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Endocrinology & Metabolism

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  • A Biographical History of Endocrinologyby D. Lynn Loriaux

    Wiley 2016; US$ 140.50 US$ 121.77

    Establishing endocrinology as a distinct medical specialty was no easy task. This engaging volume chronicles the journey through the stories of the men –and occasional women—who shaped the specialty through the ages. In 108 brief chapters, A Biographical History of Endocrinology illuminates the progress of endocrinology from Hippocrates... more...

  • Lipidology, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America,by Edward A. Gill; Christie M. Ballantyne; Kathleen L. Wyne

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics examines the timely topic of Lipidology. In addition to the New Recommendations - ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines, the issue also includes Familial Hypercholesterolemia; LDL Apheresis; Lipids in Pregnancy and Women; Diabetes and Lipidology; Diabetic Dyslipidemia; Fatty Liver Disease; Lipids and HIV Disease;... more...

  • Thyroid Toxicityby Pino Javier Del; Maria Jesus Diaz; Maria Teresa Frejo

    Bentham Science Publishers 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thyroid hormones are involved in numerous physiological processes as regulators of metabolism, bone remodeling, cardiac function and mental status. Moreover, thyroid hormones are of special importance in fetal development, more particularly, in the development of the brain. Thus, maintenance of normal thyroid functioning is essential for psychological,... more...

  • Iron Metabolismby Robert Crichton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Iron is indispensable for the growth, development and well-being of almost all living organisms. Biological systems from bacteria, fungi and plants to humans have evolved systems for the uptake, utilisation, storage and homeostasis of iron. Its importance for microbial growth makes its uptake systems  a natural target for  pathogenic microorganisms... more...

  • CYP2D6by Pierre Baumann

    Future Medicine Ltd 2014; US$ 260.00

    In this book of nine chapters, expert authors explore the properties of CYP2D6 with respect to the basic genetic aspects, its interactions with drugs that are substrates and/or inhibitors, and the implications of the pharmacogenetics of CYP2D6 in the clinical context. more...

  • Current Approach to Hyperammonemiaby Johannes Häberle

    Future Medicine Ltd 2015; US$ 260.00

    This book brings together basic scientists and researchers, as well as clinicians caring for pediatric or adult patients, in an effort to shed light on the various biochemical, analytical and clinical aspects of hyperammonemia; it covers current approaches and the latest advances in state-of-the-art management, as well as providing future perspectives... more...

  • Physical Activity, Fitness, Nutrition and Obesity During Growthby Jana Parízková

    Bentham Science Publisher Ltd 2015; US$ 49.00

    An imbalance between high energy intake ? due to inadequate diet ? and reduced energy expenditure ? caused by sedentary habits ? is believed to create an inherent risk of obesity among individuals. Lifestyle changes among preschool children coupled with health problems (cardiovascular, metabolic, orthopedic, psychological etc.) correlate to an observed... more...

  • Summary of The Obesity Codeby . Instaread

    Instaread 2016; US$ 2.99

    Summary of The Obesity Code by Jason Fung | Includes Analysis Preview: The Obesity Code addresses the history, causes, and treatments of obesity and today?s rising obesity rates. By understanding it through scientific and social study, obesity becomes less of a blanket term for metabolic complications and a more tangible problem with real, though... more...

  • Pediatric Endocrinology, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America,by Robert Rapaport

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, edited by Dr. Robert Rapaport, is devoted to Pediatric Endocrinology. Articles in this issue include: Thyroid Cancer in Pediatrics; Gender and Sex Assignment; CAH Prenatal Diagnosis; Diabetes; Polycystic Ovarian Disease; Newborn Screening for X-linked ALD; Growth in Patients w/ Skeletal Dysplasia;... more...

  • Growth Hormone Deficiencyby Laurie E. Cohen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 75.36

    Providing the most current informationon the function of human growth hormone (GH) and the consequences of itsdeficiency, this practical yet comprehensive text is divided into threesections. Part one describes the mechanisms of GH secretion and action,including the physiology of GH and its regulation by sex steroids and thyroidhormones, the effects... more...