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Environmental Toxicology: The legacy of Silent Spring
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2004-07-15)
The period immediately following the Second World War brought great hopes of continuing benefits from widespread use of organo-chlorine and organophosphorus insecticides and other pesticides whilst the health risks of ...
Prenatal Corticosteroids for Reducing Morbidity and mortality after Preterm Birth
(Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2005-12-20)
In 1959 the New Zealand obstetrician Graham (Mont) Liggins began investigating mechanisms that triggered premature labour. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, he examined the effects of hormones on labour in sheep, and ...