American Academy of Family Physicians
The American Academy of Family Physicians has an article on night sweats on its website. The article was written in 2003 and is intended for doctors.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society website has an excellent section (updated in 2008) explaining that there is no reason to believe that deodorants can cause breast cancer.
Antiperspirantsinfo is a website that aims to give accurate information about antiperspirants and health. Note that it is funded by Unilever, who manufacture antiperspirants. There are sections on myths and facts, and it has a FAQ section.
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK has a section (updated in 2010) on ‘Deodorants and Cancer’.
DermNet NZ gives information from the New Zealand Dermatology Society about various dermatological (skin) problems including excessive sweating.
Hyperhidrosis Patient Support Group
Hyperhidrosis Patient Support Group is a UK organization that offers support to people suffering from excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).The website has excellent information with photographs of treatments such as iontophoresis.
International Hyperhidrosis Society
International Hyperhidrosis Society is a US organization with an excellent and informative website. (Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating.) The website has practical suggestions for dealing with excessive sweating, and a special section for teenagers.
Iontophoresis machines for home use can be bought from iontophoresis-device.com.
The Menopause Exchange provides unbiased, reliable and easily understood information about menopause and female midlife issues to its members, through its quarterly newsletter. It is admirable because it is not sponsored by any companies or commercial organizations, and it does not have any advertising on its website: it is funded by subscriptions from women, healthcare professionals, menopause clinics, organisations and women's groups. Write to: PO Box 205, Bushey, Herts WD23 1ZS, UK. Tel: 020 8420 7245.
An independent clinician-led site that provides up-to-date information about the menopause.
Seeing, Hearing and Smelling website
The Seeing, Hearing and Smelling website from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute gives more information about pheromones.
Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists has a website with lots of useful advice about caring for feet. Use the search box to find the page on sweaty feet.
US National Cancer Institute
US National Cancer Institute has a factsheet on antiperspirants/deodorants and breast cancer.