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Published June, 2019
By Laura C. Rodrigues and Maria Glória Teixeira
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
Series: What Everyone Needs To Know
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ZIKA: WWhat Everyone Needs to Know® offers both a summary of the virus' history to date and an expert overview of what's known — and unknown — about its medical impacts. Written in clear language and in a highly navigable question-and-answer format, this book offers expert answers to the most common and difficult questions surrounding this new global threat: · Where did Zika come from? · Where is Zika likely to migrate geographically? · What are the risks associated with travel and sex in Zika-affected areas? · Does Zika cause birth defects in all pregnant hosts? · Do some people's medical histories make them more susceptible to Zika? · How long after infection is conception safe? · Is a Zika vaccine likely? Authored by two of the world's leading infectious disease experts, this book offers practical and accessible information on this most unpredictable epidemic. It cuts through the slow, opaque information feed of the world's shepherding health organizations to provide the most current information available and a reliable resource for those who stand to be affected.

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Published February, 2019
By Laura C. Rodrigues and Maria Glória Teixeira
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
Series: What Everyone Needs To Know
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ZIKA: WWhat Everyone Needs to Know® offers both a summary of the virus' history to date and an expert overview of what's known — and unknown — about its medical impacts. Written in clear language and in a highly navigable question-and-answer format, this book offers expert answers to the most common and difficult questions surrounding this new global threat: · Where did Zika come from? · Where is Zika likely to migrate geographically? · What are the risks associated with travel and sex in Zika-affected areas? · Does Zika cause birth defects in all pregnant hosts? · Do some people's medical histories make them more susceptible to Zika? · How long after infection is conception safe? · Is a Zika vaccine likely? Authored by two of the world's leading infectious disease experts, this book offers practical and accessible information on this most unpredictable epidemic. It cuts through the slow, opaque information feed of the world's shepherding health organizations to provide the most current information available and a reliable resource for those who stand to be affected.

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Hidden beneath consciousness, the brain mechanisms controlling personal space affect every aspect of our lives— social, emotional, cultural, and practical. A neuroscientist, award-winning novelist, and science columnist for The Atlantic, Graziano tells this compelling story with humor, drama, and a deeply personal connection.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides information not only about these conditions, but, crucially, about the many psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. Identifying and using those strengths can improve the quality of life of all concerned in non-pharmacological ways. This book thoroughly informs readers of the clinical history of these conditions, their causes and treatments, and methods of caring for and communicating effectively with those with AD.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides information not only about these conditions, but, crucially, about the many psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. Identifying and using those strengths can improve the quality of life of all concerned in non-pharmacological ways. This book thoroughly informs readers of the clinical history of these conditions, their causes and treatments, and methods of caring for and communicating effectively with those with AD.

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In Guns and Suicide, Michael Anestis reframes our perspective on gun violence by shifting the focus to suicide. Guns play a uniquely profound role in American suicide, and Anestis explains how they have this effect—not by making otherwise non-suicidal people want to die, but by facilitating suicide attempts among suicidal individuals.

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Published March, 2018
By Michael Ellis
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
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Autism: A Doctor's Personal Perspective delves into all these questions and more. As the father of a daughter with ASD and as a trained psychiatrist who specializes in ASD, Dr. Michael A. Ellis provides a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis. In user-friendly tones, he answers the most commonly asked questions about what it's actually like to live with ASD, what medications and therapies are available, and the global impact it has on the child's environment. With the help of his wife to provide a mother's perspective, Dr. Ellis shares personal stories of their 10-year journey in order to provide insight and support for anyone - patient, parent, caregiver - traversing the difficulties of autism.

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Published February, 2018
By Jimmie Holland and Mindy Greenstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
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Contrary to common wisdom and the fears of mid-lifers, our sense of well-being actually goes up in older age, even in the presence of illness or disability. Lighter as We Go is the first book to explore how and why that is.

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Vanishing Bone unravels the mystery of a totally novel disease which causes the massive destruction of bone in individuals with total hip implants. Although initially considered 'rare,' at its peak the disease affected over a million patients. This book takes readers through a detective adventure in contemporary medical science, identifying the cause of the disease the body's reaction to tiny wear particles from the prostheses, followed by the complex process of affecting its cure, the invention of a unique, wear-resistant plastic.

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Clinical Handbook of Complex and Atypical Eating Disorders brings together into one comprehensive resource what is known about an array of complicating factors for patients with ED, serving as an accessible introduction to each of the comorbidities and symptom presentations highlighted in the volume.

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