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Mysteries in Muscle Contraction: Evidence against Current Dogmas

Haruo Sugi
December 13, 2017

This book explores the author’s wide-ranging work on muscle research, which spans more than 50 years. It delves into the dogmas of muscle contraction: how the models were constructed and what was overlooked during the process, including their resulting shortcomings. The text stimulates general...

The Clinical Nanomedicine Handbook

Sara Brenner
November 22, 2017

Designed to foster a stronger awareness and exploration of the subject by practicing clinicians, medical researchers and scientists, The Clinical Nanomedicine Handbook discusses the integration of nanotechnology, biology, and medicine from a clinical point of view. The book highlights relevant...

Pre-Clinical Medicine: SAQs, MCQs and EMQs

Calver Pang, Ibraz Hussain, John Francis Mayberry
November 03, 2017

Filling a gap for a pre-clinical phase revision guide, this book will help medics pass their intermediate exams in order to proceed to the clinical years.  It is based on the SAQs, EMQs and MCQ school curriculum as set out by the GMC. By covering each module individually but also integrating...

Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function (1995)

Timothy S. Gaginella
September 20, 2017

Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function includes a collection of contemporary topics in gastrointestinal research. The control of gastroduodenal electrolyte transport and the influence of drugs on bicarbonate secretion are reviewed in detail. The importance of the interactions between...

Metabolism of Trace Metals in Man Vol. I (1984): Developmental Aspects

Owen M. Rennert, Chan Wai-Yee
September 20, 2017

A vast literature exists dealing with trace metals and a number of outstanding monographs deal with the biological, biochemical, or clinical effects of a specific trace metal or trace metals in general. However, newer aspects of trace metal research, i.e. the developmental aspects and generic...

Molecular Basis of Aging

Alvaro Macieira-Coelho
August 29, 2017

Using a new, integrative approach, Molecular Basis of Aging describes the aging phenomenon within mammalian organisms from the perspective of changes in information storage and coordination between hierarchical orders of structure. This unique approach provides the reader with a thorough insight...

McMinn's Concise Human Anatomy, Second Edition

David Heylings, Stephen W. Carmichael, Samuel John Leinster, Janak Saada
July 31, 2017

Focusing on the essentials, McMinn's Concise Human Anatomy is a convenient, portable guide and revision aid. The clear, jargon-free text is supported by high-quality, labelled photographs of cadaver dissections and surface anatomy, radiological images captured using the latest technologies and...

Craniomandibular Muscles: Their Role in Function and Form

Arthur J. Miller
July 13, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive scientific investigation into every aspect of craniomandibular muscle function in both human and experimental animal studies. Topics discussed cover three broad areas: the anatomical, physiological, and histochemical aspects of these muscles; the special...

Basic Orthopaedic Sciences, Second Edition

Manoj Ramachandran
June 28, 2017

Following on from the highly successful first edition, published in 2006, the second edition of Basic Orthopaedic Sciences has been fully updated and revised, with every chapter rewritten to reflect the latest research and practice. The book encompasses all aspects of musculoskeletal basic sciences...

The Female Brain

Cynthia L. Darlington
June 14, 2017

The first edition of The Female Brain laid the groundwork for gaining a better understanding of the female brain, examining the evidence for structural and functional differences between the brains of males and females. Addressing a wealth of new research, the second edition continues in this vein,...

Case Closed! Neuroanatomy

Warren Berger, John Berger
March 27, 2017

This carefully-designed textbook offers a brand-new approach to learning neuroanatomy for medical students and newly-qualified doctors, particularly those considering a career in neurology and neurosurgery. Promoting active learning and taking inspiration from other popular case-based formats,...

Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
February 15, 2017

Mesenteric-based gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery has been practiced internationally for over a century. However, it is not yet universally adopted, and considerable variations exist. Such variations are explained by the historical disparity that has persisted between anatomic and surgical...

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