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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...

  • NEW-OPATHIESby Errol C. Friedberg; Diego H. Castrillon; Rene L. Galindo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38

    This book presents new insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic diseases recently discovered to be due to specific defects in molecular assemblies, organelles, or other subcellular structures. This new information, of great importance to medical students, physicians, and basic scientists, has not been incorporated into major medical... 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...

  • 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...

  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology. 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...

  • Genetic Privacyby Terry Sheung-hung Kaan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 116.00 US$ 105.56

    Privacy is an unwieldy concept that has eluded an essentialised definition despite its centrality and importance in the body of bioethics. The compilation presented in this volume represents continuing discussions on the theme of privacy in the context of genetic information. It is intended to present a wide range of expert opinion in which the notion... more...

  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology. more...

  • The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Researchby Jonathan Michael Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Research , Jonathan Kaplan weighs in on the controversial subject of the roles genes play in determining aspects of physical and behavioral human variation. Limits and Lies makes the case that neither the information we have on genes, nor on the environment, is sufficient to explain the complex variations... more...

  • Gene therapyby Surendra Nimesh

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 240.00

    Gene therapy is emerging as a new class of therapeutics for the treatment of inherited and acquired diseases. However, poor cellular uptake and instability of DNA in the physiological milieu limits its therapeutic potential, hence a vector which can protect and efficiently transport DNA to the target cells must be developed. Nanotechnology-based non-viral... more...