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Chakra Healing and Karmic Awareness

By: Keith Sherwood

Price: $5.81

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105404

ISBN: 8179927776

Condition: New


Chakra Healing & Karmic Awareness presents a step-by-step program for energy health and spiritual growth. Written for people who have some familiarity with energy work principles, this guide explains karmic attachments and how to remove them, how to activate the higher and lower chakras to strengthen your aura, and how to work with kundalini energy. It even explores the influence of nonphysical beings that get trapped in the human energy field and tells how to safely release them. With the help of this book, you can Discover how your energy system works, and its effect on your health, intimate... View more info

The Indian Spa: Ayurveda. Yoga. Wellness. Beauty

By: Kim Inglis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Singapore, Talisman Publishing Pte Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023023

ISBN: 9810593538

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 336 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Bollywood Body by Design

By: Kris Gethin (Author) & John Abraham (Frwd)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105088

ISBN: 9789384225674

Condition: New


Bollywood Body by Design describes and demonstrates how you can experience transformational success in as little as 10 weeks enhanced by an Indian cultural context. To enhance the evolution of previous transformation stories, Kris Gethin explains how to develop superhero characteristics in order to control your environment and to face fat loss fears. Relatable and inspirational profiles and success stories are shared by Indians from around the world who have followed Gethin’s plans as well as the Bollywood stars who have experienced the transformation. Custom workout programmes and Indian fo... View more info

Dental Hygiene

By: Kritika Chauhan

Price: $79.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111887

ISBN: 9789385494154

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 208. View more info

Suryanamaskar: Sun Salutations

By: Krzysztof Stec

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 116747

ISBN: 8120840925

Condition: New


"Our body is essential for every achievement" said an ancient seer. That body should not be diseased but rather strong and healthy, with perfect harmony between the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects. One's natural state should include an all-encompassing feeling of unusual lightness, a fullness of health, and an experience of overall contentment. Bliss and perfection, overflowing vitality and energy, are the human birthright. Who would not like to be strong, beautiful and healthy? Yet such characteristics do not manifest themselves merely by desire, nor are they commodities that ... View more info

For A Blissful Baby: Healthy and Happy Pregnancy Vedic Medicine

By: Kumuda Reddy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2018

Edition: First Reprint

Seller ID: 900449

ISBN: 8178221705

Condition: New


The deepest desire of all parents is for their children to be happy.This book will help fulfill that desire.It is about creating a more blissful baby and child through the time-tested knowledge of Maharishi Vedic Medicine. This ancient tradition of health care teaches that child`s physical, mental and emotional life begins to be structured from the moment of conception indeed from even before conception-as a direct result of the health and happiness of the parents. According to Maharishi Vedic Medicine, the key to creating a more blissful baby is first to create a more blissful parent, parti... View more info

Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay

By: Kunwar Ishwar Singh Rathore (Ed.)

Price: $49.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111885

ISBN: 9789385494086

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 264. View more info

Institutions, Consultants and Transformation: Case Studies from the Development Sector

By: Lalitha Iyer and Shaibai Guharoy (eds)

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Response Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028699

ISBN: 8178298678

Condition: New


This collection of case studies captures a range of issues faced by ‘institutions in transformation’ in the social development sector, as they evolve and mature. Leadership transitions, gender issues at the workplace and the challenges of large systems owning up to their development agenda are some of the themes explored. The case studies included in the book comprise narrative reports on the change processes, reflective essays by the consultants and peer reviews. Practitioners have clearly identified the gaps between their initial assumptions and their actual experiences, providing inter... View more info

Travel Healthy

By: Lalitha Thomas

Price: $3.26

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 109881

ISBN: 8124204330

Condition: New


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Managing Healthcare Waste: A Practical Approach

By: Lalji K. Verma

Price: $11.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104453

ISBN: 8187966610

Condition: New


Hospital Waste (more appropriately, healthcare waste) is a potent source of biological & chemical pollution. Initiatives taken so far for disinfection and management of hospital waste in India, and other developing countries have failed to achieve desired aims and outcome. There are many reasons, but primarily it is due to the fact that planners and healthcare providers tend to go for ‘end of pipeline’ solutions rather apply a ‘system approach’. Deadline laid in BMW Rules- 1998 is over long ago. But proper healthcare waste management is still a far cry, and a distant dream. Generally, ... View more info

Abortion in India: Ground Realities

By: Leela Visaria and Vimala Ramachandran (eds)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Routledge: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026858

ISBN: 0415424127

Condition: New


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The Complete Prostate Book

By: Les Belshin

Price: $4.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106671

ISBN: 8122202527

Condition: New


Over half of all men will experience prostate problems during their lifetimes. But most men are only vaguely aware of the disorders, their treatments, and after-effects. With The Complete Prostate Book, you will discover how to treat and overcome prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, and related health problems. In simple, friendly terms, the book explains everything you need to know, including.Printed Pages: 224. View more info

The Healing Breath: Breathing Techniques for Better Health

By: Luis S.R. Vas

Price: $8.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2018

Edition: First Reprint

Seller ID: 900446

ISBN: 8178221640

Condition: New


For thousands of years spiritual seekers, mystics and yogis have realized the innate spiritual quality of the breath. If we stop breathing for just a few minutes we are dead. Life force is therefore contained in the breath that we breathe. Yogis for ages have used the powers of breath to transform consciousness; indeed a psycho spiritual reaction takes place with the use of these breathing techniques. which has profound effect on our health. Proper breathing has profound effects on our health. Over 70% of waste by-products are eliminated through our breathing and our skin. When our blood is ... View more info

Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education

By: M. Singh

Price: $43.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2009

Seller ID: 113209

ISBN: 8183292992

Condition: New


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Keep the Doctor Away: A Simple Guide to Total Health

By: M.M. Chacko

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Cochin, India, Oyez Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022505

ISBN: 8190045601

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 197. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Informed Self Care

By: M.M. Kapur

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Longman: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019982

ISBN: 8125019618

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 201. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Maximum Energy for Life

By: Mackie Shilstone

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104743

ISBN: 8126526181

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 272. View more info

Sociology of Health and Medicine

By: Madhu Nagla

Price: $61.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701891

ISBN: 8131609332

Condition: New


The book not only addresses postgraduate students but all those who intend to research in the area of sociology of health and medicine. The content and organization of this book are designed to set it apart from other textbooks in medical sociology while retaining its anchor in the mainstream of general sociology. A basic premise underlies this book, namely that the institutions of medicine are a public resource and not the private property of those who practice it. Among the central themes discussed are: approaches and concepts in health care, systems of medicine, physician-patient relatio... View more info

Sociology of Health and Medicine

By: Madhu Nagla

Price: $28.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701892

ISBN: 8131609340

Condition: New


The book not only addresses postgraduate students but all those who intend to research in the area of sociology of health and medicine. The content and organization of this book are designed to set it apart from other textbooks in medical sociology while retaining its anchor in the mainstream of general sociology. A basic premise underlies this book, namely that the institutions of medicine are a public resource and not the private property of those who practice it. Among the central themes discussed are: approaches and concepts in health care, systems of medicine, physician-patient relatio... View more info

Salai Guggal: The Arthritic-pain Reliever

By: Madhulika Kaushal

Price: $1.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Unicorn Books:

Seller ID: 108205

ISBN: 8178060426

Condition: New


If you are suffering from Arthiritis you would know what a real pain it can be--literally,and figuratively!In fact,the crippling disease can occur at any age,and can even be fatal sometimes.The common allopathic steroid and non-steroid drugs only bring temporary relief,and can also be harmful in the long-run!Naturally you are looking for safer and better options!Now take to Salai Guggal -the herbal Artiritic pain reliever, that besides being natural and safer,is also more effective.Focussing essentially on this wonder herb,this book brings you all you need to know about Arthiritis.Besides deal... View more info

