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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,...

Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

1st Edition

Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young
February 05, 2018

It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic with the obesity rates continuing to rise year after year. According to the Center for Disease Control, one third of Americans are now obese. It is no longer sufficient to simply point out the health risks of obesity to our...

Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques: Volume 1: Laboratory Perspectives

5th Edition

David K. Gardner, Ariel Weissman, Colin M. Howles, Zeev Shoham
January 22, 2018

Established as a definitive reference for the IVF clinic, the fifth edition has been extensively revised, with the addition of several important new contributions on laboratory topics, including advanced sperm selection techniques for ICSI, human embryo biopsy procedures, oocyte activation,...

Metabolic Medicine and Surgery

1st Edition

Michael M. Rothkopf, Michael J. Nusbaum, Lisa P. Haverstick, RDN, CNSC
November 20, 2017

The first comprehensive overview of an emerging field, Metabolic Medicine and Surgery introduces a new paradigm in patient management that crosses existing subspecialty boundaries. This approach is necessitated by the challenges of treating patients with obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular...

Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health

1st Edition

Nathalie Bergeron, Patty W. Siri-Tarino, George A. Bray, Ronald M. Krauss
November 08, 2017

Nutrition plays a key role in prevention of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Diet influences a broad spectrum of cardiometabolic risk factors, notably a cluster including excess adiposity, dyslipidemia, impaired glucose metabolism and high blood pressure. In the face of...

The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

1st Edition

Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson
October 23, 2017

Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating...

Sexual Differentiation of the Brain (2000)

1st Edition

Akira Matsumoto
October 02, 2017

Sexual difference in the brain has long been one of the more intriguing research areas in the field of neuroscience. This thorough and comprehensive text uncovers and explains recent neurobiological and molecular biological studies in the field of neuroscience as they relate to the mechanisms...

Handbook of Growth Factors (1994): Volume 1

1st Edition

Enrique Pimentel
October 02, 2017

Volume I of this book provides a comprehensive discussion of the factors involved in regulation of the cell cycle, the general biological properties of growth factors, and the receptor and postreceptor mechanisms of action of these signaling agents. It evaluates the possible role of growth factors...

Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake.

1st Edition

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp
August 16, 2017

Diet is a major factor in health and disease. Controlled, long-term studies in humans are impractical, and investigators have utilized long-term epidemiological investigations to study the contributions of diet to the human condition. Such studies, while valuable, have often been limited by...

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