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  • CRC Desk Reference for Nutritionby Carolyn D. Berdanier

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 113.95

    This alphabetically arranged reference explains hundreds of terms used by nutritionists, dietitians, and clinical practitioners. Entries vary in length, from simple definitions to feature articles, depending on the complexity of the subject. The appendices contain general information about meal planning and food selection, as well as diagrams illus more...

  • Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foodsby Robert E. C. Wildman

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 149.95

    For centuries man has speculated about the medicinal properties of certain foods. Scientific investigation has shown us that hundreds of compounds exist in natural foods that have health-promoting properties. This title presents an up-to-date and comprehensive review of this field. more...

  • Regulatory Mechanisms of Striated Muscle Contractionby Setsuro Ebashi; Iwao Ohtsuki

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    Troponin is a central subject in biochemical, biophysical, and physiological research. The discovery of this protein by Professor Setsuro Ebashi in 1965 initiated a new era in research into the molecular biology of the regulation of contraction in striated muscle. Troponin is one of the representative functional proteins in living organisms, and its... more...

  • The Physics of Coronary Blood Flowby M. Zamir

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 199.00

    This book is devoted to the dynamics and physics of coronary blood flow. While it recognizes the range of clinical and pathophysiological issues involved, the book focuses on dynamics and physics, approaching the subject from a biomedical engineering viewpoint. With this approach, the book will complement other books on the subject that have so far... more...

  • Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flowsby Marc Thiriet

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    Biology and Mechanics of Blood Flows presents the basic knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques necessary to carry out investigations of the cardiovascular system using modeling and simulation. Part II of this two-volume sequence, Mechanics and Medical Aspects, refers to the extraction of input data at the macroscopic scale for modeling the cardiovascular... more...

  • Vital Lung Functionby Rachel Booker

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2006; US$ 29.99

    This book contains essential information if you are involved in respiratory care. It is an ideal reference for specialist nurses, practice nurses, GPs, and all those healthcare professionals who need a working knowledge of lung function testing. more...

  • The Leydig Cell in Health and Diseaseby Anita H. Payne

    Springer 2007; US$ 229.00

    Presents the developments in our understanding of Leydig cell biology. This book explores a variety of clinical applications. It examines various aspects of Leydig cell biology, development, regulation, and physiology. more...

  • Human-Like Biomechanicsby Vladimir G. Ivancevic; Tijana T. Ivancevic

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Based on the authors' own research papers in human-like biomechanics. Containing six chapters and an appendix, this book presents a comprehensive introduction into modern geometrical methods to be used as a unified research approach in two apparently separate fields: mathematical biomechanics and humanoid robotics. more...

  • Aging and the Heartby Jose Marin-Garcia

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Cardiac aging, like aging in general, is a complex process involving numerous cellular and molecular changes, which along the way contribute to the expression of the multiple phenotypes of aging, "the different faces" of cardiac aging. Several plausible theories have been considered to explain aging, e.g., evolution, free radical, somatic... more...

  • The Skeletal and Muscular Systemsby Gregory Stewart

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 31.95

    Discover the intricacies of the skeletal and muscular systems and learn how these two systems work together to provide structure and movement to the body. more...