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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Hormonally Induced Changes to the Mind and Brainby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 1993; 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...

  • Osteoporosisby Robert A. Adler

    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...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Treating Obesityby Birgitta Adolfsson; Marilynn Arnold

    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...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Treating Obesityby Birgitta Adolfsson; Marilynn S. Arnold

    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...

  • Immunonutritionby Bharat B. Aggarwal; David Heber

    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...

  • Functional and Dysfunctional Sexual Behaviorby Anders Agmo

    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...

  • Metabolic Basis of Obesityby Rexford S. Ahima

    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...

  • Geneticsby Kavita B. Ahluwalia

    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...

  • The Complete Thyroid Bookby Kenneth Ain; M. Sara Rosenthal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95

    This complete reference on all things about the thyroid will replace Sara Rosenthal?s Thyroid Sourcebook, with hundreds of thousands of copies sold in various editions. It was one of the first books on this hot subject, but now that there are many competing books, Rosenthal has teamed up with Dr. Ain to present this more all-encompassing guide written... more...

  • Hypertension and Strokeby Venkatesh Aiyagari; Philip B. Gorelick

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US and a leading cause of disability among adults. Stroke is not an accident but occurs in relation to a number of risk factors or antecedents. Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for stroke, and blood pressure level may play an important role in determining outcome after acute... more...