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The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis

by Thomas Goetz

The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it tragically intertwined, and the birth of medical science.

In 1875, tuberculosis was the deadliest disease in...


Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine

by John M. Riddle

For 1,600 years Dioscorides (ca. AD 40-80) was regarded as the foremost authority on drugs. He knew mild laxatives and strong purgatives, analgesics for headaches, antiseptics for wounds, emetics to rid one...


Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956

by Ellen J. Amster & Rajae El Aoued

The colonial encounter between France and Morocco took place not only in the political realm but also in the realm of medicine. Because the body politic and the physical body are intimately linked, French efforts...


The Black Death in Egypt and England: A Comparative Study

by Stuart J. Borsch

Throughout the fourteenth century AD/eighth century H, waves of plague swept out of Central Asia and decimated populations from China to Iceland. So devastating was the Black Death across the Old World that...


Histology and Cell Biology Review Flash Cards

by Douglas F. Paulsen

A fun, fast, portable way to review histology and cell biology

248 Q&A cards great for board review, course work, and the USMLE

LANGE Flash Cards Histology and Cell Biology Review Flash Cards are a quick, concise,...


Sunnybrook Hospital: Our Veterans' Legacy of Care, a Photo Journey Through the Decades

by Peeter A. Poldre

Sunnybrook Hospital stands as an important symbol of Canada's gratitude toward its war veterans, and this book is a photo journey through the decades that chronicles the contributions of a dedicated group of...


"Our Gallant Doctor": Enigma and Tragedy: Surgeon-Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942

by James Goodwin

On September 13, 1942, HMCS Ottawa was sunk by a German U-boat. Dr. George Hendry, exhausted from hours of difficult surgery, was lost, along with many others.


The Transformation of the Psyche in British Primary Care, 1880-1970

by Rhodri Hayward

Conflicting models of selfhood have become central to debates over modern medicine. Yet we still lack a clear historical account of how this psychological sensibility came to be established.

Psychology and Medicine...


The Great Starvation Experiment: The Heroic Men Who Starved so That Millions Could Live

by Todd Tucker

What does it feel like to starve? To feel your body cry out for nourishment, to think only of food? How many fitful, hungry nights must pass before dreams of home-cooked meals metastasize into nightmares of...


Searching for the Best Medicine: The Life and Times of a Doctor and Patient

by ARTHUR BANK

This book describes the life and times of a physician-scientist over the last half-century. Part One is about the author's struggle with colon cancer and the lessons he learnt from the experience; Part Two is...


Pioneers of Microbiology and the Nobel Prize

by ULF LAGERKVIST

We are swamped with information and each day seems to bring new discoveries that must be considered. Never before in the history of science have so many scientists been as active as today. It has become a major...


Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

by M.D., Kevin Fong

Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs

Little more than one hundred years ago, maps of...


Smallpox: The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer

by D. A. Md Henderson

For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of people have died or been left permanently scarred or blind by the relentless, incurable disease called smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson became director...


Health and Citizenship: Political Cultures of Health in Modern Europe

by Frank Huisman & Harry Oosterhuis

This collection of essays looks at issues of health and citizenship in Europe across two centuries. Contributors examine the extent to which the state can interfere with the private lives of its citizens, the...


Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux

by Jan Goldstein

Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy offers a rare window into the inner life of a person ordinarily inaccessible to historians: a semiliterate peasant girl who lived almost two centuries ago, in the aftermath of...


Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750 1830

by Leonard Smith

Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750-1830 constitutes the first comprehensive study of the philanthropic asylum system in Georgian England. Using original research and drawing upon a wide range of expertise...


A Secret Mind

by Kaye Kelly

A lively, moving novel that vividly recreates the 1880s: the harsh lives; the attitudes to madness and to drunkenness; and the strength of friendship and love.After an accident at four years old, Libby Budd...


Failure to Progress: The Contraction of the Midwifery Profession

by Rosemary Mander & Valerie Fleming

Changes in the field of midwifery are of concern to those within the health care system, the academic world and those whose lives are touched by midwifery care. This text reflects on the current situation and...


The Quack Doctor: Historical Remedies for All Your Ills

by Caroline Rance

From the harangues of mountebanks to the dubious advertisements in Victorian newspapers, quackery sports a colourful history. Featuring entertaining advertisements from historical newspapers, this book investigates...


The Making of Modern Anthrax, 1875-1920: Uniting Local, National and Global Histories of Disease

by James F Stark

Stark offers a fresh perspective on the history of infectious disease. He examines anthrax in terms of local, national and global significance, and constructs a narrative that spans public, professional and...