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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options. Raz's study focuses on the interplay of community genetics... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00
One in every 100 Americans is born with a serious genetic disorder, and more will face a disease with genetic components in their lifetime. In the past decade, fledgling genetic science has identified more than 4,000 diseases connected to genetic factors. Genetic doctors and testing have become relatively common. But what is genetics'? How do these... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 65.95
'Easy to use, and useful when kept close at hand in the room where you work. The book is a pleasure to read: the style elegant and authoritative.' Lancet '...this book is a wonderful reference to enable primary physicians to be informed about their patients.' Annals of Internal Medicine Universally used across the world by genetic counsellors,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Since humankind's earliest days, the rise of civilization led to a huge increase in the number and types of diseases that afflict the human population. Early prevailing theories about the causes of and cures for disease included superstitious beliefs, the application of herbal remedies, and the well-meant but ultimately misguided humoral theory... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 48.00
A description of the biochemical processes that occur during cellular damage of specific organs; for example, what happens to the cells during heart attacks, strokes and muscular dystrophy. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86
Ever since the birth of molecular biology, the tantalizing possibility of treating disease at its genetic roots has become increasingly feasible. Gene therapy - though still in its infancy - remains one of the hottest areas of research in medicine. Its approach utilizes a gene transfer vehicle ( vector) to deliver therapeutic DNA or RNA to cells of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 24.99
In this book, Dr. Aubrey Milunsky provides guidance for all who wish to avoid, prevent, or detect genetic disorders in their families. The author describes new advances in many genetic diseases and a cascade of DNA tests that now enable many to secure their health and even save their own lives and those of their loved ones. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 90.22
This reference book for the analysis of genetic association studies makes an ideal companion to graduate-level students. In addition to providing derivations, the book deploys real examples and simulations to illustrate its step-by-step applications. more...
- Humana Press 2011; US$ 232.48
This volume details how oxidative stress in cancer biology can be utilized to more effectively design interventions to enhance therapeutic responses while causing fewer treatment limiting complications. more...