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- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 32.00
Thorough and unique, this record focuses on developing strategies for the prevention of noninfectious diseases. Discussing a number of ailments?including, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, asthma, and varicose veins?this meticulous account utilizes chaos theory and complexity theory to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local, regional and international planning and public health in... more...
- American Cancer Society 2007; US$ 11.99
Aimed at easing fears and encouraging informed health care choices, this practical and reassuring book provides all the essential facts, behavior guidance, and support about cancer-related decisions. Created by leading medical authorities on breast cancer in collaboration with editorial and design experts in health literacy, the book offers readers... more...
- American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 7.99
Covering topics such as how cancer starts and why, who is at risk for cancer, the cancer risks that are controllable, and how to interpret the latest studies and reports, this guide provides the facts needed to judge which cancer risks are real and those that are just rumors. more...
- American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 9.99
Although no book can prevent cancer, this straightforward reference of manageable tips offers a practical and friendly approach for reducing the risk of developing cancer. Promoting simple yet thoughtful lifestyle choices that can dramatically lower cancer riskfrom eating the right foods to getting the proper screening teststhis guide provides... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 207.95
The 20th century has seen improvements in both public health and disease prevention which, in turn, have had a dramatic impact on our lives. Success in preventing infection by vaccination and treating infection with antibiotics led some to believe that infectious disease was a thing of the past. However, the adaptability of pathogens and the emergence... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 169.99
Incorporates a series of works in prostate cancer screening, ranging from the status quo of prostate cancer screening across the globe to consensus on optimal utilization of the traditional PSA and DRE tests, to research in various biomarkers, biomeasures, and risk algorithms for prostate cancer. This book covers family-based linkage analysis. more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 110.00
Whereas alternative medicine is often defined as functioning outside biomedicine and complementary medicine beside it; integrative medicine purports to combine the best of both biomedicine and CAM. Some social scientists have argued biomedicine has become more holistic as a result of this development, whereas others suggest it has embarked upon a subtle... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 110.00
Whether one sees contemporary socio-political theorising as poorly integrated into analysis of Preventive Health or Preventive Health as simply lacking much in the way of a theoretical foundation, the point is that the interpretive social dimensions of the field appear presently underdeveloped. The aim was to develop a broad research grouping with... more...
- Cambridge International Science Publishing 2003; US$ 70.00
Of interest to occupational health psychologists, industrial hygienists, ergonomists, as well as to labor and management, inter alia, the Occupational Stress Index can also be integrated with objective measurements and expert observer assessment of job characteristics. In particular, the OSI could detect areas for which in-depth observational analysis... more...