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Drugs and their actions

  • The Essence Practitionerby Sue Lilly; Tony Pinkus

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95

    This book is a systematic explanation of flower and other types of essences, how they are made, how they are used and how to choose what is needed. From the basic elements of an essence, the book takes us through the worldwide blossoming of the work of Dr Bach from the 1920s to today's pioneers of essences made from sound and images. more...

  • Cannabisby Chris Duvall

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 27.00

    Thanks to its best-known use, any mention of cannabis tends to bring up jokes about the munchies or debates about marijuana and legalized drug use. But this not-so-innocent flowering plant was one of the first to be domesticated by humans, and it has been used in spiritual, therapeutic, and even punitive applications ever since?in addition to its... more...

  • Kratom and Other Mitragyninesby Robert B. Raffa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Opioids such as morphine, codeine, and oxycodone are extracts or analogs isolated from a single source: the opium poppy. For a long time, it was believed to be nature?s only source of opioids. But it now appears that biological diversity has evolved an alternative source of opioid compounds?those derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa . This plant,... more...

  • Die Tollkirscheby Markus Berger; Oliver Hotz

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2014; US$ 11.99

    Unter den Heil- und Ritualgewächsen nimmt die Tollkirsche eine Sonderstellung ein: Neben ihrer Anwendung im ethnomedizinischen und homöopathischen Bereich liefert Atropa belladonna eines der wichtigsten Medikamente der modernen Medizin - das Atropin - und spielt als sogenannte Zauberpflanze eine gewichtige Rolle. Zum Beispiel als Zutat der berüchtigten... more...

  • Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelingsby Gary L. Wenk

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    In Your Brain on Food, Dr. Gary Wenk expands his discussion of the effects of specific foods on the brain in a completely updated second edition. From investigations into the benefits and risks of supplements, to the action of gluten in the brain and marijuana's potential for pain relief, Dr. Wenk draws on the latest science to answer a range of... more...

  • Antiviral Agents, Vaccines, and Immunotherapiesby Stephen Tyring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    Unlike any other source on the subject, Antiviral Agents, Vaccines, and Immunotherapies analyzes the benefits and limitations of every available drug, vaccine, and immunotherapy utilized in the prevention and control of viral diseases. This reference provides in-depth reviews of more than 50 drugs and antiviral agents for HIV, human herpesviruses,... more...

  • Handbook of Bioequivalence Testing, Second Editionby Sarfaraz K. Niazi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    As the generic pharmaceutical industry continues to grow and thrive, so does the need to conduct adequate, efficient bioequivalence studies. In recent years, there have been significant changes to the statistical models for evaluating bioequivalence. In addition, advances in the analytical technology used to detect drug and metabolite levels have... more...

  • Translational Systems Biologyby Yoram Vodovotz; Gary An

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Translational systems biology is an integrated, multi-scale, evidence-based approach that combines laboratory, clinical and computational methods with an explicit goal of developing effective means of control of biological processes for improving human health and rapid clinical application. This comprehensive approach to date has been utilized for... more...

  • Transporters in Drug Discovery and Developmentby Yurong Lai

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 295.00

    A comprehensive overview of drug transporter families and their clinical relevance in drug discovery and development, with balanced coverage of molecular biology aspects and functional outcomes. more...

  • Healing with Herbs and Ritualsby Eliseo ?Cheo? Torres; Timothy L. Sawyer

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Healing with Herbs and Rituals is an herbal remedy-based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of yerberas, or herbalists, as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Part One, "Folk Healers and Folk Healing," focuses on individual healers and their procedures. Part Two, "Green Medicine: Traditional Mexican-American Herbs... more...