Top 10 Medicine Books

Medicine is a fascinating topic and through the centuries medical procedures have changed a lot. In our range of amazing medicine books, you can uncover the strange history of medicine and the facts behind some of the oldest and newest alternative medicines. So, whether you're a medical professional looking for some interesting new reading material or you're just searching for which medicine book you need to keep as a reference guide on your bookshelf, we've got you covered.

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1. Human Anatomy

  • £4.99

Alice M Roberts

This visual guide will answer all your questions about human anatomy and then fascinate you with even more amazing facts. Each of the body's core systems is given the time and attention it deserves through detailed diagrams and explanations. Although understanding the complexities of the human body can be a huge task, this handy book is definitely a good place to start, and it's readable for children aged 7 years + too so you can share the wisdom of this book with young biologists too.


 

2. Press Here! Reflexology for Beginners

Stefanie Sabounchian

If you are intrigued by alternate medicines then it may be worth looking into the ancient art of reflexology. The idea is that by applying pressure to certain parts of your feet, you can help ease pain and stress in corresponding areas of your body. Discover the ways in which this unusual form of medicine could work for you with this fascinating introduction to reflexology.  


3. Medicine's Strangest Cases

  • £6.39

Michael O'Donnell

Medicine's Strangest Cases is an excellently entertaining read for doctors, medical students and anyone fascinated by science or history. Packed with bizarre true stories of the weirdest medical cases the world has ever seen such as the tale of the Harley Street physician who invented a disease. Funny and unusual, don't miss the chance to find out what strange facts this book has to offer.





4. Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

  • £7.99

Andrew Chevallier

Find out the medicinal properties of over 550 plants and how they can help cure more than 80 ailments in this thick tome. Backed up by the latest scientific research and featuring some vital safety advice, this book can really help you uncover what herbal medicine can do for you.


5. Neal's Yard: Complete Health & Healing

  • £9.99

DK

Neal's Yard has been making organic health and beauty products for over 30 years and in this brilliant book by DK you can get an insight into how they select which herbs and oils they use for their products and why. They even share their secrets on how to grow and make their remedies yourself and what the correct dosages are. With step-by-step instructions and plenty of information, you'll be well on your way to mastering alternate medicine with Neal's Yard's assistance.


 

6. Concise Medical Dictionary

  • £10.39

Elizabeth Martin

This illustrated dictionary needs to take pride of place on every bookshelf to help you through any little emergency that comes your way. With 12,400 easily accessible entries included and all the information gathered from the latest medical research, this dictionary is an essential medical resource for every household and for those working in medical professions.




7. The Cancer Chronicles

  • £8.79

George Johnson

George Johnson's award-winning science book is inspired by his wife's metastatic cancer diagnosis and the research he embarked on to discover all he could about the disease. His book looks back over how cancer has affected human history and considers the new theories and ideas about the disease that have surfaced in the new medical revolution. Join George in his journey of discovery and see what eye-opening facts you can learn about one of the world's most infamous diseases.




8. 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's

  • £11.29

Jean Carper

After discovering she had the Alzheimer's gene, Jean Carper decided to discover all she could about the disease and how to prevent it. In her book, she shares 100 things she has found that can help reduce your chances of getting Alzheimer's with tips ranging from drink apple juice with cinnamon to remembering to read and dance as often as you can. Find out new details about this disease as well as how to protect yourself against it in one endlessly interesting read.


 

9. The History of Medicine

  • £9.89

Mark Jackson

As long as the human race has existed, there has been some concept of medicine and in historian Mark Jackson's fascinating book, you can learn all about the history and evolution of medical practices. Starting in ancient times and tracking the development of medicine across the world and into the 21st century, you'll gain an extensive overview of the history of medicine in one gripping read. 





10. First Aid Fast for Babies and Children

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children - Paperback - 9780241198735 - DK
  • £3.49

DK

Be prepared to care for your little ones through every problem life throws at you with this brilliant first aid book. With clear step-by-step instructions covering over 100 medical conditions, you'll learn how to cope with every situation life throws at you, from dealing with cuts and sprains to life-saving procedures. Never feel unprepared with this great medicine book.





 

If you're lacking a brilliant medicine book in your life, one of these are sure to be the cure, otherwise, take a look through our other great medicine books.