Diseases & disorders

    Applied Communicable Disease Control

    By Liza Cragg

    Paperback £27.95

    Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low-, middle- and...

    Landscapes of Disease

    By Katerina Gardikas

    Hardback £40.86

    Malaria has existed in Greece since prehistoric times. Its prevalence fluctuated depending on climatic, socioeconomic and political changes. The book focuses on the factors that contributed to the spreading of the disease in the years between independent statehood in 1830 and the elimination of malaria in the 1970s.

    Understanding West Africa\'s Ebola Epidemic: Towards a Political Economy

    Paperback £19.45

    A comprehensive critique of the socio-economic issues revealed by the world's deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.

    Food Allergies: A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It

    By Scott H. Sicherer

    Paperback £16.06

    Sicherer reviews food reactions that are not allergic such as lactose intolerance and celiac disease, advises how to get adequate nutrition when you must avoid dietary staples, and discusses whether allergies ever go away they do-and sometimes they return.

    Science is Beautiful: Disease and Medicine

    By Colin Salter

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Science is Beautiful collects the most fascinating microscopic photographs of our diseases along with the medicines we use to treat them.Featured are some of the most illuminating microscopic images of bacteria, viruses and cancers ever captured. These photographs are profoundly fascinating - and also beautiful.

    The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook: Issues and Answers from Research to Recovery

    By Kathy Steligo

    Paperback £18.46

    Since 2002, The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook has been the best resource on this topic for women who have had a mastectomy. Equal parts science and support, it is filled with stories that illustrate the emotional and physical components of breast reconstruction. Kathy Steligo, a gifted writer and breast cancer survivor...

    War in the Blood

    By Chris Beyrer

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    Builds on and expands Beyrer's innovative work on HIV in Southeast Asia, exploring new strategies for effective HIV prevention.

    How to Heal Hashimoto's

    By Marc Ryan

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

    Hardback £12.65

    Tuberculosis has twisted through the millennia hand-in-hand with humanity, leaving its marks on our culture, our history and our DNA, from the birth of Homo sapiens right up to the present day. TB continues to kill more people than any other infectious agent; it may be an ancient disease, but...

    International Society for Gender Medicine

    Paperback Save £7.13 = £40.82

    The International Society for Gender Medicine: History and Highlights is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not...

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