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- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2017; US$ 39.53
Nueva incorporación en nuestro catálogo de Histología de esta trata obra que presenta de forma sucinta, pero muy didáctica, los conceptos propios de la histología desde un enfoque de la biología molecular y celular y aplicando siempre que sea posible la correlación clínica. La obra, muy consolidada en el mercado internacional, pone de... more...
- Lexington Books 2017; US$ 89.99
This book examines medical outreach in the condemned witches? village of Gnani in Ghana, focusing on clashes between traditional beliefs, religious tenets, and contemporary medical science. It analyzes questions of stigmatization to explore how disease, injury, and illness relate to social condition and the dialogue surrounding witchcraft. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00
A rich new examination of the cultural, social and self-representation of the woman surgeon in Britain from 1860 to 1918. This title is also available as Open Access. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.64
This brief traces the story of one of our most common medicines ? aspirin. On a journey involving science, diverse characters, shady business deals, innovative advertising and good old-fashioned luck, Rooney and Campbell describe how aspirin was developed and marketed on a global scale. Starting at the beginning of the twentieth century, the authors... more...
- Transworld 2017; US$ 28.19
The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the creation of some of the world?s most important vaccines. Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pregnant; there was no vaccine... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 91.99
In the second half of the nineteenth century, ways of thinking about food changed as chemists and physiologists identified nutrients and bodily needs and as urbanization, industrialization, and colonial encounters challenged traditional dietary customs and assumptions. Emerging as a reaction to concerns about industrial and military power, social welfare,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.91
This book tells the intriguing and often colorful stories of the medical words we use. The origins of clinical and scientific terms can be found in Greek and Latin myths, in places such as jungles of Uganda and the islands of the Aegean Sea, in the names of medicine?s giants such as Hippocrates and Osler, and in some truly unlikely sources. In this... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 89.00
Thanks to medical experiments performed on human subjects, we now have vaccines against smallpox, rabies, and polio. Yet the advances that saved lives too often involved the exploitation of vulnerable populations. Covering the history of human medical experimentation from the time of Hippocrates to today, this work will introduce readers to the topic... more...