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- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
A cognitive paradigm for gene expression, via the asymptotic limit theorems of information theory, allows better understanding of how embedding context affects the development of organisms. In sum, epigenetic information sources act as tunable catalysts, directing ontogeny into characteristic pathways, a perspective having important implications for... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
As a collection of neuroepidemiology papers, this book captures the range and excitement of the discipline. Researchers in the field have been at the forefront in the study of slow viruses, retroviral epidemiology, chronic neuroloical diseases, as well as injuries and other disabilities of the neurological system. The intersection of epidemiology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 130.00
Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political reaction to pandemic scares. By evaluating anxiety and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00
Though notorious for its polluted air today, the city of Los Angeles once touted itself as a health resort. After the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in 1876, publicists launched a campaign to portray the city as the promised land, circulating countless stories of miraculous cures for the sick and debilitated. As more and more migrants poured... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 89.00
A simple and systematic guide to the planning and performance of investigations concerned with health and disease and with health care Offers researchers help in choosing a topic and to think about shaping objectives and ideas and to link these with the appropriate choice of method Fully updated with new sections on the use of the Web and computer... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 239.00
This book provides the analysis of a uniquely large, population-based data set evaluating congenital anomalies as a consequence of maternal diseases. The possible adverse birth outcomes of babies born to mothers diagnosed with important diseases have not yet been evaluated in such a material by the same method. The greatest merit of these studies is... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 99.00
Advances in medical science, public health, and health care interventions during the 20th century have led to decreases in infant and maternal mortality. This title synthesizes perinatal knowledge through the lens of public health practice. It uses a logical format to offer information on issues, including infertility and gestational diabetes. more...
- Taylor & Francis, A Martin Dunitz Book 2001; US$ 160.00
The cause and the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome have been subjects of much debate in recent years, but this text attempts to bring international experts together to make consensus possible and close the gaps in our knowledge. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
During the mid- to late 19th century, Detroit and the American Midwest were the sites of five major cholera epidemics. The first of these, the 1832 outbreak, was of particular significance--an unexpected consequence of the Black Hawk War. In order to suppress the Native American uprising then taking place in regions around present-day Illinois, General... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 94.99
Foreword. Contributors. Part I: Ecological Health and Change. 1. Introduction, James G. Else and Mark A. Pokras. 2. Defining Conservation Medicine, Gary M. Tabor. 3. Conservation Medicine: The Birth of Another Crisis Discipline, Richard S. Ostfeld, Gary K. Meffe and Mary C. Pearl. 4. Biodiversity, Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Paul... more...