"None of us is so unique as to be exempt from the human condition."
As the numbers of reported AIDS cases continue to climb, and the disease continues to take more and more lives, those who have to deal with the complexities of this problem continue to ask: "How do we care for these terminally ill?"..
Cancer is a chronic degenerative disease and has been prevalent since ancient times. It is the most dreaded and refers to all malignant tumour caused by the abnormal growth of a body cell or a group of cells. It is today the second largest killer in the world, next only to heart ailments...
"This book is a must-read for anyone who has cancer of the prostate
or wishes to maintain optimal prostate health. It provides the reader
with a road map for the latest cutting-edge technologies in medicine.
Dr. Clapp is to be commended for having the courage to seek out
21st-century medicine, and to make it available to all of us."..
In this paradigm-shifting book, neuro-learning experts Drs Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that people with dyslexia have unique brain structure and organisation. Although dyslexics often struggle to decode the written word, this book shows why they can have hidden aptitudes that allow them to excel as architects, novelists, business pioneers, surgeons and inventors. With much-needed prescriptive advice for parents, educators and dyslexics, The Dyslexi..
Male Menopause is a reality and not a myth. Gradual lowering of testosterone results in anxiety, frustration, loss of memory, and lowering of sex drive at about the age of fifty.
Couple should know about the change of behaviour due to hormonal effects to maintain peace of the family.
Cessation of menstruation is not the end of sexual life...
Sometimes, you need to undergo immense physical discomfort to realize that you are so much more than your body. Sometimes, an emotional turmoil brings about a peace that seems to seep into your very core. Sometimes, you just have to go through a life-threatening experience to value life itself. Sometimes, just sometimes, it takes breast cancer to convince a seemingly ordinary woman to discover her extraordinariness, her mission in life...
Combining expert knowledge with sympathetic common sense, this completely updated comprehensive handbook offers help and advice , to all parents and carers of children with Down's syndrome, and shows them how to help their children flourish and reach their full potential. Written in association with die Down's Syndrome Association, this book goes beyond the average introduction to Down's syndrome and addresses the questions, practical or otherwise, that parents will often find themselves asking,..
In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with - and perished from - for more than five thousand years The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience and perseverance, but also of hubris, arrogance and mis perception, a..
In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body-overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system-began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was able to be released from the hospital..
Do you have diabetes? Worry not! Here is a book that gives you simple guidelines and advice on how to lead a healthy and active life in spite of diabetes. With more than a hundred recipes (both vegetarian and nonvegetarian) from every region of India to choose from, regional diet charts and daily diet charts, Diet, Diabetes and You is the ideal book not only for diabetics, but for anyone who wants to lead a healthy, happy and productive life...
IIn the present scenario constipation is most prevalent of all diseases. It's a harbinger of various other diseases as well. Just like accumulation of dirt, dust and other waste at a site results in proliferation of harmful micro-organisms that pollute the environment, in a similar way accumulation of waste material in' the body results in production of various harmful substances that pollute the internal milieu of human body. These harmful products affect the functioning of different organ syst..
The essential guide for all those struggling with dyslexia or dyspraxia in the workplace. If you have difficulties with reading and writing, memory, organisation and time management, this book, written by a leading expert, will help you. Written in a clear, accessible style, Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work will enable you to deal with a large workload, cope with the demands of deadlines, improve your confidence and manage stress. ..
Dyslexia - involving problems with reading, writing, spelling, memory, organisation and time management - can affect people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. But most books on this subject are geared towards young children; advice for teenagers is thin on the ground...
We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping. However, more people are suffering from insomnia than ever before. Paul McKenna has made a remarkable twenty-year study of tackling insomnia. He has developed a unique, easy system that everyone can use to improve the quality of their sleep. In this book he shows you how easy exercise and simple changes in your thinking and behaviour can have a significant impact on your sleep...
We need to rest in order to restore energy to our bodies, particularly to the brain and nervous system. Sleep helps us do this. Some of the sleep problems people face are dreaming, nightmares, sleepwalking, snoring and insomnia. People deprived of sleep lose energy, become quick-tempered, lose concentration and make mistakes...
