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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • The Pot Belly Syndromeby Russell Farriss; Per Marin

    Basic Health Publications, Inc. 2005; US$ 9.99

    This book clarifies the cause and consequences of hyper-cortisolism to help the readers do something about it. more...

  • Medical Genetics at a Glanceby Dorian J. Pritchard; Bruce R. Korf

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Medical Genetics at a Glance covers the core scientific principles necessary for an understanding of medical genetics and its clinical applications, while also considering the social implications of genetic disorders. This third edition has been fully updated to include the latest developments in the field, covering the most common genetic anomalies,... more...

  • Life's Greatest Secretby Matthew Cobb

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 11.98

    Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for... more...

  • Genotype to Phenotypeby S. Malcolm; J. J. Goodship

    BIOS Scientific Publishers 2001; US$ 120.00

    This new edition builds on the success of the first by reviewing increased understanding of the mechanisms of geen action in humans, focussing particularly on those derived from the study of genetic diseases. more...

  • Backdoor to Eugenicsby Troy Duster

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies. Completely updated and revised, this work will be welcomed back into print as we struggle to understand the pros and cons of prenatal detection of birth defects;... more...

  • Thiol Metabolism and Redox Regulation of Cellular Functionsby G. Bánhegyi; A. Pompella; M. Wellman-Rousseau

    IOS Press 2002; US$ 116.00

    This volume contains contributions by some of the leading scientists in the field of thiol oxidation/reduction (redox) biochemistry. It is focused on the biological/pathophysiological implications of newly-discovered functions of cellular thiols, such as glutathione in the first place. more...

  • Incorporar la perspectiva de género en la equidad en salud by Gita Sen; Asha George; Piroska Ostlin

    Pan American Health Organization 2005; US$ 14.00

    Este libro describen las consecuencias de no considerar seriamente al género. Las autoras afirman que el sesgo de género tiene importancia no solo para la salud de las mujeres sino, también, para la de los hombres. Por lo tanto, un enfoque de la salud relacionado con el género, que diferencie los factores biológicos y sociales y explore sus interacciones,... more...

  • Fetal Nutrition and Adult Diseaseby S.C. Langley-Evans

    CABI 2004; US$ 140.00

    Provides the reader with a detailed account of the evidence for and against the nutritional programming of human disease. This book also covers programming the fetus, programming human disease, and the biological basis of nutritional programming. more...

  • Chemical and Electrical Hypersensitivityby Jerry Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 29.95

    Electrical and multiple chemical sensitivities are disabling illnesses, yet many doctors know little of these conditions, or worse, dismiss them. This timely memoir recounts one man's experience when he became afflicted by electrical and multiple chemical sensitivities in his line of work as an engineer. The onset of the diseases is explored, as... more...

  • The Language of Lifeby Francis Collins

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    We are in the midst of a medical revolution: in just a few years, we will be able to have our complete DNA sequenced at an affordable cost. Analysing the content of our genomes will allow a powerful estimate of our future risks of illness - from cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease, to cancer and diabetes - which will help us devise our own personalised... more...