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Physiology, general

  • Essential Biological Psychologyby G Neil Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Essential Psychology Series bridges the gap between simple introductory texts aimed at pre-university students and higher level textbooks for upper level undergraduates. Each volume in the series is designed to provide concise yet up-to-date descriptions of the major areas of psychology for first year undergraduates or students taking psychology... more...

  • Adventures in Human Beingby Gavin Francis

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us understand the way seizures affect the brain, how the heart is connected to well-being, or the why the foot holds the key to our humanity? In Adventures in Human Being , award-winning author... more...

  • Meat, Medicine and Human Health in the Twentieth Centuryby Christian Bonah

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays explores some of the complex relations between meat and health in the twentieth century. It highlights a complicated array of contradictory attitudes towards meat and human health. They show how meat came to be regarded as a central part of a modern healthy diet and trace critiques of meat-eating and the meat industry. more...

  • A Modern History of the Stomachby Ian Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This is the first exploration of the relationship between the abdomen and British society between 1800 and 1950. Miller demonstrates how the framework of ideas established in medicine related to gastric illness often reflected wider social issues including industrialization and the impact of wartime anxiety upon the inner body. more...

  • Sex, Reproduction and Darwinismby Filomena de Sousa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays looks at sexuality and reproduction from an evolutionary perspective. Covering experimental discoveries as well as theoretical investigations, the volume explores the relationship between evolution and other areas of human behaviour. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Food and Healthby Benjamin Caballero; Paul Finglas; Fidel Toldrá

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 2,520.00

    The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides users with a solid bridge of current and accurate information spanning food production and processing, from distribution and consumption to health effects. The Encyclopedia comprises five volumes, each containing comprehensive, thorough coverage, and a writing style that is succinct and straightforward.... more...

  • Reconceiving Infertilityby Candida R. Moss; Joel S. Baden

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the Book of Genesis, the first words God speaks to humanity are "Be fruitful and multiply." From ancient times to today, these words have been understood as a divine command to procreate. Fertility is viewed as a sign of blessedness and moral uprightness, while infertility is associated with sin and moral failing. Reconceiving Infertility explores... more...

  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foodsby Debasis Bagchi; Anand Swaroop; Manashi Bagchi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 272.50

    Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and... more...

  • Liver Regenerationby Udayan M. Apte

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 170.00

    Liver Regeneration: Basic Mechanisms, Relevant Models and Clinical Applications presents cutting-edge information on liver regeneration research through an integrated, systems-wide perspective. The book addresses discoveries on hepatic progenitor cells, liver regeneration after chemical damage, and liver regeneration as a prime therapy for liver... more...

  • Advances in Probiotic Technologyby Petra Foerst; Chalat Santivarangkna

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The future prospects of probiotics lie in the successful application of individual strains with specific beneficial effects on the host. This development implies that not only the most robust strains are selected but also strains with a promising probiotic function with moderate or high sensitivity to processing stresses. This also means an increasing... more...