Score: 4.5
From 257 Ratings

The Body


  • Author: Bill Bryson
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 60211266 Bytes


AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary ...

Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

As Nature Made Him


  • Author: John Colapinto
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Anatomy & Physiology
  • File Size: 812280 Bytes


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own.” —Washington PostThe true story about the "twins case" and a riveting exploration of medical arrogance, misguided science, societal confusion, gender differences, and one man's ultimate triumphIn 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. The boy's uninjured brother, raised as a boy, provided to the experiment the perfect matched control. As Nature Made Him tel...

Human Physiology
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Human Physiology


  • Author : Gillian Pocock
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199574933


Human Physiology Book Description :

The new edition has been significantly revised to include an expanded problem section at the end of each chapter with more quantitative examples and some clinical problems where appropriate. The clinical physiology chapter is now broken into several short chapters....

Human Physiology  Biochemistry and Basic Medicine

Human Physiology Biochemistry and Basic Medicine


  • Author : Laurence A. Cole
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128037171


Human Physiology Biochemistry and Basic Medicine Book Description :

Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Basic Medicine is a unique perspective that draws together human biology, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and cell biology in one comprehensive volume. In this way, it is uniquely qualified to address the needs of the emerging field of humanology, a holistic approach to understanding the biology of humans and how they are distinguished from other animals. Coverage starts with human anatomy and physiology and the details of the workings of all parts of the male and female body. Next, coverage of human biochemistry and how sugars, fats, and amino acids are made and digested is discussed, as is human basic medicine, covering the science of diseases and human evolution and pseudo-evolution. The book concludes with ...

Human Physiology and Health
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Human Physiology and Health


  • Author : David B. Wright
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 043563304X


Human Physiology and Health Book Description :

This human biology text covers the Human Physiology and Health GCSE syllabuses (NEAB and SEG) and is suitable for GNVQ Health and Social Care. It is written for post-16 students who may have struggled with science GCSEs, or are studying the subject with a particular vocational focus....

Human Physiology

Human Physiology


  • Author : R.F. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642967146


Human Physiology Book Description :

Human Physiology is the English version of a time-honored German textbook first published by HERMANN REIN in 1936. We undertook the preparation of a completely revised 20th edition with the intention of making the book accessible to a wide range of English-speaking readers. The subject-matter was therefore organized so as to corre spond to the structuring of physiology courses in most countries of the world. The book is directed primarily at students of medicine. Its aim is to enable them to un derstand living processes in the human organism, providing the basis for the scientific understanding of pathological changes. The material was chosen to give the reader not only the knowledge required for passing examinations, but also information necessary f...

Human Physiology

Human Physiology


  • Author : Robley Dunglison
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1841
  • Genre: Physiology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044058204512


Human Physiology Book Description :

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Human Physiology

Human Physiology


  • Author : William Furneaux
  • Publisher : B. Jain Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-06-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8170211581


Human Physiology Book Description :

This work is intended for those who desire an easy introduction to the study of the human frame....