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Phytopharmaceuticals for Brain Health

Shahnaz Subhan, Manashi Bagchi
September 21, 2017

The complexity of the pathophysiology of cognitive dysfunction has led to the use of therapeutic strategies to combat the disease. Proper diet, cognitive activity, and regular physical exercise can significantly help in improving brain health with advancing age and potentially reduce the risk of...

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate, Second Edition

Jeffrey D. Fortman, Terry A. Hewett, Lisa C. Halliday
September 18, 2017

Extensively updated to include current literature, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate, Second Edition, continues to serve as a quick reference source for technicians, caretakers, veterinarians, researchers, and students working with primates in biomedical research. It provides details on basic...

Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction

Cynthia M. Kuhn, George F. Koob
September 14, 2017

Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by an international team of authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available...

TRP Channels

Michael X. Zhu
September 12, 2017

The rapid expansion of the TRP field has generated a large amount of excellent original work across many different research fields. However, investigators are not necessarily familiar with the pros and cons of the variety of methods used to study TRP channels. Because of functional and genetic...

Translational Pain Research: From Mouse to Man

Lawrence Kruger, Alan R Light
September 12, 2017

One of the Most Rapidly Advancing Fields in Modern Neuroscience The success of molecular biology and the new tools derived from molecular genetics have revolutionized pain research and its translation to therapeutic effectiveness. Bringing together recent advances in modern neuroscience regarding...

The Adrenal Medulla 1986-1988

Stephen W. Carmichael, Susan L. Stoddard
August 31, 2017

This volume provides a complete review of all the articles which have appeared in the literature since 1986 that pertain to the adrenal medulla and adrenal chromaffin. Over 1700 articles are reviewed, organized, and summarized. Topics covered include the transplantation of medulla into the brain,...

Microscopic Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Practical Perspective

Luisa Ciobanu
August 21, 2017

In the past two decades, significant advances in magnetic resonance microscopy (MRM) have been made possible by a combination of higher magnetic fields and more robust data acquisition technologies. This technical progress has enabled a shift in MRM applications from basic anatomical investigations...

Tumors and Cancers: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

Dongyou Liu
August 16, 2017

Tumors and cancers are insidious diseases characterized by an abnormal growth of cells that extend beyond their usual boundaries and disrupt the normal functions of affected organs. Forming the first of the four volumes devoted to tumors and cancers, this volume focuses on the central and...

Fundamentals of Laboratory Animal Science

Enqi Liu, Jianglin Fan
August 02, 2017

Laboratory animals are becoming increasingly important for biomedical research. It is said that approximately 70% of biomedical research is associated with the use of experimental animals. Laboratory animal research not only expands our knowledge of science, but also greatly improves human and...

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate

Jeffery D. Fortman
July 27, 2017

Drawing on over 50 years of combined experience, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate provides a quick reference source for technicians working with non-human primates in biomedical research. It details basic information and frequently used procedures such as duties of animal husbandry, facility...

Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

Justin C. Sanchez
July 26, 2017

Master the tools of design thinking using Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications. Developed from successfully tested material used in an undergraduate and graduate level course taught to biomedical engineering and neuroscience students, this book focuses on the use of direct neural sensing...

Cannabis Physiopathology Epidemiology Detection

Gabriel G. Nahas
July 13, 2017

Cannabis Physiopathology and Detection features an outstanding collection of contributions from leading researchers around the world. Papers were presented at the Second International Colloquium on Illicit Drugs, held at the French National Academy of Medicine in April 1992. The book reviews the...