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Disease prevention: helping health professionals | OUPblog
 

Disease prevention: helping health professionals | OUPblog

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A new controversy about “how to stay well” hits the media at least once a week. Recent examples include: disease prevention claims made for various “healthy foods;” proposed policies to tackle the obesity pandemic, such as sugar or soda taxes; the benefits versus risks of long-term statins in healthy persons; the value of prostate cancer screening; and the accuracy of new genetic tests to predict future disease.
 
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23 Nov 2016 - General