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  • Genomics of Diseaseby J.P. Gustafson

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    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$ 209.00

    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...

  • Gender Medizinby Anita Rieder; Brigitte Lohff

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.99

    Gender Medizin ist eine noch junge Wissenschaft. Sie hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, bislang entwickelte Forschungsfragen, Diagnose- und Therapieansätze durch einen geschlechtssensiblen Blick auf Gesundheit und Krankheit aus biologischer und psychosozialer Sicht zu ergänzen. Erstmals im deutschen Sprachraum wird die Gender Medizin aus der Sicht von unterschiedlichen... more...

  • Congenital Diseases and Syndromesby Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh; Maximilian F. Reiser

    Springer 2009; US$ 219.00

    An easy-to-use visual guide that illustrates the typical diagnostic radiological features of the common congenital diseases and syndromes. It features chapters that are organised according to body system, and focus on the CNS, the head and neck, the chest and heart, the abdomen and pelvis, and the musculoskeletal system. 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...

  • Essential Medical Geneticsby Edward S. Tobias; Michael Connor; Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.99

    Adopted at Cambridge University Essential Medical Genetics provides students, clinicians, counsellors and scientists with the up-to-date information they need regarding the basic principles underlying medical genetics. It also provides guidance on how to apply current knowledge in clinical contexts, covering a wide variety of topics: from genome... more...