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  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies.The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to “read” and “write” the human ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Extremes

    Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body

    by Kevin Fong

    In anaesthetist Dr Kevin Fong's television programmes he has often demonstrated the impact of extremes on the human body by using his own body as a 'guinea pig'. So Dr Fong is well placed to share his experience of the sheer audacity of medical practice at extreme physiological limits, where human life is balanced on a knife edge. Through gripping accounts of extraordinary events and pioneering ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cooking for Your Genes

    Discover cutting-edge science, hassle-free, delicious recipes and eat your way to better health

    by Debbi Nathan and 1 more

    ‘A fantastic combination of cutting-edge science and healthy eating. Easy to follow format, full of key information we all should learn to maintain a healthy lifestyle, coupled with easy to follow recipes, perfect for the modern family. A must read for anyone wanting to learn more about healthy eating.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars Expert nutrigenomic practitioner Debbi Nathan and chef Helen ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Identically Different

    Why You Can Change Your Genes

    by Tim Spector

    Since the discovery of DNA scientists have believed that genes are fixed entities that cannot be changed by environment - we inherit them, pass them on to our children and take them with us when we die. We can make choices that influence our environment, but we cannot change our genes. Or so we have long been prepared to believe.Professor Tim Spector reveals how the latest genetic research and his ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Super Genes

    The hidden key to total well-being

    by Dr Deepak Chopra and 1 more

    'You are not simply the sum output of your genome. You are the user and inventor of your genome.'For years it was accepted knowledge that genes were fixed components of our bodies, and that we as individuals were incapable of altering our genetic make-up. Yet groundbreaking research suggests that changes in lifestyle and diet can greatly influence our genetic predispositions to disease and certain ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Headache

    a family doctor’s guide to treating a common ailment

    by Carole Hungerford

    From the author of the bestselling, Good Health in the 21st CenturyCurrently, about one in six of us suffer from chronic headache. In Australia, it is estimated that around three million adults get migraines; based on that figure, on any one day almost 100,000 will have one, with about half missing work or school. And that one-in-six statistic is narrowing every year.Why is headache becoming an ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Change Your Genes, Change Your Life

    Creating Optimal Health with the New Science of Epigenetics

    by Kenneth R. Pelletier and 2 more

    Our biology is no longer destiny. Our genes respond to everything we do, according to the revolutionary new science of epigenetics. In other words, our inherited DNA doesn’t rigidly determine our health and disease prospects as the previous generation of geneticists believed. Especially in the last ten years, scientists have confirmed that the vast majority of our genes are actually fluid and ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • The Language of Life

    DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine

    by Francis S Collins

    "His groundbreaking work has changed the very ways we consider our health and examine disease.” —Barack ObamaFrom Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, 2007 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and 15-year head of the Human Genome Project, comes one of the most important medical books of the year: The Language of Life. With accessible, insightful prose, Dr. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • We are the Neanderthals

    by O-O Happiness

    Mainstream science believes that the Neanderthals were wiped out 30,000 years ago.But were they?Some questions remain as to the fate of the Neanderthals.Are we the Neanderthals? ... Read more

    $2.69 AUD

  • The Lost Family

    How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are

    by Libby Copeland

    A deeply reported look at the rise of home genetic testing and the seismic shock it has had on individual livesYou swab your cheek or spit into a vial, then send it away to a lab somewhere. Weeks later you get a report that might tell you where your ancestors came from or if you carry certain genetic risks. Or the report could reveal a long-buried family secret and upend your entire sense of ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • Secondary Schizophrenia

    by Perminder S. Sachdev and 1 more

    Schizophrenia may not be a single disease, but the result of a diverse set of related conditions. Modern neuroscience is beginning to reveal some of the genetic and environmental underpinnings of schizophrenia; however, an approach less well travelled is to examine the medical disorders that produce symptoms resembling schizophrenia. This book is the first major attempt to bring together the ... Read more

