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Autophagy: How to Purify our Body, Promote Muscle Growth, Slow Ag...
by Melany Flores

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English

Pages

139

Publication Date

August 31, 2019

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<h3><strong><em>Are you curious about the process of metabolic autophagy and how it can affect the well-being of your life?</em></strong></h3><p><br /></p><p><em>Autophagy is a natural process your cells go through every day – it is an essential cleansing ritual that rids your cells of old or damaged organelles and proteins as well as pathogens and cell debris. This process’s impact on cellular health has incredible implications, including:</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><ul><li><h4><em><strong>Protectionfrom cancer by destroying cancerous cells and promoting the growth of healthy cells instead,</strong></em></h4></li></ul><h4><em><br /></em></h4><ul><li><h4><em><strong>A reduced risk of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s,</strong></em></h4></li></ul><p><em><br /></em></p><ul><li><h4><em><strong>A reduced risk as well as treatment of muscular disorders such as lysosomal disease, liver disease and inflammation.</strong></em></h4></li></ul><p><em><br /></em></p><h4><em><strong>However, the most impressive benefits of autophagy are its ability to treat obesity by promoting weight loss as well as its anti-aging properties.</strong></em></h4><h4><em><br /></em></h4><p><em> Approximately 30% of people worldwide suffer from obesity, and this complex disease can cause a whole host of other health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. It is therefore a serious problem to which autophagy is a solution. Autophagy can also increase your lifespan by counteracting against the processes that cause aging.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><p><em>Autophagy is typically induced when your cells undergo stress, be it environmental or physiological stress. There are four main ways to expose your cells to this type of stress so that autophagy can be promoted and its benefits can be reaped.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><p><em> The first method is calorie restriction, whether by following a keto diet, a fasting schedule that is intermittent or periodic, or restricting your protein intake.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><p><em>Exercising regularly and practicing high-intensity training, consuming autophagy-promoting foods and supplements, and getting quality sleep are the other three methods.</em></p><p><em>All these methods create an internal environment in which autophagy is favored.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><p><em>Understanding the autophagic process – how it works, when it is triggered, how it is regulated, the effects it has on the body, etc., – is a topic that has only recently been seriously broached in the scientific world. After all, its mechanism of action was only completely elucidated in 2016. Although there are still some questions that are yet to be answered regarding this process, it is clear that it confers a vast amount of benefits to the human body.</em></p><h4><em><br /></em></h4><p><em>This book covers the mechanism and effects of autophagy, the diseases that can develop when it is disrupted, the benefits of promoting it and an overview of the current clinical approaches in inducing this process. We will also teach you how to utilize the autophagic process so you can lose weight and improve your health.</em></p><p><em><br /></em></p><h4><em>The best part is, you won’t need to take any drugs as autophagy is an entirely natural process! You’ll basically be fine-tuning your body to function at its most efficient level.</em></h4><p><em><br /></em></p><p><em>So, if you are interested in living a long life of the highest quality, this book contains the information that you need. It certainly provides a comprehensive overview on the science behind the process of autophagy and clearly outlines how you can harness its power to improve your quality of life.</em></p><p><br /></p><h4>Continue reading!...</h4><p><br /></p><h4><em><u>Buy the Paperback version of this Book and get the E-Book for FREE</u></em></h4>
The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual
by ARRL Inc.

