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  • 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...

  • Evolutionary Medicineby Wenda R. Trevathan; E. O. Smith; James J. McKenna

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 59.99

    Evolution is the single most important idea in modern biology, shedding light on virtually every biological question, from the shape of orchid blossoms to the distribution of species across the planet. Until recently, however, the theory has had little impact on medical research or practice. Evolutionary Medicine shows how this is beginning to change.... 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...

  • Oxidative Stress in Agingby Satomi Miwa; Kenneth Bruce Beckman; Florian Muller

    Springer 2008; US$ 249.00

    Oxidative Stress in Aging: From Model Systems to Human Diseases discusses the role of free radicals in aging in different animal models, as well as the relevance of free radicals on age-related diseases and pathological conditions in humans (following an introduction section of the basics and theory of free radicals). Human aging is a complex phenomenon... more...

  • A Different Lifeby Quinn Bradlee; Jeff Himmelman

    PublicAffairs 2010; US$ 13.95

    Ten percent of the population is affected by a learning disability, but few of us understand what being learning disabled (LD) is really like. When he was fourteen, Bradlee was diagnosed with Velo-Cardio-Facial-Syndrome (VCFS), a wide-spread, little-understood disorder that is expressed through a wide range of physical ailments and learning disabilities.... 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...

  • Your Genes, Your Healthby Aubrey Milunsky

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99

    New advances in genetics have dramatically expanded our ability to avoid, prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of disorders. Now, more than ever, families need to know about these new discoveries, especially as there are some 7,000 rare genetic diseases that afflict about 1 in 12 of us. In Your Genes, Your Health, Aubrey Milunsky provides an invaluable... more...