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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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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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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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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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Superbugs An Arms Race against Bacteria
ISBN: HB: 9780674975989, Harvard University Press, April 2018
256 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm, 2 halftones, 4 line illus., 4 graphs, 3 tables
Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Resistance develops because the bacteria that antibiotics target can evolve ways to defend themselves against t...
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Adaptive Oncogenesis A New Understanding of How Cancer Evolves inside Us
ISBN: HB: 9780674545397, Harvard University Press, March 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus.
Popular understanding holds that genetic changes create cancer. James DeGregori uses evolutionary principles to propose a new way of thinking about cancer's occurrence. Cancer is as much a disease of evolution as it is of mutation, one in which mutat...
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Squire's Fundamentals of Radiology Seventh Edition
ISBN: HB: 9780674057951, Harvard University Press, February 2018
672 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 77 colour illus., 1438 halftones, 109 line illus.
Medical students preparing for a career in clinical practice must become familiar with a wide range of diagnostic imaging techniques and image-guided interventions. They must learn to identify the indications for radiological examination and recogniz...
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Hygiene, Volume I: Books 1-4 Loeb Classical Library 535
ISBN: HB: 9780674997127, Harvard University Press, February 2018
515 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Galen of Pergamum (129-?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, medical historian, theoretician, and practitioner who wrote forcefully and prolifically on an astonishing range of subjects and who...
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