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Feeling lost in the maze of “spirituality”? Here’s the essence, pared down to its most basic ingredients. There are a lot of books on the spiritual marketplace. The volume is overwhelming. Yoga, mindfulness, reiki, you name it. It’s enough to make your head spin. And mindfulness has received a lot of recognition — not just from its use in therapy, but from scientific research. At the same time, in this modern age, many... more...

Foreword by Dr. Phil McGraw Ask yourself…are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self? What can you change, today? How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life. Are you thriving, or going through the motions? Are your days full of work, relationships and activities that are true to your authentic self, or do you feel trapped on a treadmill of... more...

In this book, globally renowned orthopedic, plastic, and hand surgeons provide the knowledge required in order to understand and resolve the full range of problems associated with diseases, anomalies, deformities, and trauma of the thumb. The opening section describes the history of “making a thumb” and covers the fundamentals of anatomy, embryology, and functional dynamics. After careful presentation of the surgical procedures for various... more...

In 1943, Albert Schatz, a young Rutgers College Ph.D. student, worked on a wartime project in microbiology professor Selman Waksman’s lab, searching for an antibiotic to fight infections on the front lines and at home. In his eleventh experiment on a common bacterium found in farmyard soil, Schatz discovered streptomycin, the first effective cure for tuberculosis, one of the world’s deadliest diseases. As director of Schatz’s research, Waksman... more...

Elizabeth Orr is the first to admit that she had no knowledge of the realities of caring for someone desperately ill in the UK. That was until she found her brother, Norman, collapsed on the bathroom floor. Overnight, Elizabeth was catapulted into the medical and care worlds as she battled to support her brother. The learning curve was vertical, as Elizabeth struggled with the litany of paperwork, red tape, finance issues, and... more...


How to reach your fitness goals, prevent pain and injury, and achieve optimal performance in work, sports, and life. Pain is a byproduct of our busy, active lives, but it doesn’t have to be a constant and hindering presence. Whether your daily activity consists of caring for children, or training for marathons, Dr. Brenda Shaeffer’s program will help you find the balance you need to rethink, recognize, and reset your body. Her three-step method is... more...

This fascinating new book by the bestselling scientist and engineer Mark Miodownik is an expert tour of the world of the droplets, heartbeats and ocean waves that we come across every day. Structured around a plane journey which sees encounters with substances from water and glue to coffee and wine, he shows how these liquids can bring death and destruction as well as wonder and fascination. From László Bíró's revolutionary pen and Abraham Gesner's... more...

Several fundamentally important questions form the basis for this book. What are the relationships between tumour formation and tumour pH? What are the effects of tumour pH and hypoxia on carcinogenesis or tumorigenesis? What are the therapeutic consequences of tumour pH? It is hypothesised that low extracellular pH is not only an important consequence of tumour growth but may also promote further tumorigenic transformation. Furthermore, in... more...

This volume provides a broad background of the basic sciences, clinical and therapeutic aspects, and management of uterine cervical cancer. It offers state-of-the-art information on the molecular genetics, biology, and clinical aspects of premalignant lesions of the uterine cervix, and provides a better understanding of the molecular and cellular events that underlie uterine cervical cancer. Uterine Cervical Cancer: Clinical and... more...

Case Discussion on Anesthesiology is a concise collection of 24 cases, providing theoretical and clinical knowledge on various medical problems and surgical procedures in the field of anaesthesiology. The book is divided into two sections, with ten long cases and fourteen short cases. The long cases include caesarean section, valve replacement, hysterectomy, total hip replacement and thyroidectomy. Short cases include cystic hygroma, tracheostomy,... more...