A Cancer in the Family

A Cancer in the Family

A Kirkus Best Book of 2016  Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer   There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s estimated that about 1.3 million of these cases are hereditary. Yet despite advanced training in […]

Extra Lean Family

Extra Lean Family

 Facing the reality that a third of the nation’s children are overweight, Mario Lopez developed a plan with one simple understanding: what you eat affects those closest to you. As a proud new father, Mario is committed to helping his family start on the right foot when it comes to what they eat by applying […]

Medical Family Therapy

Medical Family Therapy

“High praise to Hodgson, Lamson, Mendenhall, and Crane and in creating a seminal work for systemic researchers, educators, supervisors, policy makers and financial experts in health care.  The comprehensiveness and innovation explored by every author reflects an in depth understanding that reveals true pioneers of integrated health care. Medical Family Therapy: Advanced Applications will lead […]

Vasectomy Under Local Anaesthesia Performed Free of Charge As a Family Planning Service: Complications and Results (Original Articles)

Vasectomy Under Local Anaesthesia Performed Free of Charge As a Family Planning Service: Complications and Results (Original Articles)

The link between global warming and unbridled population growth emphasises the urgent necessity for political action to promote effective forms of contraception. (1) Vasectomy is one of the most reliable family planning methods but is underutilised worldwide, accounting for only 5-10% of contraceptive methods, and in most African countries this figure is much lower. (2) […]

A Patient Reflects on Chronic Illness--and Support from Family and Physicians (Editorial) (Editorial)

A Patient Reflects on Chronic Illness–and Support from Family and Physicians (Editorial) (Editorial)

Thanks for my award for surviving chronic illness! Imagine bloody, seeping wounds on your legs. Imagine how they look–so deep you can see the bone, so painful to look at and extremely painful to have. You have to take the strongest pain medicine just to live through the day or to be able to sleep […]

Anticancer Activity of Mayodendron Igneum, Kurz Family Bignoniaceae (Global Dispensary)

Anticancer Activity of Mayodendron Igneum, Kurz Family Bignoniaceae (Global Dispensary)

Introduction Mayodendron igneum Kurz Fam. Bignoniaceae, also known as Radermachera ignea Kurz, grows wildly in north Myanmar, north Thailand, Loas, Vietnam and south China. It is also planted as a vegetable, for medicinal uses and in home gardens of south Yonnan, as an ornamental (Chun-lin 1990).