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  • Taking Charge of Cancerby David Palma; Anthony Zietman

    New Harbinger Publications 2017; US$ 13.55

    A cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, and the first thing a patient wants to know is: How am I going to survive this? Written by a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, Taking Charge of Cancer offers an insider’s guide to help readers understand cancer treatment options, choose the very best medical team, and be their own advocate. With... more...

  • Frontiers in Nano-therapeuticsby Nishat Tasnim; Baiju G. Nair; Katla Sai Krishna; Sudhakar Kalagara; Mahesh Narayan; Juan C. Noveron; Binata Joddar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 48.12

    This brief highlights recent research advances in the area of nano-therapeutics. Nanotechnology holds immense potential for application in a wide range of biological and engineering applications such as molecular sensors for disease diagnosis, therapeutic agents for the treatment of diseases, a vehicle for delivering therapeutics and imaging agents... more...

  • RNA Activationby Long-Cheng Li

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 145.50

    This book offers an essential guide to RNA activation (RNAa), an emerging and fascinating new field. RNAa is a small RNA-guided and Argonaute-dependent gene regulation phenomenon in which promoter-targeted short double-stranded RNAs (dsRNAs) induce target gene expression at the transcriptional level. It occurs primarily in the nucleus and can be mediated... more...

  • Tissue Repairby Xiaoming Li

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 167.89

    This book summarizes the effective reinforcement of scaffolds by means of different kinds of fibers and tubes to meet different needs in the context of tissue repair. It covers the fabrication of the reinforced scaffolds, the factors influencing their properties, and their applications for hard and soft tissue repair. Further, it presents a range... more...

  • Biology of Vascular Smooth Muscle: Vasoconstriction and Dilatationby Yuansheng Gao

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 145.50

    This book provides a concise yet comprehensive review of the morphological, biochemical, electrical, mechanical, and metabolic properties of vascular smooth muscle, the regulation of vascular activities and the intracellular signaling involved. It particularly focuses on recently identified vasoactive agents, enzymes and transduction mechanisms. It... more...

  • Genome Analysis and Human Healthby Leena Rawal; Sher Ali

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 145.50

    This book highlights selected current data and its relevance in the human health care system, offering a fundamental primer on genetics and human health. With the advent of new high-throughput technologies (for the whole genome including exome sequencing), the conventional focus on genetics and individual genes is now shifting toward the analysis... more...

  • A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Clinical Trialsby Delva Shamley; Brenda Wright

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 89.95

    A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Clinical Trials provides an overview of the entire process of clinical research in one thorough and easy-to-read handbook that offers those involved in clinical research a clear understanding of how the components of a study are related. It focuses on the practical aspects of the preparation and execution... more...

  • The Salt Fixby James DiNicolantonio

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 26.99

    We all know the dangers of sugar and salt: but the danger attributed to the second white crystal has more to do with getting too little of it, not too much. A leading cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy overturns conventional thinking about salt and explores instead the little-understood importance of it, the health dangers of... more...

  • Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R and SAS, Second Editionby Ding-Geng (Din) Chen; Karl E. Peace; Pinggao Zhang

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    Review of the First Edition "The goal of this book, as stated by the authors, is to fill the knowledge gap that exists between developed statistical methods and the applications of these methods. Overall, this book achieves the goal successfully and does a nice job. I would highly recommend it …The example-based approach is easy to follow and makes... more...

  • Digging in the Darkby Ben Johnson

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.67

    Progress can be unstoppable at times, and not even death can prevent the desire for knowledge. A dark trade has long existed to provide fuel for the fires of research, a trade which is viewed by many as the most despicable occupation of all. The resurrection men of Yorkshire came from all walks of life, and employed a myriad of macabre methods to... more...