Adrenaline by Brian B. Hoffman

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...Dr. Hoffman reserves many of his best stories for the lengthy endnotes and is generally reticent about his own research or medical practice...
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Famous as the catalyst of the fight or flight response, adrenaline has also received forensic attention as a perfect, untraceable poison—and rumors persist of its power to revive the dead. True to the spirit of its topic, Adrenaline is a stimulating journey that reveals the truth behind adrenaline’s scientific importance and popular appeal.
 

About Brian B. Hoffman

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Brian B. Hoffman is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.Author's home: Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Published April 15, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 305 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by William Bynum on Apr 26 2013

...Dr. Hoffman reserves many of his best stories for the lengthy endnotes and is generally reticent about his own research or medical practice...

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