Growing a beard will lower the risk of cancer ; keeping a pet dog (as opposed to a cat) will increase the risk of breast cancer ; to be short sighted is to be intelligent ; shaving can make you sick ; death can be cured these are just some of the 100 unthinkable theories, cures and explanations from the world of medicine contained in this fascinating book. Based on the bizarre but much respected journal Medical Hypotheses, the book describes in an accessible style the work of medical researchers and practitioners from all over the world who were encouraged to think the unthinkable and to conceive ideas well beyond the restrictive confines of their laboratories. The result is a popular science book that is often stimulating, sometimes downright bizarre, but certainly never dull. Can death really be cured? Well, in theory, yes, through the chemical preservation of the brain.Biographie de l'auteur :
Roger Dobson is a features writer for the Times newspaper, who specialises in health and medicine.
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Description du livre Cyan 2007-01-01, 2007. Paperback. État : New. 1905736312. N° de réf. du libraire Z1905736312ZN
Description du livre Cyan. PAPERBACK. État : New. 1905736312. N° de réf. du libraire Z1905736312ZN