May 2016

In parts of rural Asia self-poisoning using agricultural pesticides is a serious issue. It has been estimated that up to 89% of all suicides from pesticide self-poisoning worldwide occur in the Asian and Western Pacific regions, and pesticide ingestion is recognised by the World Health...

Professor Cooper is currently Professor of Rheumatology and Director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit; Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton; and Professor of Epidemiology at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford....