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Antifungal Therapy, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mahmoud A. Ghannoum, John R. Perfect
February 04, 2019

This new edition of Antifungal Therapy aims at providing concise, practical, need-to-know information for busy physicians dealing with fungal infections, such as infectious disease physicians, transplant surgeons, dermatologists, and intensivists, as well as basic scientists and pharmaceutical...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations

1st Edition

Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Fernando J. Martinez
September 10, 2018

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations covers the definition, diagnosis, epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment associated with COPD exacerbations. This text also addresses imaging and how it plays a pivotal role in the diagnosis and study of exacerbations. Written by today’s top...

Asthma, COPD, and Overlap: A Case-Based Overview of Similarities and Differences

1st Edition

Jonathan A. Bernstein, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Michael E. Wechsler, MD,MMSc
April 30, 2018

Using illustrative case examples, this book thoroughly reviews similarities and differences between asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the overlap syndrome. It is important to highlight the distinctions because these commonly encountered conditions in respiratory and primary...

Connexin Cell Communication Channels: Roles in the Immune System and Immunopathology

1st Edition

Ernesto Oviedo-Orta, Brenda R. Kwak, William Howard Evans
November 15, 2017

Plasma membrane-associated channels known as gap junctions, along with their protein building blocks—connexins—have an important functional role in a range of immunological processes, including heart function, cell growth and specialization, and early development. Spanning basic science and...

Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Adrian Bot, Mihail Obrocea, Francesco M. Marincola
September 11, 2017

Recent advances in immunology and biology have opened new horizons in cancer therapy, included in the expanding array of cancer treatment options, which are immunotherapies, or cancer vaccines, for both solid and blood borne cancers. Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice is the first...

Food Allergy: Molecular and Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Andreas L. Lopata
August 18, 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...

Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases

1st Edition

Lara Scheherazade Milane, Mansoor M. Amiji
July 18, 2017

Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases is a cutting-edge resource for clinicians and scientists alike, working at the intersection of development and clinical therapeutics. This text is ideal for graduate level courses in nanomedicine, translational medicine, or inflammatory disease. This book is a...

New Generation Vaccines

4th Edition

Myrone M. Levine, Myron M. Levine, Gordon Dougan, Michael F. Good, Margaret A. Liu, Gary J. Nabel, James P. Nataro, Rino Rappuoli
July 13, 2017

Highlighting the latest activities and initiatives of prominent organizations working in the vaccine industry such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, New Generation Vaccines, Fourth Edition, details steps...

Sensitive Skin Syndrome

2nd Edition

Golara Honari, Rosa Andersen, Howard L. Maibach
April 25, 2017

Sensitive skin is a widely reported condition where there is subjective cutaneous hyper-reactivity to environmental factors. Progress has been made in many aspects of the background science that will help clinicians in their management of patients presenting with the condition. This new text sums...

Allergy and Allergen Immunotherapy: New Mechanisms and Strategies

1st Edition

A.B. Singh
March 10, 2017

Allergy and Allergen Immunotherapy: New Mechanisms and Strategies is a valuable and comprehensive book that covers allergy and causative allergens and provides diagnostic and therapeutic aspects as well. With chapters from internationally recognized experts in the field, the book provides a...

Contact Urticaria Syndrome

1st Edition

Ana M. Gimenez-Arnau, Howard I. Maibach
November 05, 2014

Contact urticaria syndrome was first defined in 1975 and since then scientific interest has steadily increased. New cases are continuously being reported furnishing information on novel clinical features. A large number of compounds could be responsible for triggering the syndrome including...

Textbook of Allergy for the Clinician

1st Edition

Pudupakkam K. Vedanthan, Harold S. Nelson, Shripad N. Agashe, Mahesh P A, Rohit Katial
February 21, 2014

This well-illustrated book synthesizes all aspects of allergy, asthma, and related fields such as aerobiology and immunology. Appropriate for allergy practitioners and medical students seeking the latest information on allergy and asthma, it covers aeroallergens and their source plants...

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