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  • High Altitude Medicine and Physiologyby James S. Milledge; John B. West; Robert B. Schoene

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2007; US$ 149.50

    More than half a century has passed since man first stood on the summit of Mount Everest, and the story of man's attempts to climb higher and higher unaided is one of the more colorful and exciting in medicine and physiology. The past few decades have seen an explosion in interest in mountain pursuits in general, as increasing numbers of people... more...

  • Religion and the Implications of Radical Life Extensionby Derek F. Maher; Calvin R. Mercer

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    If the science of 'radical life extension' is realized and the technology becomes widely available, it would arguably have a more radical impact on humanity than any other development in history. This book is the first concerted effort to explore implications of radical life extension from the perspective of the world's major religious... more...

  • Thrombinby Michael E. Maragoudakis; Nikos E. Tsopanoglou

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    In addition to its central role in blood coagulation, it has become increasingly apparent that thrombin and thrombin receptors are involved in many other physiological processes and can contribute to a variety of disease states. This book offers a collection of reviews of information on the above topics by leaders in these fields. more...

  • Projectile Dynamics in Sportby Colin White

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95

    An understanding of the physical processes involved in throwing, hitting, firing and releasing sporting projectiles is essential for a full understanding of the science that underpins sport. This is the first book to comprehensively examine those processes and to explain the factors governing the trajectories of sporting projectiles once they are set... more...

  • Maternal Influences on Fetal Neurodevelopmentby Andrew Zimmerman; Susan Connors

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    The study of maternal influences on the intrauterine environment as they relate to the developing fetal brain promises to be an important area of study. Findings in this area may make it possible to delineate the prenatal mechanisms that affect ongoing cell programming in the fetus and lead to neurodevelopmental disorders. "Maternal Influences... more...

  • Memory T Cellsby Maurizio Zanetti; Stephen P. Schoenberger

    Springer 2011; US$ 289.00

    Immunological memory has fascinated microbiologists and immunologists for decades as one of the new frontiers to conquer to better understand the response to pathogens, cancer and vaccination. Over the past decade, attention has turned to the intrinsic properties of the memory T cells themselves, as it has become clear that the eradication of both... more...

  • Ion Channels and Their Inhibitorsby Satya Prakash Gupta

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Being the crucial components of living cells, ion channels are important targets of therapeutic agents. Historically, it has been challenging to develop drugs on this target class. A major issue with target based ion channel drug development is the identification of effective small chemical leads for medicinal chemistry optimization to the clinical... more...

  • Muscle Medicineby Rob DeStefano; Bryan Kelly; Joseph Hooper

    Touchstone 2009; Not Available

    A leading orthopedic surgeon and a top sports chiropractor team up to offer a groundbreaking new approach to remaining injury-free and recovering from injury faster. Muscle injuries are not just for sports superstars anymore. Back, shoulder, hip, and knee problems bedevil more and more people than ever before. Muscle Medicine provides a way to... more...

  • The Odd Body I Mysteries of Our Weird and Wonderful Bodies Explainedby Stephen Juan

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 13.66

    Mysteries of our weird and wonderful bodies explained. Always informative and entertaining, Dr Stephen Juan has assembled a huge collection of body facts, and some fallacies. With an eye for the intriguing and bizarre, from top to bottom, from your inside out, this book gives you the bare facts about your odd body. more...

  • Vascular Biology of the Placentaby Yuping Wang

    Biota Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall, thereby allowing nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother?s blood supply. Proper vascular development in the placenta is fundamental to ensuring a healthy fetus and successful pregnancy. This book provides an up-to-date summary and synthesis... more...