    $135.62 AUD

  • The Genetics of Health: Understand Your Genes for Better Health

    Understand Your Genes for Better Health

    by Sharad P. Paul and 1 more

    ‘An exhilarating journey through the shifting landscape of genetics, health and evolution’Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Emperor of Maladies, Siddhartha MukherjeeTake charge of your health by understanding the connection between our evolutionary past and our future wellbeing with this practical guide to personalised health and nutrition—from distinguished physician Dr. Sharad PaulRecognised ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    by Sandra Amor and 1 more

    series The Facts
    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is thought to affect almost 2.5 million people worldwide. With the arrival of several new MS drugs and increased availability of information on the internet, many people are confronted by an overwhelming number of information sources about how best to manage their condition. This new book explains, in a clear and accessible way, what is currently known about MS. It provides ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Perimenopause: How to Create A Healthy Physical & Emotional Life During the Change

    by Heather Rose

    Perimenopause--one of women's most deterred words. It's quite understandable, though, as experiencing perimenopause will bring a lot of changes to a woman's body. Some women are lucky not to have those symptoms meddle with their lives, but some aren't so fortunate; their loved ones also have to adapt to the changes - especially about those mood swings - that they face. But it does not have to be ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Introducing Genetics

    A Graphic Guide

    by Steve Jones and 1 more

    series Introducing...
    Genetics is the newest of all sciences - nothing useful was known about inheritance until just over a century ago. Now genetics is exploding, and before long we will have the complete code, written in three thousand million letters of DNA, of what makes a human being.Introducing Genetics takes us from the early work of Mendel to the discovery of DNA, the human gene map and the treatment of inborn ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

    by Holly Landrum Peay and 1 more

    Addressing clients’ questions and concerns about the role of genetics in mental illness.As we learn more about how our biology and genes can play into the development of a mental health disorder, patients and their families are increasingly seeking answers to tough questions about common risk factors, the likelihood of recurrence, the need for genetic testing, and implications for future ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • Rebel Cell

    Cancer, Evolution and the Science of Life

    by Dr Kat Arney

    'A lively study of the Big C, which makes the case that cancer is the price we pay for our marvellously complicated bodies.' The Times, best books of 2020'This book is packed with big ideas about life. Every chapter has something in it which made me think wow. Having worked in a major cancer charity for many years, Arney writes with genuine in-depth understanding and is a perfect guide.' Daniel M. ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • All But Invisible

    Exploring Identity Questions at the Intersection of Faith, Gender, and Sexuality

    by Nate Collins and 1 more

    What does it mean to be gay ... and a Christian? Beginning with how the Bible describes the Church, author Nate Collins outlines a vision for community life that challenges Christians to examine obstacles that inhibit spiritual unity. This new vision calls straight and non-straight believers alike to patterns of Christian obedience that respect and honor their similarities and differences.In ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Biochemistry and Genetics Pretest Self-Assessment and Review 5/E

    by Golder N. Wilson

    series PreTest
    PreTest is the closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 1 before you take it!500 USMLE-style questions and answers!Great for course review and the USMLE Step 1, PreTest asks the right questions so you’ll know the right answers. You’ll find 500 clinical-vignette style questions and answers along with complete explanations of correct and incorrect answers. The content has been reviewed by ... Read more

    $52.57 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Finding the Genetic Cause and Therapy for Adhd, Autism and 22q

    A Journey Into Precision Medicine That Could Affect Millions Worldwide

    by D.H. Moskowitz

    Discovery of genetic cause and drug therapy for ADHD, autism and 22q that will allow patients to control their symptoms for these three diseases is described. The discovery is by Hakon Hakonarson, MD, Ph.D. who, in 2015, found the genetic cause for the three diseases. He then conducted a clinical trial to prove that the drug NFC-1 could regulate and modulate the genetic mutation that caused the ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Primer to Analysis of Genomic Data Using R

    by Cedric Gondro

    series Use R!
    Through this book, researchers and students will learn to use R for analysis of large-scale genomic data and how to create routines to automate analytical steps. The philosophy behind the book is to start with real world raw datasets and perform all the analytical steps needed to reach final results. Though theory plays an important role, this is a practical book for graduate and undergraduate ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Regenesis

    How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

    by George M Church and 1 more

    A Harvard biologist and master inventor explores how new biotechnologies will enable us to bring species back from the dead, unlock vast supplies of renewable energy, and extend human life.In Regenesis, George Church and science writer Ed Regis explore the possibilities of the emerging field of synthetic biology. Synthetic biology, in which living organisms are selectively altered by modifying ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The 85% Solution

    by Dan Purser MD

    New Edtition!MTHFR is Overpowering Our Medical System -- Chances Are You Have It Too…The 85% Solution The newest book from best-selling (10 #1 books on Amazon) author Dan Purser MD. Learn how most of the US population carries the gene for this mysterious disorder – MTHFR -- and up to 15% actually have the disease – they have methylation problems, folate deficiency, and lack of methylfolate in ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD