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  • Treat Your Back Without Surgeryby Stephen Hochschuler; Bob Reznik

    Hunter House 2011; US$ 17.95

    Treat Your Back Without Surgery is based on the acclaimed Texas Back Institute’s successful nonsurgical treatments for back injuries. Providing proven exercises and natural healing techniques, this book helps readers diagnose back problems and relieve pain noninvasively. Also included are black-and-white photos, illustrations, back surgery benefits... more...

  • Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disordersby Shirley Walberg Ekvall; Valli K. Ekvall

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 84.99

    This much-needed resource comprehensively reviews the current status of research on nutrition in chronic diseases and developmental disorders of children and helps translate this research into clinical practice. It provides a wealth of information on the nutritional implications of diseases' states; how nutrition can affect brain development, learning... more...

  • Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Militaryby Lisa S. Meredith; Cathy D. Sherbourne; Sarah J. Gaillot; Lydia Hansell; Hans V. Ritschard

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    As U.S. service members deploy for extended periods on a repeated basis, their ability to cope with the stress of deployment may be challenged. Many programs are available to encourage and support psychological resilience among service members and families. However, little is known about these programs' effectiveness. This report reviews resilience... more...

  • The Whole Life Prostate Bookby Carter; Gerald Secor Couzens

    Free Press 2012; Not Available

    MEN TODAY face a growing health crisis. More than twenty million nationwide are affected by a prostate health issue, and more than two hundred thousand are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Many of these problems are preventable because they are related to the chronic diseases of age associated with poor health choices. Dr. H. Ballentine... more...

  • Ultrasound Imagingby Joćo Miguel Sanches; Andrew F. Laine; Jasjit S. Suri

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultrasound has recently taken an explosive growth for better safer, economic, mobile and high quality healthcare. This technology is very appealing for medical applications because it is non-ionizing, non-invasive and it is available in most of the medical and clinical facilities. Its low cost, when compared with other medical... more...

  • Environmental Health Hazards and Social Justiceby Florence Margai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about 40 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures to biological and chemical pathogens in the physical environment.... more...

  • Birth Without Doctorsby Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took place over several years in Malaysia and Indonesia.... more...

  • Sustaining Primary Health Careby Anne LaFond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Analyzing the dimensions of the struggle for effective health care in the developing countries, this study demonstrates how current governmental and donor agency policies in such countries as Uganda, Ghana, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam have failed to develop efficient systems. The author argues against the current emphasis on decentralization and privatization,... more...

  • Health and Environmental Impact Assessmentby British Medical Association

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...

  • Engineering Genesisby Donald Bruce; Ann Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Few issues have aroused so much public attention and controversy as recent developments in biotechnology. How can we make sound judgements of the cloning of Dolly the sheep, genetically altered foodstuffs, or the prospect of transplanting pigs' hearts into humans? Are we 'playing God' with nature? What is driving these developments, and how can they... more...