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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00
Why should we care about climate chaos and global warming? Because, among other risky outcomes, they may seriously harm our health! Scientists around the world are in agreement that global warming, more aptly named climate change, is occurring and human activity is the primary cause. The debate now is in the scientific and policy worlds about just... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
How and why does the social and physical environment matter for mental health and psychological wellbeing in human populations?In this book, this question is examined from a number of different points of view, but with a particular emphasis on ideas and research from health geography. It shows that health geography makes a distinctive focus on the... more...
- Healthy Travel Media 2009; US$ 14.95
Patients Beyond Borders is the first comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to medical tourism, written by the world's leading spokesperson on international health travel. Impartial, extensively researched and filled with authoritative and accessible advice carefully culled from hundreds of resources in the US and abroad. Patients Beyond Borders... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 26.95
Climate change is now doing far more harm than marooning polar bears on melting chunks of ice?it is damaging the health of people around the world. Brilliantly connecting stories of real people with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, Changing Planet, Changing Health brings us to places like Mozambique, Honduras, and the United States... more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 125.00
Although it may seem a recent phenomenon, tourism has long been associated with improved health and spa tourism has its roots in antiquity. With the emergence of activities such as bushwalking and meditation, and with increasing numbers of people travelling abroad for medical or cosmetic procedures, medical tourism is now a growing niche in the tourism... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 36.00
This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committeeconvened to evaluate the safety of various food contaminants with theaim to advise on risk management options for the purpose of public healthprotection. The first part of the report contains a general discussion of the principlesgoverning the toxicological evaluation of contaminants... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 60.00
This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committeeconvened to evaluate the safety of various flavouring agents with aview to concluding as to safety concerns and to preparing specifications foridentity and purity. The Committee also evaluated the risk posed by two foodcontaminants with the aim of deriving tolerable intakes where... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 235.00
This thematic volume provides authoritative, up-to-date reviews addressing recent advances as well as an overview for the research and clinical communities on the endemic infection of Chagas disease. Lead researchers discuss epidemiology and control measures as well as various diagnosis techniques, treatments, and therapies currently being used. The... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 60.00
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee commissioned to coordinate activities leading to the adoption of international recommendations to assure the quality safety and efficacy of vaccines blood products and other biological medicines and the establishment of international biological reference standards. The report starts... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2010; US$ 39.99
From 17th-century Sweden to the present time, this remarkable volume provides a historical perspective on the manner in which hospitality has developed from a private right and obligation to a commercialized product. Examining the ways religion, belief, and notions of health and wellness have been intertwined in the world of spas, this account argues... more...