The Beautiful Cure The New Science of Human Health

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Publisher's Synopsis

Understand how our immune system fights disease and enables the body to heal itself.

'Thrilling... Reads like the best kind of adventure story' STEPHEN FRY
'Excellent' TIM SPECTOR, Sunday Times bestselling author of Spoon-Fed

Here, Professor Daniel Davis charts the groundbreaking scientific quest to understand how it fights disease and enables the body to heal itself. He explains how it is affected by stress, sleep, age and our state of mind, and reveals how all of this knowledge is now unlocking a revolutionary approach to medicine and well-being.

The Beautiful Cure tells a dramatic story of detective work and discovery, of puzzles solved and of the mysteries that remain, and of lives sacrificed and saved.


'Wonderful... recounts in exceptionally clear and sympathetic prose how research into the immune system has resulted in a health revolution' HENRY MARSH

'Thoroughly absorbing... Davis is a wonderful storyteller' BILL BRYSON

About the Publisher



Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784702212
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.079
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 192g
Height: 199mm
Width: 136mm
Spine width: 17mm