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Biosimilars and Interchangeable Biologics: Strategic Elements

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
December 23, 2015

What’s the Deal with Biosimilars? Biosimilars are gaining momentum as new protein therapeutic candidates that can help fill a vital need in the healthcare industry. The biological drugs are produced by recombinant DNA technology that allows for large-scale production and an overall reduction time...

Biosimilars and Interchangeable Biologics: Tactical Elements

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
December 23, 2015

What’s the Deal with Biosimilars? Biosimilars are gaining momentum as new protein therapeutic candidates that can help fill a vital need in the healthcare industry. The biological drugs are produced by recombinant DNA technology that allows for large-scale production and an overall reduction time...

Natural Products Interactions on Genomes

Siva G. Somasundaram
October 15, 2015

Foods from natural products are a major contributor to contemporary dietary needs. The knowledge of interactions of specific natural products on genes is accumulating due to recent scientific advancements. Natural Products Interactions on Genomes focuses on recent developments in understanding...

Pharmacy Practice, Second Edition

Geoffrey Harding, Kevin M. G. Taylor
September 24, 2015

Pharmacy Practice discusses the many factors impinging on daily practice and the place of pharmacy in the delivery of health care. The book goes beyond simply considering how pharmacy is practised and draws on a diverse range of disciplines, including sociology, social policy, psychology,...

Safety in Medication Use

Mary Patricia Tully, Bryony Dean Franklin
August 18, 2015

An estimated 1 in 20 patients are admitted to the hospital due to problems with their medication and 1 in 100 hospitalized patients are harmed due to medication errors during their stay. The prescribing of medications is the most common health care intervention and medication safety is relevant to...

Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Fourth Edition

Ian M. Anderson, R. Hamish McAllister-Williams
August 18, 2015

Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology provides up-to-date, evidence-based and unbiased information about psychopharmacology. It spans the range of the discipline, from mode of action and side effects of drugs to meta-analyses of clinical trials. It is anchored to practice guidelines produced...

Animal Models in Toxicology, Third Edition

Shayne C. Gad, Shayne C. Gad
July 17, 2015

Animal Models in Toxicology is a single-source reference for the use of animal models in toxicology. Chapters cover nine species used in toxicology and experimental biology. With contributions from experts in toxicology, toxicological pathology, and species-specific metabolism, each of these...

Modern Adaptive Randomized Clinical Trials: Statistical and Practical Aspects

Oleksandr Sverdlov
June 30, 2015

Is adaptive randomization always better than traditional fixed-schedule randomization? Which procedures should be used and under which circumstances? What special considerations are required for adaptive randomized trials? What kind of statistical inference should be used to achieve valid and...

Principles of Toxicology, Third Edition

Karen E. Stine, Thomas M. Brown
April 16, 2015

Reflecting the broad and interdisciplinary nature of toxicology, this third edition of Principles of Toxicology explores the biochemical, physiological, and environmental aspects of the subject. This new edition is updated and revised to include reference to several major new directions in the...

Ketamine: Use and Abuse

David T. Yew
March 16, 2015

Increasing use of ketamine as a recreational drug in Asia, Europe, and America is a great burden on society at large, leading to aspirational strain, unemployment, and crime. These societal effects have led to growing interest among researchers and clinicians in ketamine’s effects on various...

Dictionary of Flavonoids with CD-ROM

John Buckingham, V. Ranjit N. Munasinghe
March 13, 2015

Widely distributed throughout plant families, flavonoids give many flowers and fruits their vibrant colors. They also play a role in protecting the plants from microbe and insect attacks. More importantly, the consumption of foods containing flavonoids has been linked to numerous health benefits....

Statistical Methods in Drug Combination Studies

Wei Zhao, Harry Yang
December 19, 2014

The growing interest in using combination drugs to treat various complex diseases has spawned the development of many novel statistical methodologies. The theoretical development, coupled with advances in statistical computing, makes it possible to apply these emerging statistical methods in in...

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