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    Natural Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

    Natural Therapies for Parkinson's Disease Lowest new price: $18.07
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    Author: Dr. Laurie Mischley
    Brand: Brand: Coffeetown Press

    Conventional management of Parkinson's disease (PD) is limited. The pharmaceutical and surgical options that are available have significant side effects and only correct symptoms for a limited period of time. Even with the best conventional treatment, the disease progresses and becomes severely disabling. No existing conventional therapies that the progress of the disease; available medicines only treat symptoms temporarily. Conventional medicine views the course of the disease as "progressive" and "irreversible." Many patients, who are only partially satisfied with conventional medicine, seek alternative and complementary options in an attempt to slow, stop, or reverse the disease process. This book has several functions: - It is a science-based reference manual. - It is inspiring and empowering to patients. - It is educational for both patients and neurologists. - It is entertaining. - It fosters an understanding between conventional and complementary providers. Chapters on , Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Aluminum, Antioxidants, Beta-carotene, Calorie Restriction, Carnitine, Chelation, Cholesterol, Choline, Coenzyme Q-10, Constipation, Creatine, Curcumin (Turmeric), Dairy, DHA (fish oil), Fava Beans, Glutathione, H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori), Homocysteine, Iron, Manganese, Marijuana (Cannabis sativa), Mucuna pruriens, Velvet bean, Cowhage, Niacin, Tea, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, and other topics.

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    Fundamentals of Polysomnography and Sleep Disorders

    Fundamentals of Polysomnography and Sleep Disorders Lowest used price: $629.84
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    Author: Dr. Thomas M. Kilkenny

    The FIRST and ONLY Training Guides dedicated to teaching the art of Polysomnography. The Complete Training Guide for Mastering the BRPT Exam. A useful Introductory Guide for Physicains entering the Sleep Disorders field.


    An Introductory Dictionary of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

    An Introductory Dictionary of Lacanian Psychoanalysis Lowest new price: $30.43
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    Author: Dylan Evans
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    Jacques Lacan's thinking revolutionised the theory and practice of psychoanalysis and had a major impact in fields as diverse as film studies, literary criticism, feminist theory and philosophy. Yet his writings are notorious for their complexity and idiosyncratic style. Emphasising the clinical basis of Lacan's work, An Introductory Dictionary of Lacanian Psychoanalysis is an ideal companion to his ideas for readers in every discipline where his influence is felt. The Dictionary features:
    * over 200 entries, explaining Lacan's own terminology and his use of common psychoanalytic expressions
    * details of the historical and institutional context of Lacan's work
    * reference to the origins of major concepts in the work of Freud, Saussure, Hegel and other key thinkers
    * a chronology of Lacan's life and works.

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    The Bible Cure for Candida and Yeast Infections: Ancient Truths, Natural Remedies and the Latest Findings for Your Health Today (New Bible Cure (Siloam))

    The Bible Cure for Candida and Yeast Infections: Ancient Truths, Natural Remedies and the Latest Findings for Your Health Today (New Bible Cure (Siloam)) Lowest new price: $2.00
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    Author: Don Colbert MD
    Brand: Charisma Media Company

    How can tiny single-celled organisms in the body become such a problem?

    Explore your body's defenses as it battles for balance. In this concise, easy-to-ready booklet you'll learn how to keep the yeast syndrome in check as you build your immune system. With these biblical secrets on health and the latest medical research, you can be free from Candida/Candidiasis and yeast infections.

    This book contains findings that your doctor may never have told you!
    • Depression and stress are two of the worst things for your immune system.
    • Eating yogurt provides the body with good bacteria.
    • Throwing out leftovers after two days can protect your digestive track from dangerous organisms.
    • Candida is present in all people.
    • A good belly laugh massages your organs from the inside out.
    You want to be healthy. God wants you to be healthy. Now at last here's a source of information that will help you become healthy-body, mind and spirit.

     

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    Mind: Introduction to Cognitive Science, , 2nd Edition

    Mind: Introduction to Cognitive Science, , 2nd Edition Lowest new price: $25.00
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    Author: Paul Thagard

    Cognitive science approaches the study of mind and intelligence from an interdisciplinary perspective, working at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology. With Mind, Paul Thagard offers an introduction to this interdisciplinary field for readers who come to the subject with very different backgrounds. It is suitable for classroom use by students with interests ranging from computer science and engineering to psychology and philosophy.

