Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001, XV, 155 p.
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Prof. Diczfalusy is one of the pioneers of female contraception. In order to honour his 80th birthday, a symposium was organized to gather his friends and former scholars, many of whom are now leaders in gynaecological endocrinology.
Professor Egon Diczfalusy, a pioneer in gynaecological endocrinology and in particular female contraception, celebrated his 80th birthday with a scientific symposium. The participants were scientists from all over the world who had been scholars and close collaborators at different points in time. The interdisciplinary meeting consisted of lectures on the epidemiological impacts of ageing, its challenge for the pharmaceutical industry, philosophical aspects of the future of mankind, and the history and future of contraception. Three round table discussions addressed the hormonal control of reproduction and ageing, new approaches and future perspectives of contraception for women and men, and hormone replacement in the elderly.
1 Laudation Presenting Professor Egon Diczfalusy on his 80th Birthday.- 2 Ageing in the Twenty-first Century.- 3 The Challenge for the Pharmaceutical Industry.- 4 The Anthropocentric Revolution and Our Common Future.- 5 The Contraceptive Technology Revolution.- Round Table Discussions.- 6 Novel Insights into Hormonal Control of Reproduction and Ageing.- 7 Contraception: New Approaches and Future Perspectives.- 8 The Elderly and Hormone Replacement.- 9 Concluding Remarks.- Previous Volumes Published in this Series.