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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alternative Splicing and Diseaseby Philippe Jeanteur

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Splicing of primary RNA transcript is a quasi-systematic step of gene expression in higher organisms. However, this process is not unequivocal but can follow alternate pathways. Alternative splicing of a given transcript can therefore yield several distinct mRNAs encoding as many different proteins. This book talks about this alternate pathway. more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicologyby George W. Ware

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Genomics of Diseaseby J.P. Gustafson

    Springer 2008; US$ 249.00

    The title will develop from the 24th Stadler symposium. It will explore the general theme "GENOME EXPLOITATION: Data Mining the Genomes." The idea behind the theme is to discuss and illustrate how scientists are going to characterize and make use of the massive amount of information being accumulated about plant and animal genomes. The book... 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...