    Thagard's systematic descriptions and evaluations of the main theories of mental representation advanced by cognitive scientists allow students to see that there are many complementary approaches to the investigation of mind. The fundamental theoretical perspectives he describes include logic, rules, concepts, analogies, images, and connections (artificial neural networks). The discussion of these theories provides an integrated view of the different achievements of the various fields of cognitive science.

    This second edition includes substantial revision and new material. Part I, which presents the different theoretical approaches, has been updated in light of recent work the field. Part II, which treats extensions to cognitive science, has been thoroughly revised, with new chapters added on brains, emotions, and consciousness. Other additions include a list of relevant Web sites at the end of each chapter and a glossary at the end of the book. As in the first edition, each chapter concludes with a summary and suggestions for further reading.

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    Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple (3rd Edition; Book & CD-ROM)

    Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple (3rd Edition; Book & CD-ROM) Lowest new price: $36.99
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    Author: Stephen Goldberg
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    This now-classic text (over 300,000 copies sold) presents the most relevant points in clinical neuroanatomy with mnemonics, humor and case presentations. For neuroanatomy courses and Board review. Now includes attached CD-ROM on Neurologic Localization with: 3D animated rotations of the brain. Neuroanatomy laboratory tutorial with photographs of brain specimens. Clicking on any area of the nervous system reveals the name of the structure and the effects of an injury to that area, with explanations. Selecting a symptom graphically shows all areas of the nervous system that, when injured, could result in the symptom. Tutorial on how to localize neurologic injuries; Interactive quiz of classic neurologic cases; single Windows/Macintosh hybrid CD + book.

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    High-Yield™ Acid-Base (High-Yield Series)

    High-Yield™ Acid-Base (High-Yield  Series) Lowest new price: $16.17
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    Author: J. Craig Longenecker MD MPH
    Brand: Brand: Lippincott Williams Wilkins

    The goal of this book is to provide a bridge between the acid-base physiology taught in the classroom and the evaluation of the patient on the wards. This book will enable the reader to develop a practical and reasoned approach to the patient with an acid-base disorder. Additional resources at the back of the book include an abbreviation list to familiarize readers with common terms associated with acid-base pathophysiology and a comprehensive list of suggested readings.

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    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Review: Pearls of Wisdom

    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Review: Pearls of Wisdom Lowest new price: $105.00
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    Author: Michael Greenberg
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    Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the occupational and environmental medicine board exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.

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    • Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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    Microsurgery of the Skull Base

    Microsurgery of the Skull Base Lowest new price: $289.03
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    Author: Ugo Fisch
    Brand: Brand: Thieme

    Drawing on decades of experience and wisdom, Dr. Ugo Fisch created this classic text/atlas on microsurgical procedures for the skull base which is now being reprinted as the first in a series of titles to be published under the banner of Thieme Classics. The authors' aim was not to popularize skull base surgery but to provide the details of each operation, giving surgeons the specific and detailed information they need.

    Each chapter of the text discusses a specific procedure and is divided into two sections covering both the general surgical steps of the procedure and also its application. Within each chapter you'll find: general considerations; surgical techniques; applications; tips and pratfalls; imaging scans of illustrative cases; and color plates of pre- and post-operative preparation and instrumentation. The final two chapters discuss anesthesia issues and the impact of neuroradiology on skull base surgery. All of the cases used in the book reflect actual procedures, not hypothetical situations.

    All neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists involved in skull base surgery will benefit from having this Thieme Classic text in their professional library. It demonstrates the procedures that have proven to be both safe and reliable through the years.

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    State of Fear

    State of Fear Lowest new price: $4.90
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    Author: Michael Crichton
    Brand: Harper Collins

    In Paris, a physicist dies after performing a laboratory experiment for a beautiful visitor.

    In the jungles of Malaysia, a mysterious buyer purchases deadly cavitation technology, built to his specifications.

    In Vancouver, a small research submarine is leased for use in the waters off New Guinea.

    And in Tokyo, an intelligence agent tries to understand what it all means.

    Thus begins Michael Crichton's exciting and provocative technothriller, State of Fear. Only Michael Crichton's unique ability to blend science fact and pulse-pounding fiction could bring such disparate elements to a heart-stopping conclusion.

    This is Michael Crichton's most wide-ranging thriller. State of Fear takes the reader from the glaciers of Iceland to the volcanoes of Antarctica, from the Arizona desert to the deadly jungles of the Solomon Islands, from the streets of Paris to the beaches of Los Angeles. The novel races forward, taking the reader on a rollercoaster thrill ride, all the while keeping the brain in high gear. Gripping and thought-provoking, State of Fear is Michael Crichton at his very best.

