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What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

  Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research)

This book is written by experts with clinical expertise on diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with cancer during pregnancy. It provides a comprehensive review of data and an overview of psychological, ethical, and social aspects. Chapters address the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of women with solid or hematologic cancers. The safety of subsequent pregnancy and the maintenance...

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

The Genetic Basis of Male Infertility (Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation)

Every year there are new and exciting developments in assisted human reproduction, but how much do we really know about the underlying causes of infertility? This volume explores recent progress in the understanding of the genetics of spermatogenesis and male infertility. Topics include fundamental advances and current problems in the development and function of the testis, an outline of...

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction (Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Ovulation Induction gives an integrated view of basic ovarian physiology, pathophysiology, and the clinical management of ovulatory disorders. It provides core information upon which specialists can base clinical decisions. The most important feature is the inclusion of newer agents now available for ovulation induction. Newer clinical applications for older medications as well as various...

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Advances in medical science, public health, and health care interventions during the 20th century have led to dramatic decreases in infant and maternal mortality. Nonetheless disparities in infant and maternal health persist. Because their health remains a significant public health indicator, Perinatal Epidemiology synthesizes perinatal knowledge through the lens of public health practice. This...

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Fertility, Living Arrangements, Care and Mobility: Understanding Population Trends and Processes - Volume 1

Many parts of the world are experiencing rapid demographic restructuring, resulting in an ageing population with increasingly significant work and care pressures on cohorts less able or willing to provide support. This book examines some of the important trends that have underpinned reductions in fertility, including delayed child-bearing and increased childlessness. It demonstrates how...

Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis)

Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions (The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis)

"The research in this book captures the highlight of a decade of effort on CLHLS study and represents an important milestone in our emerging understanding of how individuals can endeavor to live a long, healthy life and how societies can help them do so." -- James W. Vaupel, Director of Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Professor of Duke University "This volume...

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health is a new book which draws together areas of research in early lifel programming of adult health, with a unique focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming particularly the extent to which differences in infant feeding practices can lay an indelible imprint on metabolism and behaviour, and hence affect later function and risk...

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks is a compilation of selected articles from The Mother magazine, 2002 to 2009. It features writing on optimal parenting from some of the leading thinkers in the field of holistic parenting. From fertility awareness to menopause, home education to chiropractic care, lotus birth to non-vaccination. The Mother magazine is read in more than forty countries, and this selection of...

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