Endocrinology & Metabolic Disorders

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The Thymus in Health and Senescence: Volume 2 Aging and Endocrinology

1st Edition

Nathan F. Cardarelli
June 14, 2019

First published in 1989: This text was written to provide a relatively broad comprehensive study of the thymus in health and disease, including relationships to the endocrine system, immue system, and again....

Iodine Labeled Plasma Proteins

1st Edition

Erwin Regoeczi
June 05, 2019

First Published in 1984, this book offers comprehensive insight into iodine labelled proteins in the blood. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of hematology and other practitioners in their...

Inherited Disorders of the Thyroid System

1st Edition

Geraldo Medeiros-Neto, John B. Stanbury
May 22, 2019

First Published in 1994, Inherited Disorders of the Thyroid System presents a thorough and comprehensive study of the biology of varied thyroid disorders illustrated by numerous tables and figures. This monograph begins with the initial step in thyroid hormone production and concludes with the...

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis

1st Edition

Christophe Wiart
April 22, 2019

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis offers an in-depth view into the metabolic syndrome pharmacology of natural products with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, metabolic organs, and endocrine regulations. This sensational...

Forensic Aspects of Hypoglycaemia: First Edition

1st Edition

Vincent Marks
February 25, 2019

The Forensic Aspects of Hypoglycaemia succinctly covers the medicolegal considerations of hypoglycaemia in a variety of scenarios including driving fatalities, petty crime, homicide and suicide. Covering the definitions and diagnosis of hypoglycaemia to its bearing on criminal behavior, this book...

Revival: Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Of Aging (1982)

1st Edition

Richard C. Adelman, George S. Roth
February 20, 2019

It is the purpose of this volume to present a representative sampling of those neural and hormonal studies which have been the focus of the most intense interest in the recent gerontological research. To this end we have been fortunate to enlist the aid of some of the most competent and innovative...

Revival: The Adrenal Medulla 1986-1988 (1989)

1st Edition

Stephen W. Carmichael, Susan L. Stoddard
February 14, 2019

This volume provides a complete review of all the articles which have appeared in the literature since 1986 that pertain to the adrenal medulla and adrenal chromaffin. Over 1700 articles are reviewed, organized, and summarized. Topics covered include the transplantation of medulla into the brain,...

Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management

2nd Edition

Emmanuel C. Opara, Sam Dagogo-Jack
January 14, 2019

Diabetes occurs at such an alarming rate that it can be described as a global epidemic. Following its predecessor, Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource that describes various factors that drive the accumulation of excess body weight and...

Medical Management of Thyroid Disease, Third Edition

3rd Edition

David S. Cooper, Jennifer Sipos
December 27, 2018

The Third Edition of Medical Management of Thyroid Disease provides the most up-to-date practical guidance for the diagnosis and management of common and uncommon thyroid diseases. It reflects the advancement in guidelines and research for thyroid cancer, nodules and hypothyroidism; all presented...

Volatile Organic Compound Analysis in Biomedical Diagnosis Applications

1st Edition

Raquel Cumeras, Xavier Correig
November 26, 2018

This volume presents a thought-provoking state-of-the-art picture of how volatile compounds are used in metabolomics, currently a hot topic in the metabolomics field. It provides a thorough description of what volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are, why they are important in biomedicine, and what...

Osteoporosis: A Lifecourse Epidemiology Approach to Skeletal Health

1st Edition

Nicholas C Harvey, Cyrus Cooper
May 22, 2018

This is the first book to document comprehensively the ‘state of the art’ in the lifecourse epidemiology of osteoporosis. In detailed chapters, expert contributors describe the current and projected future burden of disease, developments in the understanding of risk factors for osteoporosis from...

Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery

1st Edition

Joan Ifland, Marianne T. Marcus, Harry G. Preuss
February 09, 2018

Obesity and eating disorders have stubbornly refused to respond to treatment since the 1990’s. This book organizes the evidence for a possible answer, i.e., that the problem could be one of addiction to processed foods. In a Processed Food Addiction (PFA) model, concepts of abstinence,...