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    A Michael Crichton Timeline
    Amazon.com reveals a few facts about the "father of the techno-thriller."

    1942: John Michael Crichton is born in Chicago, Illinois on Oct. 23.

    1960: Crichton graduates from Roslyn High School on Long Island, New York, with high marks and a reputation as a star basketball player. He decides to attend Harvard University to study English. During his studies, he rankles under his writing professors' criticism. As an act of rebellion, Crichton submits an essay by George Orwell as his own. The professor doesn’t catch the plagiarism and gives Orwell a B-. This experience convinces Crichton to change his field of study to anthropology.

    1964: Crichton graduates summa cum laude from Harvard University in anthropology. After studying further as a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University and receiving the Henry Russell Shaw Travelling Fellowship, which allowed him to travel in Europe and North Africa, Crichton begins coursework at the Harvard School of Medicine. To help fund his medical endeavors, he writes spy thrillers under several pen names. One of these works, A Case of Need, wins the 1968 Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Allan Poe Award.

    1969: Crichton graduates from Harvard Medical school and is accepted as a post-doctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Science in La Jolla, Calif. However, his career in medicine is waylaid by the publication of the first novel under his own name, The Andromeda Strain. The novel, about an apocalyptic plague, climbs high on bestseller lists and is later made into a popular film. Crichton said of his decision to pursue writing full time: "To quit medicine to become a writer struck most people like quitting the Supreme Court to become a bail bondsman."

    1972: Crichton's second novel under his own name The Terminal Man, is published. Also, two of Crichton's previous works under his pen names, Dealing and A Case of Need are made into movies. After watching the filming, Crichton decides to try his hand at directing. He will eventually direct seven films including the 1973 science-fiction hit Westworld, which was the first film ever to use computer-generated effects.

    1980: Crichton draws on his anthropology background and fascination with new technology to create Congo, a best-selling novel about a search for industrial diamonds and a new race of gorillas. The novel, patterned after the adventure writings of H. Ryder Haggard, updates the genre with the inclusion of high-tech gadgets that, although may seem quaint 20 years later, serve to set Crichton's work apart and he begins to cement his reputation as "the father of the techno-thriller."

    1990: After the 1980s, which saw the publication of the underwater adventure Sphere (1987) and an invitation to become a visiting writer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988), Crichton begins the new decade with a bang via the publication of his most popular novel, Jurassic Park. The book is a powerful example of Crichton's use of science and technology as the bedrock for his work. Heady discussion of genetic engineering, chaos theory, and paleontology run throughout the tightly-wound thriller that strands a crew of scientists on an island populated by cloned dinosaurs run amok. The novel inspires the 1993 Steven Spielberg film, and together book and film will re-ignite the world’s fascination with dinosaurs.

    1995: Crichton resurrects an idea from his medical school days to create the Emmy-Award Winning television series ER. In this year, ER won eight Emmys and Crichton received an award from the Producers Guild of America in the category of outstanding multi-episodic series. Set in an insanely busy an often dangerous Chicago emergency room, the fast-paced drama is defined by Crichton's now trademark use of technical expertise and insider jargon. The year also saw the publication of The Lost World returning readers to the dinosaur-infested island.

    2000: In recognition for Crichton's contribution in popularizing paleontology, a dinosaur discovered in southern China is named after him. "Crichton's ankylosaur" is a small, armored plant-eating dinosaur that dates to the early Jurassic Period, about 180 million years ago. "For a person like me, this is much better than an Academy Award," Crichton said of the honor.

    2004: Crichton’s newest thriller State of Fear is published.


    Amazon.com's Significant Seven
    Michael Crichton kindly agreed to take the life quiz we like to give to all our authors: the Amazon.com Significant Seven.

    Q: What book has had the most significant impact on your life?
    A: Prisoners of Childhood by Alice Miller

    Q: You are stranded on a desert island with only one book, one CD, and one DVD--what are they?
    A: Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (Witter Bynner version)
    Symphony #2 in D Major by Johannes Brahms (Georg Solti)
    Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa

    Q: What is the worst lie you've ever told?
    A: Surely you're joking.

    Q: Describe the perfect writing environment.
    A: Small room. Shades down. No daylight. No disturbances. Macintosh with a big screen. Plenty of coffee. Quiet.

    Q: If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say?
    A: I don't want an epitaph. If forced, I would say "Why Are You Here? Go Live Your Life."

    Q: Who is the one person living or dead that you would like to have dinner with?
    A: Benjamin Franklin

    Q: If you could have one superpower what would it be?
    A: Invisibility

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