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Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
October 08, 2019

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines....

The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants: Health-Rejuvenating Bioactive Compounds of Native Flora

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ademola Olabode Ayeleso, T. Jesse Joel, Sujogya Kumar Panda
October 05, 2019

This volume, The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants, provides some informative research on the scientific evidence of the health benefits that can be derived from medicinal plants and how their efficacies can be improved. The volume is divided into three sections covering the...

Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective

1st Edition

David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo
September 23, 2019

While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective...

Cumulative Series Index for CRC Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: 3rd Edition

1st Edition

Gerald D. Fasman
September 09, 2019

First Published in 1977, this book serves as a directory for the handbook of biochemistry and molecular biology....

Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Jayanta Kumar Patra, Gitishree Das, Sanjeet Kumar, Hrudayanath Thatoi
August 27, 2019

Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants provides a multitude of contemporary views on the diversity of medicinal plants, discussing both their traditional uses and therapeutic claims. This book emphasizes the importance of cataloging ethnomedical information as well as examining and...

Bryophyte Development: Physiology and Biochemistry

1st Edition

R. N. Chopra, Satish C. Bhatla
August 27, 2019

Published in 1990: With the accumulation of knowledge in the newer areas of investigations and the increasing degree of specialization, the most satisfactory way of bringing together authentic information in one volume is to invite the specialists in each area to contribute....

Chemical Reagents for Protein Modification: 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Roger L. Lundblad
August 27, 2019

First published in 1991, Chemical Reagents for Protein Modification, 2nd Edition provides a unique combination of theoretical and practical considerations for the use of chemical reagents for site-specific modification of proteins. The book is divided into three sections, with the first section...

Molecular Biochemistry of Human Diseases

1st Edition

George Feuer, F. A. de la Iglesia
August 27, 2019

First published in 1986: This book is to help medical, pharmacy, and advanced students in science to understand the growing importance of continuously advancing biochemical concepts in human disease....

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants: Nutritional, Antinutritional, and Nutraceutical Aspects

1st Edition

V. R. Mohan, P. S. Tresina, A. Doss
August 12, 2019

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants explores the role of wild plants in human nutrition—a topic that continues to take precedence in various fields of research. Despite the increasing evidence on past and present nutritional roles of wild edible plants, the use of these resources is often overlooked...

Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

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...

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