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Physiology

  • Cardiovascular Biomechanicsby Peter R. Hoskins; Patricia V. Lawford; Barry J. Doyle

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.76

    This book provides a balanced presentation of the fundamental principles of cardiovascular biomechanics research, as well as its valuable clinical applications. Pursuing an integrated approach at the interface of the life sciences, physics and engineering, it also includes extensive images to explain the concepts discussed. Cardiovascular biomechanics... more...

  • Physiological Aspects of Legged Terrestrial Locomotionby Giovanni Cavagna

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book offers a succinct but comprehensive description of the mechanics of muscle contraction and legged terrestrial locomotion. It describes on the one hand how the fundamental properties of muscle tissue affect the mechanics of locomotion, and on the other, how the mechanics of locomotion modify the mechanism of muscle operation under different... more...

  • Free Fatty Acid Receptorsby Graeme Milligan; Ikuo Kimura

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 285.56

    This book highlights the important role free fatty acids (FFA) play as potential drug targets. While FFA have long been considered byproducts of cell metabolism, they are now recognized as ligands that regulate cell and tissue function via G-protein-coupled receptors. At least three receptors have been identified for which FFA appear to be the endogenous... more...

  • USMLE Step 1 Lecture Notes 2017: Physiologyby Kaplan Medical

    Kaplan Publishing 2017; US$ 41.99 US$ 30.99

    The only official Kaplan Lecture Notes for USMLE Step 1 cover the comprehensive information you need to ace the exam and match into the residency of your choice. * Up-to-date: Updated annually by Kaplan?s all-star faculty * Integrated: Packed with clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines * Learner-efficient: Organized in outline... more...

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology of Platelet Formationby Harald Schulze; Joseph Italiano

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 180.45

    This book gives a comprehensive insight into platelet biogenesis, platelet signal transduction, involvement of platelets in disease, the use of diverse animal models for platelet research and future perspectives in regard to platelet production and gene therapy. Being written by international experts, the book is a concise state-of-the art work... more...

  • Hormones and the Aging Processby Earl T. Engle; Gregory Pincus

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Hormones and the Aging Process covers the proceedings of the conference held at Arden House in Harriman, New York on the role of hormones in aging. The book focuses on the influence of hormones to the aging process, including steroid metabolism, castration, and hormonal regulation. The selection first offers information on the effect of aging on... more...

  • Comparative Medicineby Erika Jensen-Jarolim

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 127.37

    This book highlights the most significant diseases for humans and their dogs, cats and horses. The examples discussed, which include allergies, osteoporosis, cancer and many more, illustrate that humans and their companion animals may in fact develop similar diseases. The reader - whether expert or interested lay - can thus directly compare between... more...

  • Cartilageby Susanne Grässel; Attila Aszódi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 159.22

    In three Volumes this mini book series presents current knowledge and new perspectives on cartilage as a specialized yet versatile tissue. This second volume is dedicated to basic pathologies of the two most common osteoarticular diseases affecting large segments of the Western population, osteoarthritis and chondrodysplasias. This book addresses... more...

  • Polycystic Kidney Diseaseby Christian Riella; Peter G. Czarnecki; Theodore I. Steinman; D. Neil Granger; Joey P. Granger

    Biota Publishing 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book reviews important aspects of polycystic kidney diseases, the latest scientific understanding of the diseases and syndromes, along with the therapies being developed. Cystic kidney diseases comprise a spectrum of genetic syndromes defined by renal cyst formation and expansion with variable extrarenal manifestations. The most prevalent disorder... more...

  • Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Their Eliminationby Elizabeth N. Pearce

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.99

    Iodine is an essential micronutrient and an integral component of the thyroid hormones, which are required for normal growth and development. The iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) encompass a spectrum of adverse health effects including goiter, cretinism, hypothyroidism, growth retardation, and increased pregnancy loss and infant mortality. This volume... more...