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The Resource The family that couldn't sleep : a medical mystery, D.T. Max

The family that couldn't sleep : a medical mystery, D.T. Max

Label
The family that couldn't sleep : a medical mystery
Title
The family that couldn't sleep
Title remainder
a medical mystery
Statement of responsibility
D.T. Max
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores prions, enigmatic brain proteins, and their influence on human life, examining the case of an Italian family victimized for two centuries by a fatal familial insomnia, and the links between prions and various brain maladies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Max, D. T.
Dewey number
616.8/3
Index
index present
LC call number
RA644.P93
LC item number
M39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WL 300
NLM item number
M463f 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prion diseases
  • Fatal familial insomnia
  • Prions
  • Sleep disorders
  • Prion Diseases
  • Insomnia, Fatal Familial
  • Prions
  • Fatal familial insomnia
  • Prion diseases
  • Prions
  • Sleep disorders
  • Prion diseases
  • Fatal familial insomnia
  • Brain
  • Sleep disorders
Label
The family that couldn't sleep : a medical mystery, D.T. Max
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Alone in the night. Doctors' dilemma, Venice, 1765 -- Merino mania, England, 1772 -- Pietro, the Veneto, 1943 -- Pushing back the dark. Strong magic, Papua New Guinea, 1947 -- Docta America, Papua New Guinea, 1957 -- Monkey business, Bethesda, Maryland, 1965 -- Boh!, the Veneto, 1973 -- Wonderful problem for a chemist, San Francisco, late 1970s to early 1980s -- Convergence, the Veneto, 1983 -- Nature pushes back. Apocalypse cow, Britain, 1986 -- Oinkies, Britain, 1996 -- World according to prions, United States/Britain, 1970s to present day -- Did man eat man?, Worldwide, 8000,000 B.C.E. -- Coming to America?, United States, present day -- Awakenings. For the victims of fatal familial insomnia, the Veneto, present day -- Afterword. Note on the author
Control code
171243414
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780812972528
Lccn
2007281890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)171243414
Label
The family that couldn't sleep : a medical mystery, D.T. Max
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Alone in the night. Doctors' dilemma, Venice, 1765 -- Merino mania, England, 1772 -- Pietro, the Veneto, 1943 -- Pushing back the dark. Strong magic, Papua New Guinea, 1947 -- Docta America, Papua New Guinea, 1957 -- Monkey business, Bethesda, Maryland, 1965 -- Boh!, the Veneto, 1973 -- Wonderful problem for a chemist, San Francisco, late 1970s to early 1980s -- Convergence, the Veneto, 1983 -- Nature pushes back. Apocalypse cow, Britain, 1986 -- Oinkies, Britain, 1996 -- World according to prions, United States/Britain, 1970s to present day -- Did man eat man?, Worldwide, 8000,000 B.C.E. -- Coming to America?, United States, present day -- Awakenings. For the victims of fatal familial insomnia, the Veneto, present day -- Afterword. Note on the author
Control code
171243414
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780812972528
Lccn
2007281890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)171243414

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