Broadcasting Birth Control: Mass Media and Family Planning by Dr. Manon Parry

By Dr. Manon Parry

Often, the background of the contraception circulate has been informed throughout the debts of the leaders, businesses, and laws that formed the crusade. lately, historians have started analyzing the cultural paintings of revealed media, together with newspapers, magazines, or even novels in fostering aid for the reason. Broadcasting contraception builds in this new scholarship to discover the movies and radio and tv publicizes constructed by means of twentieth-century contraception advocates to advertise kin making plans at domestic within the usa, and within the increasing foreign enviornment of inhabitants control.

Mass media, Manon Parry contends, was once serious to the contraception movement’s makes an attempt to construct help and later to publicize the assumption of fertility keep an eye on and the provision of contraceptive providers within the usa and world wide. even though those public efforts in ads and schooling have been undertaken at the start by way of major advocates, together with Margaret Sanger, more and more a turning out to be category of public communications specialists took at the position, mimicking the efforts of business advertisers to advertise wellbeing and fitness and birth control in brief performs, cartoons, movies, and cleaning soap operas. during this means, they made a personal subject—fertility control—appropriate for public discussion.

Parry examines those traits to make clear the contested nature of the motivations of contraception advocates. Acknowledging that supporters of birth control weren't continually prompted by way of the easiest pursuits of person girls, Parry concludes that kinfolk making plans advocates have been still confident of women’s hope for birth control and hugely conscious of the moral concerns excited by using the media to notify and convince.

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The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire by Susan P. Mattern

By Susan P. Mattern

Galen of Pergamum (A.D. 129 - ca. 216) started his striking profession tending to wounded gladiators in provincial Asia Minor. Later in existence he accomplished nice contrast as one in every of a small circle of court docket physicians to the relations of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, on the very center of Roman society. Susan Mattern's The Prince of Medicine deals the 1st authoritative biography in English of this tremendous, audacious, and profoundly influential determine.

Like many Greek intellectuals residing within the excessive Roman Empire, Galen was once a prodigious polymath, writing on topics as diverse as ethics and eczema, grammar and gout. certainly, he used to be (as he claimed) as very popular in his lifetime for his philosophical works as for his clinical treatises. in spite of the fact that, it really is for medication that he's such a lot remembered this present day, and from the later Roman Empire throughout the Renaissance, clinical schooling was once established principally on his works. Even as much as the 20th century, he remained the one so much influential determine in Western drugs. but he was once a sophisticated person, packed with breathtaking vanity, shameless self-promotion, and lacerating wit. He used to be fiercely aggressive, as soon as disemboweling a dwell monkey and tough the physicians in attendance to properly substitute its organs. Relentless in his pursuit of something that may treatment the sufferer, he insisted on rigorous remark and, occasionally, bold experimentation. Even confronting one among history's so much terrible events--a devastating outbreak of smallpox--he persisted, bearing sufferer witness to its predations, 12 months after 12 months.

The Prince of Medicine supplies us Galen as he lived his lifestyles, within the urban of Rome at its apex of energy and decadence, between his buddies, his competitors, and his sufferers. It deals a deeply human and long-overdue portrait of 1 of historic history's most important and fascinating figures.

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Leisure, Pleasure and Healing by Dvorjetski, E.

By Dvorjetski, E.

This publication offers with relaxation, excitement and therapeutic on the spas within the jap Mediterranean basin because the biblical period during the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and early Muslim sessions concentrating on way of life, therapeutic cults, scientific thoughts and coverings on the healing spas.

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Pioneers of microbiology and the Nobel prize by Professor Ulf Lagerkvist

By Professor Ulf Lagerkvist

We're swamped with details and every day turns out to convey new discoveries that needs to be thought of. by no means sooner than within the heritage of technology have such a lot of scientists been as energetic as this present day. It has turn into a tremendous challenge for the specialist simply to stay alongside of the literature in his or her personal box of study. Why, then, should still specialists and their negative scholars fear in regards to the pioneers of microbiology, these half-forgotten scientists who a century in the past dedicated their lives to a brand new technology that was once on its option to revolutionizing medicine?With such a lot of new proof and difficulties screaming for our consciousness, you can actually lose sight of the lengthy street that we've got travelled with a purpose to get to the purpose the place we're now. Tracing the trail of these who've long past prior to us might help us to determine our personal medical ambitions and efforts in a extra revealing perspective.The nice figures who're on the middle of curiosity during this publication — Robert Koch, Emil von Behring, Paul Ehrlich and Elie Metchnikoff — have been faraway from uncontroversial in the course of their lifetimes. it's attention-grabbing to determine how they have been judged via their friends on the Karolinska Institutet after they have been thought of for the Nobel Prize.Pioneers of Microbiology and the Nobel Prize has been written in this sort of means that it may be loved even with no an in depth wisdom of microbiology and medication. in truth, a substantial a part of the publication portrays the kingdom of drugs in the course of the heart of the nineteenth century, whilst bacteriology might be stated to have made its debut at the clinical scene.

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Disability in Medieval Europe: Thinking about Physical by Irina Metzler

By Irina Metzler

This extraordinary quantity offers an intensive exam of all elements of actual impairment and incapacity in medieval Europe. studying a favored period that's of serious curiosity to many historians and researchers, Irene Metzler offers a theoretical framework of incapacity and explores key parts similar to: medieval theoretical options theology and average philosophy notions of the actual physique scientific thought and perform. Bringing into play the fashionable day implications of medieval proposal at the factor, this can be a interesting and informative addition to the learn reviews of medieval historical past, background of drugs and incapacity experiences students the English-speaking international over.