Healthy Living: According to Gandhi

By: Mahatma Gandhi

Price: $4.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Publishing/Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106677

ISBN: 8122205739

Condition: New


A discerning selection of thematic essays on health & sustainable wellness by one of the truly great figures of the twentieth century.True health is a balanced state of physical, emotional, spiritual, mental and social well-being attained only by living in obedience to the laws of Nature.Illness is the result not only of our actions but also of our thoughts. More people die out of the fear of disease than the disease itself.Nature has given our body an innate capacity to heal itself. Our role is to help promote this process by removing obstacles to healing so that body can take care of itself.... View more info

Diet Planning for Diseases

By: Maimun Nisha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 106266

ISBN: 8178358492

Condition: New


Diet Planning For Diseases, diet and therapy for women covers several chapters which contains; malnutrition, over nutrition, nutrients role, metabolism, cancer, cholesterol, diet for different diseases, food borne infections obesity, heart diseases, hyper tension, thyroid, water retension, osteoporosis, diabetes, renal failure, liver disorder, meno-pause and liver disorder, meno-pause and lastly maternal malnutrition. This book closely follow the syllabus prescribed by the Indian Universities.Printed Pages: 244. View more info

Social Work and Mental Health

By: Malcolm Golightley

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031922

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 186. View more info

How the Weather Affects Your Health

By: Manfred Kaiser

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 102674

ISBN: 8178223201

Condition: New


Climate change is upon us. Every year new weather records are broken: record heat, drought, flood, and an ever-increasing number of cyclones and tornadoes ravage our homes, livelihoods and health. Weather and health issues rarely leave the headlines, and they are the two subjects we invariably bring up in our day to day conversation. If you are concerned about the effect of climatic changes on you, then you will find How the Weather Affects Your Health is indispensable for explaining the link between the two strongest influences on our lives. The effects that weather sensitivity, climate chang... View more info

Healing with Qualities: The Essence of Time Therapy

By: Manuel Schoch

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, USA, Sentient Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034672

ISBN: 1591810310

Condition: New


Printed Pgaes: 227. View more info

Health Policy in Britain's Model Colony: Ceylon (1900-1948)

By: Margaret Jones

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031661

ISBN: 8125027599

Condition: New


Was Western medicine a positive benefit of colonialism or one of its agents of oppression? This question has prompted a vigorous historical and political debate and is explored here in the context of the 'model' British colony of Ceylon. In this study, Margaret Jones emphasises the need for both a broad perspective and a more complex analysis. Colonial medicine is critiqued not merelyu in the political and economic context of imperialism but also against the background of human needs and rights. Her research is underscored by a detailed analysis of public health measures and services in Ceylo... View more info

The Hospital System and Health Care: Sri Lanka, 1815-1960

By: Margaret Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033854

ISBN: 8125036792

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 466 with a folding map. View more info

Reproductive Health in India: New Evidence

By: Michael A. Koenig, Shireen Jejeebhoy, John C. Cleland, and Bela Ganatra (eds)

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031967

ISBN: 8131601048

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 384. View more info

Health and Growth

By: Michael Spence & Maureen Lewis (Eds.)

Price: $30.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 701762

ISBN: 8131604209

Condition: New


Does investing in health raise economic growth? • Can governments achieve rapid growth or high incomes without investing in health? • What are the options and benefits of different analytic approaches to measuring the causal link between health and growth? • Have medical advances influenced life expectancy levels? • Do health investments lead to higher individual productivity? • Why are investments in early childhood development and nutrition important? • How do governments invest in improving health status? • Where should governments invest in health to improve the welfare... View more info

Tribal Health: Studying Sexual Behaviour

By: Mohammad Akram

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031914

ISBN: 8131602400

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Western Medicine and Public Health in Colonial Bombay, 1845-1895

By: Mridula Ramanna

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031669

ISBN: 812502302X

Condition: New


The study examines the twin issues of Western medicine and public health in Bombay during the years 1845–1895. The work is the first to explore in detail the complex interrelationship between government, municipality and individual philanthropists over the issues of Western medicine and public health measures. Printed Pages: 284. View more info