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English

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Publication Date

May 30, 2018

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<b>All You Need to Become an Amateur Radio Operator!</b><br /><br /><i>The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual</i> is the most popular introduction into the world of Amateur Radio.<br /><br />Easy-to-understand “bite-sized” sections. Pass the 35-question Technician Class test. <br />All the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.<br />Use with ARRL’s Online Exam Review for Ham Radio.<br />Designed for self-study and classroom use. Intended for all newcomers, instructors, and schoolteachers.<br /><br />Discover the excitement of ham radio. The Amateur Radio Service offers a unique mix of public service, technology, and experimenting with electronics--all with an emphasis on fun. Some hams use their skills to provide communications during emergencies and disasters when all else fails. Others enjoy talking to people across the country and around the globe, and operating portable radio equipment from anywhere. <i>The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual</i> will guide you as you get started--as you select your equipment, set-up your first station, and get on the air!<br /><br />Use this book to study for your license exam. Every page presents information you will need to pass the exam and become an effective operator. You'll cover small sections at a time:<br /><br />Welcome to Amateur Radio <br />Radio and Signals Fundamentals <br />Electricity, Components, and Circuits <br />Propagation, Antennas, and Feed Lines <br />Amateur Radio Equipment <br />Communicating with Other Hams <br />Licensing Regulations <br />Operating Regulations <br />Safety<br /><br />At the end of the book, you'll find the entire Technician Question Pool.<br /><br />Use this book with ARRL’s Online Exam Review for Ham Radio to review the study material chapter by chapter. Take randomly generated practice exams using questions from the actual examination pool. You won’t have any surprises on exam day!
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
by Natalie Angier

Language

English

Pages

306

Publication Date

April 03, 2008

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<b>The<i> New York Times</i> bestseller that makes scientific subjects both understandable and fun: “Every sentence sparkles with wit and charm.” —Richard Dawkins</b><br />  <br /> From the Pulitzer Prize–winning <i>New York Times</i> science journalist and bestselling author of <i>Woman</i>, this is a playful, passionate guide to the science all around us (and inside us)—from physics to chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy, and more.<br />  <br /> Drawing on conversations with hundreds of the world’s top scientists, Natalie Angier creates a thoroughly entertaining guide to scientific literacy. For those who want a fuller understanding of some of the great issues of our time, <i>The Canon</i> offers insights on stem cells, bird flu, evolution, and global warming. For students—or parents whose kids ask a lot of questions about how the world works—it brings to life such topics as how the earth was formed, or what electricity is. Also included are clear, fascinating explanations of how to think scientifically and grasp the tricky subject of probability.<br />  <br /><i>The Canon</i> is a joyride through the major scientific disciplines that reignites our childhood delight and sense of wonder—and along the way, tells us what is actually happening when our ice cream melts or our coffee gets cold, what our liver cells do when we eat a caramel, why the horse is an example of evolution at work, and how we’re all really made of stardust.<br />  
The Language of Medicine - E-Book
by Davi-Ellen Chabner

Language

English

Pages

1022

Publication Date

January 21, 2016

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<p>Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling <b>The Language of Medicine, 11th Edition!</b> An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach presents medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you’ll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, and you will be ready to communicate fluently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career.</p><ul><b><li>Self-study text/workbook approach</b> reinforces learning every step of the way with a wide variety of exercises, labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and reviews, all organized by body systems with additional chapters on key areas of health care such as cancer and psychiatry.</li><li><b>Simple, clear, non-technical explanations</b> demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science.</li><li><b>More than 500 full-color illustrations</b> depict the details of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the structure and function of the body system.</li><li><b>Practical applications</b> such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in the clinical environment.</li><li><b><i>Pronunciation of Terms</b></i> at the end of each chapter include phonetic spellings and spaces to write the meanings of terms.</li><li><b>Abbreviations</b> <b>of terminology</b> make it easy to learn the medical shorthand used in clinical practice.</li><li><b>Error-prone abbreviations list </b>derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting.</li><li><b>Comprehensive glossaries and appendices</b> serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job.</li><li><b>An Evolve companion website</b> lets you practice word parts and building terms with interactive<b> </b>word games, learning exercises, an audio glossary with pronunciations of over 3,000 terms, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. </li> </ul><ul><b><li>NEW terms and procedures </b>keep you up to date with healthcare advances.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>pathology photos</b> illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly, showing the conditions that you will see, code, or manage in healthcare settings.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b><i>Hint</i> feature</b> provides helpful clues that assist with learning and retention of terminology.</li><li><b>NEW! Electronic healthcare records</b> on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice working with today’s medical records.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>anatomic, pathologic and procedural animations</b> on Evolve bring terminology to life and offer a 3D glimpse into the clinical world. </li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>medical reports audio</b> on Evolve provides the aural practice you need to be able to understand medical terminology in clinical settings.</li> </ul>
Atlas of Mineralized Bone Histology
by , M.-C. Faugere

