all ebooks in category: History of Medicine

Pathological Realities : Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0823280357 | 281 Pages | PDF | 1.18 MB

Mirko D. Grmek (1924-2000) is one of the most significant figures in the history of medicine, and has long been considered a pioneer of the …

«The Great Starvation Experiment: The Heroic Men Who Starved so That Millions Could Live» by Todd Tucker
English | ISBN: 9781416531890 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

What does it feel like to starve? To feel your body cry out for nourishment, to think only of food? How many fitful, hungry nights …

Can Medicine Be Cured?: The Corruption of a Profession
2019 | ASIN: B07DKKVBL4, ISBN: 1788544544 | English | 252 pages | EPUB | 0.5 MB

A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine. 'A deeply fascinating and rousing book' Mail on Sunday. …

Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy
2019 | ISBN: 022663809X | English | 384 pages | PDF | 4 MB

With every passing year, more and more people learn that they or their young or unborn children carries a genetic mutation. But what does this …

In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made
English | April 10, 2001 | ISBN: 0684857359 | True EPUB | 256 pages | 13.3 MB

Much of what we know about the greatest medical disaster ever, the Black Plague of the fourteenth century, is wrong. The details of the Plague …

State of the Heart: Exploring the History, Science, and Future of Cardiac Disease (Repost)
2019 | ISBN: 1250169704 | English | 352 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

In State of the Heart, Dr. Haider Warraich takes readers inside the ER, inside patients' rooms, and inside the history and science of cardiac disease. …

The Heart Healers: The Misfits, Mavericks, and Rebels Who Created the Greatest Medical Breakthrough of Our Lives (repost)
English | ISBN: 1250058392, 1250105404 | 2015 | EPUB | 400 pages | 4 MB

At one time, heart disease was a death sentence. In The Heart Healers, world reknowned cardiac surgeon Dr. James Forrester tells the story of the …

Localization and Its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines
English | 2015 | ISBN: 022628820X | 296 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Psychoanalysis and neurological medicine have promoted contrasting and seemingly irreconcilable notions of the modern self. Since Freud, psychoanalysts have relied on the spoken word in …

Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise
English | 2014 | ISBN: 142141340X | 264 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

The biotech arena emerged in the 1970s and 1980s, when molecular biology, one of the fastest-moving areas of basic science in the twentieth century, met …

«The Gene: An Intimate History» by Siddhartha Mukherjee
English | ISBN: 9781476733531 | EPUB | 6.3 MB

The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post and Seattle Times Best Book of the Year From the …