Before Prozac: The Troubled History of Mood Disorders in Psychiatry Psychiatry today is a barren tundra, writes medical historian Edward Shorter, where drugs that don't work are used to treat diseases that don't exist. In this provocative volume, Shorter illuminates this dismal landscape, in a revealing account of why psychiatry is "losing ground" in the struggle to treat depression.
Selenium in Food and Health
Selenium is a contradictory nutrient. It has been called the essential poison—too
much of it in the diet can be toxic; too little can result in chronic, and sometimes
fatal, deficiency. Even health authorities have at times been confused. Although
today in the USA, as in most other countries, selenium appears among the trace...