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  • The Mitochondrion in Aging and Diseaseby H.D. Osiewacz

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 171.00

    Mitochondria, the "power plants" of eukaryotic cells, are best known for the generation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the universal cellular "energy currency" of the cell, and the synthesis of different essential components. Mitochondrial dysfunction is known to lead to various degenerative disorders, disease, and aging. The Mitochondrion in Aging... more...

  • Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Diseaseby Oren Tirosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and cirrhosis. The significant... more...

  • Our Ageing Brain: how our mental capacities develop as we grow olderby Andre Aleman; Annette Mills

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 20.99

    An international bestseller delivering good news on brain function and ageing We all worry sometimes that our brains ? particularly our memories ? just don?t work as well as they used to. In this illuminating book, internationally acclaimed Dutch neuroscientist André Aleman shows that although the decline in our mental capacities begins earlier... more...

  • Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basicsby Sverre Grimnes; Orjan G. Martinsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basics, 3rd Edition paves an easier and more efficient way for people seeking basic knowledge about this discipline. This book's focus is on systems with galvanic contact with tissue, with specific detail on the geometry of the measuring system. Both authors are internationally recognized experts in the field. The... more...

  • Physical Change and Agingby Sue V. Saxon; Mary Jean Etten; Elizabeth A. Perkins

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    "[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read -- it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's. This sixth edition of a classic multidisciplinary text for students of gerontology continues to offer practical, reader-friendly... more...

  • Eccentric Exerciseby Hans Hoppeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can result in greater strength gains than concentric contractions... more...

  • Human Thermal Environmentsby Ken Parsons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    In the ten years since the publication of the second edition of Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition , the world has embraced electronic communications, making international collaboration almost instantaneous and global. However, there is still a need... more...

  • The Complexity Paradoxby Kenneth Mossman

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    Living systems exhibit a fundamental contradiction: they are highly stable and reliable, yet they have the capacity to adapt to changing environmental conditions. This paradoxical behavior arises from the complexity of life--a high degree of order and cooperation that emerges from relatively simple interactions among cellular components. The Complexity... more...

  • Heart and Toxinsby Dr. Meenakshisundaram Sundaram Ramachandran

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 199.95

    The Heart and Toxins brings together global experts to provide the latest information and clinical trials that make the connection between genetic susceptibility, gene expression, and environmental factors in cardiovascular diseases. This unique reference, edited by renowned cardiologist Meenakshi Sundaram Ramachandran, solves the problem of managing... more...

  • Nitric Oxideby Gerald Litwack

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 210.00

    First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the clinic. A volume can focus on a single molecule or on a disease that is related to vitamins or hormones.  A hormone is... more...