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Machine Learning and IoT: A Biological Perspective

Shampa Sen, Leonid Datta, Sayak Mitra
July 03, 2018

This book discusses some of the innumerable ways in which computational methods can be used to facilitate research in biology and medicine - from storing enormous amounts of biological data to solving complex biological problems and enhancing treatment of various grave diseases....

Civil Commitment in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Practical and Ethical Considerations

Wayne Bowers
July 02, 2018

Civil Commitment in the Treatment of Eating Disorders presents a comprehensive view on the use of involuntary hospitalization in the treatment of patients with anorexia and other eating disorders. This volume synthesizes the existing empirical data and ethical perspectives surrounding this...

Analytical Techniques for Quality Control of Medicinal Plants

Satyanshu Kumar, Raghuraj Singh
June 30, 2018

This book discusses current concepts and practice on analytical approaches for characterization of medicinal plants and plant-based products. It reviews all aspects of extraction, spectroscopic analysis, isolation, chemometrics, DNA bar-coding, in-line processing, and bioassays....

Successful Expert Testimony

Max M. Houck, Christine Funk, Harold Feder
June 22, 2018

A major revision of the landmark book on expert testimony Feder’s Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition highlights the book’s value to both attorneys and expert witnesses in promoting effective, impactful courtroom testimony. The book outlines the role of...

Digital Healing: People, Information, Healthcare

Marc Ringel
June 22, 2018

Medical practice and research are inconceivable today without electronic computing and communication tools. Digital machines do many tasks orders-of-magnitude better, faster and more accurately than humans. Still, there are functions critical to the healthcare endeavor that people do much better...

A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
June 20, 2018

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants: Properties and Potential for Human Health

Megh R. Goyal, Ademola O. Ayeleso
June 18, 2018

This volume sheds new light on the immense potential of medicinal plants for human health from different technological aspects. It presents new research on bioactive compounds in medicinal plants that provide health benefits, including those that have proven especially effective in treating and...

Mobile Communications and Public Health

Marko Markov
June 18, 2018

This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications (with increasing variations and intensities) devices, which represent a serious hazard to the biosphere and especially mankind, due to the lack of controls of sources of mobile...

Blueprint for Engagement: Authentic Leadership

Norma T. Hollis
June 06, 2018

Authentic leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. By building trust and generating enthusiastic support from their subordinates, authentic...

Mind-Body Medicine in Clinical Practice

Hilary McClafferty
June 04, 2018

Consumer demand for integrative medicine has increased over recent decades, and cutting-edge research in neuroscience has identified opportunities for new treatment options. This text outlines the evidence behind mind-body medicine and provides rich case-based examples.. It is written by a...

The Handbook of Marketing Strategy for Life Science Companies: Formulating the Roadmap You Need to Navigate the Market

Jean-Francois Denault
June 01, 2018

The proposed book is follows in the same steps as the first book in the series, The Handbook of Market Research for Life Sciences. While the first book focused on the techniques and methodologies to collect the market data you need to evaluate your market as well as presentation models for your...

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