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  • Carotenoids and Human Healthby Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 269.00

    Here is an in-depth guide to human studies and observations resulting from population-level assessments of the dietary value of carotenoids. Emphasizes associations with disease, and the importance of carotenoids as a source of vitamin A for the world. more...

  • The Alzheimer's Prevention Programby Gary Small; Gigi Vorgan

    Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 13.95

    From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Memory Bible , the Alzheimer?s Prevention Program offers a breakthrough preventative program based on the latest comprehensive research to allow you to take control of your brain?s health and keep Alzheimer?s at bay. more...

  • ACL Injuries in the Female Athleteby Frank R. Noyes; Sue Barber-Westin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 279.00

    This book examines the short- and long-term impact of ACL injuries, covering training programs shown to reduce the rate of injuries in female athletes, and post-surgical rehabilitation for reducing the risk of future injury. Includes many color illustrations. more...

  • Health Activismby Glenn Laverack

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    The first book to be published on a topic which is rising on the agenda in health studies and public health. The book will be recommended reading for those studying and working in public health and health promotion. more...

  • Trace Element Contamination of the Environmentby David Purves

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Aspects of Pollution Control and Environmental Science 1: Trace-Element Contamination of the Environment investigates the global biological consequences of dispersal of trace elements that are mined from localized limited deposits in the environment. It considers the problem of trace-element contamination of the biosphere as an environmental... more...

  • Microbiological Quality of Foodsby L Slanetz

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Microbiological Quality of Foods contains the proceedings of a conference held in Franconia, New Hampshire, on August 27-29, 1962. Contributors review the state of knowledge of foodborne diseases and discuss the use and efficiency of microbiological tests and standards for food quality from the academic, regulatory, and industrial standpoints. Problems... more...

  • Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Healthby Angele McGrady; Donald Moss

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 149.00

    This book offers a psychobiological model for understanding the paths that lead people to illness, and suggests changes in maladaptive pathways. Covers stress-related illnesses including genetic-psychobiological etiology, and outlines multilevel interventions. more...

  • Society and Healthby Richard K. Thomas

    Springer US 2007; US$ 105.00

    For the first time, a guide to the sociology of health and healthcare that addresses the needs of both sociologists and health professionals. Written by a career health professional with a medical sociology background, Thomas applies sociological concepts to current healthcare issues, incorporates the latest findings from health services research,... more...

  • Public Education about Cancerby Committee on Public Education of the Commission on Cancer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    This monograph is essentially the outcome of corporate endeavour on the part of members of the Committee on Public Education of the International Union against Cancer, from the decision taken in September 1963, via a lengthy and arduous rework­ ing of the first draft in Philadelphia in 1964 to its final editorial meeting in September 1965. In between... more...

  • Mountains Beyond Mountainsby Tracy Kidder

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31

    Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba and Russia, as the charismatic but flawed genius Dr Paul Farmer challenges widely-held preconceptions about poverty and healthcare. As a medical student, Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern... more...