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Introduction to Medical Spanish Communication and Culture (Fifth Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300226027, Yale University Press, January 2019
480 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 186 black&white illus.
As the Spanish-speaking population grows, nurses, doctors, dentists, and other health care professionals increasingly need to communicate in Spanish with their patients. Formerly titled "An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers", the fifth...
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£60,00
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More than Medicine The Broken Promise of American Health
ISBN: HB: 9780674975903, Harvard University Press, December 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 illus., 4 tables
Stanford's pioneering behavioral scientist draws on a lifetime of research and experience guiding the NIH to make the case that America needs to radically rethink its approach to health care if it wants to stop overspending and overprescribing and im...
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£21,00
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Gene From Genetics to Postgenomics
ISBN: PB: 9780226510002, ISBN: HB: 9780226276359, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
176 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Few concepts played a more important role in twentieth-century life sciences than that of the gene. Yet at this moment, the field of genetics is undergoing radical conceptual transformation, and some scientists are questioning the very usefulness of...
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£19,00
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£56,00
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Hippocrates, Volume XI: Diseases of Women 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 538
ISBN: HB: 9780674996571, Harvard University Press, November 2018
528 pp., 16x10.8 cm
This is the eleventh and final volume in the Loeb Classical Library's complete edition of Hippocrates' invaluable texts, which provide essential information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human bod...
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£18,00
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Outbreak Culture The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic
ISBN: HB: 9780674976115, Harvard University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 photos, 1 map, 1 illus.
The award-winning genetic researcher who helped tame the Ebola epidemic pairs up with a prize-winning journalist to tell the story of what happened and what would have to change to prevent the next outbreak from spiraling out of control. At the heig...
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£18,00
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Discovering Retroviruses Beacons in the Biosphere
ISBN: HB: 9780674971707, Harvard University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 colour illus., 2 tables
Approximately eight percent of our DNA contains retroviral sequences that are millions of years old. Through engaging stories of scientific discovery, Anna Marie Skalka explains our evolving knowledge of these ancient denizens of the biosphere and ho...
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£22,00
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Colonial Politics of Global Health France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780674980488, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 2 tables
In "The Colonial Politics of Global Health", Jessica Lynne Pearson explores the collision between imperial and international visions of health and development in French Africa as decolonization movements gained strength. After World War II, French o...
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£39,00
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Body, Society, and Nation The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai
ISBN: HB: 9780674987173, Harvard University Press, August 2018
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 line illus., 1 map
"Body, Society, and Nation" tells the story of China's unfolding modernity by exploring the changing ideas, practices, and systems related to health and body in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Shanghai. The pursuit of good health loomed large...
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£32,00
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Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development Combining Training Methodology, Sports Psychology, and Nutrition to Optimize Performance
ISBN: PB: 9781782551416, Meyer & Meyer Sport, August 2018
250 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 150 black&white illus.
"Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development" considers the large problem of training specialists working in isolation and builds a case for integrated periodization as conceived by Tudor Bompa. The book begins by defining peri...
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£24,00
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ULTIMATE GUTFIXx How To Succeed Living A Plant Based Lifestyle
ISBN: PB: 9781760790059, New Holland Publishers, June 2018
152 pp., 19x15.5 cm, black&white illus.
At last, a solution to gut issues, which becomes a lifestyle for the health of the human body and planet earth, all wrapped into one very interesting and informative read. Scott Mathias is a "self healed", upwardly mobile 60+ year old vegan chef and...
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£12,00
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