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My Notebook of Questions : The Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The human body is a truly amazing “machine.” Since time began, human beings have tried to grasp how it works, what it does, why it hurts, and other mysteries.


Understanding the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Visual Dictionary of The Human Being

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Human Being lets you discover the structure of the human body and its constitutive organs, and have a look to equipment used to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of the Human Body (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


The Visual Food Encyclopedia

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

“The Visual Food Encyclopedia will be a welcome addition to any food reference collection.” Booklist (USA) “By going through The Visual Food Encyclopedia, the first thing you learn is that you still have...


A Disease Apart

by Tony Gould St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

This fascinating cultural and medical history of leprosy enriches our understanding of a still-feared biblical disease.

It is a condition shrouded for centuries in mystery, legend, and religious fanaticism. Societies...


Children and Youth

by National Forum on Health Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How can the health of Canadians be promoted across different age groups? What is the level of quality of Canada’s health care system? On the international level, how do our health care costs compare with those...


Carpal tunnel syndrome

by Michel Rossignol & Louis Patry Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries are one of the most common occupational health problems for which physicians are consulted. There is solid scientific evidence that these injuries may be occupational in...


De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

by Michel Rossignol & Louis Patry Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries are one of the most common occupational health problems for which physicians are consulted. There is solid scientific evidence that these injuries may be occupational in...


Health Care Systems in Canada and Elsewhere

by National Forum on Health Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How can the health of Canadians be promoted across different age groups? What is the level of quality of Canada’s health care system? On the international level, how do our health care costs compare with those...


Herbal Folk Medicine

by Thomas Broken Bear Squier & Lauren David Peden Henry Holt and Co. (August 05, 2014)

Our ancestors looked to plants and herbs for relief from common ailments such as colds, bruises, stomachaches, and sore muscles. Today we can look to those same herbs for relief from the skyrocketing cost of...


I See a Voice

by Jonathan Ree Henry Holt and Co. (July 22, 2014)

A groundbreaking study of deafness, by a philosopher who combines the scientific erudition of Oliver Sacks with the historical flair of Simon Schama.

There is nothing more personal than the human voice, traditionally...


The Light Barrier

by Rhonda Stone St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

The Light Barrier: One family's journey to understand a barrier to reading that may affect millions of children and adults worldwide.

Countless children with Irlen syndrome, involving sensitivity to aspects of...


Why Can't I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease

by Richard Horowitz St. Martin's Press (November 12, 2013)

From one of the country's foremost doctors comes a ground-breaking book about diagnosing, treating and healing Lyme, and peeling away the layers that lead to chronic disease.

You may not know that you have Lyme....


Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 01, 2013)

In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor, a classic work described by Newsweek as "one of the most liberating books of its time." A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how...


A Primer of Drug Action

by Robert M. Julien, Ph.D. Henry Holt and Co. (August 06, 2013)

Since 1975, Robert Julien's A Primer of Drug Action has been the definitive guide to the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and on behavior. Now fully updated, this popular guide continues to lead the...


The Cancer Biopathy

by Wilhelm Reich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 02, 2013)

A Shrinking Disease Due to Chronic Sexual Starvation

What is cancer? Traditionally, medical science has thought of it as an invasive tumor arising spontaneously in an otherwise healthy organism. In contrast,...


Bad Pharma

by Ben Goldacre Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 05, 2013)

We like to imagine that medicine is based on evidence and the results of fair testing and clinical trials. In reality, those tests and trials are often profoundly flawed. We like to imagine that doctors who...


A Look Back

by Scientific American Editors Scientific American (December 24, 2012)

It's hard to believe 2012 is coming to a close. Lucky for us, this year has seen some amazing science, and in this eBook, we've compiled Scientific American's best stories of 2012 with an eye on content, authorship...


Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough

by John J. Ross, MD St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2012)

The doctor suddenly appeared beside Will, startling him. He was sleek and prosperous, with a dainty goatee. Though he smiled reassuringly, the poet noticed that he kept a safe distance. In a soothing, urbane...


Practical Homeopathy

by Vinton Mccabe St. Martin's Press (March 09, 2000)

For the first time ever, glossaries of comprehensive symptoms and homeopathic remedies collected in one volume.

This definitive gude is really two books in one: an introduction to the study and practice of homeopathy...


Viruses

by Arnold J. Levine Henry Holt and Co. (August 15, 1991)

Viruses encapsulates for the lay reader the enormous scientific and medical contributions that have come from the field of virology. Dr. Arnold Levine presents the story of the scientists behind our current...


Living Well After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

by P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D., Lisa P. Gwyther, M.S.W. & Tina Adler St. Martin's Press (August 30, 2011)

Previously published as part of THE ALZHEIMER'S ACTION PLAN.

What would you do if your mother was having memory problems?

Five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, with a new diagnosis being made every...


Forensics and Fiction

by D. P. Lyle, M.D. St. Martin's Press (August 21, 2007)

How long can someone survive in a cold, damp cave without food or water? How was diphtheria treated in 1886? Can Botox kill? Can DNA be found on a knife years later? How are mummified corpses identified? How...


Cancerland

by David Scadden & Michael D'Antonio St. Martin's Press (July 10, 2018)

An Amazon Best of the Month Book

"For all the insight he offers into the hard science and thorny logistics of studying cancer, Dr. Scadden’s most moving passages consider the effect of the disease on the people...


The Royal Art of Poison

by Eleanor Herman St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

"You’ll be as appalled at times as you are entertained." —Bustle, one of The 17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In June 2018

"A heady mix of erudite history and delicious gossip." —Aja Raden, author of...


