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Preventive Medicine

  • Healthy Citiesby Evelyne de Leeuw; Jean Simos

    Springer New York 2017; US$ 148.61

    This forward-looking resource recasts the concept of healthy cities as not only a safe, pleasant, and green built environment, but also one that creates and sustains health by addressing social, economic, and political conditions. It describes collaborations between city planning and public health creating a contemporary concept of urban governance?a... more...

  • The Lose Your Belly Dietby Travis Stork

    Transworld 2017; US$ 18.32

    We want to be healthy. We want to be lean. And we want to lose that annoying fat around our bellies. Now we can! The Lose Your Belly Diet is built around a very clear, research-based concept: eating food that nourishes and protects the microbes in your gut paves the way for weight loss and a slimmer middle. Most importantly, having great gut... more...

  • An Introduction to Public Healthby E. W. Caryl Thomas

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    An Introduction to Public Health deals with the administration of public health services in the United Kingdom. This book discusses the local government as partners to national health services. After giving a background of the English local government, the growth of local health services, and the functions of local health services, the author discusses... more...

  • The CAPRISA Clinical Trials: HIV Treatment and Preventionby Quarraisha Abdool Karim; Salim S. Abdool Karim; Cheryl Baxter

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 127.37

    Since its inception 14 years ago, CAPRISA has conducted numerous clinical studies that have influenced international TB-HIV treatment guidelines as well as HIV prevention through innovations in the microbicide and vaccine fields. This book provides a historical account of how each of CAPRISA?s high impact studies was created, developed, implemented,... more...

  • The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume Iby John Joshua

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.72

    This title discusses the phenomenon of smoking as a behavioural disease and the associated costs. The author details the consequences of smoking, in addition to the detrimental effects caused by second-hand tobacco smoke exposure as a health risk to children as well as to the general public. The central contribution of Joshua?s work is to address... more...

  • Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicineby James M. Rippe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 116.76

    This newest addition to the Nutrition and Health series focuses on nutrition?s key role in lifestyle interventions to prevent and manage diseases. The book pays particular attention to nutritional considerations related to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Edited by cardiologist, Dr. James Rippe, a well-known expert in the nascent specialty... more...

  • The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injuryby J. Andrew Taylor

    Springer US 2016; US$ 159.22

    Every year, around the world, between 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). Those with an SCI are two to five times more likely to die prematurely than people without a spinal cord injury, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. Dynamic aerobic requires integrated physiologic responses across the musculoskeletal,... more...

  • Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesityby Sanjeev Sockalingam; Raed Hawa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.53

    This book is designed to present a comprehensive, state-of the-art approach to assessing and managing bariatric surgery and psychosocial care. Unlike any other text, this book focuses on developing a biopsychosocial understanding of patients? obesity journey and psychosocial factors contributing to their obesity and its management from an integrated... more...

  • Tatis: Sobreviví al cáncer, estando desahuciada. Segunda ediciónby Beatriz Narro

    Beatriz Narro Etchegaray 2016; US$ 6.00

    Biografía de la autora en dos partes: antes del cáncer y a partir del cáncer tipo Melanoma maligno con el que fue desahuciada en el año 2003, a los 49 años de edad. A pesar de todos los pronósticos médicos, al día de hoy Tatis está curada. Beatriz Narro (Tatis) nos describe en esta obra los acontecimientos de su vida de manera valiente, sensible y... more...

  • Parental Obesity: Intergenerational Programming and Consequencesby Lucy R. Green; Robert L. Hester

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 159.22

    In this book, leading figures in the field of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease provide up-to-date information from human clinical trials, cohorts, and animal physiology experiments to reveal the interdependence between parental obesity and health of the offspring. Obesity of the mother and father produces obesity in their offspring, so... more...