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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49
Edited and written by Harvard Medical School physicians Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, Sustaining Life presents a comprehensive--and sobering--view of how human medicines, biomedical research, the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and the production of food, both on land and in the oceans, depend on the earth's disappearing biodiversity.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 119.00 US$ 101.15
This revised edition examines current issues in public health including social and behavioural sciences. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 15.89
The Sunday Times Bestseller. Why rely on drugs and surgery to cure you of life-threatening disease when the right decisions can prevent you from falling ill to begin with? How Not To Die gives effective, scientifically-proven nutritional advice to prevent our biggest killers - heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, high blood pressure,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00
Six original essays reflect the growing scholarly interest in the history of childhood and youth, particularly issues affecting child health and welfare. These important new essays show how changing patterns of health and disease have responded to and shaped notions of childhood and adolescence as life stages. Until the early 20th century, life-threatening... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87
This handbook provides practical information on the prevention and treatment of medical problems in extreme environments. An essential resource for expeditions and travellers to remote areas, it offers guidance on maintaining the physical and psychological health of team members under the stresses and challenges of an expedition. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99
There are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor. A poor man in Glasgow is rich compared to the average Indian, but the Glaswegian's life expectancy is 8 years shorter. The Indian is dying of infectious disease linked to his poverty; the Glaswegian of violent death, suicide,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 45.40
A systematic overview of the impact of social and political factors on the health of Australia's Indigenous population. Australia's Aboriginal and Islander groups suffer ?Fourth World' standards of health: this book explains the causes for such poor healt more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 57.69
In recent years health professionals have developed a growing appreciation of the critical role that communication plays in healthcare. The effective communication of information on medical conditions and healthy lifestyles has played an important part in the improvement of the health status of the American population. At the same time, it is hard... more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 30.00
This casebook collects 64 case studies each of which raises an important and difficult ethical issue connected with planning, reviewing or conducting health-related research. The book's purpose is to contribute to thoughtful analysis of these issues by researchers and members of research ethics committees (REC?s known in some places as ethical... more...