The Secret Life of Germs

Author: Philip M. Tierno
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743421881
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Examines the threats caused by an exploding level of germ infections, from the common cold to flesh-eating bacteria; offers ways to protect against infection; and discusses the media, germ warfare, and the importance of germs.

Zu Risiken und Nebenwirkungen fragen Sie Ihre T rklinke

Author: Susanne Thiele
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641225671
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Schöner wohnen mit Mikroben Wir können sie nicht sehen und doch leben wir mit Milliarden von ihnen zusammen: Mikroben. Sie bevölkern unser Bad, richten es sich kuschelig in unserem Schlafzimmer ein und lassen es sich in unserer Küche schmecken. Wie wir Bakterien, Viren und Pilze erfolgreich in Schach halten und welche uns und unserer Gesundheit sogar nützen, erzählt die Mikrobiologin Susanne Thiele so fundiert wie unterhaltsam. Mit vielen Tipps für die richtige Hygiene im Alltag und für ein gesundes Leben mit unseren »Untermietern«.

Germ Theory

Author: Judith Herbst
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 0822529092
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Tells the story of how scientists learned about germs and revolutionized medicine.

A History of Infectious Diseases and the Microbial World

Author: Lois N. Magner
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275995054
Format: PDF, ePub
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In keeping with the goal of this series, A History of Infectious Diseases and the Microbial World provides a broad introductory overview of the history of major infectious diseases, including their impact on different populations, the recognition of specific causative agents, and the development of methods used to prevent, control, and treat them. By stressing the major themes in the history of disease, this book allows readers to relate modern concerns to historical materials. It places modern developments concerning infectious diseases within their historical context, illuminating the relationships between patterns of disease and social, cultural, political, and economic factors. Upon completing this volume, readers will be prepared to answer contemporary questions concerning the threat of newly-emerging infectious diseases, potentially devastating pandemics, and the threat of bioterrorism. A History of Infectious Diseases and the Microbial World offers readers answers to specific questions, as well as the challenge of a narrative that will stimulate their curiosity and encourage them to ask questions about the theory, practice, and assumptions of modern medicine. One will gain a precise understanding of the nature of different kinds of pathogens, the unique mechanisms behind disease transmission , and the means used to control, prevent, and treat infectious disease. Although only a few of these deadly illnesses can be addressed in detail, those that are discussed include: malaria, leprosy, bubonic plague, tuberculosis, syphilis, diphtheria, cholera, yellow fever, poliomyelitis, HIV/AIDS, and influenza.

Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture

Author: Mwizenge S. Tembo
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479702102
Format: PDF
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The Southern African country of Zambia with 72 tribes has experienced tremendous social turmoil during the last 48 years. The 13 million citizens migrated into the cities and professionals immigrated and scattered abroad in a growing Diaspora. The diversity of the Zambian society and globalization has created a cultural crisis. “Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture” discusses social and political history, gender rites of passage, food, religion, witchcraft, and recommendations for contemporary life in the 21st century. The17 chapter book puts the diverse Zambian African tribal customs, culture and technology into the modern digital age.

Kitchen Smarts

Author: Frances E. Ruffin
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404203013
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discusses the need for a clean kitchen to avoid food poisoning and offers tips on the importance of shelf life information, safe knife handling, and fire safety.

Wohlstand und Armut der Nationen

Author: David Landes
Publisher: Siedler Verlag
ISBN: 3641051118
Format: PDF, ePub
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Das Standardwerk zur Wirtschaftsgeschichte Kaum eine Frage ist umstrittener und stärker mit Ideologie befrachtet als die, warum manche Länder wirtschaftlich äußerst erfolgreich sind, während andere unfähig scheinen, aus ihrer Armut herauszufinden. Liegt es am Klima? An der Kultur? An der Politik? In seiner umfassenden Geschichte über die Weltwirtschaft der letzten sechshundert Jahre entwickelt David Landes Antworten auf diese Fragen und bietet zugleich ein Standardwerk zur Geschichte der Weltwirtschaft.