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Geophagia: History, Epidemiology, and Etiology

1st Edition

Anil Gupta
October 14, 2019

Ingestion of food is a physiological process among heterotrophic organisms to obtain nutrients for survival. The consumption of soil, clay and chalk by humans is labeled as geophagia. Ancient resources and modern references deliver valuable information concerning geophagia and pica in humans. This...

Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
October 08, 2019

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines....

Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Primary Health Care for Universal Health Coverage

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
April 08, 2019

This joint publication from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) provides a concise analysis of the state of family practice in the 22 countries spread over North Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia, i.e. the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR...

The Goddard Guide to Arthropods of Medical Importance

7th Edition

Gail Miriam Moraru, Jerome Goddard II
March 20, 2019

Covering all major arthropods of medical importance worldwide, this award-winning resource has established itself as a standard reference for almost 25 years. With the globilization of commerce and the world becoming more intimately connected through the everyday ease of travel, unknown arthropod...

Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
February 28, 2019

This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the...

Magnesium: Applications in Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

Erine A. Kupetsky, D.O.
February 06, 2019

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

Exercise and Disease Management

2nd Edition

Brian C. Leutholtz, Ignacio Ripoll
January 10, 2019

Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic...

EMF Effects from Power Sources and Electrosmog

1st Edition

William J. Rea
November 20, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Manipulative Tenants: Bacteria Associated with Arthropods

1st Edition

Einat Zchori-Fein, Kostas Bourtzis
November 14, 2018

In the English edition of his landmark book Endosymbiosis of Animals with Plant Microorganisms (1965), Professor Paul Buchner, probably the most prominent founder of systematic symbiosis research, wrote: “I too soon fell victim to the spell of this subject, and from 1911 on devoted myself to it.”...

Air Pollution and the Electromagnetic Phenomena as Incitants

1st Edition

William J. Rea
October 01, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Nutrition and HIV: Epidemiological Evidence to Public Health

1st Edition

Saurabh Mehta, Julia Finkelstein
May 14, 2018

The world continues to lose more than a million lives each year to the HIV epidemic, and nearly two million individuals were infected with HIV in 2017 alone.  The new Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by countries of the United Nations in September 2015, include a commitment to end the AIDS...

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