Language

English

Pages

136

Publication Date

October 23, 1986

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The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intel...
by Carl Sagan

Language

English

Pages

289

Publication Date

September 26, 2012

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<b>“A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday . . . It's a delight.”—<i>The New York Times</i></b><br /><br />Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends—and their amazing links to recent discoveries. <br /><br /><b>“How can I persuade every intelligent person to read this important and elegant book? . . . He talks about all kinds of things: the why of the pain of human childbirth . . . the reason for sleeping and dreaming . . . chimpanzees taught to communicate in deaf and dumb language . . . the definition of death . . . cloning . . . computers . . . intelligent life on other planets. . . . Fascinating . . . delightful.”—<i>The Boston Globe<br /></i></b><br /><b>“In some lost Eden where dragons ruled, the foundations of our intelligence were laid. . . . Carl Sagan takes us on a guided tour of that lost land. . . . Fascinating . . . entertaining . . . masterful.”—<i>St. Louis Post-Dispatch</i></b>
The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous M...
by , Jenny Volvovski

Language

English

Pages

168

Publication Date

September 14, 2012

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A science book like no other, <em>The Where, the Why, and the How</em> turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a celebration of the wonder that inspires every new discovery. Featuring work by such contemporary luminaries as Lisa Congdon, Jen Corace, Neil Farber, Susie Ghahremani, Jeremyville, and many more, this is a work of scientific and artistic exploration to pique the interest of both the intellectually and imaginatively curious.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists
by , Mary C. Talaga

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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<p><i>The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists</i> is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.</p><p>This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.</p><p>This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed.</p><p>This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.</p>
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019
by , Michael W. Rabow

Language

English

Pages

1904

Publication Date

September 10, 2018

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<b>Know what the experts know and incorporate it into your daily practice with the #1 annual guide to internal medicine</b><br /> <b><br /> </b><br /> <b>INCLUDES 7 ONLINE-ONLY CHAPTERS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST!</b><br /> <b>Visit: www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT</b><br /> <br /> <p><b><i>A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! </i></b></p><br />Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, <i>CMDT</i> offers the most current insight into epidemiology, symptoms, signs, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments.<br /> <br /> <br /> <b>Features and content critical to clinical practice: </b><br /><br />•Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine<br /><br />•Full review of all internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care<br /><br />•Update of newly emerging infections and their treatments<br /><br />•Specific disease prevention information<br /><br />•Hundreds of medication tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices – plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms<br /><br />•Recent references with PMID numbers<br /><br />•Full-color photographs and illustrations (many new to this edition)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <b>HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS:</b><br /><br />•Revised section on pain management at the end of life<br /><br />•Updated ACC/AHA guidelines for treatment of valvular disease<br /><br />•New ACC/AHA and Hypertension Canada blood pressure guidelines<br /><br />•New FDA approved medications for treatment of breast cancer<br /><br />•New colon cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force<br /><br />•Acclaimed annual update of HIV/AIDS<br /><br />•New classification of epilepsy<br /> <b>•</b>Revised recommendations for treating hepatitis C virus-associated kidney disease<br /><br />•Revised chapter on psychiatric disordersNew FDA approved medication for gastric adenocarcinoma<br /><br />•Updated information about treating spinal muscular atrophy<br /> <br /> <br />
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
by Merriam-Webster

Language

English

Pages

1664

Publication Date

June 12, 2009

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You can set this dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary and look up words while reading. The default setting is The New Oxford American Dictionary included on your Kindle, but you have the option to change your default setting to this compatible dictionary after purchase. <br /><br /><br /><br />America’s Best-Selling Dictionary defines the current, active vocabulary of American English! Features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples to clarify meaning. Newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields including technology, entertainment, health, science, and society. New words include hashtag, steampunk, digital divide, fracking, and fist pump. <br /><br /><br /><br />Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.<br /><br /><br /><br />Over 60 million copies of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary have been sold since its initial publication in 1898.

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