The first comprehensive history of medicine in India - now available in paperback
Aarathi Prasad is a biologist and writer. She has appeared on TV and radio programmes, including BBC Radio 4, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. She is the author of Like A Virgin: How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex. She lives in London.
A fascinating investigation ... With vivid anecdotes ... this is a revealing study of Indian medicine, ancient and modern -- Jane Shilling * Daily Mail * [A] focused and fascinating journey * Nature * A vivid, personal and panoramic journey through the health and beliefs of one fifth of humanity. Timely, fluent and packed with inspirational characters -- Gavin Francis