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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Medical Advance, Public Health and Social Evolution is an attempt to relate medical progress to the intellectual climate of the various broad periods of history, and to the social changes which took place in those periods and which influenced?and were influenced by?medical progress. Since the intellectual developments and historical events which have... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95
Cognitive Enhancement: Pharmacologic, Environmental and Genetic Factors addresses the gap that exists in research on the topic, gathering multidisciplinary knowledge and tools that help the reader understand the basics of cognitive enhancement. It also provides assistance in designing procedures and pharmacological approaches to further the use... more...
- Pocket Books 2001; US$ 22.95
One child in five weighs at least twenty percent more than his or her ideal. However, nurturing physically and emotionally fit kids is easier than we think. Eileen Behan, a registrered dietitian for more than twenty-five years, has seen parents' worst mistakes concerning food and their kids, and has compiled all the advice we need to combat -- and... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 184.41
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML), October 2-6, 1999, Bavaria, Germany. The quality of infant feeding is of major importance for child health development and well being, and breast feeding is the natural form of supplying food to the infant and is considered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
'Breast is best' is today?s prevailing mantra. However, women ? particularly first-time mothers ? frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to' by overworked midwives. Using a UK-based ethnographic... more...
- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 73.80
Sets out the scientific rationale for the development of national nutrition and feeding recommendations for infants and young children in Europe. Although major emphasis is placed on recommended intakes for specific nutrients, the book also offers advice on a range of additional factors that contribute to good feeding practices and need to be addressed... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 135.00
Certain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) are thought to be essential components of the nutrition of infants, including those prematurely born, in the sense that they cannot be synthesises by the immature organism and must therefore be supplied in the diet. Breast milk contains these substances, but many manufactured infant formulae... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 480.00
Now in its second edition, Drugs and Human Lactation is a comprehensive guide to the content and consequences of xenobiotics and micronutrients in human milk, and remains by far the most thorough and extensive work available on this subject. The excellent methodology used for the compilation of the 1st edition has been retained. It begins with an... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
After writing several award-winning health and nutrition titles that have had great success in the UK, Nicola Graimes makes her debut in the US market with the first book to focus on children and brain power and the foods that truly can improve intelligence and those that can hinder it. With her exciting positive twist on the link between the food... more...