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  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    ** 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

  • The Lost Family

    How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are

    “A fascinating exploration of the mysteries ignited by DNA genealogy testing—from the intensely personal and concrete to the existential and unsolvable.” —Tana French, New York Times–bestselling authorYou swab your cheek or spit in 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, ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

    by Alanna Collen ...
    Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of ‘Western’ diseases lie in our gut?You are 10% human. For every one of your cells, there are nine impostors hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and bone, but also bacteria and fungi. And you are more ‘them’ than you are ‘you’.Your gut alone hosts 100 trillion of them and ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • Eat to Heal

    Over 65 simple, stress-free recipes to supercharge your health and reduce inflammation and disease

    Do you suffer from fatigue, inflammation, weight gain, or aching joints? Have you wondered how food could boost your mental health and help alleviate stress symptoms? Do you want to improve your overall health, but have no idea where to start? In Eat to Heal, expert nutritionist Debbi Nathan and professional chef Helen Nathan show you how take control of your health, helping you to ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Identically Different

    Why You Can Change Your Genes

    'This is not simply a book of ideas, it is also a book of stories, most astounding, many heartbreaking' - Bryan Appleyard, SUNDAY TIMESSince 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.Professor Tim Spector reveals how the latest genetic research ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters

    by Matt Ridley ...
    The most important investigation of genetic science since The Selfish Gene, from the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling The Red Queen and The Origins of Virtue.The genome is our 100,000 or so genes. The genome is the collective recipe for the building and running of the human body. These 100,000 genes are sited across 23 pairs of chromosomes. Genome, a book of about 100,000 words, ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Super Genes

    The hidden key to total well-being

    '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

    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

    $25.99 AUD

  • Connections

    The New Science of Emotion

    'Beautiful to read and packed with cutting-edge science' Observer'Poetic, mind-stretching and, through it all, deeply human' Daniel LevitinMental illness is one of the greatest causes of human suffering, its nature and origin a long-held mystery. But thanks to new science and technology, our understanding has reached a tipping point. In Connections, Professor Karl Deisseroth intertwines his own ... Read more

    $14.99 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 $12.99 AUD

  • Vagus Nerve Healing: Activate your Natural Healing Power and Reduce Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Diseases and Autism Learning Daily Practical Exercises. With Effective Stimulation Techniques

    by Abraham Knox ...
    Do You Care About Your Health? Overlooking THESE Symptoms Is A Major Mistake!You wake up tired and confused. Your joints hurt. You somehow manage to climb out of bed and eat your breakfast, hoping that your body will digest it and not act up again. Your mind is filled with worry and irritation - no matter how hard you try to persuade yourself it's a good morning after all.If this applies to you, ... Read more

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  • The Language of Life

    DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine

    "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

    $15.99 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

  • Control

    The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics

    * FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST *Throughout history, people have sought to improve society by reducing suffering, eliminating disease or enhancing desirable qualities in their children. But this wish goes hand in hand with the desire to impose control over who can marry, who can procreate and who is permitted to live. In the Victorian era, in the shadow of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Minerals for the Genetic Code

    An Exposition and Analysis of the Dr. Olree Standard Genetic Periodic Chart and the Physical, Chemical and Biological Connection

    Dr. Richard Olree believes that the key to the biological role of all trace minerals has been available to science for decades, but nobody realized it. Will his Standard Genetic Code Chart prove to be the Rosetta Stone of trace nutrients? Through sequencing the amino acids in the process of constructing proteins, Olree has traced all the elements to their participatory function in the life process ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

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

    Understand Your Genes for Better Health

    ‘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

  • Introducing Genetics

    A Graphic Guide

    by Steve Jones ...
    series Graphic Guides
    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

    $6.99 AUD

  • How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

    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

    $26.99 AUD

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    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

    $30.99 AUD

  • Secondary Schizophrenia

    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

    $135.99 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

    $6.99 AUD

  • Decoding the World

    A vision of the future where the latest Silicon Valley tech meets cutting-edge genetics.Decoding the World is a buddy adventure about the quest to live meaningfully in a world with such uncertainty. It starts with Po Bronson coming to IndieBio.Arvind Gupta created IndieBio as a laboratory for early biotech startups trying to solve major world problems. Glaciers melting. Dying bees. Infertility. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

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

    A Journey Into Precision Medicine That Could Affect Millions Worldwide

    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

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus