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  • Statistics for the Health Sciences

    A Non-Mathematical Introduction

    Statistics for the Health Sciences is a highly readable and accessible textbook on understanding statistics for the health sciences, both conceptually and via the SPSS programme. The authors give clear explanations of the concepts underlying statistical analyses and descriptions of how these analyses are applied in health science research without complex maths formulae.The textbook takes students ... Read more

    $88.99 AUD

  • Flesh Made New

    The Unnatural History and Broken Promise of Stem Cells

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Dopamine Nation

    Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence

    *The New York Times bestseller*All around us people are looking at their phones too much, eating too much, drinking too much. Our world is addicted to fleeting distracting pleasures that get us nowhere. Dr Anna Lembke provides a clear way back to a balanced life.This book is about pleasure. It's also about pain. Most importantly, it's about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • COVID-19

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

    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

  • Oestrogen Matters

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

    '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

  • 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

  • Immunity: The Science of Staying Well

    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 Cancer Chronicles

    Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery

    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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Inflamed

    Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice

    'A work of exhilarating scope and relevance ... What a rare and powerful experience to feel a book in your very body' Naomi Klein'Health is not something we can attain as individuals, for ourselves, hermetically sealed off from the world around us. An injury to one is an injury to all.'Our bodies, societies and planet are inflamed. In this boldly original book, renowned political economist Raj ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Introducing Qualitative Research

    A Student′s Guide

    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

    $66.99 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

    $50.99 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

    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

    $18.99 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 $24.99 AUD

  • The Beat of Life

    A surgeon reveals the secrets of the heart

    Translated by Gert Reifarth ...
    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

  • Stopping Kidney Disease

    A science based treatment plan to use your doctor, drugs, diet and exercise to slow or stop the progression of incurable kidney disease

    by Lee Hull ...
    series Stopping Kidney Disease™
    Stopping Kidney Disease is the most comprehensive guide to understanding how your kidneys work and how to make your remaining kidney function last as long as possible. The book includes over 500 pages with hundreds of medical studies to document each part of the diet and treatment plan. The website is www.stoppingkidneydisease.com.As a patient trying to cure an incurable kidney disease, Lee Hull ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Rigor Mortis

    How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions

    An essential book to understanding whether the new miracle cure is good science or simply too good to be trueAmerican taxpayers spend $30 billion annually funding biomedical research, but over half of these studies can't be replicated due to poor experimental design, improper methods, and sloppy statistics. Bad science doesn't just hold back medical progress, it can sign the equivalent of a death ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Molecules & Elements: Science for Kids | Children's Chemistry Books Edition

    Science can be tough but that doesn't mean it can't be made fun for kids to understand. It all depends on the presentation of the subject. In this case, it's all about the combination of texts, examples and images. Because your child will be asked to answer a lot examples, true understanding will take root. Secure a copy now! ... Read more

    $5.99 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

  • Why We Snap

    Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain

    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

    $19.99 AUD

  • Bayes’ Theorem and Bayesian Statistics

    Getting Started With Statistics

    by Lee Baker ...
    series Getting Started With Statistics
    Bayes' Theorem is hard.Is it, though?If you flick through any of the other books on Bayesian statistics you'll get the distinct impression that you'll have a lot of really hard maths to do, and it can be really intimidating.But is that what Bayesian stats is really all about?If you're wondering whether you should have a look at Bayesian statistics to see if it's right for you, then Bayes' Theorem ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus