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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • ABC of Clinical Geneticsby Helen M. Kingston

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95

    This ABC is a concise, highly illustrated introduction to genetic mechanisms involved in inherited disorders. The new edition has been extensively updated with new and revised chapters to encompass rapid advances in the field. Basic genetic concepts are explained along with the application of new technologies in clinical practice. Information on relevant... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 64.99

    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.Collecting... more...

  • Free Radicals and Diseasesby T. Grune

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 126.00

    This publication contains an extensive overview of free radicals and diseases, including both basic science approaches and clinical applications. The research of the last decades has contributed substantially to the understanding role and function of these metabolites. It is the aim of the editors to include a large variety of biological models ranging... more...

  • Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiologyby Duncan C. Thomas

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 77.99

    This balanced and well-integrated text gives a lucid overview of the entire process of genetic epidemiology, from familial aggregation through segregation, likage, and association studies. It is illustrated throughout with examples from the literature on cancer genetics. Statistical concepts are developed in depth, but with a focus on applications.... more...

  • Psychosocial Genetic Counselingby Jon Weil

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 64.99

    This text provides a comprehensive account of the psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling, combining theoretical and practical approaches with many clinical vignettes. It covers the psychosocial effects of genetic disorders on individuals, couples, and families; counseling techniques and the counseling session agenda; prenatal diagnosis counseling,... more...

  • Genetic Analysis of Complex Diseaseby Jonathan L. Haines; Margaret A. Pericak-Vance

    Wiley 2006; US$ 152.95

    Second Edition features the latest tools for uncovering the genetic basis of human disease The Second Edition of this landmark publication brings together a team of leading experts in the field to thoroughly update the publication. Readers will discover the tremendous advances made in human genetics in the seven years that have elapsed since... more...

  • Gene Therapyby Joseph Panno

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    Dealing with one of the most controversial aspects of the new biology, Gene Therapy explores the development and future of this area of research and explains why it is considered such a promising branch of science. This encyclopedia presents an overview of genetic defects, viruses, and gene therapy in a way that students and general readers will find... more...

  • Thinking Scientifically About Controversial Issuesby Irwin L. Slesnick

    National Science Teachers Association 2004; US$ 21.95

    Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions. Each question is presented in two parts: concise scientific background for teachers, and reproducible... more...

  • Genetics in Practiceby Jo Haydon

    Wiley 2007; US$ 70.99

    Nurses are increasingly being asked to provide information when a genetic diagnosis is made, whether to the individual patient or to members of his or her family. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to present day genetic services, to help professionals feel more confident when dealing with queries or advising where to go for further information.... more...

  • Computational Genetics and Genomicsby Gary Peltz

    Humana Press 2007; Not Available

    Ultimately, the quality of the tools available for genetic analysis and experimental disease models will be assessed on the basis of whether they provide new information that generates novel treatments for human disease. In addition, the time frame in which genetic discoveries impact clinical practice is also an important dimension of how society assesses... more...