Health Care in Bombay Presidency 1896 1930

By: Mridula Ramanna

Price: $40.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2012

Seller ID: 701631

ISBN: 9789380607245

Condition: New


This book is a study of aspects of public health in Bombay Presidency from 1896 to 1930, and is asked upon extensive primary data. It charts both the changes in the colonial plague policy, from the deadly epidemic of 1896 to the frequent epidemics that appeared in the 1900s, as well as the changes in Indian responses to that policy in different regions of the Presidency. Through a survey of unique local initiatives by activist health officials, civic leaders, and Indian doctors, efforts to bring sanitary consciousness into the public sphere, to promote preventive measures, and to tackle public... View more info

Mudpacks and Prozac: Experiencing Ayurvedic, Biomedical and Religious Healing

By: Murphy Halliburton

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, California, USA, Left Coast Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034679

ISBN: 1598743996

Condition: New


People seeking psychiatric healing choose from an almost dizzying array of therapies-from the medicated mudpacks of Ayurveda, to the pharmacopeia of Western biomedicine, to the spiritual pathways of the world's religions. How do we choose, what do the treatments offer, and how do they cure? In Mudpacks and Prozac, Murphy Halliburton investigates the very different ways in which Western, Ayurvedic, and religious (Christian, Muslim, and Hindu) healing systems define psychiatric problems and cures. He describes people's embodied experiences of therapies that range from soothing to frightening, an... View more info

Illustrative Work Manual on Kriya Shareera

By: Nagaraj Kamath

Price: $21.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Publications:

Seller ID: 117090

ISBN: 8193523512

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 340. View more info

Jaldi Fit A to Z: The Complete Wellness Guide (The Mind, Body and Soul)

By: Namita Jain

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104698

ISBN: 9789382299189

Condition: New


Jaldi fit A to Z a wellness guide that provides small, succinct nuggets of information in alphabetical order. Details are presented in a need-to-know format, keeping clear of information overload. The valuable information this book provides would find a place in any fitness conscious home. It is a wonderful guide for those who are looking for quick, easy-to-access information that they can use as a practical, day today guide in their quest towards wellness.Printed Pages:104. View more info

Running Jogging Brisk Walking and Walking for Health: A Sustainable Lifestyle Approach

By: Narain Medury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104804

ISBN: 9789382299448

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 352. View more info

Gem Therapy in Vedic Astrology

By: Neeraj Lalwani

Price: $12.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 106054

ISBN: 8121207797

Condition: New


This book provides a fascinating and in-depth Study of Astrology and the importance of gemstones. One cannot imagine and visualize how these stones can affect a person's life provided they are used with caution and after due consultation with one who is well versed with their usage. There is not an area (It is a revelation after going through the text) which is not influenced directly or indirectly by our stars and these more so-called stones. A must for every layman and even for the practising professionals as it provides a deep Insight into their use and application.Printed Pages: 280. View more info

No Sugar Please! I am Diabetic

By: Nirav Panchmatia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104763

ISBN: 9789382299264

Condition: New


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Tuberculosis in India: A Case of Innovation and Control

By: Nora Engel

Price: $11.96

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102274

ISBN: 812505961X

Condition: New


India is the country with the highest number of patients with active tuberculosis (TB). Emerging drug resistance poses a huge threat, but migration, urbanisation, poverty and the complexity of public and private healthcare challenge the control efforts as well. Innovation for TB control is urgently needed and is often imagined as providing new drugs, diagnostics and vaccines. In this book, Nora Engel argues that innovations of services, organisations, strategies and delivery mechanisms are crucial too. In a unique analysis on how innovation for TB control is practised, this book provides exten... View more info

