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  • Feel Better In 5

    Your Daily Plan to Feel Great for Life

    by Dr Rangan Chatterjee

    THE #1 BESTSELLER'One of the most influential doctors in the country' - Chris Evans__________________________________________________It only takes 5 minutes to start changing your life. For good.Feel Better in 5 is the first daily 5 minute plan that is easy to maintain, easy-to-follow and requires only the smallest amount of willpower.Top tips include:· A strength workout that you can... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ruby Princess

    by Duncan McNab

    In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the next few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Public Health

    Local and Global Perspectives

    by Pranee Liamputtong

    Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives provides students with a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues and contexts. It introduces the discipline of public health and aims to deepen students' understanding of the determinants of health, historical and theoretical perspectives of public health, current health research and evidence-based practice. This ... Read more

    $57.96 AUD

  • Mountains Beyond Mountains

    One doctor's quest to heal the world

    by Tracy Kidder

    Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba and Russia, as the charismatic but flawed genius Dr Paul Farmer challenges widely-held preconceptions about poverty and healthcare.As a medical student, Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine - so readily available in the developed ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • The Water Wizard – The Extraordinary Properties of Natural Water

    by Viktor Schauberger and 1 more

    More energy is encapsulated in every drop of good spring water than an average-sized power station is presently able to produce.Viktor Schauberger (1885–1958)Water – all life depends on it. Yet how often do we stop to consider its true significance, its essential nature? The Water Wizard, the first volume of the Eco-Technology series which presents the original, passionate and convincing research ... Read more

    $11.21 AUD

  • Gut

    the new and revised Sunday Times bestseller

    by Giulia Enders and 1 more

    WINNER OF THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS 'BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK'A Sunday Times bestsellerThe key to living a happier, healthier life is inside us.Our gut is almost as important to us as o... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • How Not To Die

    Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

    by Michael Greger MD and 1 more

    Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer."The primary determinant of our health and well-being is what we eat and how we live. In this extraordinary and empowering book, Dr. Michael Greger explains why. Highly recommended."Dean Ornish, M.D., author of The SpectrumWhy rely on drugs and surgery to cure you of life-threatening disease when the right decisions ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How to Change Your Mind

    The New Science of Psychedelics

    by Michael Pollan

    **The No.1 New York Times Bestseller'Reminds us that the mind is the greatest mystery in the universe' Yuval Noah Harari, Guardian, Books of the Year**Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most admired writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousnessWhen LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, And How We Can Fix It

    by Ben Goldacre

    ‘Bad Science’ hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess.Doctors and patients need good scientific evidence to make informed decisions. But instead, companies run bad trials on their own ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fat Chance: The bitter truth about sugar

    by Dr. Robert Lustig

    Sugar is addictive, toxic and everywhere. Find out how your sweet tooth might be nibbling you to death in this straight-talking exposé.‘Fat Chance’, documents the science and the politics that has led to the pandemic of metabolic syndrome – which results in conditions like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Dr Robert Lustig exposes how changes in the food industry and in our wider environment ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • What Doesn't Kill Us

    the bestselling guide to transforming your body by unlocking your lost evolutionary strength

    by Scott Carney and 1 more

    What are our bodies really capable of?We like to sit in air-conditioned comfort, yet each year millions of ordinary people train in CrossFit boxes, compete in Tough Mudders, and challenge themselves in Spartan races. They are connecting with their environment and, whether they realise it or not, unlocking their hidden evolutionary potential.No one exemplifies this better than Wim Hof, whose ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • I Think You’ll Find It’s a Bit More Complicated Than That

    by Ben Goldacre

    The very best journalism from one of Britain’s most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science and Bad Pharma.In Bad Science, Ben Goldacre hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science. In Bad Pharma, he put the $600 billion global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. Now the pick of the journalism by one of our ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Invisible Rainbow

