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  • The Beat of Life

    A surgeon reveals the secrets of the heart

    by Reinhard Friedl and 2 more

    The heart is our most important organ and perhaps our most mysterious. Every day it pumps 9000 litres of blood and beats around 100,000 times.But the heart is more than just a pump. In all major human cultures, it is seen as the source of love, sympathy, joy, courage, strength and wisdom. Why is this so?Having witnessed the extraordinary complexity and unpredictability of human hearts in the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Un daño irreparable: La criminal gestión de la pandemia en México

    by Laurie Ann Ximénez Fyvie

    «Desde el comienzo de la pandemia en México, me indignaron las declaraciones del subsecretario de Salud, Hugo López-Gatell: su insistencia en que la enfermedad no era más grave que la influenza, el exceso de confianza en que todo estaba previsto y el espectáculo teatral de sus apariciones públicas.Hoy, López-Gatell reporta a diario las consecuencias de sus decisiones: más de 134 mil mexicanos han ... Read more

    $14.41 AUD

  • Flesh Made New

    The Unnatural History and Broken Promise of Stem Cells

    by John Rasko and 1 more

    The dazzling promise of stem-cell medicine: does it work and will it save us? Two experts look at the hypeFor decades, we've been anticipating the dawn of regenerative medicine. Again and again, we've been promised that stem cells will soon cure just about every ill imaginable. If not tomorrow, then the next day, or the day after that, and so on. We're still waiting.This book is an antidote to ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Big Fat Surprise

    why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet

    by Nina Teicholz

    In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong.For the past 60 years, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if the very foods we’ve been denying ourselves — the creamy cheeses, the ... Read more

    $23.86 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

  • 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

  • Oestrogen Matters

    Why Taking Hormones in Menopause Can Improve Women’s Well-Being and Lengthen Their Lives - Without Raising the Risk of Breast Cancer

    by Avrum Bluming MD and 1 more

    'I believe it is an ethical imperative for all clinicians who treat women in menopause or women with breast cancer to alert their patients to this book' Michael Baum, MD, Professor Emeritus of Surgery and visiting professor of Medical Humanities, University College London'A thorough, careful and unbiased assessment . . . This extremely valuable message deserves to be widely disseminated' Lord ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research

    by John W. Creswell and 1 more

    Combining the latest thinking in the field with practical, step-by-step guidance, theThird EditionofJohn W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark’s***Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research***now includes seven mixed methods designs with accompanying journal articles illustrating each design. The authors walk readers through the entire research process and present updated examples from ... Read more

    $100.31 AUD

  • The Cancer Chronicles

    Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery

    by George Johnson

    When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science-writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is that a revolution is now under way – an explosion of new ideas about what cancer really is and where it comes from.He combs through the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Introducing Qualitative Research

    A Student′s Guide

    by Rosaline S. Barbour

    Rosaline Barbour draws on her extensive teaching experience to provide a clear, user-friendly introduction to the craft of doing qualitative research. Each chapter includes examples of real-life qualitative data and a range of exercises to help students get a feel for the process of generating and analysing qualitative data.The second edition includes:New examples from a range of social science ... Read more

    $65.00 AUD

  • Ebola

    The Natural and Human History

    by David Quammen

    In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace.Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90% of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The search is on to find Ebola’s elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Balance Within

    The Science Connecting Health and Emotions

    by Esther M. Sternberg and 1 more

    A thrilling scientific detective story, The Balance Within tells how researchers finally uncovered the elusive mind-body connection and what it means for our health.Since ancient times humans have felt intuitively that emotions and health are linked, and recently there has been much popular speculation about this notion. But until now, without compelling evidence, it has been impossible to say for ... Read more

    $19.79 AUD

  • Doing A Literature Review In Health And Social Care: A Practical Guide

    by Helen Aveyard

    This popular book demystifies literature reviewing and answers the questions students have about how to tackle the process. ... Read more

    $52.57 AUD

  • The Chimp and the River

    How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

    by David Quammen

    The real story of AIDS - how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human and infected more than 60 million people - is very different from what most of us think we know.Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread. Excerpted and adapted from Spillover, with a new introduction by the author, Quammen's hair-raising ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Biostatistics For Dummies

    by John Pezzullo

    Score your highest in biostatisticsBiostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health. In years past this course has been mainly a graduate-level requirement; however its application is growing and course offerings at the undergraduate level are exploding. Biostatistics For Dummies is an excellent resource for those ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Immunity: The Science of Staying Well

    by Dr Jenna Macciochi

    Start strengthening your immunity for good.In this ground-breaking book, expert immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi unravels the new science around immunity.Immunity decodes exactly what it takes to be well in the modern day and reveals tips and tricks you can start putting into practice immediately, including chapters on:· Immunity-nourishing nutrition and the best foods to eat· The importance of ... Read more

    $11.99 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

  • 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

  • Qualitative Methods for Health Research

    by Judith Green and 1 more

    series Introducing Qualitative Methods series
    The Third Edition of this bestselling title is packed full of real-world advice for researchers and students. It is an invaluable introduction to the theoretical and practical essentials needed to design, conduct and appraise qualitative research in health.The book highlights core research skills, taking the reader through the key debates in qualitative methodology. It sets out a logical, easy-to ... Read more

    $63.68 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

  • A Life Everlasting

    The Extraordinary Story of One Boy's Gift to Medical Science

    by Sarah Gray

    A donor mother’s powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research.When Sarah Gray received the devastating news that her unborn son Thomas was diagnosed with anencephaly, a terminal condition, she decided she wanted his death—and life—to have meaning. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • LSD: Doorway to the Numinous

    The Groundbreaking Psychedelic Research into Realms of the Human Unconscious

    by Stanislav Grof and 1 more

    A pioneering book that explores the unknown landscape of human consciousness induced by LSD and other psychedelics• Shows the relationship between shamanism, near death experiences, and other mystical and altered states with those induced by psychedelics• Lays the conceptual foundation for the creation of important new therapies in psychiatry and psychologyStanislav Grof’s first 17 years of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Why We Snap

    Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain

    by Douglas Fields

    The startling new science behind sudden acts of violence and the nine triggers this groundbreaking researcher has uncoveredWe all have a rage circuit we can’t fully control once it is engaged as R. Douglas Fields, PhD, reveals in this essential book for our time. The daily headlines are filled with examples of otherwise rational people with no history of violence or mental illness suddenly ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Doing a Literature Review in Nursing, Health and Social Care

    by Michael Coughlan and 1 more

    How do I start my literature review? What sources can I go to for information? How do I analyse the work of others?This clear, practical book guides readers undertaking their own literature review through the process, giving them the skills and knowledge they need for success.The chapters address:- Different types of literature reviews- Critically analysing material- Presenting the final piece of ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD