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  • Medicineby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Medicine tells the fascinating history of medicine through the ages to the present day. Follow the greatest stories of medicine and its breakthroughs, with incredible coverage of disease, drugs, treatment, and cures. Medicine covers the gory pitfalls and miraculous breakthroughs of medical history from trepanning, bloodletting, and body snatching... more...

  • OCR GCSE History SHP: Migrants to Britain c.1250 to presentby Martin Spafford; Dan Lyndon

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    An OCR endorsed textbook Let SHP successfully steer you through the new specification with an exciting, enquiry-based series that invigorates teaching and learning; combining best practice principles and worthwhile tasks to develop students' high-level historical knowledge and skills. - Tackle unfamiliar topics from the broadened curriculum... more...

  • OCR GCSE History SHP: Crime and Punishment c.1250 to presentby Michael Riley; Jamie Byrom

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    An OCR endorsed textbook Let SHP successfully steer you through the new specification with an exciting, enquiry-based series that invigorates teaching and learning; combining best practice principles and worthwhile tasks to develop students' high-level historical knowledge and skills. - Tackle unfamiliar topics from the broadened curriculum... more...

  • Testing Fateby Shelley Z. Reuter

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    In today?s world, responsible biocitizenship has become a new way of belonging in society. Individuals are expected to make ?responsible? medical choices, including the decision to be screened for genetic disease. Paradoxically, we have even come to see ourselves as having the right to be responsible vis-à-vis the proactive mitigation of genetic... more...

  • A Census of Greek Medical Manuscriptsby Alain Touwaide

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Manuscripts containing Greek medical texts were inventoried by author and work at the beginning of the 20th century by a group of philologists under the direction of Hermann Diels. Useful as it was - and will continue to be ? Diels? catalogue omitted authors and works, misidentified manuscripts, and overlooked codices. Furthermore, since the publication... more...

  • Patient H.M.by Luke Dittrich

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00

    ?Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King?* in this propulsive, haunting journey into the life of the most studied human research subject of all time, the amnesic known as Patient H.M., a man who forever altered our understanding of how memory works?and whose treatment raises deeply unsettling questions about the human cost of scientific progress. For readers... more...

  • Selling Scienceby Stephen E. Mawdsley

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    In Selling Science , medical historian Stephen E. Mawdsley recounts the untold story of the first large clinical trial to control polio, using 55,000 healthy children. The value of the proposed experiment was questioned by many prominent health professionals, but as Mawdsley points out, compromise and coercion moved it forward. He shows that at a... more...

  • Public Health: A Very Short Introductionby Virginia Berridge

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This Very Short Introduction outlines the nature of public health in our world today and places public health in its historical context from the earliest times, analysing in particular the changes in public health regulation through the nineteenth century and the twentieth and twenty first centuries. more...

  • Battling Melanomaby Claudia Cornwall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Melanoma is a deadly disease, and rates of diagnosis have been rising for the last 30 years. Here Claudia Cornwall details the quest to find a cure for her husband, and the information about melanoma treatment they discover along the way. more...

  • Impertinente ostéopathieby Yves Lepers

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Ce livre décrit l?ostéopathie moderne, la compare à celle des origines et propose une réflexion sur la reconnaissance scientifique à laquelle cette discipline aspire. La pratique de l?ostéopathie repose aujourd?hui sur des hypothèses biomécaniques ou neurophysiologiques susceptibles d?être vérifiées scientifiquement. Et pourtant, si une partie... more...