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  • Fat, Fate, and Diseaseby Peter Gluckman; Mark Hanson

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    'Why are we losing the war against obesity and chronic disease?' This is the simple question Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson ask, exploring the dominant myth that the exploding epidemic of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes can be tackled by focusing on adult life styles. more...

  • Obesityby Alexandra A. Brewis

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Grounded in a holistic anthropological approach and using a range of ethnographic and ecological case studies, Obesity shows that the human tendency to become and stay fat makes perfect sense in terms of evolved human inclinations and the physical and social realities of modern life. Drawing on her own fieldwork in the rural United States, ... more...

  • Obesity and Lung Diseaseby Anne E. Dixon; Emmanuelle M. Clerisme-Beaty

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 219.00

    The first thorough reference on the topic, this book covers the profound impact of obesity on the pathology of common pulmonary diseases. Discussion includes airway inflammation, sleep apnea, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, obesity hypoventilation and more. more...

  • Weight Managementby Dympna Pearson; Clare Grace

    Wiley 2012; US$ 68.99 US$ 59.79

    An increasingly wide range of patients of different age, ethnicity and social background often combined with other clinical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis now find themselves battling against obesity and many health professionals become frustrated, feeling ill-equipped to handle each unique case with the one-size-fits-all... more...

  • 150 Pounds Gone Foreverby Diane Carbonell

    Sunrise River Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    Permanent weight loss help and recipes from a mother of seven who lost 150 pounds more than 12 years ago . more...

  • Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balanceby David Mount; Mohammed H. Sayegh; Ajay K. Singh

    Springer US 2012; US$ 229.00

    Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders are central to the day-to-day practice of patient care. This book offers comprehensive reviews and step-by-step analysis of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management of selected clinical problems. more...

  • Fat Livesby Irmgard Tischner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Ever caught somebody ? or yourself ? checking out the content of a ?fat? person?s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ?obesity debate?, this book investigates the embodied experience of ?being large? from... more...

  • Framing Fatby Samantha Kwan; Jennifer Graves

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    Framing Fat examines competing messages about body fat by considering the vantage point of cultural actors representing the fashion-beauty complex, public health, the food industry, and the fat acceptance movement. In doing so, it provides a more comprehensive view of the obesity epidemic and shows how strong cultural debates play a powerful role... more...

  • Molecular Basis of Lysosomal Storage Disordersby John Barranger

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Molecular Basis of Lysosomal Storage Disorders contains the proceedings of the 1983 Conference on the Molecular Basis of Lysosomal Storage Disorders, held at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The papers focus on the molecular biology of, and therapeutic approaches to, lysosomal storage disorders, such as mucopolysaccharidoses,... more...

  • Metabolic Syndromeby Akhlaq A. Farooqui

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 249.00

    This book offers comprehensive detail and cutting edge research on connections between metabolic syndrome and stroke, Alzheimer's disease and depression, benefiting postgraduate students, instructors, researchers, pharmacologists, nutritionists and physicians. more...