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  • Community Genetics and Genetic Alliancesby Aviad E. Raz

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 219.00

    This book is designed to serve the radiologist as a simple visual guide that illustrates the typical diagnostic radiological features of the most common congenital diseases and syndromes. It includes supplementary high-quality digital medical illustrations. more...

  • The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family Historyby Robin L. Bennett

    Wiley 2011; US$ 72.99

    Helps you develop and assess pedigrees to make diagnoses, evaluate risk, and counsel patients The Second Edition of The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History not only shows how to take a medical-family history and record a pedigree, but also explains why each bit of information gathered is important. It provides essential support in diagnosing... more...

  • Genetics For Dummiesby Tara Rodden Robinson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    A plain-English guide to genetics Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guidegets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recentdiscoveries. Now with 25% new and revised material, Genetics ForDummies, 2nd Edition gives you clear and accessible coverage ofthis rapidly advancing field. From dominant and recessive... more...

  • Understanding Genetics: A Primer for Couples and Familiesby Angela Scheuerle

    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...

  • Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and Oxidative Damageby Giancarlo Aldini; Kyung-Jin Yeum; Etsuo Niki; Robert M. Russell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 244.95

    Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and Oxidative Damage: Principles and Practical Applications critically evaluates the basic concepts and methodologies of conventional biomarkers as well as current state-of-the-art assays for measuring antioxidant activity/oxidative stress and their practical applications. . Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and... more...

  • Complexity and Medicineby Michael Alexander; Colin James Alexander

    Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    Thorough and unique, this record focuses on developing strategies for the prevention of noninfectious diseases. Discussing a number of ailments—including, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, asthma, and varicose veins—this meticulous account utilizes chaos theory and complexity theory to... more...

  • Practical Genetic Counselling 7th Editionby Peter S. Harper

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 62.95

    '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...

  • Germ Theoryby Natalie Goldstein

    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...

  • Calcium, Oxygen Radicals and Cellular Damageby C. J. Duncan

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 60.00

    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...