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Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 17, 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

Key features: Includes an in-depth chapter with diagnostic aids to help physicians to recognize and accurately diagnose arthropod-related diseases and conditions more easily Updates all chapters with the latest medical and scientific findings, including Zika virus, red meat allergy, new viruses...

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,...

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...

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...

Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Nick Summerton
April 05, 2018

This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help...

African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health

1st Edition

Charles Wambebe
February 01, 2018

Despite the relevance of and empirical evidence for African Traditional Medicine, based on African Indigenous Medical Knowledge (AIMK), research and development of new phytomedicines from this continent has been slow. African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health aims to...

Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases

1st Edition

James Devillers
January 04, 2018

There is a compelling need for new drugs and efficient treatments against mosquito-borne diseases. Environmentally safe, but effective insecticides that address the problems of resistance are required. Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases explains how...

Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

1st Edition

Philip C. Calder, Anil D. Kulkarni
October 05, 2017

Both nutrition deficiency and overnutrition can have a significant effect on the risk of infection. Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. This book reviews basic...

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