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

    CRC Press 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...

  • Calcium Disordersby David Heath; Stephen J. Marx

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Clinical Endocrinology 2: Calcium Disorders presents an extensive examination of the treatment of postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis. It discusses the acquired disorders of vitamin D metabolism. It addresses the prevention of osteoporosis. Some of the topics covered in the book are the classification of rickets; mechanisms of homeostasis;... more...

  • Food, Diet and Obesityby D Mela

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 315.00

    The global obesity epidemic is arguably the most serious health issue facing the food industry today. Food manufacturers are under increasing pressure over both the degree to which they are seen as contributing to the problem, and the role they should play in solving it. Drawing on the expertise of many of the world’s leading experts in this area,... more...

  • 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...

  • A Clinical Guide to Inherited Metabolic Diseasesby Joe T. R. Clarke

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 112.00

    A clinically organized, user-friendly, handbook on inherited metabolic diseases and their diagnosis. more...

  • Clinical Obesity in Adults and Childrenby Peter G. Kopelman; Ian D. Caterson; William H. Dietz

    Wiley 2008; US$ 262.95 US$ 236.66

    Highly Commended in the 2006 British Medical Association Book Awards (Endocrinology) This Second Edition brings together more than 20 internationally recognized experts in the field to provide a timely review of current knowledge. The text remains an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are... more...

  • Obesity, Business and Public Policyby Z.J. Acs; A. Lyles

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical community. This book is not about obesity as a medical condition, nor does it offer a wide-ranging discussion on the health... more...

  • The Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Responseby F. Branca; H. Nikogosian; T. Lobstein

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 24.00

    In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace.... more...

  • Obesity Management in Family Practiceby Thomas L. McKnight

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 55.50

    The acknowledgment that obesity is a disease—a disease with enormous impact on both the public health and the economy and an incredible burden to its victims—has ?nally come. This ?nal recognition will hopefully free research dollars and will encourage third party payers to understand the need to cover services for treatment. Dr McKnight is an honored... more...

  • Fluids and Electrolytes Demystifiedby Joyce Y. Johnson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 30.00

    The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis. Written by a nursing professor, this... more...