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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99
The author of Eve's Rib takes a close up look at scientific efforts to understand and control human obesity, examining the pharmaceutical and weight control programs available, the history of obesity research, and the science of body weight, and arguing that the real problem with obesity is not losing the weight, but keeping it off. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Ever caught somebody ? or yourself ? checking out the content of a ?fat? person?s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ?obesity debate?, this book investigates the embodied experience of ?being large? from... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 79.99
This book details fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders encountered in clinical practice.† Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Includes board-type questions with explanations for each clinical disorder. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 28.00
The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis. Written by a nursing professor, this... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
Framing Fat examines competing messages about body fat by considering the vantage point of cultural actors representing the fashion-beauty complex, public health, the food industry, and the fat acceptance movement. In doing so, it provides a more comprehensive view of the obesity epidemic and shows how strong cultural debates play a powerful role... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 89.99
Examining overlapping aspects of genomics, obesity and (non-) medical ethics, and discussing the implications of genomics for obesity from an ethical perspective makes this volume unique. It offers constructive suggestions on how to tackle the issues arising. more...
- Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2003; US$ 35.99
Gout is an inflammatory arthritic condition, which is becoming increasingly common in both men and women. This is an invaluable reference guide for people suffering from gout that provides positive, practical advice on dealing with the condition. more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 99.95
In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century?a span of 2,000 years. However, our scientific understanding of this problem is... more...
- Seal Press 2012; US$ 16.00
In this fun, fresh, fat-positive anthology, fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar brings together voices from an often-marginalized community to talk about and celebrate their lives. Hot & Heavy rejects the idea that being thin is best, instead embracing the many fabulous aspects of being fatóbuilding fat-positive spaces, putting together fat-friendly... more...