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  • Healing with Herbs and Ritualsby Eliseo ?Cheo? Torres; Timothy L. Sawyer

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Healing with Herbs and Rituals is an herbal remedy-based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of yerberas, or herbalists, as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Part One, "Folk Healers and Folk Healing," focuses on individual healers and their procedures. Part Two, "Green Medicine: Traditional Mexican-American Herbs... more...

  • The Spirit in Aromatherapyby Gill Farrer-Halls

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95

    Gill-Farrer Halls explores how using intuition and meditation in aromatherapy practice can transform on-going work with clients. From ways of identifying essential oils to creating effective synergistic and holistic blends, she explores how an aromatherapist's skills and techniques can be enhanced by an intuitive and meditative approach. more...

  • An Aspirin a Dayby Keith Souter; Professor Tom FRS Meade

    Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 7.99

    An essential guide to the lifesaving wonder drug that can be found in every medicine cabinet Based on up-to-the-minute research, this groundbreaking book reveals how aspirin can discernibly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, and dementia. Sharing the results of recent studies which prove that aspirin can protect against some of the... more...

  • Kratom and Other Mitragyninesby Robert B. Raffa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Opioids such as morphine, codeine, and oxycodone are extracts or analogs isolated from a single source: the opium poppy. For a long time, it was believed to be nature?s only source of opioids. But it now appears that biological diversity has evolved an alternative source of opioid compounds?those derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa . This plant,... more...

  • Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelingsby Gary L. Wenk

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    In Your Brain on Food, Dr. Gary Wenk expands his discussion of the effects of specific foods on the brain in a completely updated second edition. From investigations into the benefits and risks of supplements, to the action of gluten in the brain and marijuana's potential for pain relief, Dr. Wenk draws on the latest science to answer a range of... more...

  • Understanding Pharmacoepidemiologyby Yi Yang; Donna West-Strum

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 52.00

    A concise introduction to the study of medication utilization and safety in large populations of people "I found this book useful and clear, and appropriate for beginners in the world of research and, specifically, pharmacoepidemiology. Students could easily learn from this book if used in a classroom setting, where the professor could use the... more...

  • Cannabisby Chris Duvall

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 27.00

    Thanks to its best-known use, any mention of cannabis tends to bring up jokes about the munchies or debates about marijuana and legalized drug use. But this not-so-innocent flowering plant was one of the first to be domesticated by humans, and it has been used in spiritual, therapeutic, and even punitive applications ever since?in addition to its... more...

  • What Makes Life Worth Livingby Bernard Stiegler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the poet Paul Valéry wrote of a ‘crisis of spirit’, brought about by the instrumentalization of knowledge and the destructive subordination of culture to profit. Recent events demonstrate all too clearly that that the stock of mind, or spirit, continues to fall. The economy is toxically... more...

  • Mann's Pharmacovigilanceby Elizabeth B. Andrews; Nicholas Moore

    Wiley 2014; US$ 324.95

    Mann’s Pharmacovigilance is the definitive reference for the science of detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of the adverse effects of medicines, including vaccines and biologics. Pharmacovigilance is increasingly important in improving drug safety for patients and reducing risk within the practice of pharmaceutical medicine.... more...

  • Risikomanagementmethoden für Pharmaunternehmenby Christian Schiel

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 44.18

    Die Finanzbranche gilt als Vorreiter bei der Entwicklung innovativer Risikomanagementmethoden, wie beispielsweise der Monte-Carlo-Simulation oder des Value-at-Risk Konzepts. Die bisherige Literatur über industrielles Risikomanagement liefert jedoch anstelle von integrierten unternehmensweiten Ansätzen meist nur Einzellösungen zum Umgang mit speziellen... more...