Personal & public health

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition
by Douglas C. Heimburger ~ Paperback / softback

Nutrition plays an increasingly significant role in patient care and disease prevention. The Handbook of Clinical Nutrition was the first - and continues to be the most practical and convenient - comprehensive resource on providing nutritional support for your patients. This edition is thoroughly up...

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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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Foundations for Health Promotion
by Jennie Naidoo ~ Paperback / softback

The fourth edition of Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a friendly, easy-to-read format. This edition has been comprehensively updated and includes a new feature of learning activities with indicative answers to help students and practitioners to reflect ...

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Cure Tooth Decay
by Ramiel Nagel ~ Paperback / softback

Forget about drilling, filling, and the inevitable billing. Your teeth can heal naturally because they were never designed to decay in the first place! They were designed to remain strong and healthy for your entire life. But the false promises of conventional dentistry have led us down the wrong pa...

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The China Study: Deluxe Revised and Expanded Edition
by T. Colin Campbell ~ Hardback

In celebration of the bestseller that has changed millions of lives, this special deluxe edition of The China Study is proudly presented in an exclusive and stunning collectible hardcover. Featuring brand-new content and an exceptional redesign inside and out, this revolutionary work has never been ...

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Somatic Methods for Affect Regulation
by Kimberley L. Shilson ~ Paperback / softback

Somatic Methods for Healing Traumatized Youth is a unique resource that presents a variety of approaches for working somatically with youth. Chapters provide an overview of the relevant neuroscience research with a specific focus on affect regulation. The somatic techniques showcased in the book ...

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Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology
by Patrick McNamara ~ Paperback / softback

This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implic...

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Clinician's Guide to Ahcc
Hardback

This book introduces the function and effects of the functional food, AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound), which is extracted from a culture of shiitake mushroom mycelia. Fifteen years have passed since The Basic and Clinical Researches on AHCC, which I co-edited with fellow ICNIM chairpersons....

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Life at Home for People with a Dementia
by Ruth Bartlett ~ Paperback / softback

Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home. ...

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Medical Humanities and Medical Education
by Alan Bleakley ~ Paperback / softback

The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education of...

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Public Health and Human Rights
Paperback / softback

Human rights violations are underlying causes of adverse health outcomes for vulnerable people and populations around the world. Public Health and Human Rights provides critical, evidence-based assessments and tools with which to investigate the role of rights abrogation in the health of populations...

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Lindane
by World Health Organization(WHO) ~ Paperback / softback

This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by lindane, an isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane used, for more than 40 years, as a broad-spectrum insecticide. Although most lindane is used in agriculture for the treatment of seeds and soils, other important applications includ...

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Fixing Men
by Matthew C Gutmann ~ Paperback / softback

Most studies on reproductive rights make women their focus, but in "Fixing Men", Matthew Gutmann illuminates what men in the Mexican state of Oaxaca say and do about contraception, sex, and AIDS. Based on extensive fieldwork, this breakthrough study by a preeminent anthropologist of men and masculin...

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Climate Capitalism
by Peter Newell ~ Paperback / softback

Confronting climate change is now understood as a problem of 'decarbonising' the global economy: ending our dependence on carbon-based fossil fuels. This book explores whether such a transformation is underway, how it might be accelerated, and the complex politics of this process. Given the dominanc...

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Child Health in America
by Judith S. Palfrey ~ Paperback / softback

Who will speak for the children? is the question posed by Judith S. Palfrey, a pediatrician and child advocate who confronts unconscionable disparities in U.S. health care-a system that persistently fails sick and disabled children despite annual expenditures of $1.8 trillion. In Child Health in Am...

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Berichte Zur Lebensmittelsicherheit 2006: Lebensmittel-Monitoring
Paperback

Das Lebensmittelmonitoring ist ein gemeinsam von Bund und Landern durchgefuhrtes Untersuchungsprogramm, das die amtliche Lebensmitteluberwachung der Bundeslander erganzt. Wahrend die Lebensmitteluberwachung vor allem durch verdachts- und risikoorientierte Untersuchungen die Einhaltung lebensmittelre...

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Berichte Zur Lebensmittelsicherheit 2007: Bericht Zur Amtlichen...
Paperback

Dieses Heft umfasst folgende vier Berichte: 1. Bericht zur amtlichen Futtermittelkontrolle: Die Futtermittelkontrolle stellt die Unbedenklichkeit tierischer Lebensmittel fur die menschliche Gesundheit sicher, schutzt die Tiergesundheit, verhindert die Gefahrdung des Naturhaushaltes und erhalt und ve...

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Miscellaneous Foods
Hardback

This supplementary volume provides an up-to-date survey of nutrient compositional data for a wide range of foods available in the UK, including fats, oils, sugars, preserves, confectionery, savoury snacks, alcohol, soups, sauces, pickles, soft drinks and baby foods. Information is expressed in serie...

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Ernahrung Bei Krebs Nach Den 5 Elementen Der Tcm
by Leo Auerbach ~ Hardback

Die "Ernahrung nach den funf Elementen" fusst auf dem jahrtausendealten Erfahrungsschatz der traditionelle chinesischen Medizin (TCM) und wird auch zunehmend als Erganzung zu modernen Krebstherapien angewendet. Dieses Buch liefert erstmalig einen guten und umfassenden Uberblick. Jedes Nahrungsmittel...

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Contraception
Paperback / softback

Planned parenthood - and its associated reproductive and sexual healthcare issues - has massive socioeconomic and demographic consequences worldwide. Modern contraception played a major role in the emancipation of women and has huge potential for a sustainable future world population. Yet it is a me...

