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Irwin W. Sherman

The Power of Plagues
by Irwin W. Sherman ~ Paperback / softback

This book presents an historical account of how plagues past and present have shaped the outcome of wars and altered the course of medicine, religion, education, feudalism, and science. Cholera gave birth to the field of epidemiology. The bubonic plague epidemic that began in 1346 led to the formati...

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Drugs That Changed the World
by Irwin W. Sherman ~ Paperback / softback

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their `magic'. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old,...

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Drugs That Changed the World
by Irwin W. Sherman ~ Hardback

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their `magic'. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old,...

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Malaria Vaccines: The Continuing Quest
by Irwin W. Sherman ~ Hardback

In 2013, 200 million people were infected with malaria, resulting in over 584,000 deaths, with the potential to affect over half the world's population. Such is the widespread nature of malaria that it is increasingly believed only a vaccine will lead to its eradication.Although the first attempt at...

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Malaria Genome Projects, The: Promise, Progress, And Prospects
by Irwin W. Sherman ~ Hardback

The year 2012 marks the tenth anniversary of the announcement of the genome sequence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum and that of its mosquito vector Anopheles. The genome sequences were a result of the Plasmodium falciparum Genome Project.This book covers in detail the biology of...

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