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- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 16.99
The promise of a regenerative medicine -- the regrowth of lost limbs and organs, new hope for patients with Alzheimer's or multiple sclerosis, the "cellular fountain of youth" -- sounds like science fiction, but it's real and on the cutting edge of medicine. Veteran medical journalist Karen van Kamped looks at this new technology through the stories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women?s experiences of such screening, little is known about men?s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.99
Die erfolgreiche Sequenzierung des menschlichen Genoms ermvglicht die umfassende Analyse von Gesundheit und Krankheit unter Ber]cksichtigung genetischer und umweltbedingter Faktoren. Wdhrend die Entdeckung ursdchlicher Gene f]r seltene monogene Erbkrankheiten bereits hvchst erfolgreich gelang, stellen die hdufigen Krankheiten mit komplexem Erbmuster... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 192.00
This book presents new insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic diseases recently discovered to be due to specific defects in molecular assemblies, organelles, or other subcellular structures. This new information, of great importance to medical students, physicians, and basic scientists, has not been incorporated into major medical... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 154.95
Reviews our current understanding of the role of protein oxidation in aging and age-related diseases Protein oxidation is at the core of the aging process. Setting forth a variety of new methods and approaches, this book helps researchers conveniently by exploring the aging process and developing more effective therapies to prevent or treat... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95
This first title on the topic provides complete coverage, including the molecular basis, production and possible biomedical applications. Written by the most prominent academic researchers in the field as well as by researchers at one of the world's leading companies in industrial production of minicircle DNA, this practical book is aimed at everyone... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
This interdisciplinary compendium examines the new cultural and biological theories of transmission and inheritance that have been stimulated by advances in epigenetics research. The contributors come from the disciplines of biology, biochemistry, medicine, psychology, education, cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, technology assessment,... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 160.00
Research in the field of the Maillard reaction has developed rapidly in recent years as a result of not only the application of improved analytical techniques, but also of the realisation that that the Maillard reaction plays an important role in some human diseases and in the ageing process. The Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Implications... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 43.99
Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology.The book interweaves the presentation of evolutionary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ?geneticization? and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute medicine gave us the social science classic The Conduct... more...