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Prescribing under Pressure
by Tanya Stivers ~ Paperback / softback

Antibiotics will soon no longer be able to cure common illnesses such as strep throat, sinusitis and middle ear infections as they have done for the last 60 years. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasing at a much faster rate than new antibiotics to treat them are being developed. The prescript...

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Forensic Enforcement
by Glenn Taylor ~ Paperback / softback

Over the last 150 years, the Public Analyst profession has hidden its light under a bushel, with the notable exception of Fredrick Accum, one of the first Public Analysts who published the names and addresses of food adulterers, this group of chemists has quietly protected the public from food fraud...

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Cultural Psychology of Health in India
by Ajit K Dalal ~ Hardback

Can indigenous healing practices be integrated with medical treatment to promote public health care service in India? This book offers a holistic concept of health, encompassing the four major domains such as prevention, treatment, promotion of good health and rehabilitation. It looks at the fast-...

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Cures Vs. Profits: Successes In Translational Research
by James Lyons-Weiler ~ Hardback

Did you ever wonder whether doctors want cures, or just treatments?Did you know ... This book reviews recent key, hard-won successes and findings from recent biomedical research. Written by one of the most ardent defenders of the public trust in science, it provides an accessible, detailed look at s...

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The Science of Health & Healing
by Trevor Gunn ~ Paperback / softback

The principle of 'The Science of Health and Healing' embraces the fact that the human body possesses highly evolved systems designed to heal and keep you alive, and that many symptoms of illness are in fact intelligent reactions intended to protect the body when stressed beyond normal limits. This b...

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Centers for Ending
by Seymour B Sarason ~ Paperback / softback

As people live longer and health care costs continue to rise and fewer doctors choose to specialize in geriatrics, how prepared is the United States to care for its sick and elderly? According to veteran psychologist Seymour Sarason's eloquent and compelling new book, the answer is: inadequately at ...

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Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology
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There is a vast array of research methods and statistics books available to the student researcher, some more specialist than others. However, until now no research methods book has been geared specifically to the needs of both clinical and health psychologists in one volume. The rationale is to pro...

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eHealth Research, Theory and Development
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the social and technological context from which eHealth applications have arisen, the psychological principles on which they are based, and the key development and evaluation issues relevant to their successful intervention. Integrating...

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The Body in Health and Social Care
by Julia Twigg ~ Paperback / softback

Focusing on health and social care, this book shows how important the body can be to a range of issues such as disability, old age, sexuality, consumption, food and public space. Twigg illustrates how constructions of the body affect how we see different social groups and explores the significance o...

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Measuring Health: A Review of Subjective Health, Well-being and...
by Ann Bowling ~ Paperback / softback

An invaluable resource for health professionals and students engaged in research, this thoroughly updated edition provides a guide to the major measures of health and functioning. Measures of subjective health, well-being and quality of life are introduced along with analysis of their validity and...

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The Helping Professional's Guide to End-of-Life Care
by E. Strada ~ Paperback / softback

Clinical psychologist E. Alessandra Strada presents The Helping Professional's Guide to End of Life Care, a complete manual designed to help chaplains, nurses, physicians, hospice workers, psychotherapists, palliative care specialists, and psychologists address the psychological needs of terminally ...

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The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation on Indigenous and Forest...
by Maureen Frances Tehan ~ Paperback / softback

The international legal framework for valuing the carbon stored in forests, known as 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD+), will have a major impact on indigenous peoples and forest communities. The REDD+ regime contains many assumptions about the identity, tenure an...

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Latvia 2016

Latvia's health system broadly delivers effective and efficient care to the population within a context of significantly fewer resources - and higher health care needs - than most OECD countries. Latvia has successfully consolidated its hospital sector and strengthened primary care. Average length o...

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Aid effectiveness in the health sector
Paperback / softback

This report provides insight and expounds lessons from the health sector to the broader challenges of aid effectiveness.

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Where Does Broccoli Come From? a Book of Vegetables
by Arielle Dani Lebovitz ~ Hardback

Put your Food Explorer hats on and join our funny veggie characters in search of delicious. "Where Does Broccoli Come From? A Book of Vegetables" is the second in a series of children's nutrition books for early readers, ages 4 and up and their families. A colorful and playful vegetable guidebook in...

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Promoting Health and Well-being in the Workplace
by Margaret Hodgins ~ Paperback / softback

The workplace is where almost two thirds of adults spend almost two thirds of their waking time. Though traditional, statutorily-driven approaches to risk management have been demonstrably effective in reducing the number of injuries and sickness in recent years, psychological and physical health is...

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A Reader in Promoting Public Health
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The second edition of A Reader in Promoting Public Health brings together a selection of readings that explore and challenge current thinking in the field of multidisciplinary public health. This thoroughly updated and revised new edition addresses contemporary issues that are high on the agenda of ...

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Contraception: Your Questions Answered
by John Guillebaud ~ Paperback / softback

This seventh edition has been completely revised and updated, incorporating relevant WHO and national guidance documents: therefore imparting best evidence-based practice for all methods. Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) Based on the long-established evidence that 7 days of routinely not-ta...

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Corporations, Schools and the War on Obesity
by Darren Powell ~ Paperback / softback

This book explores how corporations fund, devise and implement various programmes in schools as `part of the solution' to childhood obesity. Drawing on data from across the globe, it shows how children, teachers, school leaders and external providers (both public and private), understand and experie...

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Shaping Children's Services
by Chris Hanvey ~ Paperback / softback

This text is an authoritative analysis of current services for children and young people in the UK. Drawing upon European-wide data, this innovative book critiques the policies that have shaped today's services, argues that the current system is insufficiently joined-up and outlines a radical new mo...

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