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  • Managing Gout in Primary Careby Fernando Perez-Ruiz; Ana Maria Herrero-Beites

    Springer Healthcare Ltd. 2014; US$ 37.68

    This handbook discusses developments and the future of gout treatment, which looks promising. ?Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available... more...

  • Treatment of the Obese Patientby Robert F. Kushner; Daniel H. Bessesen

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 107.67

    This is a timely and informative updated edition for all health care providers challenged with helping patients manage weight. Similar to the well-reviewed first edition, this updated title is directed toward individuals who wish to read further about targeted topics, rather than find an introduction to the field. This second edition again provides... more...

  • Fat Warsby Ellen Ruppel Shell

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    We are facing a gathering health crisis of epic proportions. The crisis is obesity and the diseases linked to it - hypertension, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. While multinational drug companies race to find a cure, the problem only worsens, with experts declaring that the UK is the second most obese nation on the planet and that 31,000 death... more...

  • Obesityby Tahir A Mahmood; Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 150.00

    Obesity is a continuing issue around the world and in many contexts. The growing number of obese people is an increasing concern for those in the medical profession, and obesity can pose specific challenges in relation to fertility and pregnancy. Patients who are obese require specific considerations and knowledge. Bringing together experts from a... more...

  • Obesityby Gerald Litwack

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 198.00

    First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and... more...

  • Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesityby Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 172.00

    Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity focuses on the important roles that exercise, dietary changes, and foods play in promoting as well as reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term... more...

  • Obesity - Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemicby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2000; US$ 50.40

    This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a public health approach, the report responds to both the enormity of health problems associated with obesity and the notorious difficulty of treating this complex, multifactorial disease.... more...

  • Obesity Management and Reduxby Stylianos Nicolaidis

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 32.95

    Redux is a revolutionary new anti-obesity drug that has just been approved (July 1996) by the FDA. It is the first weight management drug treatment to be launched in the United States in 20 years and is not addictive, unlike earlier drugs used for this purpose. Obesity Management and Redux includes a brief introduction which leads up to its discovery... more...

  • Men and the War on Obesityby Lee F. Monaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Is obesity really a public health problem and what does the construction of obesity as a health problem mean for men? According to official statistics, the majority of men in nations such as England and the USA are overweight or obese. Public health officials, researchers, governments and various agencies are alarmed and have issued dire warnings... more...

  • Globesityby Francis Delpeuch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Obesity represents one of the major global health challenges of the 21st century.Its occurrence has now reached epidemic proportions, not only in industrialized nations, but increasingly in less developed countries too.Written by world-leading specialists in public health nutrition, Globesity cuts straight to the underlying nature and causes of this... more...