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  • MACPF/CDC Proteins - Agents of Defence, Attack and Invasionby Gregor Anderluh; Robert Gilbert

    Springer 2014; US$ 259.00

    This book focusses on evolutionary, structural and functional aspects of pore-forming proteins, bringing together prominent researchers in the fields of structural biology and cellular and biophysical techniques. The focus is on the MACPF/CDC protein super family that was originally discovered because of unexpected structural similarity between a domain... more...

  • Emerging Biological Threatby G. Berencsi; A.S. Khan; J. Halou?ka

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The misuse of technical achievements of science created many disasters in the past. The potential misuse of recent discoveries and innovations of molecular biology can create more important epidemiological and biological accidents or mass tragedies than an influenza pandemic, the HIV / AIDS epidemic or SARS. Both NATO and the civilian spheres have... more...

  • Strengthening National Public Health Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agent Threatsby C.E. Cummings; E. Stikova

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 183.00

    Ensuring a coordinated public health, laboratory, and medical response to a natural disaster, an accidental release or a deliberate use of a chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) agent is a high priority for all countries. This publication contains the proceedings of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Advanced Study Institute... more...

  • Emerging Infectious Diseasesby Onder Ergonul; Fusun Can; Murat Akova; Lawrence Madoff

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    More than 30 newly emerged microorganisms and related diseases have been discovered in the past 20 years. Since these infections are so new, even infectious diseases experts and clinical microbiologists need more information. This book covers recently emerged infectious diseases based on real cases and provides comprehensive information including... more...

  • Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agentsby L.G. Gazsó; C.C. Ponta

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO military organizations for many years. Until recently, most of the readily available literature addressed the military issues associated with the possible use of biological weapons on the battlefield, the medical effects of the various agents, and what... more...

  • Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agentsby Steven L. Hoenig

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Provides the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents. This book covers health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from reactivity, protection of personnel, and general first aid for each agent. more...

  • War and the Health of Nationsby Zaryab Iqbal

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    This book examines the various mechanisms through which violent conflict undermines the health and well-being of populations. more...

  • Bioterrorism Preparednessby Nancy Khardori

    Wiley 2006; US$ 195.00

    Meeting the acute need for a book determining the crucial elements of bioterrorism preparedness, this is a global perspective of the history and current concepts for bioterrorism, integrating the legal, medical, scientific and public health strategies. It furthermore discusses the role of WHO and international health regulations for bioterrorism preparedness.... more...

  • Prescription for Survivalby Bernard Lown

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Physician Bernard Lown tells the extraordinary story of how a group of Soviet and American doctors came together to stop nuclear proliferation and ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize and influencing the course of history. It is a story that sheds new light on what really drove and still drives the nuclear arms race, the critical importance of citizen... more...

  • Chemical Warfare Agentsby Timothy T. Marrs; Robert L. Maynard; Frederick Sidell

    Wiley 2007; US$ 411.95

    Chemical Warfare Agents, Second Edition has been totally revised since the successful first edition and expanded to about three times the length, with many new chapters and much more in-depth consideration of all the topics. The chapters have been written by distinguished international experts in various aspects of chemical warfare agents and edited... more...