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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 89.99
Ernest Starling (1866-1927) coined the word 'hormone' more than 100 years ago. His analysis of capillary function demonstrated that equal and opposite forces move across the capillary wall?an outward force and an inward force derived from plasma proteins. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 79.00
This reference presents basic concepts of respiratory function in normal and diseased states. The volume stresses a quantitative approach to physical parameters used as indicators of normal and diseased respiratory functions. The contents of this reference encourages medical students, residents and fellows to become "clinical detectives",... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 240.00
Nutraceuticals are bioactive phytochemicals that protect or promote health and occur at the intersection of food and pharmaceutical industries. The Book includes chapters dealing with biological and clinical effect, molecular level approach, quality assurance, bioavailability and metabolism of a number phytochemicals and their role to combat different... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 419.95
A research oriented text, with clinical translation, this book provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary account of the uterine endometrium. The first book to define the regulatory biological interrelationships between epithelial and stromal cell phenotypes, endothelial cells, extracellular matrix, and immunobiological elements, it highlights their... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49
Functional foods are foods which contain bioactive components, either from plant or animal sources, which can have health benefits for the consumer over and above their nutritional value. Foods which have antioxidant or cancer-combating components are in high demand from health conscious consumers: much has been made of the health-giving qualities... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
Coconut oil is an amazing substance that has many health benefitsit helps with weight loss, allergies, skin and health issues, and much more. It is recommended in many health programs and diets, especially the Paleo and raw food diets, and many people are discovering that it is better to use than other oils in cooking. It can be overwhelming to figure... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 14: Endocrinology, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropeptides, Part II focuses on the research on neuropeptides, endocrinology, and neuroendocrinology. Composed of various contributions of able researchers, the first part of the book is divided into eight chapters. These chapters cover studies on the physiology,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49
Antioxidants and Functional Components in Aquatic Foods compiles for the first time the past and present research done on pro and antioxidants in aquatic animals. The book addresses an area of extreme importance for aquatic foods, since lipid oxidation leads to such a large number of quality problems. Many of these problems are also seen in other... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 205.99 US$ 178.52
There continues to be strong interest within the food industry in developing new products which offer functional health benefits to the consumer. The premium prices that can be charged make these added-value products lucrative for manufacturers, and they are also commercially popular. Dairy foods are central to this sector: they are good delivery systems... more...