How to Defeat Depression

By: Norbert W. Lotz & Dr Sunanda Ranade

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101057

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 112. View more info

The Bitch Switch: Knowing How to Turn it On and Off

By: Omarosa

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105313

ISBN: 818495025X

Condition: New


When a woman acts assertively, makes demands, and struggles for what she wants, she is labeled a bitch. The secret is to know when an how to turn on (or turn off) that bitch switch. Not being able to locate your switch leaves you open to being a victim; not knowing how to turn it off will get you a label that is hard to shake.From Omarosa the reality star, and global television personality, comes The Bitch Switch, the smart and bitingly honest must-read for every woman who aspires to succeed in relationships, in business, and at home.Printed Pages: 208. View more info

Aahar Yoga (in Hindi)

By: Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 113706

ISBN: 9789380177007

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 150. View more info

Complete Guide for Health and Fitness

By: P. Shukla

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 113203

ISBN: 9789384862220

Condition: New


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Fruits and Vegetables in Ancient India

By: P.V. Sharma

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Publications: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 100945

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 215. View more info

Aging, Nutrition and Health

By: Pallavi M. Mehta & Komal B. Chauhan

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 106136

ISBN: 9789351281436

Condition: New


Aging Nutrition and Health is the outcome of more than two Decades of Research work carried on by Nutrition Professionals in the field of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Several important aspects of Gerontology such as, Situational Analyses of Demographic, Diet and Health Profiles of Elderly in Different Settings including Old Age Homes, Factors Affecting Longevity, Mental Health and Nutritional Disorders in Aged, Appropriate Foods for Geriatric Diet; and some major aspects of Care Giving are covered in a detailed manner. Besides relevant and useful information on Geriatric like health assessment ... View more info

Collector's Guide to Spas of India

By: Parineeta Sethi and Khuushboo Jain (eds)

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Exposure Media Marketing Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033332

ISBN: 8190907506

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 232 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

101 Nutrition Tips for People with Diabetes

By: Patti B Geil & Lea Ann Holzmeister

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2008

Seller ID: 702070

ISBN: 8176492302

Condition: New


Which type of fiber helps my blood sugar? What do I do if my toddler refuses to eat her meal? If a food is sugar-free, can I eat all I want? In this latest addition to the best- selling 101 Tips series, co-authors Patti Geil and Lea Ann Holzmeister-experts on nutrition and diabetes-use their professional experience with hundreds of patients over the year’s to answer the most commonly asked questions about diabetes and nutrition. You’ll discover handy tips on meal planning, general nutrition, managing medication and meals, shopping and cooking, weight-loss, and more. Printed Pages: 128. View more info

The Healing Power of Garlic

By: Paul Bergner

Price: $8.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106672

ISBN: 8122202195

Condition: New


Garlic is nature's wonder drug. Its medicinal value has been understood by herbalists for at least 2000 years. Garlic contains hundreds of minerals and nutrients. It is an antibiotic against colds and infections; an anti-inflammatory against arthritis; an immune stimulant against cancer; an aid to remove cholesterol, toxic metals, and radiation; a relaxant to relieve stress and hypertension; and a nutrient against anemia. Whether it's crushed or finely chopped and eaten raw or added to cooked food just before serving or taken as an odorless supplement is down to individual preference. What is ... View more info

Reversing Ageing: The Natural Way

By: Paul Galbraith

Price: $7.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106676

ISBN: 8122204163

Condition: New


A complete rejuvenation and vitality programme. The human body has an inbuilt ability to rejuvenate and heal itself; it just needs the right conditions. This book explains how you can create those conditions and benefit from them. It covers the most effective rejuvenation techniques, combining the latest scientific discoveries with the ancient yoga methods and wisdom. The techniques represent an excellent time investment, since these will help you not only to feel younger but also to live longer and with dramatically increased vitality levels. You'll learn about: The most effective age-reversi... View more info

When Breath Becomes Air

By: Paul Kalanithi

Price: $10.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bodley Head/TBI: 2016

Seller ID: 112038

ISBN: 1847923674

Condition: New


At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a naïve medical student “possessed,” as he wrote, “by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life” into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain,... View more info