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Holistic Healthcare: Possibilities and Challenges Volume 2

1st Edition

Anne George, Snigdha S. Babu, M. P. Ajithkumar, Sabu Thomas
May 01, 2019

Here is an insightful compilation of contributions from scientists, healthcare experts, and doctors working actively to bring about wholesome healing to individuals, looking at cuttingedge holistic therapies. It includes chapters that deal with improving the general health of people from various...

Micronutrients in Health and Disease, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kedar N. Prasad
April 19, 2019

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation plays a major role in the initiation and progression of most chronic diseases. In addition, increased release of glutamate plays a central role in the pathogenesis...

Revival: Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume II

1st Edition

David N. Brindley
February 20, 2019

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood....

Revival: Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume I

1st Edition

David N. Brindley
February 20, 2019

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood.  ...

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties

1st Edition

V.R. Mohan, A. Doss, P.S. Tresina
February 13, 2019

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties provides detailed information on locally important medicinal plants, discusses the pharmacological properties of selected medicinal plants, and looks at the phytodrug aspects of selected plants. In 24 important chapters, the volume covers...

Magnesium: Applications in Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

Erine A. Kupetsky, D.O.
February 06, 2019

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Diane Kraft
January 29, 2019

Reprising The 2017 American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title award-winning A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine, this new edition explores the physiological effects of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals in entries that include: Definition and background...

Phytochemistry: Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Shashank Kumar, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Jaya Vikas Kurhekar
January 16, 2019

As volume 2 of this three-volume set on phytochemistry, this book features chapters that comprehensively review a selection of important recent advances in ethnopharmacology and alternative and complementary medicines. It also presents many informative chapters on the medicinal potential of...

Phytochemistry: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Chidi Udedi, Shashank Kumar
January 09, 2019

This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II...

Phytochemistry: Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Shashank Kumar, Nadia Sharif
January 09, 2019

This volume presents chapters that discuss secondary metabolites of marine origin, the industrial applications of phytochemicals, and recent advances in phytochemical research. It considers production of secondary metabolites and accumulations through in vitro cultures and also reviews the effects...

Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions

1st Edition

Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai
January 09, 2019

Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically verified. This book will also discuss the...

Phytochemistry, 3-Volume Set: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications; Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues; Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Udedi Chidi, Shashank Kumar, Jaya Vikas Kurhekar, Nadia Sharif
December 14, 2018

The 3-volume set, Phytochemistry, covers a wide selection of topics in phytochemistry and provides a wealth of information on the fundamentals, new applications, methods and modern analytical techniques, state-of-the-art approaches, and computational techniques. With chapters from professional...

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