Books tagged: history of medicine

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Medicine of Our Ancestors: Ancestors Are Medicine
Pre-release—available July 11, 2018. Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The 2nd Book in the series "Honouring Indigenous Spiritual Technologies." Three themes: 1: The author tracks down major pharmaceutical drugs to the plants and Indigenous communities of origin. 2: Explores Indigenous technologies for purifying and protecting water. 3: Explores Indigenous technologies that unlock latent genetic capacities of our ancestors and heal intergenerational illnesses.
Friends and Enemies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,560. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Mathew Fletcher finishes his apprenticeship as a surgeon and plans to marry Elizabeth, the daughter of the local apothecary. Mathew's dreams of the future are shattered. Hull falls under siege by the Royalists, but with the aid of Captain Overton, a Parliamentarian Officer, Mathew's skills are put to use in a way he could never have envisage only weeks earlier.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
The Regulation of the Dental Profession by the General Dental Council - The John McLean Archive A Living History of Dentistry Witness Seminar 1
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by sorejaw. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This transcript of the first witness seminar of the John McLean archive of the British Dental Association gathers together an interesting and instructional collection of memories and insights from senior members of the dental profession concerning the role of the General Dental Council in the regulation of the profession in the United Kingdom.
The Body is the Hero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This is the amazing story of what happens when the immune system goes haywire. Reading like a scientific thriller, the book intertwines science with history to describe the discoveries and flashes of brilliance of men such as Semmelweise and Pasteur, and the modern-day struggles of doctors and researchers to pry out why the immune system saves one person and kills another. The book also recounts a
The Lumber Room: Mental Illness in the House of Medicine (2016 second edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A lively, literate essay argues that, with medical progress, unruly mental illnesses vanish and re-emerge as quantifiable, often curable physical illnesses. Includes references to the DSM, epilepsy, lycanthropy, syphilis, cancer, the Capgras delusion, malaria, Alzheimer's disease, porphyria, multiple sclerosis, psychoanalysis, E.M. Forster, Samuel Johnson and Louis Pasteur. Updated in 2016.