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edition:Paperback
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category: Science
published: May 2017
ISBN:9781771643191
publisher: Greystone Books Ltd

Heart

The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Heroic Organ

by Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

tagged: human anatomy & physiology, heart, anatomy
Description

The heart: we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much about this heroic organ until it starts to go wrong.

In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of the heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote. A doctor, prospective cardiologist, von Borstel relates his own experiences to provide a personal insight into the human side of heart medicine, while clearly explaining the science behind cardiac disease and healthcare for the heart. His many tips on how to give your ticker the best chance of enduring for as long as possible include one that will certainly be close to many people’s hearts: have more sex! Oh, and eat more vegetables.

About the Author

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Johannes Hinrich von Borstel is studying to be a cardiologist, and is also one of the best Science Slammers in Germany. He works as a paramedic in Marburg, Germany.

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