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  • Fractal Physiology and Chaos in Medicineby Bruce J. West

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 60.00 US$ 52.20

    This book discusses the application of the concepts of fractals and chaos to biomedical phenomena. In particular, it argues against the outdated notion of homeostasis; using biomedical data sets and modern mathematical concepts, the author attempts to convince the reader that life is at least a homeodynamic process with multiple states — each... more...

  • The Reproductive System at a Glanceby Linda J. Heffner; Danny J. Schust

    Wiley 2014; US$ 47.00 US$ 40.73

    The Reproductive System at a Glance is a comprehensive guide to normal reproductive biology and associated pathophysiology in both sexes. Concise, easy to read, and clearly structured, the double-page spreads progress from basic science to clinical abnormalities, and covers endocrine production and action, within one short volume. Chapters on... more...

  • A Life of Ernest Starlingby John Henderson

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 71.39

    Ernest Starling (1866-1927) coined the word 'hormone' more than 100 years ago. His analysis of capillary function demonstrated that equal and opposite forces move across the capillary wall?an outward force and an inward force derived from plasma proteins. more...

  • Nathan Zuntzby Hans Christian Gunga

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 71.39

    This book presents the life and work of Nathan Zuntz (1847-1920), a German physiologist, who made significant contributions to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine. more...

  • Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiologyby John F. Reinus; Douglas Simon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 78.00 US$ 67.60

    Gastroenterologists require detailed knowledge regarding the anatomy of the GI system in order to understand the disturbances caused by diseases they diagnose and treat.  Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology will bring together the world’s leading names to present a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physiological... more...

  • Biomechanics For Dummiesby Steve McCaw

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics... more...

  • Lung Function in Health and Diseaseby Camillo Peracchia; Nasr H. Anaizi

    Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 79.00

    This reference presents basic concepts of respiratory function in normal and diseased states. The volume stresses a quantitative approach to physical parameters used as indicators of normal and diseased respiratory functions. The contents of this reference encourages medical students, residents and fellows to become "clinical detectives",... more...

  • Phytochemicals of Nutraceutical Importanceby D. Prakash; G. Sharma

    CABI 2014; US$ 240.00

    Nutraceuticals are bioactive phytochemicals that protect or promote health and occur at the intersection of food and pharmaceutical industries. The Book includes chapters dealing with biological and clinical effect, molecular level approach, quality assurance, bioavailability and metabolism of a number phytochemicals and their role to combat different... more...

  • The Endometriumby Stanley R. Glasser; John D. Aplin; Linda C. Giudice; Siamak Tabibzadeh

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 175.00

    A research oriented text, with clinical translation, this book provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary account of the uterine endometrium. The first book to define the regulatory biological interrelationships between epithelial and stromal cell phenotypes, endothelial cells, extracellular matrix, and immunobiological elements, it highlights their... more...

  • Functional Foods and Dietary Supplementsby Athapol Noomhorm; Imran Ahmad; Anil K. Anal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49

    Functional foods are foods which contain bioactive components, either from plant or animal sources, which can have health benefits for the consumer over and above their nutritional value. Foods which have antioxidant or cancer-combating components are in high demand from health conscious consumers: much has been made of the health-giving qualities... more...