    A History of Electricity and Life

    by Arthur Firstenberg

    50,000 copies sold! Cell towers, Wi-fi, 5G: Electricity has shaped the modern world. But how has it affected our health and environment?Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity is ‘safe’ for humanity and the planet. Scientist and journalist Arthur Firstenberg disrupts this conviction by telling the story of electricity in a way it has never been told before ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Letting Go

    how to plan for a good death

    by Charlie Corke

    ‘Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think — but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.’As Australia's population ages, many individuals are faced with making complex medical decisions, for themselves and for others, in times of great stress. How far should doctors go when trying to prolong life? How can we decide what is ‘too far’ and ‘not far enough’ for our loved ones ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Twelve Patients

    Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital (The Inspiration for the NBC

    by Eric Manheimer and 1 more

    In the spirit of Oliver Sacks and the inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam, this intensely involving memoir from a Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital looks poignantly at patients' lives and highlights the complex mind-body connection.Using the plights of twelve very different patients--from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax prisoners at Riker's Island, to illegal immigrants, and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Eating Ourselves Sick

    by Louise Stephen

    "Louise Stephen's powerful, no-holds-barred demolition of Big Food dissects the profit motive that has filled our food supply with toxic oils and sugar, and shows us how money is destroying our health." DAVID GILLESPIEOur diet has changed radically in the space of 100 years. We have swapped home-cooked food made with whole ingredients for processed food made from sugar, seed oils and refined wheat ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    by CSIRO Publishing

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    by Dr Dr Michael Mosley

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Wisdom Of Whores

    Bureaucrats, Brothels And The Business Of Aids

    by Elizabeth Pisani

    In The Wisdom of Whores, epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani brings honesty, wit and startling pragmatism to the tawdry front lines of sex and drugs. She explains how we could shut down HIV in most of the world with a few simple steps, with less money than we already have spent. We could do it now. But shockingly, it isn't happening. From the backstreets to the boardrooms, politics, ideology and cash ... Read more

    $16.93 AUD

  • Food: WTF Should I Eat?

    The no-nonsense guide to achieving optimal weight and lifelong health

    by Mark Hyman

    No 1 New York Times bestselling author Dr Mark Hyman sorts through the conflicting research on food to give us the truth on what we should be eating and why.Did you know that porridge isn't actually a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil? In WTF Should I Eat? - Dr Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we've gotten wrong, revealing which ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Health Gap

    The Challenge of an Unequal World

    by Michael Marmot

    'Splendid and necessary' - Henry Marsh, author of Do No Harm, New StatesmanThere are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor. A poor man in Glasgow is rich compared to the average Indian, but the Glaswegian's life expectancy is 8 years shorter. The Indian is dying of infectious disease linked to his poverty; the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • The Viral Storm

    The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age

    by Nathan D. Wolfe

    'Wolfe has an important story to tell and as a virologist at the forefront of pandemic forecasting, he is the perfect person to tell it' GuardianIn The Viral Storm award-winning biologist Nathan Wolfe - known as 'the Indiana Jones of virus hunters' for his work in jungles and rain forests across the world - shows why we are so vulnerable to a global pandemic.The Viral Storm examines how viruses ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Autoimmune Epidemic

    Bodies Gone Haywire in a World Out of Balance--and the Cutting-Edge Science that Promises Hope

    by Donna Jackson Nakazawa and 1 more

    Hailed by Mark Hyman, MD, as “a ray of light and hope” for autoimmune sufferers, this groundbreaking book provides research and solutions for those affected by autoimmune disorders including Crohn’s disease, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and more.In the first book of its kind, journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa examines nearly 100 debilitating autoimmune diseases—such as multiple sclerosis ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • El milagro antiestrés

    by Dr. Carlos Jaramillo

    ¿Se siente cansado(a) durante el día? Sí-No¿Ha tenido una reciente disminución del deseo sexual? Si-No¿Se ha enfermado últimamente más de lo usual? Si-No¿Le cuesta quedarse dormido(a)? Si-No¿Ha aumentado de peso de manera inexplicable? Si-No¿Sufre de dolores de cabeza o de migrañas frecuentes? Sí-No¿Se despierta enérgico(a) entre la 1:00 y las 3:00 de la mañana y le cuesta volver a conciliar el ... Read more

    $13.51 AUD