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Great Feuds in Medicine: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever: Book by Hal Hellman

Great Feuds in Medicine: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

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ISBN: 9780471208334    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Year of publishing: 2002     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 256        
"An exciting, well-researched work, which should appeal to anyone with an interest in the nature and progress of the human race." -American Scientist The cataclysmic clash of medical ideas and personalities...Read more
"An exciting, well-researched work, which should appeal to anyone with an interest in the nature and progress of the human race." -American Scientist The cataclysmic clash of medical ideas and personalities comes to colorful life In this follow-up to the critically acclaimed Great Feuds in Science (Wiley: 0-471-16980-3), Hal Hellman tells the stories of the ten most heated and important disputes of medical science. Featuring a mix of famous and lesser-known stories, Great Feuds in Medicine includes the fascinating accounts of William Harvey's battle with the medical establishment over his discovery of the circulation of blood; Louis Pasteur's fight over his theory of germs; and the nasty dispute between American Robert Gallo and French researcher Luc Montagnier over who discovered the HIV virus. An informative and insightful look at how such medical controversies are not only typical, but often necessary to the progress of the science.
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About the author: Hal Hellman
HAL HELLMAN is the author of twenty-seven popular science books, including Great Feuds in Science (Wiley) and the six-book series World of the Future.... Read more
HAL HELLMAN is the author of twenty-seven popular science books, including Great Feuds in Science (Wiley) and the six-book series World of the Future. He has also written science articles for the New York Times, Omni, Reader's Digest, Psychology Today, and Geo.
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