Smoking and premature mortality: reflections on the contributions of Sir Richard Doll
- Current issues in occupational epidemiology. Paddle, G. M. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1989, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p315
Information on a joint meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine's Sections of Epidemiology and Community Health and Occupational Medicine, and the Industrial Epidemiology Forum held on October 25-26, 1988 is presented. The meeting featured several epidemiologists including Richard Doll, Lorenzo...
- UK: DOLL'S WORDS SET IN STONE. DOLL, RICHARD; Simpson, David // Tobacco Control;Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p221
The article reports on the installation of large stone plaque to honor pioneer epidemiologist Sir Richard Doll at a building named after him in England. The plaque is fixed to the wall of one of the atria with an inscription about death and summarises advances in knowledge and public health...
- A new Elizabethan. Steemson, Jacky // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2012, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p21
The article profiles epidemiologist Richard Doll, who is the first person to prove the relation between smoking and lung cancer and asbestos and lung disease. According to the Medical Research Council, Doll played a crucial role in the development of the randomized controlled trial which is the...
- Untitled. // Ecologist;Dec2003, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p34
Presents various issues concerning ecology as of January 2004. Refusal of Richard Doll, England's most influential epidemiologist, on factors in the development of cancer which include man made chemicals; Details of the leadership of Horst Koehler at the International Monetary Fund; Information...
- Policy Coherence in US Tobacco Control: Beyond FDA Regulation. Yang, Joshua S.; Novotny, Thomas E. // PLoS Medicine;May2009, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p1
The article explores the ability of the U.S. government to develop and implement a policy-coherent agenda in controlling tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. It cites that the government has gained the support of nonsmokers and smokers on tobacco use prevention and cessation measures. It...
- From cancer to cholesterol. // New Scientist;11/21/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1848, p32
Profiles Richard Doll, whose work showing the link between smoking and lung cancer has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. His current work trying to show a link between diet and heart disease; His background; Education; Participation in World War II; Early career; His other main interests.
- Smoking study strengthens cancer link. // New Scientist;2/20/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1861, p5
Focuses on a 40-year study by epidemiologist Richard Doll into the smoking habits of more than 34,000 doctors which further strengthens the evidence linking smoking with early death. Findings; Gap in life expectancy between smokers and nonsmokers; Plans by Doll's colleagues for a large trial of...
- Sir Richard Doll, epidemiologist â€“ a personal reminiscence with a selected bibliography. Kinlen, Leo // British Journal of Cancer;10/31/2005, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p963
Presents an obituary for Sir Richard Doll, an epidemiologist.
- No sign of slowing down. Bower, Hilary // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/08/98, Vol. 314 Issue 7082, p700
Profiles researcher and doctor Sir Richard Doll. Doll's achievements in the field of cancer epidemiology; Published works; Introduction to epidemiology; Educational background.