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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology.The book interweaves the presentation of evolutionary... more...

  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology.The book interweaves the presentation of evolutionary... 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...

  • Fundamentals of Chromatinby Jerry L. Workman; Susan M. Abmayr

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book focuses on fundamental properties of chromatin that include structure, composition, modifications and functions in nuclear processes such as transcription, and DNA replication and repair. more...

  • Gender and Geneticsby Kate Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women?s experiences of such screening, little is known about men?s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative... 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...

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Familyby Joanna Latimer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ?geneticization? and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute medicine gave us the social science classic The Conduct... more...

  • Genes and Obesityby C. Bouchard

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 166.00

    A number of genes have been identified that are associated with an increased body mass index (BMI), the standard measurement of obesity. By analyzing these genes, researchers hope to gain a better understanding of what causes obesity and develop ways to tackle the problem. The study of genes and obesity could lead to new treatments. This volume reviews... more...

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

    Wiley 2006; US$ 147.95

    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...

  • Genetic Counseling Practiceby Bonnie S. LeRoy; Patricia M. Veach; Dianne M. Bartels

    Wiley 2011; US$ 110.95

    The first advanced-level genetics counseling skills resource As genetic medicine and testing continue to expand, so the role of the genetic counselor is transforming and evolving. Genetic Counseling Practice: Advanced Concepts and Skills is the first text to address ways that genetic counselors can deepen their skills to meet expanding practice... more...