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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...
Long Shot Vaccines for National Defense
ISBN: HB: 9780674061583, Harvard University Press, February 2012
320 pp., 24x16.3 cm, 8 tables, 1 halftone, 6 line illus.
At the turn of the twenty-first century, the United States contended with a state-run biological warfare program, bioterrorism, and a pandemic. Together, these threats spurred large-scale government demand for new vaccines, but few have materialized....
Placebo Effect An Interdisciplinary Exploration
ISBN: PB: 9780674669864, Harvard University Press, March 1999
272 pp., 24.3x16.3 cm, 3 line illus.
A mere "symbol" of medicine – the sugar pill, saline injection, doctor in a white lab coat – the placebo nonetheless sometimes produces "real" results. Medical science has largely managed its discomfort with this phenomenon by discounting the placebo...