A new book in Forest Medicine

Last Updated:March 22, 2012

American Forests Magazine reported the research on Forest Medicine conducted in Japan.

The Forest Medicine has been published by Nova Science Publishers in New York in Feb. 2012. The information of the book has been displayed on the website of the publishers as follows:

Forest Medicine

Editors: Qing Li (Society of Forest Medicine in Japan, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan)

Book Description:

Imagine a new medical science that could let you know how to be more active,
more relaxed and healthier with reduced stress and reduced risk of lifestyle-related disease and cancer by visiting forests. This new medical science is called forest medicine. Forest medicine encompasses the effects of forest environments on human health and is a new interdisciplinary science, belonging to the categories of alternative medicine, environmental medicine and preventive medicine. This book presents up-to-date findings in forest medicine to show the beneficial effects of forest environments on human health. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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