be told -- 11. Alice keeps busy and the FDA comes through -- pt. II. What do we know now? -- Introduction II. Between a rock and a hard place -- 12. Getting to the heart of the matter : estrogen, heart disease, and the triumph of suggestion over science -- 13. Health in the balance : understanding bones, bone loss, and new methods of osteoporosis prevention and treatment -- 14. Losing our minds to hormones : the premature prescribing of estrogen for Alzheimer's disease -- 15. And bear in mind, swimming in the sea of estrogens -- Appendix. Over the menopausal rainbow
Control code
2293329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 332 p.
Isbn
9780786887347
Lccn
2004271241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52515011
  • (OCoLC)52515011

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