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  • Nutrition and HIVby Vivian Pribram

    Wiley 2011; US$ 80.99 US$ 70.19

    Today over 40 million adults and children worldwide are infected with HIV, however knowledge of the disease has increased greatly and the prognosis is now good for those with access to anti-retroviral treatment. For many, HIV is now a long-term chronic condition and with decreased mortality, patient requirements and disease patterns have changed,... more...

  • Metabolic Syndromeby Minghan Wang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 153.00 US$ 132.60

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of metabolic syndrome, the underlying mechanisms and therapeutic strategies for drug development. The authors examine the context of underlying molecular pathways and integrated physiology, then expanding the discussion to diseases associated with metabolic syndrome. The development of... more...

  • Anti-obesity Drug Discovery and Development - Volume 1by Atta-ur-Rahman; M. Iqbal Choudhary

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 44.00

    Obesity is a complex health problem, caused by a number of factors such as excessive food intake, lack of physical activity, genetic predisposition, endocrine disorders, medications and psychiatric illnesses. Onset of obesity in both the developing and the developed world has reached epidemic proportions. In response to this, efforts to control and... more...

  • OMICs Technologiesby Noureddine Benkeblia

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 222.95

    Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, food and nutrition sciences have undergone a fundamental molecular transformation. New discoveries in molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry have led to the development of new tools that are likely to revolutionize the study of food. OMICS Technologies: Tools for Food Science explores... more...

  • Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dieteticsby Aruna Thaker; Arlene Barton

    Wiley 2012; US$ 91.99 US$ 79.72

    Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics is the must have practical resource for dietitians, nutritionists and students working with both well settled but also recently migrated ethnic groups. Written by a team of authors drawn from the British Dietetic Association's Specialist Multicultural Nutrition Group the book provides in-depth... more...

  • Practical Manual of Clinical Obesityby Robert Kushner; Victor Lawrence; Sudhesh Kumar

    Wiley 2013; US$ 76.95 US$ 66.69

    This accessible guide to obesity and its clinical management provides clear, didactic, clinically focused guidance for all healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with obesity, thus acting as a repository of essential practical knowledge. It is an ideal practical guide for registrars and residents in endocrinology... more...

  • Cardiovascular Diseasesby Nilanjana Ph.D. Maulik

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 157.95

    With cardiovascular disease remaining one of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, there is a great need to further understand the molecular basis of this disease class and develop new therapeutic or preventative measures. Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions presents up-to-date information on the... more...

  • Pediatric Nutrition Handbookby David Suskind; Polly Lenssen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.66

    The last decade has seen an explosion of medical information in regards to the nutrition care and management of children. While nutritional therapies have expanded, the treatment choices have become increasingly complex. This exciting title addresses the extensive amount of information available to practitioners in a concise, accessible fashion via... more...

  • Childhood Obesityby Rexford S. Ahima

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 159.95

    The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased worldwide in recent decades. Obesity in childhood is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and an increased risk of premature illness and death later in life. This book presents childhood obesity trends across multiple demographics and discusses the contributing... more...

  • Obesity Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatmentby Rexford S. Ahima

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    The book provides a comprehensive perspective on the subject of obesity epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of obesity. The chapters provide a better understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases and offer an integrative framework for individualized dietary and exercise programs, behavior modification, pharmaceutical approaches,... more...