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Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA

by Maryn McKenna Free Press (March 23, 2010)

LURKING in our homes, hospitals, schools, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that is evolving faster than the medical community can track it or drug developers can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen...


The Family Guide to Preventing and Treating 100 Infectious Illnesses

by Phyllis Stoffman Wiley (July 26, 1995)

Quick, friendly, and easy-to-use, this indispensable addition to every family medical bookshelf answers all your questions about 100 increasingly common infections--from Lyme disease, flu, and strep to ear infections,...


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....


Leprosy in China: A History

by Angela Ki Che Leung Columbia University Press (July 16, 2012)

Angela Ki Che Leung's meticulous study begins with the classical annals of the imperial era, which contain the first descriptions of a feared and stigmatized disorder modern researchers now identify as leprosy....


Science is Beautiful: Disease and Medicine

by Colin Salter Batsford (February 15, 2018)

Our understanding of disease and the powers of medicine today are unparalleled, and their documentation has increased signficantly. Science is Beautiful collects the most fascinating microscopic photographs of...


Schistosomiasis Control in China

by Pauline Grys Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 18, 2017)

Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases worldwide and continues to be a public health concern in many countries. China made huge progress in the control of Schistosomiasis japonica, aiming...


Biological Discourses

by Robert Craig & Ina Linge Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (August 10, 2017)

The relationship between biological thought and literature, and between science and culture, has long been an area of interest by no means confined to literary studies. The Darwin Anniversary celebrations of...


Virus vs. Bacteria : Knowing the Difference - Biology 6th Grade | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that how you got sick will determine what treatment methods will work for you? If you were infected by a virus, doctors normally would just allow your immune system to fight it. If you were infected...


Germ Smart! Infectious Diseases for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Get smart about germs to escape them at all possibilities. This book will outline some of the most common infectious diseases known to man. Being equipped with the knowledge included in this book will help improve...


Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics – Revised and Updated

by John McKenna Gill Books (May 08, 2003)

‘A long-awaited book that answers many questions.’

Jan de Vries

Antibiotics were developed in the 1940s. Then, they were hailed as a huge breakthrough in the treatment of bacterial infections. Today, they...


Antibiotics – Are They Curing Us or Killing Us?

by John McKenna Gill Books (September 12, 2014)

Antibiotics: Are they curing us or killing us?

Without urgent, co-ordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries which have...


The Homespun Origins of Vaccination

by Patrick Pead Timefile Books (April 16, 2017)

If you think you know how vaccination began - think again - because its dawn is clouded in myth and misrepresentation. Not a ‘discovery or an ‘invention’, vaccination was a development of what had gone...


The Secret Life of Zika Virus

by Kalpish Ratna Speaking Tiger Books (July 10, 2017)

Zika Virus has wreaked havoc in Brazil in recent times and is rapidly raising the spectre of a global pandemic. It has also resurfaced in India. In June 2017, three individuals in Ahmedabad were found infected....


Tropical Medicine: A Clinical Text, 8th Edition, Revised and Expanded

by Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. Fordham University Press (September 01, 2013)

The history of tropical medicine is as dramatic as the story of humankind. It has its own myths and legends, including tales of epidemics that destroyed whole civilizations. Today, with silent stealth, tropical...


The Viral Network

by Theresa MacPhail Cornell University Press (November 13, 2014)

In The Viral Network, Theresa MacPhail examines our collective fascination with and fear of viruses through the lens of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. In April 2009, a novel strain of H1N1 influenza virus resulting...


Conquering Lyme Disease

by Brian Fallon & Jennifer Sotsky Columbia University Press (December 12, 2017)

With more than 300,000 cases diagnosed each year, Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. However, doctors are deeply divided on how to diagnose and treat it, leading to the...


Demon in My Blood

by Elizabeth Rains Greystone Books (May 19, 2017)

Until recently, hepatitis C—which infects 170 million people throughout the world—was always fatal. But today there is finally a remarkable cure.

Elizabeth Rains describes how she was likely infected with hepatitis...


Can I Catch a Cold from the Cold? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Teach your children how to protect themselves for whenever you will be away from them. May it be for their everyday and practical protection or for their long-term medical career path, this book will serve as...


What Makes People Sick and Will I Catch It? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

How do you empower children against diseases? You give them the facts, of course! Learning about diseases has never been so easy with the help of this learning book. Read about germs and viruses and how they...


Why a Cold Can Make You Hot | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Have you ever had a cold? At the end of this book, you'll know who to blame! This learning book will give you the chance to explain the science behind your child’s temporary sickness. Since it has been created...


If I Get Sick, Will I Die? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Sickness does not always lead to deaths. There are common diseases that can be cured through rest, balanced nutrition, fluids and medicines. But there are also illnesses that are really serious; they would warrant...


Why Do People Get Sick? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s take a look into the scientific world of diseases. This learning book is an excellent resource when it comes to improving your child’s knowledge about his/her environment and how it affects his/her...


How Hand Washing Can Save the World | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that the simple practice of handwashing can save you from diseases? Germs do not like living in clean hands. In this book, we’re going to discuss exactly how handwashing can save the world. We’re...


What Are Germs and Why Do They Make You Sick? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s talk about germs and why things so tiny can bring so much harm to the body. Such a knowledge will help make it easier for you to introduce good hygiene and healthy eating to defeat germs. The purpose...


Germs, Fungus and Other Stuff That Makes Us Sick | A Children's Disease Book (Learning about Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learn about the microscopic germs that make you sick! This interactive picture book will take you to the ultra small world of germs and viruses. Its purpose is to help you understand the origins of disease and...


Keeping Your Germs to Yourself | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that germs are things that you cannot see but can be passed on to different people? That’s why you cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze. That’s also the reason why you don’t share spoons...


Can Your Guts Get Tied In A Knot? | A Children's Disease Book (Learning About Diseases)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Here’s to opening the medicinal world to your children. This book is intended to all the kids out there who must learn a thing or two about proper hygiene and how to avoid diseases. This Children’s Disease...


Infectious Fear

by Samuel Kelton Roberts Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (April 30, 2009)

For most of the first half of the twentieth century, tuberculosis ranked among the top three causes of mortality among urban African Americans. Often afflicting an entire family or large segments of a neighborhood,...


Why Millions Died: Before the War on Infectious Diseases

by George H. Scherr UPA (November 25, 2011)

This book reviews the slow development of research by isolated investigators who believed that diseases could be caused by infectious organisms. Millions of deaths occurred until the professional communities...


Epidemic

by Reid Wilson Brookings Institution Press (March 15, 2018)

A global health catastrophe narrowly averted. A world unprepared for the next great threat.

In December 2013, a young boy in a tiny West African village contracted the deadly Ebola virus. The virus spread to...


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...


Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

by Harriet A. Washington Little, Brown and Company (October 06, 2015)

"Fascinating...A superb book."--Robert Sapolsky, Stanford professor of neuroscience and neurosurgery and author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

What causes mental illness? We've long blamed stress, trauma, and...


The Good Doctor's Guide to Colds and Flu

by Neil Schachter, M.D. HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

The latest and most effective information on preventing and treating colds and flu

Under the weather? Eminent lung specialist Neil Schachter, M.D., arms you with the knowledge you need to boost immunity and avoid...


China Syndrome

by Karl Taro Greenfeld HarperCollins e-books (February 17, 2009)

When the SARS virus broke out in China in January 2003, Karl Taro Greenfeld was the editor of Time Asia in Hong Kong, just a few miles from the epicenter of the outbreak. After vague, initial reports of terrified...