Preventative Medicine Products

  • Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously over the years globally.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09 
    CRC Press

  • International Disaster Health Care

    Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Amado Alejandro Baez

    International Disaster Health Care: Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education provides a complete image of the needs, concerns, and insights that relate to disaster preparedness from an international health-care perspective. The United Nations has recognized the devastating…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Obesity

    Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos

    The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

    Edited by Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

    Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Risk Assessment

    A Toxicological Approach

    By Ted Simon

    The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. The problems we face in the twenty-first century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing importance as a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Barasi's Human Nutrition

    A Health Perspective, Third Edition

    By Michael EJ Lean, Emilie Combet

    Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of nutrition. Thoroughly revised, restructured, and updated, this new edition presents up-to-date scientific information in an accessible and reader-friendly format,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    CRC Press

  • Outpatient Nutrition Care and Home Nutrition Support

    Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management

    Edited by Carol Ireton-Jones

    Nutrition, defined by Merriam-Webster, is the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy. However, making the right food and nutrition choices and finding the best and most accurate nutrition information can be a challenge, especially when a disease or injury…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • One World Health

    An Overview of Global Health

    By Lord Nigel Crisp

    This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. It describes the shared opportunities but also the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular needs of the poorest people in every society. Covering subjects from epidemics…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Personalized Medicine

    Promises and Pitfalls

    By Gloria Gronowicz

    Personalized Medicine: Promises and Pitfalls broadly explores the tailoring of medical treatment to a patient’s characteristics, needs, and preferences during all stages of care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. The book’s goal is to explain the science behind personalized…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Disease Causing Microbes

    Edited by Jaishree Paul

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Disease Surveillance

    Technological Contributions to Global Health Security

    Edited by David L. Blazes, Sheri H. Lewis

    Disease Surveillance: Technological Contributions to Global Health Security reminds us of the continued vulnerability of the world to contagious infections. The book presents examples of disease surveillance systems and evaluates promising advances as well as opportunities for new systems. It also…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    CRC Press

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