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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95
Are we satisfied with the rate of drug development? Are we happy with the drugs that come to market? Are we getting our money?s worth in spending for basic biomedical research? In Translational Systems Biology , Drs. Yoram Vodovotz and Gary An address these questions by providing a foundational description the barriers facing biomedical research... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 295.00
Written by a leading researcher in the field, Transporters in Drug Discovery and Development provides a comprehensive and practical guide to drug transporter families that are the most important for drug discovery and development. It covers: an overview of transporter families and organ distribution; clinical relevant drug-drug interaction; clinical... more...
- 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...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 79.00
Obesity is a complex health problem, caused by a number of factors such as excessive food intake, lack of physical activity, genetic predisposition, endocrine disorders, medications and psychiatric illnesses. Onset of obesity in both the developing and the developed world has reached epidemic proportions. In response to this, efforts to control and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 115.00
With addiction a key target for drug discovery efforts, this book fills an important and timely need for medicinal chemists who need to understand complex neuroscience issues. The author illustrates medicinal chemistry's prominent role in treating addiction and covers specific drugs of abuse including narcotics, stimulants, depressants, nicotine,... more...