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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 75.93
This book describes in detail the multidisciplinary management of obesity, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the rationale for a multidisciplinary approach and with the tools required to implement it effectively. The emphasis is on a translational approach, starting from basic concepts and fundamental mechanisms of the pathology and... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 108.47
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...
- Springer Healthcare Ltd. 2014; US$ 37.96
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...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 151.87
Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures... more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95
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...
- 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...