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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

  • Quick Boil Some Water

    The Story of Childbirth in our Grandmother's Day

    by Yvonne Barlow

    Childbirth during the war and after years - homes had no phones, few cars and little heating. Many women begin their story with, "I've never told anyone this." For fans of Call the Midwife who want to know the real stories. ... Read more

    $1.64 AUD

  • Health Psychology in Australia

    by Jill Dorrian and 6 more

    In today's diverse society, health professionals require a complete understanding of how physiological, social and psychological factors impact physical wellbeing. Health Psychology in Australia provides a contemporary, relevant perspective on the unique climate in which this increasingly important area of healthcare is practised in Australia. Drawing on the expertise of the author team, this book ... Read more

    $55.21 AUD

  • Passing the FRACP Written Examination

    Questions and Answers

    by Jonathan Gleadle and 4 more

    Passing the FRACP Written Examination is the ideal study aid for candidates of the Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) examination. Written by a team of physicians based at Flinders Medical Centre, and covering the key components of the FRACP basic training syllabus, this guide presents over 500 multiple-choice questions on all major topics covered in the examination. It ... Read more

    $98.99 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

  • The Body

    A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

    by Bill Bryson

    #1 Bestseller in both hardback and paperback: SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE_______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times'It is a feat of narrat... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • My Lobotomy

    A memoir

    by Howard Dully and 1 more

    Howard Dully was 12 years old when he was given a lobotomy. He was 56 years old when he found out why. The four decades in between tell a story of profound love and compassion.In 1960 Howard's father and stepmother delivered him into the hands of the man who had invented the 'ice pick' lobotomy. Expelled from the mainstream medical community, his once-popular procedure now a grisly medical relic, ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Neuroscience

    by Esma Dilli and 3 more

    series Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series
    Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Neuroscience presents essential coverage of this core basic science discipline within an integrated framework, bringing neuroanatomy and neurophysiology together and demonstrating how they are applied in a clinical context. ... Read more

    $69.29 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

  • Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    by Benjamin Daniels

    series The Confessions Series
    Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions.A woman troubled by pornographic dreams about Tom Jones. An 80-year-old man who can't remember why he's come to see the doctor. A woman with a common cold demanding (but not receiving) antibiotics. A man with a sore knee. A young woman who has been trying to ... Read more

    $7.99 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

  • Blood On My Hands - A Surgeon At War

    by Craig Jurisevic

    An Australian surgeon's extraordinary story of courage and conflict. ... Read more

    $13.63 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

  • Sarah's Last Wish

    by Eve Hillary

    The powerful true story of a brave young girl with a rare and deadly cancer who stands up to powerful vested interests with dark agendas in an out-of-control health system. Sarah claims her right to live and die with dignity - with the help of her family and a few heroic health professionals who put everything on the line to help her. A chilling glimpse into the dark side of health care. Her last ... Read more

    $12.31 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

  • 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

  • Unnatural Causes

    'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

    by Dr Richard Shepherd

    THE TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AND SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down' The Times, BOOKS OF THE YEAR__________Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd.He solves the mysteries of unexplained or sudden death.He has performed over 23,000 autopsies, ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Accidental Medical Discoveries

    How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

    by Robert W. Winters

    Many of the world’s most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures and breakthroughs:A plastic shard in an RAF pilot’s eye leads to the use of plastic for contact lenses.The inability to remove a titanium chamber from rabbit’s bone leads to dental implants.Viagra was ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Further Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    by Benjamin Daniels

    series The Confessions Series
    Benjamin Daniels is back. He may be older, wiser and more experienced, but his patients are no less outrageous.Drawing on his time working as a medical student, a locum, and a general practitioner, Dr Daniels would like to introduce you to …The old age pensioner who can’t keep his hands to himself.The teenager convinced that he lost his virginity and caught HIV sometime between leaving a bar and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Pale Rider

    The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

    by Laura Spinney

    Read the devastating story of the Spanish flu - the twentieth century's greatest killer – and discover what it can teach us about the current Covid-19 pandemic.'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918–1920 was the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD