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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

  • Retinal Degenerative Diseasesby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 399.00

    This book will contain the proceedings of the XV International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration (RD2012).  A majority of those who will speak and present posters at the meeting will contribute to this volume.  The blinding diseases of inherited retinal degenerations have no treatments, and age-related macular degeneration has no cures, despite the... more...

  • Congenital Diseases and the Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 329.00

    In recent years, increasing attention and resources have been brought to bear on the relationship between the environment and congenital diseases. These diseases were previously thought to be mostly due to genetic causes. Even though the importance of genes as factors in causation is accepted, environmental factors seem to be implicated just as strongly.... more...

  • The Moral, Social, and Commercial Imperatives of Genetic Testing and Screeningby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 239.00

    In the past people were classified as being healthy or sick. With genetic testing and screening, adults might be healthy, predisposed to an illness, probably at risk, at risk, or carriers of certain risks. Genetic testing and screening hits another dramatic note when cells and embryos are tested and subsequently altered to hit targets of perfection.... more...

  • Anticancer Genesby

    Springer London 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book discusses the emergence of a new class of genes with a specific anticancer activity. These genes, recently defined as ?Anticancer Genes?, are reviewed in individual chapters on their mode of action, the specific cell death signals they induce, and the status of attempts to translate them into clinical application. Anticancer Genes provides... more...

  • Jewish Genetic Disordersby Ernest L. Abel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    This guide to genetic disorders that tend to affect the Jewish population more than the non-Jewish begins with a short history of the Jews and basic facts concerning genetics and genetic disorders. The information that follows is categorized under blood, cancers, central nervous system, connective tissue, gastrointestinal, metabolic or endocrine, respiratory,... more...

  • Oxidative Damage to Plantsby Parvaiz Ahmad

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 199.95

    With contributions that review research on this topic throughout the world, Oxidative Damage to Plants covers key areas of discovery, from the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROSs), their mechanisms, quenching of these ROSs through enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants, and detailed aspects of such antioxidants as SOD and CAT. Environmental... 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...

  • 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...