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A Beginner's Guide to the End: How to Live Life to the Full and Die a Good Death

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A Beginner's Guide to the End: How to Live Life to the Full and Die a Good...

BJ Miller, Shoshana Berger

Sociology: death & dying; Psychology; Palliative medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

Paperback

A beautiful meditation on death as well as an actionable guide to all the logistics surrounding the end of a life - Being... [more]

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The Good Fat Guide

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The Good Fat Guide

David Gillespie

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Health & Self-Help; Health & wholefood cookery

Paperback

Fully revised and updated edition of David's bestselling Toxic Oil (2013), featuring the latest scientific research, a comprehensive... [more]

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain...

Rahul Jandial

Health psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health

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For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his... [more]

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The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface

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The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface...

Monty Lyman

Anatomy; Dermatology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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How does our diet affect our skin? Through the lenses of science, sociology and history, Dr Monty Lyman leads us on a journey... [more]

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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

Phaidon Editors

Human figures depicted in art; Medicine; History of medicine; Anatomy

Hardback

A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection... [more]

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Use It or Lose It

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Use It or Lose It

Paul McIntyre

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Health psychology; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

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In Use It or Lose It Paul McIntyre, host of ABC Radio's 'Medical Matters', sorts the fact from the fiction and reveals the... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

Paperback

Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Nathan Filer

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts, and with some extraordinary people who share their own stories... [more]

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

Jessica White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Audiology & otology; Coping with disability

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice is a work of creative non-fiction that details the author's experiences of deafness after... [more]

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

Dr Matt Morgan

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Intensive care medicine

Paperback

A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan. [more]

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Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

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Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything...

Randi Hutter Epstein

Metabolism; Endocrinology; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

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A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them. [more]

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The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

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The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now...

Thomas F. Harrison (Cambridge, MA), Hilary S. Connery (MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, MA; Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont)

Addiction & therapy; Health & Self-Help; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

Paperback

If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you... [more]

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem. How do neurons... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Drug-induced states; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

Paperback

'It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!' When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s,... [more]

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Matt McCarthy

Medicine; Medical microbiology & virology; Biology, life sciences; Bacteriology (non-medical); Virology (non-medical)

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A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

Paperback

The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery

Paperback

A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for PTSD: Practical Exercises for Overcoming Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for PTSD: Practical Exercises...

Kirby Reutter

Psychology; Trauma & shock; Coping with personal problems

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People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may experience symptoms such as anxiety, fear, insomnia, flashbacks,... [more]

$49.95

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

Ranjana Srivastava

Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones. [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

Paperback

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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The Fast 800 Recipe Book: Australian and New Zealand edition

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The Fast 800 Recipe Book: Australian and New Zealand edition

Dr Clare Bailey, Justine Pattison

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

The highly anticipated companion to the No.1 bestseller The Fast 800 150 delicious new recipes to help you combine rapid... [more]

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Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds

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Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male...

Gina Rippon

Feminism & feminist theory; Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; History of science

Hardback

Originally published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head, an imprint of Vintage, part of the Penguin Random House group of... [more]

$57.95

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

Paperback

'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

$22.99

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How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

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How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

Stephen Johnson

Music; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs; Abnormal psychology; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Paperback

BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson explores the power of Shostakovich's music during Stalin's reign of terror, and writes... [more]

$37.95

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