Richard Horton

Richard Horton is a physician. He edits The Lancet, a weekly medical journal based in London and New York. He is also a visiting professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The Dawn of McScience

Science in the Private Interest: Has the Lure of Profits Corrupted Biomedical Research?

by Sheldon Krimsky

March 11, 2004 issue

The Fool of Pest

The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignác Semmelweis

by Sherwin B. Nuland

February 26, 2004 issue

The Plagues Are Flying

The Plagues Are Flying

Mosquito: A Natural History of Our Most Persistent and Deadly Foe

by Andrew Spielman and Michael D'Antonio

August 9, 2001 issue

Thalidomide Comes Back

Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and Its Revival as a Vital Medicine

Trent Stephens and Rock Brynner

May 17, 2001 issue

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