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  • Alzheimer's Disease - Challenges for the Future
    Alzheimer's Disease - Challenges for the Future NEW
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    Editor Inga Zerr
    ISBN 978-953-51-2137-4
    370 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 169 times.
    There is a wide scope of clinical phenomenology in Alzheimers disease, regarding the age of onset, presenting features, rate of progression and appearance of other clinical manifestation. Although clinical appearance and neuropathological hallmarks h ...
  • Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment
    Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment NEW
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    Editor Qian Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2136-7
    272 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 111 times.
    The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), which most often affects the hip, knee, foot and hand. The degeneration of joint cartilage and changes in underlying bone and supporting tissues such as ligament leads to pain, stiffness, mov ...
  • Mammography Techniques and Review
    Mammography Techniques and Review NEW
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    Editor Fabiano Cavalcanti Fernandes, Lourdes Mattos Brasil and Renato da Veiga Guadagnin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2138-1
    120 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 68 times.
    Mammography remains at the backbone of medical tools to examine the human breast. The early detection of breast cancer typically uses adjunct tests to mammogram such as ultrasound, positron emission mammography, electrical impedance, Computer-aided d ...
  • Topics in Public Health
    Topics in Public Health NEW
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    Editor David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9
    306 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 367 times.
    Public health has been defined as the efforts of a community that allow a population to remain healthy. This definition is very inclusive, so elements of clinical care, health promotion and many other fields contribute to the larger discipline of pub ...
  • Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases
    Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases NEW
    Editor Katerina Chatzidionysiou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2134-3
    208 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 220 times.
    Autoimmunity is defined as an immune response against a self-antigen. This abnormal immune response can lead to tissue damage and to the development of autoimmune disease. From organ-specific autoimmune diseases, such as myasthenia gravis, to non-org ...
  • Major Depressive Disorder - Cognitive and Neurobiological Mechanisms
    Major Depressive Disorder - Cognitive and Neurobiological Mechanisms NEW
    Editor Yong-Ku Kim
    ISBN 978-953-51-2129-9
    154 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 180 times.
    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a complex and heterogeneous disorder, phenotypically and biologically. MDD may be caused by complex interaction between genes and environment in susceptible individuals. Thus, a combination of certain genetic polymo ...
  • Weed Biology and Control
    Weed Biology and Control NEW
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2131-2
    134 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 272 times.
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Weed Biology and Control field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution c ...
  • Agroecology
    Agroecology NEW
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    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2130-5
    230 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 333 times.
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Agroecology field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution comes as a sep ...