Paul Strathern follows the development of medicine through the lives of its greatest practitioners, whose discoveries (and errors) shaped the course of medical history. Includes geniuses, such as Paracelsus, the father of medical chemistry, and Edward Jenner, whose vaccination banished smallpox, scientific endeavour, such as the discovery of X-rays, and mistakes both
From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman conducted U.S. Government-approved and funded clinical research at the University of New Mexico in which he injected sixty volunteers with DMT, one of the most powerful psychedelics known. His detailed account of those sessions is an extraordinarily riveting inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. DMT, a plant-derived chemical found in the psychedelic Amazon brew, ayahuasca, is also manufactured by the human brain.
All the facts and advice for anyone curious about feeling and doing better through a plant-focused diet What if there was a way of eating that may help us live healthier for longer and protect the future of our planet, too? The good news is that evidence now shows a plant-based diet may offer us exactly that - and straight-talking nutritionist Simon Hill has done the hard work translating the science into actionable advice for everyday life.
Developed for allied health professionals, the anthology Pharmacology for Allied Personnel: Drug Uses, Effects, and Modes of Action offers a collection of readings on the uses, effects, and modes of actions of drugs. Rooted in human biology, the text familiarizes students with the structure of the body and features an organization chart to help contextualize the material and the pharmaceutical remedies.
An explorer of that most wondrous of islands, the human brain, writes D.M. Thomas in The New York Times Book Review, Oliver Sacks also loves the oceanic kind of islands. Both kinds figure movingly in this book--part travelogue, part autobiography, part medical mystery story--in which Sacks's journeys to a tiny Pacific atoll and the island of Guam become explorations of the meaning of islands, the genesis of disease, the wonders of botany, the nature of deep geological time, and the complexities of being human.
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