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Published February, 2018
By Daniel M. Davis
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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Already we have found ways to harness these natural defences to create breakthrough drugs and therapies that help us fight cancer, diabetes, arthritis and many age-related diseases, and we are starting to understand whether or not activities such as mindfulness might play a role in enhancing our physical resilience.

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Published February, 2018
By Daniel M. Davis
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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Already we have found ways to harness these natural defences to create break-through drugs and therapies that help us fight cancer, diabetes, arthritis and many age-related diseases, and we are starting to understand whether or not activities such as mindfulness might play a role in enhancing our physical resilience.

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Published November, 2017
By Kevin Fong
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Professor Kevin Fong flies with the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, making split-second, life-or-death decisions in the most extreme circumstances.

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Published November, 2017
By Kevin Fong
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Telling stories of astonishing skill and catastrophic error, he shows that our ability to move at ever greater speeds in ever greater safety comes with a bitter irony: when something goes wrong - as it must - reacting quickly and effectively enough is now beyond human capability.

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Published July, 2017
By Philip Caputo
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In March 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J Caputo landed in Danang with the first ground combat unit committed to fight in Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home - physically whole, emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism shattered. This book tells his story.

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Published June, 2017
By Thomas Morris
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`Thrilling... The "dizzying" story of heart surgery is every bit as important as that of the nuclear, computer or rocket ages. And yet the heart still feels sacred: just before the operation to fit one of the first artificial hearts, the patient's wife asked the surgeon if he would still be able to love her.

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Published May, 2017
By Thomas Morris
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For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; And yet the heart still feels sacred: just before the operation to fit one of the first artificial hearts, the patient's wife asked the surgeon if he would still be able to love her.

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Published May, 2017
By Robert M. Sapolsky
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Why do we do what we do? This book is at once a tour and a majestic synthesis of the whole science of human behaviour. Brought to life through engaging stories, it offers the fullest picture yet of the origins of tribalism and xenophobia, hierarchy and competition, morality and free will, war and peace.

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Published February, 2016
By Paul Kalanithi
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What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? This book is a reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.

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Published May, 2015
By David Quammen
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Tells the story of AIDS - how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human and infected more than 60 million people. This book includes research reports that has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread.

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