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  • Urban Health in Developing Countriesby Marcel Tanner; Trudy Harpham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and advisors to... more...

  • Mavericks of Medicineby David Jay Brown

    Smart Publications 2006; US$ 17.95

    In interviews with brilliant and controversial medical researchers and practitioners, David Jay Brown reveals ?proposed solutions for what?s wrong with modern medicine, ideas about reversing the aging process and suggestions that can lead to a future in which all diseases are easily curable.? Interviews with Andrew Weil, Jonathan Wright, Barry Sears,... 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... more...

  • Mountains Beyond Mountainsby Tracy Kidder

    Profile Books 2011; 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... more...

  • 2001 Bell's Palsyby Anuthep Benja-Athon

    Muscle Joint Nerve 2003; US$ 65.95

    2001 Bell's Palsy is the first and most authoritative e-book on Bell's palsy or the paralysis of the muscles of the face of unknown cause. It shows that all current treatments used by physicians, including steroids, are ineffective. It uniquely shows the discovery of an effective treatment for the prevention of and cure for Bell's palsy and the... more...

  • Syndrome Xby Gerald Reaven; Terry Kirsten Strom; Barry Fox

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 18.99

    Millions of Americans follow the "best" medical advice every day to prevent heart attacks -- eating the standard low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet so widely recommended by doctors -- but in fact they are placing themselves at greater risk for heart disease. In Syndrome X: Overcoming the Silent Killer That Can Give You a Heart Attack, Dr. Gerald Reaven,... more...

  • Risk, Age and Pregnancyby Professor Bob Heyman; Mette Henriksen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    Risk, Age and Pregnancy provides an in-depth case study of the operation of a prenatal genetic screening and testing system. The methodology integrates observational, qualitative interview and survey data. The perspectives of pregnant women, hospital doctors and midwives are explored in depth, as is the communication between women and the hospital... more...

  • Systematic Reviews in Health Careby Matthias Egger; George Davey Smith; Douglas Altman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    The second edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the significant changes and advances made in systematic reviewing. New features include discussion on the rationale, meta-analyses of prognostic and diagnostic studies and software, and the use of systematic reviews in practice. more...

  • Por una juventud sin tobacoby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2001; US$ 18.00

    Con el fin de detener la creciente ola de consumo de tabaco en las Américas, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) patrocina varias actividades, entre ellas la investigación sobre la legislación y las políticas de control del tabaco en toda la Región, la coordinación y adopción de medidas de control del uso de tabaco en los países, y la aplicación... more...

  • Summary Measures of Population Healthby C. Murray; A. Lopez

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 45.00

    With increasing life expectancy, measuring population health levels on the basis of mortality rates alone has become less and less relevant in many populations. At the same time, societies invest substantial resources in promoting healthy life, in addition to preventing premature death. But how effective have these efforts been? What is the appropriate... more...