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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

  • Life's Greatest Secretby Matthew Cobb

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99

    Everyone has heard of the story of DNA as the story of Watson and Crick and Rosalind Franklin, but knowing the structure of DNA was only a part of a greater struggle to understand life?s secrets. Life?s Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code, the thing that ultimately enables a spiraling molecule to give... more...

  • Life's Greatest Secretby Matthew Cobb

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 25.31

    Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for improving... more...

  • Antioxidants in Health and Diseaseby Antonis Zampelas; Renata Micha

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Antioxidants in Health and Disease discusses the effects of dietary antioxidants and antioxidant supplementation in humans. It reviews the latest evidence-based research in the area, principally through prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials. The book assesses major dietary antioxidants and discusses their use in diseases... more...

  • Economic Evaluation in Genomic Medicineby Vasilios Fragoulakis; Christina Mitropoulou; Marc Williams; George Patrinos

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95

    Economic Evaluation in Genomic Medicine introduces health economics and economic evaluation to genomic clinicians and researchers, while also introducing the topic to health economists. Each chapter includes an executive summary, questions, and case studies, along with supplementary online materials, including process guides, maps, flow charts,... more...

  • Gene Therapy for HIV and Chronic Infectionsby Hildegund CJ MD Ertl

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 189.00

    This book centers  on gene therapy and gene transfer approaches to prevent or treat chronic virus infections. The main focus is on the Big Three: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Ample anti-HIV drugs are currently available in the clinic and the development of an effective combination therapy... more...

  • Jews and Genesby Elliot N. Dorff; Laurie Zoloth

    The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 35.00

    Well aware of Jews having once been the victims of Nazi eugenics policies, many Jews today have an ambivalent attitude toward new genetics and are understandably wary of genetic forms of identity and intervention. At the same time, the Jewish tradition is strongly committed to medical research designed to prevent or cure diseases. Jews and Genes... more...

  • Epigenetics and Dermatologyby Qianjin Lu; Christopher C. Chang; Bruce C. Richardson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Epigenetics and Dermatology explores the role of epigenetics in the pathogenesis of autoimmune-related skin diseases and skin cancer. Leading contributors cover common and uncommon skin conditions in which extensive epigenetic research has been done. They explain how environmental exposures (chemicals, drugs, sunlight, diet, stress, smoking, infection,... more...

  • Mendelian Randomizationby Stephen Burgess; Simon G. Thompson

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Using Genetic Variants as Instrumental Variables to Assess Causal Relationships Introduction and motivation Shortcomings of classical epidemiology The rise of genetic epidemiology Motivating example: The inflammation hypothesis Other examples of Mendelian randomization Overview of book Summary What is Mendelian randomization? What... more...

  • Biocode: The New Age of Genomicsby Dawn Field; Neil Davies

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    The living world runs on genomic software - what Dawn Field and Neil Davies call the 'biocode' - the sum of all DNA on Earth. In Biocode, they tell the story of a new age of scientific discovery: the growing global effort to read and map the biocode, and what that might mean for the future. The structure of DNA was identified in 1953, and the... more...

  • Gene and Cell Therapyby Nancy Smyth Templeton

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 259.95

    The Most Comprehensive, State-of-the-Art Book on Using Gene and Cell Therapy in Clinical Medicine Gene and Cell Therapy: Therapeutic Mechanisms and Strategies, Fourth Edition presents extensive background and basic information, state-of-the-art technologies, important achievements, and lingering challenges in the fields of gene and cell therapies.... more...