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  • 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...

  • Extracellular Matrix: Pathobiology and Signalingby Nikos Karamanos; Donald Gullberg; Heldin Paraskevi; Liliana Schaefer; Ruggero Tenni; Achilleas Theocharis; Jan-Olof Winberg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 238.43

    Over the last decades cell biology and biological chemistry have increasingly turned their attention to the space between cells and revealed an elaborate network of macromolecules essential for structural support, cell migration, adhesion and signaling. This comprehensive handbook of the extracellular matrix is organized into seven thematic... more...

  • Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseaseby Gianluca Iacobellis

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This essential book comprehensively covers the diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease in obese patients, translating up-to-date clinical research findings into clinical practice. more...

  • The Real Reason You're Overweightby Noel McGrath

    Byron Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    The Real Reason You're Overweight approaches the obesity epidemic from a completely different perspective. Rather than focusing on food diet, it promotes a 'diet of the mind' The book details the psychological, sociological and metaphysical reasons for weight gain and includes a simple program for resloving these issues. Overeating is how... more...

  • Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummiesby Julie Wilkinson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Restore your pH balance and live a healthier life Our caveman ancestors followed a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, and legumes, but with time and the advent of agriculture, our diets changed drastically to include grains, dairy products, salt, and large quantities of meat. These new foods altered the level of acid in our diets,... more...

  • Handbook of Obesity ? Volume 2by George A Bray; Claude Bouchard

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 189.95

    Several major developments have occurred since the last edition of Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications , including new clinical trials, discoveries related to drug use, and greater understanding of the benefits of weight loss in obese patients. Now in its fourth edition, this volume continues to offer unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage... more...

  • Obesityby Karine Clement; Thorkild I. A. Sorensen

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 209.95

    This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studies in human models. By presenting the impact of genetic factors in the development of obesity and key molecules... more...

  • Handbook of Obesity -- Volume 1by George A. Bray

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 189.95

    In recent years, we?ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of the biological, behavioral, and environmental... more...

  • Food, Diet and Obesityby D Mela

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 315.00

    The global obesity epidemic is arguably the most serious health issue facing the food industry today. Food manufacturers are under increasing pressure over both the degree to which they are seen as contributing to the problem, and the role they should play in solving it. Drawing on the expertise of many of the world?s leading experts in this area,... more...

  • Lysosomes and Lysosomal Diseasesby Frances Platt; Nick Platt

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 171.00

    This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at methods for lysosomes and lysosomal diseases.  Chapters focus upon practical experimental protocols to guide researchers through the analysis of multiple aspects of lysosome biology and function. In addition, it details protocols relevant to clinical monitoring of patients with lysosomal diseases.... more...