“The premise that cognition and consciousness are traits that arise not solely from the brain but also involve the body, or soma (as in the common word ‘somatic’), is not new.”
The first thing to say about Elizabeth Blackwell and her younger sister Emily is that they were formidable women.
This oral history of the story of COVID-19 in the USA from the start of the year until early June is a helpful reminder as to how much of this year like no other panned out.
Dr. Vinayak K.
“Fentanyl, Inc. is an important book that arrives at a key juncture in the opioid crisis.”
“beautifully identifies kindness as an endlessly renewable resource—the light we all can shine on the lives of others and in so doing bathe in its grace ourselves.”
“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”
“Sacks is a humanist author, one who has an amazing capacity to inspire awe and reawaken the reader to the beauty of the smallest and often most unforgotten, disenfranchised aspects of life
“if the United States wants to cut health care costs, improve outcomes, and help patients take more ownership of their health, smart, AI-enabled medicine will need to be a top priority.”
Over the last few days of January 1967, three dozen experts in botany, pharmacology, chemistry, anthropology, and psychiatry gathered at the medical school at the University of California in San Fr
There are few people who could competently write The Biological Mind, but Alan Jasanoff is one of those individuals.
As much memoir as about clinical medicine, Slow Medicine offers readers the sequel to her nonfiction masterpiece, God's Hotel (2012).
“The Vaccine Race shines a light over the transitional period of vaccine research.”
More than 47,000 Americans died of accidental overdose in 2014. What is causing this epidemic of overdose deaths?
If there were a genre classification “nonfiction thriller” then this riveting book would be its bestselling headliner.
While members of the US military may be the most visible of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—with over 235,000 service members diagnosed with a TBI from 2000–2011—they are but one group impa
Perhaps no other field of science and medicine has undergone such phenomenal change as the area of neuroscience.
“Be proud of who you are and recognize that your unique combination of genetics, brain chemistry and personality could land you in the pages of history.”
“a well-rounded book . . . It will broaden your knowledge and may lead to you to consider allergy in new ways.”
“an eye-opening book enriched by facts, figures, and heartbreaking stories, the addiction parallel of Professor Mukherjee’s The Emperor of All Maladies.”
This short book provides an upbeat but realistic portrayal of multiple sclerosis (MS), with enlightening illustrations and enough detail for those reading it to be educated without being overwhelme
“Fast computers coupled with biological knowledge can let us understand the workings of a wedge of actual brain tissue.
According to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The history of man for the nine months preceding his birth would, probably, be far more interesting and contain events of greater moment than all the three-sc
“This book is recommended to anyone involved in health care—from student to practitioner to teacher or administrator—to remind us all of the traditions that nurture and feed us.