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Natural Biomarkers for Cellular Metabolism: Biology, Techniques, and Applications

Vladimir V. Ghukasyan, Ahmed A. Heikal
February 19, 2018

From the Lab to Clinical Settings—Advances in Quantitative, Noninvasive Optical Diagnostics Noninvasive fluorescence imaging techniques, novel fluorescent labels, and natural biomarkers are revolutionizing our knowledge of cellular processes, signaling and metabolic pathways, the underlying...

Bionanotechnology: Principles and Applications

Anil Kumar Anal
February 16, 2018

This book deals with a subject of high interest and importance in all sectors, including biomedical, food, agriculture, energy, and environment. Biological systems are essential in nanotechnology, and many new applications are being developed by mimicking the natural systems. Approaching these...

Principles of Biostatistics, Second Edition

Marcello Pagano, Kimberlee Gauvreau
February 16, 2018

This edition is a reprint of the second edition published in 2000 by Brooks/Cole and then Cengage Learning. Principles of Biostatistics is aimed at students in the biological and health sciences who wish to learn modern research methods. It is based on a required course offered at the Harvard...

Microbial Control of Vector-Borne Diseases

Brij Kishore Tyagi, Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran
February 15, 2018

Vector-borne diseases have increasingly emerged as significant causes of human illnesses worldwide, largely due to environmental changes (deforestation), population movements (migration and travelling), international trades, and buildup of drug resistance. These are presenting major challenge to...

Nanoparticles in Life Sciences and Biomedicine

Ana Rute Neves, Salette Reis
February 14, 2018

The creation of new and more efficient therapies for improving human health greatly depends on drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology has emerged as a powerful strategy for the development of nanoparticles, such as nanoemulsions, liposomes, nanocrystals, and nanocomplexes, applied in the diagnosis,...

Statistics in the Health Sciences: Theory, Applications, and Computing

Albert Vexler, Alan Hutson
February 07, 2018

"This very informative book introduces classical and novel statistical methods that can be used by theoretical and applied biostatisticians to develop efficient solutions for real-world problems encountered in clinical trials and epidemiological studies. The authors provide a detailed discussion of...

Tissue Phenomics: Profiling Cancer Patients for Treatment Decisions

Gerd Binnig, Ralf Huss, Günter Schmidt
February 02, 2018

In the age of digitization our society is transformed into a new state. In particular, machine intelligence dramatically elevates our capability to create and digest information. Naturally, healthcare is also impacted by this trend and will even be more transformed into a informatic driven...

Big Data in Medical Image Processing

R. Suganya, S. Rajaram, A. Sheik Abdullah
January 31, 2018

The field of medical imaging seen rapid development over the last two decades and has consequently revolutionized the way in which modern medicine is practiced. Diseases and their symptoms are constantly changing therefore continuous updating is necessary for the data to be relevant. Diseases...

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement, Second edition

Mara Cercignani, Nicholas G. Dowell, Paul S. Tofts
January 30, 2018

Building on the success of the first edition of this book, the winner of the 2004 British Medical Association Radiology Medical Book Competition, Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement gives a unique view on how to use an MRI machine in a new way. Used as a scientific...

Quantum Information and Consciousness: A Gentle Introduction

Danko D. Georgiev
January 30, 2018

"I loved the book! This book is not just interesting, it is exciting. I have probably read every significant book in the field, and this is the strongest and most convincing one yet. It is also one of the most comprehensive in its explanations. I shall most certainly recommend the book to...

Clark's Essential PACS, RIS and Imaging Informatics

Alexander Peck
January 25, 2018

Imaging informatics is a complex and historically rapidly changing field, knowledge of which is central to the practice of all imaging specialists. This convenient pocket guide provides the foundations of knowledge in informatics, allowing radiographers in training and in practice, assistant...

Extremophiles: From Biology to Biotechnology

Ravi V. Durvasula, D. V. Subba Rao
January 25, 2018

Extremophiles are nature’s ultimate survivors, thriving in environments ranging from the frozen Antarctic to abyssal hot hydrothermal vents. Their lifeforms span bacteria to fishes, and are categorized as halophiles from hypersaline environments, acidophiles from acidic waters, psychrophiles from...