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The Body Electric: Electromagnetism and the Foundation of Lifeby Robert O. Becker and Gary Selden
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The Body Electric tells the fascinating story of our bioelectric selves. Robert O. Becker, a pioneer in the filed of regeneration and its relationship to electrical currents in living things, challenges the established mechanistic understanding of the body. He found clues to the healing process in the long-discarded theory that electricity is vital to life. But as exciting as Becker's discoveries are, pointing to the day when human limbs, spinal cords, and organs may be regenerated after they have been damaged, equally fascinating is the story of Becker's struggle to do such original work. The Body Electric explores new pathways in our understanding of evolution, acupuncture, psychic phenomena, and healing.
An orthopedic surgeon's controversial experiments and case studies involving his bioelectric theory show how the human body's need for electricity offers almost limitless possibilities for medical treatment.
Fascinating experiments and case studies are presented in this extraordinary study of how bioelectricity and regeneration open new possibilities for treating cancer and other diseases. Illustrated.
Colourful and controversial, this is a tale of engrossing research, scientific and medical politics, and breakthrough discoveries that offer new possibilities for f ighting disease and harnessing the bodys healing powers. '
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