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Liver Metabolism and Fatty Liver Disease

1st Edition

Oren Tirosh
August 27, 2014

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to...

Immunonutrition: Interactions of Diet, Genetics, and Inflammation

1st Edition

Bharat B. Aggarwal, David Heber
March 17, 2014

The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition, which represents a new...

Handbook of Obesity - Volume 2: Clinical Applications, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

George A Bray, Claude Bouchard
February 20, 2014

Several major developments have occurred since the last edition of Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, including new clinical trials, discoveries related to drug use, and greater understanding of the benefits of weight loss in obese patients. Now in its fourth edition, this volume continues...

Handbook of Obesity, Two-Volume Set

4th Edition

George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard
February 19, 2014

This 2 volume set comprises of the 3rd edition of Volume 1 and the 4th edition of Volume 2, both published in 2014. In recent years, we’ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. New clinical trials, discoveries related to drug...

Handbook of Obesity -- Volume 1: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology, Third Edition

3rd Edition

George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard
February 10, 2014

In recent years, we’ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of...

Clinical Nutrition: The Interface Between Metabolism, Diet, and Disease

1st Edition

Leah Coles
December 13, 2013

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The field of clinical nutrition as a whole seeks to consider the nutrition of patients within the healthcare system, paying attention to the interactions between diet, nutrition, and disease. To that end, this book discusses nutrition as both a...

Endothelium: Molecular Aspects of Metabolic Disorders

1st Edition

Ayse Basak Engin, Atilla Engin
May 29, 2013

The function and life span of endothelial cells have a large impact upon the quality and expectancy of an individual's life. During low perfusion, the adaptation of different cells to hypoxia precipitate the aggressive progression of diseases. Although the clinical studies have convincingly shown...

Diabetes: Clinician's Desk Reference

1st Edition

David Leslie, Cecilia Lansang, Simon Coppack, Laurence Kennedy
October 14, 2012

The book explains the underlying pathophysiology of the disease and covers in detail all its main forms and complications. Separate chapters consider the range of treatment options, together with summaries of key clinical trials. Coverage also includes epidemiology and classification, as well as...

Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Debasis Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss
July 06, 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity a global epidemic. Its prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, causing a myriad of health problems for children and adults. Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition explores the molecular mechanisms and...

Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine

8th Edition

Martin Andrew Crook
March 30, 2012

Whether you are following a problem-based, an integrated, or a more traditional medical course, clinical biochemistry is often viewed as one of the more challenging subjects to grasp. What you need is a single resource that not only explains the biochemical underpinnings of metabolic medicine, but...

Atlas of Inherited Metabolic Diseases 3E

3rd Edition

William L Nyhan, Georg F. Hoffmann, Bruce A Barshop, Aida I Al-Aqeel
December 30, 2011

In a field where even experts may find that years have elapsed since they last encountered a child with a given disorder, it is essential for the clinician to have a comprehensive source of practical and highly illustrated information covering the whole spectrum of metabolic disease to refer to....

The Chromosomal Imbalance Theory of Cancer: The Autocatalyzed Progression of Aneuploidy is Carcinogenesis

1st Edition

David Rasnick
December 20, 2011

The book deals with the chromosomal imbalance (aneuploidy) theory of cancer. The book explains how gene mutations are not powerful enough to cause cancer, describes how cancer is initiated and why progression takes years to decades, and accounts for the global or macroscopic characteristics that...