" ... your book is intended to make the larger public aware of how they can detect, prevent and treat common fatal diseases. It is very important that experts close to the situation on the ground reach out in this way to make the larger masses aware of how diseases can be combated, often in simple and straightforward ways." Ase Elin Bjerke Adviser, WHO Transition Team, Geneva..
Even though heart attacks have become frequent we never think of ourselves as possible victims. Perhaps it is a good idea to begin by adding to our knowledge. This book tells us what questions to ask ourselves in order to prevent an attack and what to expect next if we are among those who have sustained a heart attack. All information here is aimed towards attaining longevity and a quality life...
This book was written for those who suffer from temporary cough, expectoration or shortness of breath and for those who suffer from chronic asthma due to allergies or other factors. Since the bronchi of asthmatic patients are hypersensitive, cold air, dust, animal hair, pollen or physical exertion are sufficient to provoke an asthma attack...
If not checked, diabetes can harm every system and organ of the body, making life a misery. So here's the book that can be your life saver. Popularly known as the "sweet disease", having diabetes is no sweet feeling. In fact, what you experience is raging thirst, itching, fatigue, increased urination, weight loss, blurred vision or unhealing wounds...
In this landmark book, Glenn Doman-pioneer in the treatment of brain-injured children - brings real hope to thousands of children who have been given up for lost and sentenced to a life of institutional confinement...
Is your cholesterol level on the rise? If yes, you are at a greater risk of developing coronary heart disease, strokes and other related diseases. Wake up! Take control! This book is of immense help in understanding cholesterol related basic facts and how to control this fast growing lifestyle disease. Learn to control your cholesterol through careful diet management, proper exercise and a regulated lifestyle.
A heart attack occurs due to blockage or narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscles. It is a silent killer that can strike anyone, anywhere.
This book gives a detailed description of the tests to detect a heart attack and its various modes of treatments. It provides information on how to tackle a heart attack and about cardiac rehabilitation. Surgical interventions like bypass and robotic surgery have also been explained.
High blood pressure is a silent killer. It affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Many people suffer from high blood pressure and are not even aware of it. This book provides basic information on the causes and effects of high blood pressure and how to keep it under control. ..
Heart attack is a common health problem among adults. A disturbing trend in the present age is the increasing incidence of heart attacks among people below 35. Factors responsible for a heart attack include a sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy food, excessive alcohol consumption and obesity...
Allergens cause mild sneezing and coughing on one hand and can lead to a severe reaction on the other. The disease asthma, can be of different types and severity. It ranges from occasional tightness of chest and wheezing to severe shortness of breath and decreased oxygen levels in the blood. Information on different types of allergies and measures to check them are dealt by this book. This book also mentions that asthma can be managed and treated with the help of a proper diet, precautions and m..
Diabetes is a condition that has affected an alarming number of people the world over. It is a chronic disease which can be managed but not cured. A fast-paced, stressful lifestyle, incorrect diet and lack of exercise are some of the reasons for the development of diabetes early in life. This book is a handy introduction to diabetes. It discusses the types of diabetes, the complications associated with the disease and the steps to be taken to prevent it from affecting your lifestyle...
High blood pressure or hypertension is the leading cause of death in our world. It is called the "silent killer" as there are no typical symptoms. This practical guide, written by an experienced medical professional, explains why you must take preventive steps even if you feel perfectly all right. A fatal stroke or heart attack is twice as great for people with untreated hypertension as for those with normal blood pressure. Read about what keeps your heart ticking and how high blood pr..
You need this book, For better health and longer life. For more up-to-date information on medical treatments. A product of the combined knowledge and experience of many doctors and scientists, this book offers a clear look at sickness and therapy - therapy which uses both alternative care and conventional medicine. You owe it to yourself to own this Health Update. ..
Cholesterol, which if not checked, can lead to heart ailments. We share your concern for leading a healthy and wholesome life and believe that a healthy heart is a prerequisite for keeping fit. This book gives you useful information on cholesterol and thus on heart-care and tells you how to feel and be at your best, always. The purpose of this book is to prevent coronary heart disease by understanding, identifying and reducing the risk from high blood cholesterol. It removes your fears about rai..
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..