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Dr Ayesha Nathoo



Hearts Exposed: Transplants and the Media in 1960s Britain, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


Initiating therapeutic relaxation in Britain: a twentieth-century strategy for health and wellbeing., Palgrave Commun, vol. 2, 2016

Healing Broken Hearts: From Surgery to Relaxation, Viewpoint, Magazine of the British Society for the History of Science, vol. 106, 2015, 12-12

Face Transplantation: Learning from the Heart, Wellcome History, vol. 39, no. Winter issue feature article, 2008


From Therapeutic Relaxation to Mindfulness in the Twentieth Century, in Callard F, Staines K, Wilkes J (eds) The Restless Compendium: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Rest and Its Opposites, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 71-80

The Transplanted Heart: Surgery in the 1960s, in The Heart, London: Yale University Press, 2007, 156-170

Internet publications

'Relax!' Historical reflections on pain management, 2015

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction: Learning to Surf on the Underground, 2014