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  • 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...

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

    Springer 2014; US$ 149.00

    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...

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

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    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. more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • Alt, sozial benachteiligt und übergewichtig: Die Auswirkung der Adipositas im Alter auf die Pflege in Langzeiteinrichtungenby Doris Pink

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 41.98

    Im Rahmen der vorliegenden Untersuchung werden die Ursachen, die Auswirkungen und Folgen des Übergewichtes und der Adipositas (Fettleibigkeit) bei alten Menschen erforscht. Hierbei wird aufgezeigt, wie entscheidend auch der Einfluss des sozialen Status auf das Entstehen von Übergewicht und Adipositas ist. Die Krankheitshäufigkeit ist bei Kindern und... more...

  • Controversies in Obesityby David W. Haslam; Arya M. Sharma; Carel W. le Roux

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    This book explores the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of the obese patient in the context of serious chronic disease, as well as the political and environmental aspects, including prevention. The book's approach of arriving at an exploration of these issues through the vehicle of assessing the controversies is unique and interesting,... more...

  • Adipositas-Managementby Thomas Bein; Klaus Lewandowski

    Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 27.98

    Übergewicht und Adipositas nehmen weltweit zu: In Deutschland ist die Mehrzahl der Erwachsenen übergewichtig oder adipös, unter den Kindern und Jugendlichen ist es bereits fast ein Viertel. Adipositas bedeutet für die Betroffenen gravierende gesundheitliche Risiken und Probleme, die im Rahmen einer Notfall- oder Krankenhausbehandlung lebensbedrohlich... more...

  • Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disordersby Alluru S. Reddi

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders: Clinical Evaluation & Management is a clear and concise presentation of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice. Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base... more...