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  • Crystal-Induced Arthropathiesby Robert L. Wortmann; H. Ralph Schumacher; Michael A. Becker; Lawrence M. Ryan

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 209.95

    Divided into five expansive sections, this guide provides an in-depth review of crystal-induced arthritis and related disorders. Providing a historical perspective throughout, this work includes detailed descriptions of the clinical features of these diseases, as well as a current overview of their identification, epidemiology, genetics, and underlying... 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...

  • Handbook of Obesityby George A. Bray; Claude Bouchard

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 230.00

    With rates of obesity soaring to epidemic proportions, this reference strives to unearth new treatment regimens and pharmaceuticals for the prevention and treatment of obesity. Offering the latest recommendations and research from the most respected leaders in the field, the Second Edition compiles the most noteworthy studies on the evaluation and... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Obesityby Kathleen Keller

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 260.00 US$ 238.99

    "This work, featuring a reading level appropriate for high school audiences and above, is recommended for academic and public libraries." ? Library Journal The Encyclopedia of Obesity is as much of a reference resource as it is a tool to raise awareness in the medical and public health communities. With almost 500 entries, these two volume summarize... more...

  • Le Défi de l'obésité dans la Région européenne de l'OMS et les stratégies de lutteby F. Branca; H. Nikogosian; T. Lobstein

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00

    Pour faire face à l'épidémie d'obésité, le Bureau régional de l'OMS pour l'Europe a organisé, en novembre 2006, une conférence au cours de laquelle tous les États membres ont adopté la Charte européenne sur la lutte contre l'obésité, qui énonce des principes directeurs... more...

  • The Magnesium Miracle (Revised and Updated)by Carolyn Dean

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    REVISED AND UPDATED 2014 EDITION   Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to your health and well-being. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against?and helping to alleviate?such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium?s numerous benefits, many... more...

  • Handbuch Essstörungen und Adipositasby Stephan Herpertz; Martina de Zwaan; Stephan Zipfel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 42.08

    Essstörungen und Adipositas: Beide Störungsbilder haben eine zunehmende Prävalenz und führen zu schwerwiegenden gesundheitlichen Problemen, wenn nicht gar zum Tod. Beiden Krankheitsbildern ist gemein, dass Sie generell als schwer therapierbar gelten, Rückfälle, wenig Krankheitseinsicht und eine oft langwierige Therapie sind die Folgen. Das Herausgeber-... more...

  • Novel Insights into Adipose Cell Functionsby Karine Clément; Bruce M. Spiegelman

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 212.06

    Obesity is considered as top at risk condition in the world and it is mandatory to identify the physiopathological causes involved in adipose tissue enlargement. This volume provides insights into the biology of a complex endocrine organ: the adipose tissue. more...

  • Water and Electrolyte Metabolism in Relation to Age and Sex, Volumr 4by CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • Fat Mattersby Gina Tsichlia

    M&K Update Ltd 2010; US$ 20.78

    In a consumerist society obsessed with body image and thinness, obesity levels have reached an all-time high. This multi-faceted book written by a range of experts, explores the social, cultural, clinical and psychological factors that lie behind the ‘Obesity Epidemic’. It is required reading for the many healthcare professionals dealing... more...