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For a complete understanding of our health system and the succession of reforms “for increased productivity” of hospitals that have harmed it, without responding to the true new challenges happening now and to come.
New Questions from Women Responses to 1001 questions that women ask about their health and their well-being, at every age in life
All the experience and knowledge of a gynecologist who has been listening to women for 40 years.
A subject that arouses very broad interest, approached here without the usual esoteric or spiritualist connotations, backed by the most recent advances in the neurosciences, and with very illuminating clinical cases.
Immortality is no longer what it used to be. This brief history introduces the proponents and the implications of it. Life can be prolonged; medical science is constantly proving this; but it cannot thwart the great laws of biology.
Among 30,000 new cases per year are detected by the Sentinelles network (which estimates pathology in France) and 65,000 cases recorded by France Lyme. The numbers are on the rise in France, particularly in eastern France. There are 65 000 chronic cases of borreliosis (2013 figures). The definitive reference work on Lyme disease by France's foremost specialist in the disease. The story of a health scandal condemned by the author.
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.
This book tells the story of the research and ideas that led to this medical revolution.
A true little encyclopedia of diabetes. Dr. Gérard Slama: one of the foremost experts, more than 40 years spent treating diabetics. To understand the various types of diabetes, their characteristics, their treatments. Essential rules to treat oneself when one is insulin-dependent.
A team of authors that brings together the greatest specialists in French medicine in the most important fields: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, neurology, infectious disease and allergies. A real encyclopedia, which leaves no point in the shadows: from difficulties in following treatment to patient-physician relations, from families and carers to the public health system. A book that anticipates future problems faced by medicine, by doctors and by patients.
A subject that can be hard to discuss, and a light-hearted yet well-documented way of addressing a taboo. Aimed at both women and men. Perineal issues after giving birth, after cancer treatments, in old age, after treatment for prostate cancer, etc..
Models, role play, serious games, quizzes: a comprehensive description of materials and technical resources available today that can help caregivers and trainees in their practice. An outreach work aimed at ensuring that we are all aware of the importance of critical pedagogical practice in improving the quality of care that we tend to take for granted.
Stanley B. Prusiner’s fascinating discovery, which revolutionised medicine
Ground-breaking approaches to the treatment of major diseases