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Cardiovascular Disease

by Martin Juneau M.Ps., Md, Frcp (C), Barbara Sandilands & Pierre Lavoie

A complete guide to the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

It sometimes seems that there are no significant discoveries left to be made in the field of cardiovascular medicine. And yet, globally,...


Brain Hacks

by Adams Media

Discover more than 300 quick tips and exercises to help you optimize your mental performance and improve brain health.

Everyone wants to be at their best mentally, and Brain Hacks provides you with more than...


Dirty Genes

by Ben Lynch

After suffering for years with unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch discovered the root cause—“dirty” genes. Genes can be “born dirty” or merely “act dirty” in response to your environment,...


Your Guide for the Cancer Journey

by Mark Greener

Advances in treatment mean that increasing numbers of people now survive cancer in the long term. This book examines the sophisticated medical choices available that help to boost life expectancy and how to...


Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia

by Cameron Camp & Linda Camp

The way in which dementia is understood and treated is changing, with a growing focus on the individual's experience and person-centred approaches to care. Introducing a new model of dementia care that reflects...


Essentials of Dementia

by Robert Howard, Dr Shibley Rahman & Karen Harrison Dening

For high quality dementia care to be provided, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students,...


Manage Your Mind

by Gillian Butler, Nick Grey & Tony Hope

Manage Your Mind is a book for building resilience, overcoming emotional difficulties and enabling self-development. It is for any of us who wish to understand ourselves better, to be more effective in day-to-day...


So, That Happened

by Cc Webster

At thirty, cancer happened. From the first treatment to the commemorative wig party, this is the story of a fast-paced thirty-year-old getting in touch with health, happiness, and herself.

So, That Happened is...


Ganbaru Mindset: Do Your Best

by Luke Amery, Rodney Miles & Lauren Clemett

Relive the tragedy and triumph Luke Amery went through in his battle with brain cancer—a battle he has won. “Ganbaru” is a Japanese term which means to “stand firm” in spite of circumstances, to do...


Moving into Residential Care

by Colleen Doyle & Gail Roberts

Moving into care is a significant life event for older people and their families and often occurs at a time when other life stresses such as deaths of loved ones and health complications are paramount. This...


Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

by Felicity Chapman

The global population is ageing rapidly yet there is a shortage of skilled professionals able to support the wellbeing of older people in care. Older people can be more vulnerable to mental health issues such...


A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

by Janet Hoskin, David Schonfeld, Veronica Hinton & Lianne Abbot et al.

The prognosis for individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is improving, with some men with DMD living into their 30s and 40s. More vital than ever, this book helps teachers and parents to support...


Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors and Patients

by Jimmy Kwok

Dr Yoga's Practice Manual - Endorsed by world leading oncologists and yoga teachers. With guided sequences of three levels of difficulties, helping you to progress through your breast cancer journey into your...


HOW I STOPPED INJECTING INSULIN FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES

by Allan John McAllister

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Are you a type TWO diabetic injecting insulin daily . If you are like I was it was something that I hated , the thought of that needle played with my head . So after years of uncontrollable weight , still...


My Tow Elaines

by Martin Schreiber & Cathy Breitenbucher

Former governor of Wisconsin Martin J. Schreiber has seen his beloved wife, Elaine, gradually transform from the woman who gracefully entertained in the Executive Residence to one who no longer recognizes him...


Minus One

by Dorothy Hansen

This moving memoir details the first twelve months after a mastectomy and how one woman has dealt with it. Facing cancer focuses the mind sharply on both the past and the future: the present has simply to be...


Statin Nation

by Justin Smith

Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and for decades conventional health authorities have pushed that the culprits are fat and cholesterol clogging up coronary arteries. Consequently, lowering...


Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

by Danuta Lipinska, Caroline Baker & Sally Knocker

Despite being integral parts of all our identities, sexuality, sex and intimacy are what many would call the Last Taboo in dementia care, usually seen as 'problem behaviours' to be stopped and dealt with. Informed...


Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

by Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell & Suzanne Scott

This guide to Adaptive Interaction explains how to assess the communication repertoires of people with dementia who can no longer speak, and offers practical interventions for those who wish to interact with...


Poetry and Dementia

by John Killick

Poetry is an engaging and inclusive activity for older people that can help develop memory, imagination and identity. This book provides guidance on setting up and monitoring poetry projects for people living...