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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Soundings in Tibetan Medicineby Mona Schrempf

    BRILL 2007; US$ 123.00

    Presents a collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine. This work provides fresh insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range of traditional and contemporary Tibetan societies. more...

  • Evart van Dierenby Jaap Bos

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 56.25

    Jaap Bos describes the life of one of Holland's most remarkable figures in its cultural history: medical practitioner Evart van Dieren. more...

  • The Prediabetes Detoxby Sarah Cimperman; Walter J. Crinnion

    New Harbinger Publications 2013; US$ 13.95

    In The Prediabetes Deto x , primary care physician and naturopathic doctor Sarah Cimperman shows readers how to reverse prediabetes by eliminating unwanted toxins from their diet and home. Readers will learn to balance their blood sugar levels, increase their energy, and end their unhealthy cravings once and for all using a safe, effective at-home... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 92 No. 06 2014by WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...

  • Happy Accidentsby Morton A. Meyers

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Happy Accidents is a fascinating, entertaining, and highly accessible look at the surprising role serendipity has played in some of the most important medical discoveries in the twentieth century. What do penicillin, chemotherapy drugs, X-rays, Valium, the Pap smear, and Viagra have in common? They were each discovered accidentally, stumbled upon... more...

  • Family Practice Storiesby Richard Feldman; Richard Feldman

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    An initiative of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Family Practice Stories is a collection of tales told by, and about, Hoosier family doctors practicing in the middle of the twentieth century. The stories celebrate that time in America considered to be the golden age of generalism in... more...

  • The Asian Dietby Jason Bussell

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    In this era of fad diets, detox programs, and "superfoods," this examination of the relationship between diet and lifestyle looks to the Far East to claim that the simple principles to live by are balance and moderation. By rebuilding the connections between what is put into the body and how it functions, the diet outlined in this book teaches the... more...

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Chinese Medicineby Ping-Chung Leung; Charlie Changli Xue; Yung-Chi Cheng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 190.00

    This invaluable book is aimed at those who are concerned about Chinese medicine — how it works, what its current state is and, most important, how to make full use of it. The audience therefore includes clinicians who want to serve their patients better and patients who are eager to supplement their own conventional treatment. The authors of... more...

  • Simon Baruchby Patricia Spain Ward

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 39.95

    This biography recounts the remarkable life of a Prussian/Polish Jew who immigrated to the United States as a teenager in the 1850s and became one of the nation's best-known physicians by the turn of the century. Ward reconstructs the life of a medical student in the South at the opening of the Civil War, the adventures of a Confederate surgeon, and... more...

  • The Book of Oriental Medicineby Clive Witham

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    Addressing the issues of how and why illness occurs, this informative guide provides fresh Eastern perspectives on wellbeing and health. With easy-to-understand explanations, clear illustrations, and straightforward treatment alternatives, previously unexplained signs and symptoms can be researched, understood and dealt with. Tried-and-true techniques... more...