'Lively and well researched' Literary Review 'Hot Flushes, Cold Science is a serious book, packed full of the thought-provoking information you never come across - read this book' India Knight, Evening Standard 'Not many Cambridge academics can make you laugh aloud and gasp with shock. Louise Foxcroft does both in a rampaging history of the relationship between doctors and the menopause through three centuries. It's enough to give a septuagenarian bishop hot flushes, believe me' Libby Purves, Mail on Sunday 'Hot Flushes, Cold Science shows how and why the menopause remains a taboo - Liberate yourself from your fears is Foxcroft's final message. Ageing is not a disease and affects both sexes' Observer
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About the Author
Louise Foxcroft is the author of The Making of Addiction. She writes for the Guardian and the London Review of Books. She was awarded the Longman Pearson/History Today Book of the Year Award for this book.