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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Describing the latest findings in both clinical and laboratory research, this volume investigates the behavioral and neural affects of endocrine activity in animals and humans. Each chapter discusses the relationship between normal endocrine control of behavior and the pathological consequences that result from endocrine abnormalities. The relevance... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 239.00
Updated and expanded, this second edition includes many new chapters reflecting the growing literature on osteoporosis. New topics cover such areas as methods of bone imaging, screening for osteoporosis, adherence to therapy, and even a novel and exciting chapter on osteoporosis in men, to name just several. In Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical... more...
- American Diabetes Association 2006; US$ 34.95
With this self-directed approach to clinical care, patients assume more responsibility for treatment plans, and care providers learn to take on the role of counselor. Includes strategies for encouraging patients and equipping them for lifestyle change. more...
- American Diabetes Association 2012; US$ 27.99
As governments and health care systems direct more attention and resources to treating the rising rates of obesity worldwide, one thing has become very clear: obesity is best treated as a chronic condition. The most effective approach to care is often a behavioral one, in which health care providers and patients rely on teamwork, respect, and conversation... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 105.00
This important book reviews the current state of knowledge of Munchausen's syndrome by proxy, a type of child abuse which causes wide concern. Two main areas are covered, which will be of particular interest: new directions in research, and treatment of the perpetrator in and outside the family. The book also considers the ethical and legal issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition , which represents a new interdisciplinary field of nutritional and medical research.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 98.95
This book explores the full consequences of the dissociation between sexual behaviors and reproduction. Among the themes covered is the difference between the stereotyped sexual behaviors in non-human mammals and the astounding variety of human sexual behaviors. The role of learning in shaping sexual behaviors is explained, and it is shown how particular... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 259.00
The obesity epidemic has generated immense interest in recent years due to the wide-ranging and significant adverse health and economic consequences that surround the problem. Much attention has been focused on behaviors that lead to obesity, in particular to over consumption of energy-dense food and to sedentary lifestyle. However, obesity is an extremely... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2009; US$ 50.00
About the Book: Endeavours to make this seemingly difficult subject understandable and enjoyable for the readers. It provides an account of classical and modern genetics with new developments in the field. The scope of each chapter has been broadened enough to provide information on historical landmarks as well as of new facts from current issues... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95
The ultimate resource for the growing number of thyroid disease sufferers Bestselling thyroid health author M. Sara Rosenthal has teamed up with world-renowned thyroid expert Kenneth B. Ain, M.D., to bring you the most up-to-date guide to understanding and managing virtually every type of thyroid problem, including Hashimoto's disease, Graves'... more...