Chasing the Scream is the general surgery, criminology and social policy book which includes the full story of the disastrous war on drugs. Johann Hari is the author of this impressive book. He is the bestselling author in the New York Times. This book will completely transform your way of thinking towards addiction. Forget everything that you know about drugs and it’s time to go for reality. Drugs are the billion-dollar business worldwide and there are thousands of drug-lords in the world. The political parties of the different countries promise their citizens to eliminate the drugs. Common people of the countries did not know that drugs are moved under the member of the government or those who have relation with powerful people.
These drugs are distributed under the eye of police and they know every drug lord. They give relaxation to the people so they can buy and generate revenue for the lords and ultimately for the government. Drug lords support the political leaders in their campaigns and in return they ask the safe passage to move their drugs and provide safety to the distributors. This book contains powerful stories of the people who suffered from addiction and drugs.
Dissolving Illusions is the viral disease, communicable disease, and history of medicine book which tells the history of deadly infections and how medicine controls these infections. Suzanne Humphries and Roman Bystrianyk are the authors of this magnificent book. Research says that the people die of malaria are more than who died in the wars. There is a number of other diseases that kill millions of people in the past but today we got the medicine to deal with these infections. Thousands of women in the past died during pregnancy but today the death rate of mothers is very low.
The medical field is growing and it helps also affect the lives of the ordinary people who don’t have enough resources for treatment. Humans are born with the ability to improve their lifestyle and today we got the latest equipment’s to deal with the disease. Doctors can cure cancer but it is expensive for middle-class people. Most of the medicines provide relief which lasts a few days but after that people start suffering from the same health issues. The health issues like headache, depression, anxiety and other mental diseases are treated with drugs which do not last so long.
The “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers” is an exploration book that describes dead bodies. Mary Roach is the author of this book. She writes many other books such as “Science Tackles the Afterlife, packing for marks and many more. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic and The New York Times Magazine. In Stiff, Mary Roach contains different stories about blood and death.
Have you ever questioned what happens to the body when it dies? Or how cadavers donated to science are used? Have you ever wondered if embalming keeps your body from ever decaying? These all are few questions covered in this book.Because Mary uses real examples of scientists and researchers performing horrific operations on human remains in order to learn the anatomy of our complex species.
Rabid is the infectious, forensic medicine and a medical book which shares the brief history of rabies disease. Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy are the authors of this fantastic book. Rabies is the most fatal virus in human history. It is spread avidly from animals and humans are the ultimate victims of this infection. The virus of rabies (RNA) is from rhabdovirus family. This virus affects the body in two different ways. It enters through the nervous system and directly attacks the brain or it replicated in the muscle tissues which affects the neuromuscular junctions.
The death rate of this virus in a hundred percent once the infection takes place in the brain. It is spread in the human due to the bite of an infected animal. The treatment of rabies is only possible before the virus symptoms. A person who is infected by rabies will have several neurological problems in fear of water and light are prominent. It’s the common disease where stray dogs are present in big numbers particularly in Africa and Asia. There are thousands of cases every year and people just die at the end of the day. There are five stages of this disease which leads the person towards death. The author describes the history of this virus from the last four thousand years. This is an ultimate guide for the awareness of rabies and how to handle it.