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Smellosophy What the Nose Tells the Mind
ISBN: HB: 9780674983694, Harvard University Press, July 2020
352 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 8 photos, 9 illus., 1 table
Decades of cognition research have shown that external stimuli "spark" neural patterns in particular regions of the brain. This has fostered a view of the brain as a space that we can map: here the brain responds to faces, there it perceives a sensat...
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£28,95
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Forgotten Healers Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy
ISBN: PB: 9780674241749, Harvard University Press, March 2020
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos
In Renaissance Italy women played a more central role in providing health care than historians have thus far acknowledged. Women from all walks of life – from household caregivers and nurses to nuns working as apothecaries – drove the Italian medical...
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£39,95
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Shaken Brain The Science, Care, and Treatment of Concussion
ISBN: HB: 9780674987418, Harvard University Press, February 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 illus.
The explosion of attention to sports concussions has many of us thinking about the addled brains of our football and hockey heroes. But concussions happen to everyone, not just elite athletes. Children fall from high chairs, drivers and cyclists get...
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£23,95
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Exposed Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It
ISBN: HB: 9780674972162, Harvard University Press, December 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
The toxic battle over how to reshape American health care has overshadowed the underlying bipartisan agreement that health insurance coverage should be incomplete. Both Democrats and Republicans expect patients to bear a substantial portion of health...
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£31,95
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Prospective Longevity A New Vision of Population Aging
ISBN: HB: 9780674975613, Harvard University Press, November 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 75 illus., 47 tables
Aging is a complex phenomenon. We usually think of chronological age as a benchmark, but it is actually a backward way of defining lifespan. It tells us how long we've lived so far, but what about the rest of our lives? In this pathbreaking book, Wa...
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£36,95
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Altered Inheritance CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing
ISBN: HB: 9780674976719, Harvard University Press, September 2019
240 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 illus.
Designer babies, once found only in science fiction, have become a reality. We are entering a new era of human evolution with the advent of a technology called CRISPR, which allows scientists to modify our genes. Although CRISPR shows great promise f...
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£19,95
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Values at the End of Life The Logic of Palliative Care
ISBN: HB: 9780674545175, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
America's health care system was built on the principle that life should be prolonged whenever possible, regardless of the costs. This commitment has often meant that patients spend their last days suffering from heroic interventions that extend thei...
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£36,95
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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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£23,95
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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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£20,95
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