Biomedical Science

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Food Allergy: Molecular and Clinical Practice

Andreas L. Lopata
August 17, 2017

Food allergy is an adverse immunological reaction to allergens present in food. Up to 4% adults and 8% children are affected by food allergy. The increase in allergic diseases to food has led to the need for better diagnostics and more effective therapeutic approaches. This book describes the...

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...

Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp
August 16, 2017

Considerable evidence proves that self-reported dietary intake using written diaries or recalls are subject to bias resulting in poor accuracy. While dietary intake data are needed to drive many nutritional policies, the obesity epidemic has increased the need to assess diet with absolute accuracy....

Nonclinical Drug Administration: Formulations, Routes and Regimens for Solving Drug Delivery Problems in Animal Model Systems

Shayne C. Gad, Charles B. Spainhour
August 15, 2017

The concept of the perfect medicine as a molecule that goes with high selectivity to the therapeutic target site, does what it needs to do, and is subsequently cleared from the body is especially relevant now. Much of the current costs and post-market safety concerns arise from the inability to...

Quantitative Methods for HIV/AIDS Research

Cliburn Chan, Michael G. Hudgens, Shein-Chung Chow
August 15, 2017

Quantitative Methods in HIV/AIDS Research provides a comprehensive discussion of modern statistical approaches for the analysis of HIV/AIDS data. The first section focuses on statistical issues in clinical trials and epidemiology that are unique to or particularly challenging in HIV/AIDS research;...

Biomedical Signals, Imaging, and Informatics

Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
August 15, 2017

Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering....

Concise Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials

Munmaya Mishra
August 14, 2017

The Concise Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials presents new and selected content from the 11-volume Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials Encyclopedia. The carefully culled content includes groundbreaking work from the earlier published work as well as exclusive...

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 Image Processing Handbook, Seventh Edition

John C. Russ, F. Brent Neal
August 02, 2017

Consistently rated as the best overall introduction to computer-based image processing, The Image Processing Handbook covers two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) imaging techniques, image printing and storage methods, image processing algorithms, image and feature measurement,...

Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield
August 01, 2017

Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...

Engineering 3D Tissue Test Systems

Karen J.L. Burg, Didier Dréau, Timothy Burg
July 27, 2017

Engineering 3D Tissue Test Systems provides an introduction to, and unique coverage of, a rapidly evolving area in biomaterials engineering. It reveals the current and future research responses, the current and future diagnostic applications, and provides a comprehensive overview to foster...

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...