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Alcohol, the Foremost Addiction Overcoming a Chronic Illness
Alcoholism remains a major subject in public health, much more toxic than drug addiction
Delphine Lhuillery, Erick Petit, Eric Sauvanet
All about endometriosis Relieving pain, curing illness
This is the first scientific and accessible book on endometriosis, this specifically female disease, which is still too little known to patients, but also to the medical profession.
Alzheimer Everything You Need to Know about Alzheimer’s
A reference work that offers hope, by a top specialist on Alzheimer’s disease
David Khayat, Cécile Khayat , Nathalie Hutter-Lardeau
A healthy, tasty and convivial style of cooking that is easy to prepare and fits with the tastes and constraints of modern living. Information on familiar and some less familiar foods with recognized anti-cancer properties.
The Art of Giving Birth
How are children born today in different cultures? At once a history of birth throughout the ages and a comprehensive medical anthropology, this book constitutes a rigorous overview and breakdown of our current knowledge in the fields of foetal biology and neonatal medicine. As a professor and the director of a research laboratory at Port-Royal, Alexandre Minkowski has dedicated his life's work to the medical and scientific study of the foetus.
Assisted Reproductive Technology: What Are the Limits? Donor Anonymity, Same-Sex Parenting, Surrogacy
An eminent biologist discusses the diversity of infertility cases, existing medical responses, current hopes — and the controversies surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
What to do to overcome asthma, an increasingly common disorder among children and teenagers?
"This little book will help demystify an illness that can be highly stressful; it should also encourage an easier form of dialogue with the patient's doctor." Impact Médecin
Temple Grandin, Richard Panek
The Autistic Brain
A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate
René Frydman, Myriam Szejer
The Baby Through All Stages of Development Gypsy II Conference
Can communication be established with new-born infants? Is it true that certain forms of sensory information can be transmitted to foetuses? How can doctors detect medical disorders which are the expression of psychic suffering in infancy? Can psychoanalysis help to relieve such disorders? To produce this report, paediatricians, midwives, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and researchers pooled their experience to provide a better understanding of what makes human beings develop harmoniously. The Gypsy II Conference was held in association with the organisation known as "La Cause des Bébés".
"Man has broken all the commandments to which living beings are bound. We had the audacity to want the weak to be protected. We gave rights to the individual. We decreased the rate of infant mortality and doubled the rate of life expectancy. But can we avoid the punishments of these beautiful imprudences?" Jean Hamburger Jean Hamburger was at the forefront of modern necrology and the principals of medical resuscitation. A member of the Académie Française and the Académie de Médecine, he was also President of the Académie des Sciences.