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Published:
October 20, 2014
Editor(s):
Ana M. Gimenez-Arnau, Howard I. Maibach
Contact urticaria syndrome was first defined in 1975 and since then scientific interest has steadily increased. New cases are continuously being reported furnishing information on novel clinical features. A large number of compounds could be responsible for triggering the syndrome including 
Published:
October 16, 2014
Editor(s):
Margaret Farquharson, James Hollingshead, Brendan Moran
Sixty years after its first publication, Farquharson's Textbook of Operative General Surgery remains firmly established as a classic textbook for general surgeons throughout the world, whether they are just embarking on training or are well established in their career. This tenth edition has been 
Published:
October 16, 2014
Editor(s):
José das Neves, Bruno Sarmento
The worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS is well recognized. This book provides for the first time a thorough and critical overview of current aspects, recent developments, and trends in the formulation and drug delivery concerning anti-HIV microbicides by leading scientists in the field. Additionally, 
Published:
October 15, 2014
Editor(s):
Peter R.J. Reaburn
Addresses the Aging Process and Its Effect on Sports Performance Age-related changes influence all physiological systems, including those used during exercise and sport. Highlighting masters athletes—older adults who train and compete in organized sports—Nutrition and Performance in Masters 
Published:
October 15, 2014
Editor(s):
Venkatramanujan Srinivasan, Gabriella Gobbi, Samuel D. Shillcutt, Sibel Suzen
There is growing interest in the field of melatonin research regarding its neurobiological mechanisms as well as its repercussions in clinical practice. Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection explores melatonin’s neuroprotective effects and discusses the therapeutic potential of melatonin 
Published:
October 15, 2014
Author(s):
Allan Hobson
Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Realty presents a novel way of thinking about the value of dreaming, based in solid comprehension of scientific research on sleep and dreams, but with deep understanding of psychoanalytic and other interpretations of dreams. This book: 
Published:
October 14, 2014
Author(s):
A. Michael La Penna
There is a transformation of equity occurring in the health care industry with hospitals and health systems purchasing physician practices. As traditional hospital structures meet the entrepreneurial physician manager in today’s rapidly changing environment, numerous transitional challenges are 
Published:
October 14, 2014
Author(s):
C. Scott Hultman
50 Studies Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know identifies those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern plastic surgery. The book presents chief sections of 50 key scientific articles in the field. It demonstrates the vast depth and diversity of plastic surgery and highlights 
Published:
October 13, 2014
Author(s):
Gerhard Andersson
Comprehensive and practical, The Internet and CBT: A Clinical Guide describes how cognitive behavioural therapy can be delivered via the Internet, email, open access programmes, online communities and via smartphone. Detailing how these alternative methods of CBT support can be integrated within a 
Published:
October 13, 2014
Author(s):
Kedar N. Prasad
The book proposes that a preparation of antioxidants and micronutrients, in combination with standard therapy, may reduce progression and improve management better than standard therapy alone for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, as well as PTSD, traumatic brain injury,