Microbiological Guidelines

by Collective Die Keure Publishing (April 03, 2018)

Food plays an essential part in everyday life.

Food should be tasty, healthy, sustainable and preferably not too expensive. But food should also be safe and with sufficient guarantees on maintaining good quality...


The End of Epidemics

by Dr. Jonathan D. Quick & Bronwyn Fryer St. Martin's Press (January 30, 2018)

"Dr. Quick’s urgent message makes one hope that this book will reach a huge audience and that its exhortations will be acted on everywhere." - Meredith Wadman, The Wall Street Journal

A leading doctor offers...


The Matter of the Heart

by Thomas Morris St. Martin's Press (January 16, 2018)

An eye-opening and heroic story of pioneering heart surgeons, structured around eleven operations.

For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ...


The Breast Cancer Survival Manual, Sixth Edition

by John Link, M.D., James Waisman, M.D. & Nancy Link, R.N. Henry Holt and Co. (November 07, 2017)

One of the most comprehensive and bestselling books on breast cancer treatment and survival, completely revised and updated

The sixth edition of Breast Cancer Survival Manual provides essential updates on treatment...


In Shock

by Rana Awdish St. Martin's Press (October 24, 2017)

A riveting first-hand account of a physician who's suddenly a dying patient, In Shock "searches for a glimmer of hope in life’s darkest moments, and finds it.” —The Washington Post

Dr. Rana Awdish never...


Shiatsu for Inner Harmony and Balance

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (August 10, 2017)

Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about shiatsu with this straightforward guide.

Over the past few years, interest in alternative medicines has been growing, with many people...


How to Calm Your Baby's Tears

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (June 19, 2017)

Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about calming your baby’s tears with this straightforward guide.

Are you worried that your baby is crying too much? Do you wonder why you...


Maximising Your Intellectual Abilities

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about maximising your intellectual abilities with this practical guide.

Human beings only use 10% of their brain capacity: this...


Health Innovation

by Fabrice Brunet Éditions du Chu Sainte-Justine (February 23, 2017)

This practical guide presents the global innovation process as well as concepts, methods and tools to implement it and ensure its sustainment.


Neurological assessment from birth to 6

by Claudine Amiel-Tyson & Julie Gosselin Éditions du Chu Sainte-Justine (November 29, 2011)

How to make simple in clinical neurology in the first years of life? Perinatal insults occur on a brain which is in rapid development. The clinical presentation of these pathologies is thus changing particularly...


How Can I Get Better?

by Richard Horowitz St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2017)

AN INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER!

“Horowitz is one of the most prominent ‘Lyme literate’ physicians…patients wait for months to see him, and several told me that he had essentially cured them of a disease...


Modern Death

by Haider Warraich St. Martin's Press (February 07, 2017)

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern...


Last Rights

by Stephen P. Kiernan St. Martin's Press (November 14, 2006)

"This country is fairly crowded with doctors, families, and patients—all possessed of good intentions—failing to achieve the simple goal of allowing people to die with dignity and grace."

In the 1970s, most...


Complications

by Atul Gawande Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2003)

A brilliant and courageous doctor reveals, in gripping accounts of true cases, the power and limits of modern medicine.

Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate,...


Into the Breach

by J. A. Karam St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2010)

Into the Breach is the true story of paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and heavy-rescue specialists fighting to control trauma and medical emergencies in one of America's toughest and most violent cities:...


Smart Medicine

by Dr. William Hanson, M.D. St. Martin's Press (June 07, 2011)

We're a nation in love with the drama of the medical world—from fast-paced hospital life to the race to discover cures for diseases. In Smart Medicine, William Hanson brings to life the fascinating true world...


First Cut

by Albert Howard Carter, III Picador (March 17, 2015)

With humor, compassion, and wisdom, Howard Carter recounts the semester he spent watching first-year medical students in a human anatomy lab. From the tentative early incisions of the back, the symbolic weight...


The Hippocratic Myth

by M. Gregg Bloche, M.D. St. Martin's Press (March 15, 2011)

When we're ill, we trust in doctors to put our well-being first. But medicine's expanding capability and soaring costs are putting this promise at risk. Increasingly, society is calling upon physicians to limit...


Pandemic

by Sonia Shah Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 16, 2016)

Scientists agree that a pathogen is likely to cause a global pandemic in the near future. But which one? And how?

Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have either newly emerged...


AIDS in Asia

by Susan Hunter St. Martin's Press (June 02, 2015)

AIDS in Asia provides a thorough introduction to the social and economic issues surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Asia including:

* Geographic obstacles to health care

* Gender inequality and human trafficking...


1 Out of 10 Doctors Recommends

by H. Eric Bender, M.D., M.D., Murdoc Khaleghi, M.D., M.D. & Bobby Singh, M.D., M.D. St. Martin's Press (August 02, 2016)

Have you ever wondered what that 1 outlier would say when you see commercials and products boasting that 9 out of 10 doctors recommend something? Well here’s your answer....

Three doctors explore and explain...


Julia's Mother

by Dr. William Bonadio, M.D. St. Martin's Press (April 11, 2000)

A real-life pediatric emergency room doctor reveals the trials, heartbreaks, and triumphs of his work.

It's a place of intense human drama, life's highest hopes and deepest despairs. A place we rarely get to...


The Checklist Manifesto

by Atul Gawande Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2010)

The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist

We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals...