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- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2011; US$ 99.00
This study, based on extensive use of eighteenth-century newspapers, hospital registers and case notes, examines the experience of suffering from nervous disease a supposedly upper-class malady. Beatty concludes that nervousness was a legitimate medical diagnosis with a firm basis in eighteenth-century medical theory. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.56
Hauptbeschreibung Wohlstand, Hygiene und Medizin haben die durchschnittliche Lebenserwartung in wenigen Jahrzehnten fast verdoppelt. Kehrseite der Medaille: Mit dem Alter wächst das Risiko für eine Demenzerkrankung und damit für soziale Isolation in der letzten Lebensphase. Das Sterben wird für viele Demenzkranke zu einer einsamen Angelegenheit -... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 61.00
Neurodegenerative diseases are a complex heterogeneous group of diseases associated with site-specific premature and slow death of certain neuronal populations in brain and spinal cord tissues. For example, in Alzheimer disease, neuronal degeneration occurs in the nucleus basalis, whereas in Parkinson disease, neurons in the substantia nigra die. The... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 49.00
Language is the most versatile and fascinating of all human cognitive functions, constituting a field of interest in very different areas, from Linguistics to Speech Therapy, from Philosophy to Computational Sciences, including Psychology, Neurology, Biology, and Social Sciences. The scope of this E-book is to provide the reader with an update on topics... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2009; US$ 39.00
The Ebook describes a series of hypotheses, in an attempt to account for a diversity of features characterizing neurodegeneration as a generic pathologic phenomenon. It attempts to coordinate a series of clinical and pathologic observations that would contribute to progressive incremental severity to phenomena of neuronal cell loss and tissue atrophy... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 89.00
The spleen is an organ responsible for many biological functions, such as immunological defense, the removal of foreign particles from the blood stream, the metabolism of bilirubins, lipids and several amino acids, the control of the number and maturity of blood leukocytes and platelets and haematopoesis. This book is a collection of medical methods... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 199.99
Functional Neuroradiology: Principles and Clinical Applications, is a follow-up to Faro and Mohamed's groundbreaking work, Functional (BOLD)MRI: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications. This new 49 chapter textbook is comprehensive and offers a complete introduction to the state-of-the-art functional imaging in Neuroradiology, including the... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.99
Neurology has been viewed as the study of the source of humanity. Personality, intelligence, and mood alterations are manifestations of brain function or dysfunction. Neurology has also been bedeviled with an unjustified assumption that diseases of the nervous system are observable but untreatable. This misconception has been handed down through generations... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 54.99
Latinos are the fastest growing and largest minority group in the United States. In 2008, this group numbered over 47 million; by 2050, the population is expected to triple, reaching 133 million. Traditionally, Latinos have immigrated to large urban centers (e.g., New York, Los Angeles) that over long periods of time developed a complex infrastructure... more...