4215 books for genre «Ailments & Diseases»

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The book which immediately shot to an Amazon 5 star bestseller addresses current Parkinson’s disease issues and also details emerging therapies (DBS, stem cells, vaccines, gene therapy, optogenetics). Okun masterfully breaks down all of the science into an easy to follow and pleasurable reading experience that is available in over 20 language translations.

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Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-­oriented and physician-­quality information, this comprehensive in-­depth compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the knowledge they need to understand the diagnosis and treatment of eye melanoma.

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One day in 2009, twenty-­four-­year-­old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a “flight risk,­” and her medical records—chronicling a monthlong hospital stay of which she had no memory at all—showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: a healthy, ambitious college grad a few months into her first serious relationship and a promising career as a cub reporter at a major New York newspaper. Who was the stranger who had taken over her body? What was happening to her mind? In this swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her inexplicable descent into madness and the brilliant, lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. A team of doctors would spend a month—and more than a million dollars—trying desperately to pin down a medical explanation for . . .

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Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about hypopharyngeal cancer includes official medical data on signs, symptoms, early detection, diagnostic testing, risk factors and prevention, treatment options, surgery, radiation, drugs, chemotherapy, staging, biology, prognosis, and survival, with a complete glossary of technical medical terms and current references. Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-­oriented and physician-­quality information, this comprehensive in-­depth compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the knowledge they need to understand the diagnosis and treatment of hypopharyngeal cancer. Comprehensive data on clinical trials related to hypopharyngeal cancer is included - - with information on intervention, sponsor, gender, age group, trial phase, number of enrolled patients, funding source, study type, study design, NCT identification number and other IDs, first . . .

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The pancreas is a vital, mysterious organ in the human body. Millions people suffer from various digestive disorders and almost all of them have poor pancreatic function. Authors explain the connections between pancreas and dyspepsia, IBS, SOD, GERD, stones, pancreatitis, Candida, SIBO, acidosis, alcoholism. It can help focus on healing of digestive (pancreatic) diseases in their early stages.

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Diabetes is described by the World Health Organization as an epidemic. But, effective control can greatly improve life expectancy, and reduce complications such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, kidney disease and blindness. Living with Type 1 Diabetes looks at ways to tackle type 1 diabetes in adults and teenagers, including late-­onset type 1 diabetes. It covers lifestyle factors such as exercise, diet, weight control, and smoking cessation. It also looks at how to organize your insulin, pumps, and transplants, and why increasing numbers of people with type 2 diabetes need insulin.

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Designed for those giving care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss disorders, this informative and inspiring guide explores how to take care of oneself in order to meet the challenges of giving care to another. Heartfelt, candid accounts by television host Leeza Gibbons and the members of her family-­who cared for Leeza’s mother, Jean, for more than a decade after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis-­are combined with current medical, nutritional, psychological and spiritual information and advice for caregivers. A comprehensive resources section and photo scrapbook of Leeza and her family are also included.

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Susan Conley, her husband, and their two young sons say good-­bye to their friends, family, and house in Maine for a two-­year stint in a high-­rise apartment in Beijing, prepared to embrace the inevitable onslaught of new experiences that such a move entails. But Susan can’t predict just how much their lives will change. While her husband is consumed with his job, Susan works on finishing her novel and confronting the challenges of day-­to-­day life in an utterly foreign country: determining the proper way to buy apples at a Chinese megamarket; bribing her little boys to ride the school bus; fielding invitations to mysterious “sweater parties” and tracking down the faux-­purse empire of the infamous Bag Lady; and getting stuck in an elevator, unable to call for help in Mandarin. Despite the distractions, there are many occasions for joy. From road trips to the Great Wall and bartering for a “starter Buddha” at the raucous flea market to lighting fireworks in the streets for the . . .

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The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course on visual impairment and blindness is designed to provide primary care practitioners with an introduction to the pathologies that lead to sight loss, their functional implications, appropriate method of referrals, training programs, and special considerations for interactions with visually impaired individuals.

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