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Preventive Medicine

  • Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeedingby Peter Gluckman; Mark Hanson; Chong Yap Seng

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Explaining the practical implications of new discoveries in 'life-course biology', Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding is an informed resource on factors that affect offspring development. The impact of parental lifestyle and behavioural choices influence not only fetal development and birth outcomes, but also postnatal... more...

  • Whole-body MRI Screeningby Ralf Puls; Norbert Hosten

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The daily analysis of whole-body MRI datasets uncovers many incidental findings, which are discussed by an interdisciplinary advisory board of physicians. This book provides a systematic overview of these incidental findings with the aid of approximately 240 high-quality images. The radiologists involved in the project have written chapters on each... more...

  • Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagementby Scott D. Rhodes

    Springer 2014; US$ 159.00

    HIV continues to be a profound challenge facing communities nationally and internationally. Until a vaccine or a cure is found, prevention remains a most crucial line of defense. However, the successes made to reduce exposure and transmission have not benefited all communities equally. HIV continues to affect vulnerable communities, and HIV-related... more...

  • Headache: a family doctor's guide to treating a common ailmentby Carole Hungerford

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 21.99

    From the author of the bestselling, Good Health in the 21st Century Currently, about one in six of us suffer from chronic headache. In Australia, it is estimated that around three million adults get migraines; based on that figure, on any one day almost 100,000 will have one, with about half missing work or school. And that one-in-six statistic... more...

  • Social and Community Medicine for Studentsby Una MacLean

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Social and Community Medicine for Students presents an extensive examination of the application of medical sociology to community treatment. It discusses the principles behind the scope and methods of epidemiology. It addresses studies in attitudes and illness. Some of the topics covered in the book are the sick role in Western Societies; sickness... more...

  • The Impact of Noise Pollutionby George Bugliarello; Ariel Alexandre; John Barnes

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Impact of Noise Pollution: A Socio-Technological Introduction explores the areas that contribute to the generation of noise in the environment. Also covered are the different aspects of human life that is being affected by daily exposure to noise. Issues such as the increasing number of people who have impaired hearing are also addressed in the... more...

  • Dr. Matt's Planby Maciej

    Publish Green 2014; US$ 3.99

    Medical training evolved to treat diseases caused by food and environment and failed to teach students key prevention tactics. Medical education failed to teach preventative medicine and medicinal nutrients. These failures of medical education are why I am writing this book; to teach medical professionals who were never told the truth about prevention... more...

  • Final Reportby Soeren Mattke; Kristin R. Van Busum; Grant Martsolf

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    The Affordable Care Act places strong emphasis on quality of care as a means to improve outcomes for Americans and promote the financial sustainability of our health care system. This report attempts to help employers understand the structural differences between health plans and the performance dimensions along which plans can differ, as well as to... more...

  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • The Environment for Childrenby David Satterthwaite; et al

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment -and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid agencies. Ironically, the problems can be traced back... more...