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All About Arthritis

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PAPERBACK

$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674016163

Publication Date: 07/21/1998

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones, 23 line illustrations

World

  • Prologue
  • 1. The Search for Germs
  • 2. The Body’s Defenses
  • 3. Joints and Arthritis
  • 4. Bacteria, Alive or Dead
  • 5. Tales of Ticks in America
  • 6. Access to the Joints
  • 7. Three Key Diseases
  • 8. The Many Faces of Arthritis
  • 9. One Gene, One Disease
  • 10. Joint Failure
  • 11. Age and Sex
  • 12. Other Common Causes of Pain
  • 13. Adrenal Hormones
  • 14. The Nervous System
  • 15. Personality, Emotions, and Pain
  • 16. Populations and Families
  • 17. Self and Nonself
  • 18. The Race for Answers
  • 19. DNA, RNA, and Proteins
  • 20. The Beauty of Crystals
  • 21. Cells in Action
  • 22. Truth Is Rarely Simple
  • 23. Prospects for Prevention and Treatment
  • Some Common Disorders
  • Glossary
  • Sources and Suggested Readings
  • Voluntary Health Organizations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 1994
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