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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 168.00
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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 199.00
Proceedings of the 2nd World Conference -- Hormonal and Genetic Basis of Sexual Differentiation Disorders and Hot Topics in Endocrinology. The meeting took place at The Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, 1/15/10 -- 1/17-10. Endocrinology and more specifically, the area of sexual differentiation disorders is an evolving field of medicine. The diagnosis... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99
In the fifty years since DNA was discovered, we have seen extraordinary advances. For example, genetic testing has rapidly improved the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as Huntington's, cystic fibrosis, breast cancer, and Alzheimer's. But with this new knowledge comes difficult decisions for countless people, who wrestle with fear about... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 16.99
The promise of a regenerative medicine -- the regrowth of lost limbs and organs, new hope for patients with Alzheimer's or multiple sclerosis, the "cellular fountain of youth" -- sounds like science fiction, but it's real and on the cutting edge of medicine. Veteran medical journalist Karen van Kamped looks at this new technology through the stories... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.99
Die erfolgreiche Sequenzierung des menschlichen Genoms ermvglicht die umfassende Analyse von Gesundheit und Krankheit unter Ber]cksichtigung genetischer und umweltbedingter Faktoren. Wdhrend die Entdeckung ursdchlicher Gene f]r seltene monogene Erbkrankheiten bereits hvchst erfolgreich gelang, stellen die hdufigen Krankheiten mit komplexem Erbmuster... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 192.00
This book presents new insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic diseases recently discovered to be due to specific defects in molecular assemblies, organelles, or other subcellular structures. This new information, of great importance to medical students, physicians, and basic scientists, has not been incorporated into major medical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 450.00
Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Second Edition - winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine - is a major discussion of the structure, history, and applications of the field, as it emerges from the campus and lab into clinical action. As with the first edition, leading experts review the development of the new science,... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 160.00
Research in the field of the Maillard reaction has developed rapidly in recent years as a result of not only the application of improved analytical techniques, but also of the realisation that that the Maillard reaction plays an important role in some human diseases and in the ageing process. The Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Implications... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...