Recreates the transformative fundamentals of how we cook, building from the most basic principles: cooking with fire, cooking with water, cooking with air and cooking with earth.
Traces medicine's history. This title tells the history of medicine from chipping holes in skulls to gene therapy and revolutionary cancer treatments.
William F. Bynum; Helen Bynum
Provides an account of the evolution of medical knowledge and practice from ancient Egypt, India and China to todays technology, from letting blood to keyhole surgery, from the theory of...
The story of the rise and fall of smallpox, one of the most savage killers in the history of mankind, and the only disease ever to be successfully exterminated (30...
Shows you how to give up smoking. This book features: no scare tactics; no weight-gain; the psychological need to smoke disappears as you read; and feel great to be a...
The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever ...
Jacky Davis; Raymond Tallis
An explosive polemic revealing how the NHS was butchered by reform - & how we can revive this national treasure while we still have the chance
Explores how the way we use our bodies is all wrong. This book asks how our bodies got to be the way they are, and considers how that evolutionary history...
Dementia is a little understood and incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. This book outlines the SPECAL method...
Barbara Natterson Horowitz; Kathryn...
Explores many of the human and animal health issues that overlap and provides insight into the treatment of many diseases including diabetes, cancer, heart disease and mental illness. This title...
William Harvey had a huge impact on anatomy and modern biology. Harvey's obsessive quest to understand the movement of the blood overturned beliefs held by anatomists and physicians since Roman...
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James Le Fanu
* A fascinating survey of the key moments of post-war medical discovery - fully revised and updated for this new edition
Collected in one volume, here are the true life stories of London ambulance driver, Tom Reynolds.
In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent an experimental psychosurgical procedure intended to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. This title tells the story of the amnesiac Henry Gustave Molaison...
Ashcroft, Frances M.
"The Spark of Life" is a spectacular account of the body electric, showing how, from before conception to the last breath we draw, electrical signals in our cells are essential...
A lively and powerful account of our battle against smallpox, the only disease that mankind has successfully eradicated from the planet. Including the personal experiences of colourful historical figures such...