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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Hormonesby Martin Luck

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Hormones play an integral part in the balance and workings of the body. While many people are broadly aware of their existence, there are many misconceptions and few are aware of the nature and importance of the endocrine system. In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Luck explains what hormones are, what they do, where they come from, and how they... more...

  • Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settingsby Linda B. Haas; Sandra Drozdz Burke

    American Diabetes Association 2014; US$ 34.99

    Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings is a clinical guide for the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes. With the number of older adults growing exponentially and with a growing percentage of this group facing diabetic and prediabetic conditions, Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings will help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and... more...

  • Hormones, Intrauterine Health and Programmingby Jonathan R. Seckl; Yves Christen

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The authors address in particular the role of hormones and their links with other maternal environmental mediators in developmental programming. The crucial nature of the placenta as an interface and target between maternal and foetal environments is addressed. Emphasis is made on the emerging science of epigenetics as a potential explanation for how... more...

  • Recent Developments in the Regulation of Kininsby Jagdish N. Sharma

    Springer 2014; US$ 139.00

    This volume presents key topics of current interest with regard to several pathophysiological conditions including (a) the basic and clinical aspects of bradykinin receptor antagonists, (b) the kallikrein-kinin pathways in hypertension and diabetes, (c) tissue kallikrein-kinin therapy for hypertension and organ damage, (d) the renal (tissue) kallikrein-kinin... more...

  • Endocrine Disruptors in the Environmentby Sushil K. Khetan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    A concise and engaging overview of endocrine disruption phenomena that brings complex concepts within the reach of non-specialists For most of the last decade, the science of endocrine disruption has evolved with more definitive evidence of its damaging potential to health and environment. This book lists the major environmental chemicals of concern... more...

  • Advances in Clinical Chemistryby Gregory Makowski

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 205.00

    Volume 65 in the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry contains chapters authored by world renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial provides the latest and most up-to-date technologies related to the field of Clinical Chemistry and is the benchmark for novel analytical approaches... more...

  • Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youthby Melinda S. Sothern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Based on decades of scientific research and clinical experience, Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youth provides a scientifically supported and clinically relevant source of information that clinical health care providers, educators, public health, and fitness professionals may use to promote physical activity in overweight and obese youth... more...

  • Integrative Weight Managementby Gerard E. Mullin; Lawrence J. Cheskin; Laura E. Matarese

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures... more...

  • Ovulation Induction and Controlled Ovarian Stimulationby Roy Homburg

    Springer 2014; US$ 59.99

    Ovulation induction and controlled ovarian stimulation lie at the very heart of treatment for infertility, but have been subject to a bewildering variety of variations and improvements over recent years. The Second Edition of this highly successful book updates the reader on the progress and developments in this area. Furthermore, it provides the busy... more...

  • Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Diseaseby Giamila Fantuzzi; Carol Braunschweig

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determinants of obesity, distribution of body fat and weight loss, as well as the mechanisms linking excess... more...