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Preventive Medicine

  • Neuroepidemiologyby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    As a collection of neuroepidemiology papers, this book captures the range and excitement of the discipline. Researchers in the field have been at the forefront in the study of slow viruses, retroviral epidemiology, chronic neuroloical diseases, as well as injuries and other disabilities of the neurological system. The intersection of epidemiology,... more...

  • Role of Fats in Human Nutritionby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Dietary fats and carbohydrates represent some eighty to ninety percent of food energy uptake in man; fatty acids play a critical role in human development, health and disease. In affluent populations high fat consumption contributes to heart disease, obesity and type II diabetes mellitus, while in non-affluent groups, the generally poor nutritional... more...

  • Complexity and Medicineby Michael Alexander; Colin James Alexander

    Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    Thorough and unique, this record focuses on developing strategies for the prevention of noninfectious diseases. Discussing a number of ailments—including, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, asthma, and varicose veins—this meticulous account utilizes chaos theory and complexity theory to... more...

  • Planning in Health Promotion Workby Roar Amdam

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local, regional and international planning and public health in... more...

  • Cancer: What Causes It, What Doesn'tby American Cancer Society

    American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 7.99

    Covering topics such as how cancer starts and why, who is at risk for cancer, the cancer risks that are controllable, and how to interpret the latest studies and reports, this guide provides the facts needed to judge which cancer risks are real and those that are just rumors. more...

  • Breast Cancer Clear & Simpleby American Cancer Society

    American Cancer Society 2007; US$ 11.99

    Aimed at easing fears and encouraging informed health care choices, this practical and reassuring book provides all the essential facts, behavior guidance, and support about cancer-related decisions. Created by leading medical authorities on breast cancer in collaboration with editorial and design experts in health literacy, the book offers readers... more...

  • Good for You!by American Cancer Society; Edward Creagan

    American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 9.99

    Although no book can prevent cancer, this straightforward reference of manageable tips offers a practical and friendly approach for reducing the risk of developing cancer. Promoting simple yet thoughtful lifestyle choices that can dramatically lower cancer risk—from eating the right foods to getting the proper screening tests—this guide provides research-based... more...

  • Fighting Infection in the 21st Centuryby P. W. Andrew; G. L. Smith; D. E. Stewart Tull; P. Oyston

    Wiley 2008; US$ 214.95

    The 20th century has seen improvements in both public health and disease prevention which, in turn, have had a dramatic impact on our lives. Success in preventing infection by vaccination and treating infection with antibiotics led some to believe that infectious disease was a thing of the past. However, the adaptability of pathogens and the emergence... more...

  • Prostate Cancer Screeningby Donna Pauler Ankerst

    Springer 2009; US$ 289.00

    Incorporates a series of works in prostate cancer screening, ranging from the status quo of prostate cancer screening across the globe to consensus on optimal utilization of the traditional PSA and DRE tests, to research in various biomarkers, biomeasures, and risk algorithms for prostate cancer. This book covers family-based linkage analysis. more...

  • Métodos de investigación clínica y epidemiológica + StudentConsult en españolby Josep Maria Argimon

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2012; US$ 56.68

    Se presenta la nueva edición de la obra de los Dres. Josep Mª Argimon y Josep Jiménez, en la que se mantiene la filosofía que les llevó a escribir la primera edición en el año 1991 . Así, el hilo conductor de la obra sigue siendo la elaboración de un protocolo de estudio, de forma que aquellos profesionales que se enfrentan al reto de diseñar... more...