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The Resource Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues, Dr. Martin Blaser

Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues, Dr. Martin Blaser

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Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
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Missing microbes
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how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
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Dr. Martin Blaser
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eng
Summary
"Tracing one scientist's journey toward understanding the crucial importance of the microbiome, this revolutionary book will take readers to the forefront of trail-blazing research while revealing the damage that overuse of antibiotics is doing to our health: contributing to the rise of obesity, asthma, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer. In Missing Microbes, Dr. Martin Blaser invites us into the wilds of the human microbiome where for hundreds of thousands of years bacterial and human cells have existed in a peaceful symbiosis that is responsible for the health and equilibrium of our body. Now, this invisible eden is being irrevocably damaged by some of our most revered medical advances--antibiotics--threatening the extinction of our irreplaceable microbes with terrible health consequences. Taking us into both the lab and deep into the fields where these troubling effects can be witnessed firsthand, Blaser not only provides cutting edge evidence for the adverse effects of antibiotics, he tells us what we can do to avoid even more catastrophic health problems in the future"--
Summary
A critically important and startling look at the harmful effects of overusing antibiotics, from the field's leading expert Tracing one scientist's journey toward understanding the crucial importance of the microbiome, this revolutionary book will take readers to the forefront of trail-blazing research while revealing the damage that overuse of antibiotics is doing to our health: contributing to the rise of obesity, asthma, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer. In Missing Microbes, Dr. Martin Blaser invites us into the wilds of the human microbiome where for hundreds of thousands of years bacterial and human cells have existed in a peaceful symbiosis that is responsible for the health and equilibrium of our body. Now, this invisible eden is being irrevocably damaged by some of our most revered medical advances--antibiotics--threatening the extinction of our irreplaceable microbes with terrible health consequences
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10300450
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Blaser, Martin J
Dewey number
615.7/922
Index
index present
LC call number
RM267
LC item number
.B57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Antibiotics
  • Antibiotics
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Immune System
  • Antibiotics
  • Antibiotics
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms
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adult
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how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
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Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues, Dr. Martin Blaser
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-256) and index
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Contents
  • A forgotten world
  • Heartburn
  • Trouble breathing
  • Taller ... And fatter
  • Modern plagues revisited
  • Antibiotic winter
  • Solutions
  • Modern plagues
  • Our microbial planet
  • The human microbiome
  • The rise of pathogens
  • The wonder drugs
  • The overuse of antibiotics
  • The modern farmer
  • Mother and child
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ocn844728752
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780805098105
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(hardback)
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2013042578
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)844728752
Label
Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues, Dr. Martin Blaser
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/105/9780805098105/image/lgcover.9780805098105.jpg
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A forgotten world
  • Heartburn
  • Trouble breathing
  • Taller ... And fatter
  • Modern plagues revisited
  • Antibiotic winter
  • Solutions
  • Modern plagues
  • Our microbial planet
  • The human microbiome
  • The rise of pathogens
  • The wonder drugs
  • The overuse of antibiotics
  • The modern farmer
  • Mother and child
Control code
ocn844728752
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780805098105
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013042578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)844728752

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