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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • AM:STARs Advances in the Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in Adolescentsby AAP Section on Adolescent Health; Irene N. Sills; Martin M. Fisher

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2015; US$ 59.95

    There are a series of endocrine disorders that can affect adolescents, some of which are related to growth and development and others that can occur at any age but may have specific implication for the adolescent age group.  This issue provides a comprehensive update of endocrine issues seen in adolescents, with a focus on recent advances in diagnosis... more...

  • Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis 6by Nader G. Abraham; Antonio Tabilio; Massimo Martelli; Shigetaka Asano; Alberto Donfrancesco

    Springer US 2012; US$ 383.00

    This volume of Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis is dedicated to many inter­ national scientists and clinicians for their contribution to the field of Hematology/ Oncology presented at the 11th International Symposium on Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis, which was held in Bormio, Italy, June 25-29, 1998. The continuous support of the Presidents... more...

  • Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxyby Gwen Adshead; Deborah Brooke

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 61.00

    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...

  • Alcohol Metabolism, Alcohol Intolerance, and Alcoholismby Dharam P. Agarwal; H. Werner Goedde

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Alcohol abuse, alcohol intolerance, alcohol dependence and other alcohol-related disabilities are some of the most challenging public health problems facing our modern-day society. The purpose of this comprehensive monograph is to review the available knowledge concerning the pharmacogenetic basis of alcohol sensitivity and its physiolgical implications... more...

  • Immunonutritionby Bharat B. Aggarwal; David Heber

    CRC Press 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...

  • Relaxin and Related Peptidesby Alexander I. Agoulnik

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 249.00

    Relaxin and Related Peptides discusses the established paradigms, the contradictions, and the most recent findings and future directions in the field of relaxin research. The array of diverse topics are highlighted, ranging from evolution of relaxin family peptides and receptors to their cell signaling, from the role of relaxin in reproduction to the... more...

  • Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeryby Sanjay Agrawal

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 299.00

    This concise, readable, and practical guide for all health professionals involved in a bariatric multidisciplinary team has details on surgical techniques deployed around the world, making it a key resource to update knowledge in this fast-developing field. more...

  • Metabolic Basis of Obesityby Rexford S. Ahima

    Springer New York 2010; 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...