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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • Gender and Geneticsby Kate Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative... more...

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Familyby Joanna Latimer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ‘geneticization’ and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute medicine gave us the social science classic The Conduct... more...

  • Genetics For Dummiesby Tara Rodden Robinson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    A plain-English guide to genetics Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recent discoveries. Now with 25% new and revised material, Genetics For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you clear and accessible coverage of this rapidly advancing field. From dominant and recessive... more...

  • Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and Oxidative Damageby Giancarlo Aldini; Kyung-Jin Yeum; Etsuo Niki; Robert M. Russell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 252.95 US$ 227.66

    Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and Oxidative Damage: Principles and Practical Applications critically evaluates the basic concepts and methodologies of conventional biomarkers as well as current state-of-the-art assays for measuring antioxidant activity/oxidative stress and their practical applications. . Biomarkers for Antioxidant Defense and... more...

  • The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family Historyby Robin L. Bennett

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.99 US$ 68.39

    Helps you develop and assess pedigrees to make diagnoses, evaluate risk, and counsel patients The Second Edition of The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History not only shows how to take a medical-family history and record a pedigree, but also explains why each bit of information gathered is important. It provides essential support in diagnosing... more...

  • Protein Oxidation and Agingby Tilman Grune; Betul Catalgol; Tobias Jung; Vladimir Uversky

    Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95 US$ 148.46

    Reviews our current understanding of the role of protein oxidation in aging and age-related diseases Protein oxidation is at the core of the aging process. Setting forth a variety of new methods and approaches, this book helps researchers conveniently by exploring the aging process and developing more effective therapies to prevent or treat age-related... more...

  • Oxidative Stress in Vertebrates and Invertebratesby Tahira Farooqui; Akhlaq A. Farooqui

    Wiley 2011; US$ 175.95 US$ 158.36

    This volume presents a unique comparative treatment of the role oxidative stress plays in vertebrates and invertebrates in multiple organ systems with regards to cell death, development, aging, and human diseases, and anti-oxidant therapy. It offers comprehensive reviews of the current understanding of oxidative stress-mediated physiology and pathology... more...

  • Minicircle and Miniplasmid DNA Vectorsby Martin Schleef

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00 US$ 135.00

    This first title on the topic provides complete coverage, including the molecular basis, production and possible biomedical applications. Written by the most prominent academic researchers in the field as well as by researchers at one of the world's leading companies in industrial production of minicircle DNA, this practical book is aimed at everyone... more...

  • Evolving Healthby Noel T. Boaz

    Wiley 2002; US$ 36.00 US$ 31.50

    Human illnesses can be understood as damage to those adaptations that we took on at various stages in our evolution from pre-life molecules to modern Homo sapiens. Preventing these illnesses entails avoiding what causes the damage-- which too frequently are the everyday hazards of twenty-first-century life, as the chart below shows: Level of Evolution... more...

  • Gene Therapy Technologies, Applications and Regulationsby Anthony Meager

    Wiley 2000; US$ 389.00 US$ 350.10

    Gene Therapy Technologies, Applications and Regulations From Laboratory to Clinic Edited by Anthony Meager Division of Immunobiology, The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, South Mimms, UK The development of gene-based technologies has been rapid over the past decade and has consequently resulted in a surge of interest in human... more...