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Optical-thermal response of laser-irradiated tissue by Ashley J. Welch, Martin JC van Gemert

By Ashley J. Welch, Martin JC van Gemert

The second one variation continues the normal of excellence tested within the first version, whereas adjusting the content material to mirror adjustments in tissue optics and clinical purposes when you consider that 1995. the fabric bearing on mild propagation now comprises new chapters dedicated to electromagnetic idea for coherent gentle. the cloth touching on thermal laser-tissue interactions features a new bankruptcy on pulse ablation of tissue. The scientific functions part now contains a number of new chapters on Optical Coherent Tomography, acoustic imaging, molecular imaging, forensic optics and nerve stimulation. a close assessment is equipped of the optical and thermal reaction of tissue to laser irradiation besides diagnostic and healing examples together with fiber optics. adequate concept is integrated within the e-book in order that it's appropriate for a one or semester graduate or for senior non-obligatory classes. fabric lined contains (1) gentle propagation and diagnostic software; (2) the thermal reaction of tissue and healing program; (3) denaturation; and (4) ablation. the idea and purposes offer researchers with enough element that this quantity becomes the first reference for laser-tissue interactions and clinical functions

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Biotechnology: Applying the Genetic Revolution by David P. Clark

By David P. Clark

Not like so much biotechnology textbooks, Dr. David P. Clark's Biotechnology ways sleek biotechnology from a molecular foundation, which grew out of the expanding biochemical realizing of body structure. utilizing trouble-free, less-technical jargon, Clark manages to introduce every one bankruptcy with a uncomplicated idea that eventually evolves right into a extra particular certain precept. This up to date textual content covers a large realm of themes, together with forensics and bioethics, utilizing colourful illustrations and concise applications.

This e-book might help readers comprehend molecular biotechnology as a systematic self-discipline, how the learn during this sector is carried out, and the way this expertise might influence the longer term.

· up to date textual content specializes in sleek biotechnology with a molecular foundation
· simple recommendations by way of extra unique, particular functions
· transparent, colour illustrations of key themes and ideas
· sincerely written with no overly technical jargon or complex examples

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Intracranial tumors : diagnosis and treatment by Jerome B Posner MD, Lisa M. DeAngelis, Philip H. Gutin,

By Jerome B Posner MD, Lisa M. DeAngelis, Philip H. Gutin, Steven A. Leibel, Jerome B Posner

Mind tumors have a longstanding popularity for being intractable to remedy, and with proof suggesting that the prevalence of a few mind tumors is expanding, this has develop into the main feared melanoma. besides the fact that, with advancements in imaging applied sciences, radiation treatment and chemotherapy , in addition to a better wisdom of the genetic factors of mind tumors, higher analysis and therapy is accessible, supplying a extra confident outlook for sufferers. This e-book, written via prime pros within the box of neuro-oncology, presents a helpful evaluate and presentation of the main updated rules within the prognosis, remedy and administration of intracranial tumors. protecting the most up-tp-date diagnostic and healing instruments to be had together with MRI, stereotactic needle biopsy, practical MRI, 3D conformal radiotherapy, radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, new chemotherapy brokers and novel regimens, gene remedy and anti-angiogenesis elements, it is going to be of serious curiosity to all

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Vitamins in foods: analysis, bioavailability, and stability by George F.M. Ball

By George F.M. Ball

To accomplish and retain optimum wellbeing and fitness, it truly is crucial that the supplementations in meals are found in adequate volume and are in a kind that the physique can assimilate. Vitamins in Foods: research, Bioavailability, and balance provides the most recent information regarding supplementations and their research, bioavailability, and balance in meals.

The contents of the e-book is split into elements to facilitate accessibility and realizing. half I, houses of supplements , discusses the results of meals processing on diet retention, the body structure of nutrition absorption, and the physiochemical houses of person supplements. elements affecting nutrition bioavailability also are mentioned intimately. the second one half, research of supplementations , describes the rules of analytical equipment and gives targeted equipment for depicting person supplementations in foods. 

Analytical subject matters of specific curiosity comprise the id of difficulties linked to quantitatively extracting supplements from the meals matrix; assay concepts, together with immunoassays, protein binding, microbiological, and biosensor assays; the presentation of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) technique illustrated in tables observed by way of step by step info of pattern coaching; the reason of consultant separations (chromatograms) taken from unique learn papers are reproduced including ultraviolet and florescence spectra of supplements; the appraisal of assorted analytical methods which are presently employed. 

Comprehensive andcomplete, supplements in meals: research, Bioavailability, and balance is a must-have source should you desire the most recent info on analytical technique and components affecting diet bioavailability and retention in meals.

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Ultrafiltration for Bioprocessing by H Lutz

By H Lutz

Ultrafiltration for Bioprocessing is essential analyzing for all these inquisitive about the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical components. Written by means of a number one employee within the region, it contains many sensible purposes and case experiences within the key technique of ultrafiltration (UF), that's utilized in virtually each bioprocess.

  • Focuses on ultrafiltration for biopharmaceuticals—other books examine normal ultrafiltration or common biopharmaceuticals
  • A mixture of concept and functional applications—other books are usually extra theory-oriented
  • Addresses the most concerns encountered in improvement and scale-up via strategies and case studies

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