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  • Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Edited by Chunfa Huang and Carl Freter
    ISBN 978-953-51-2735-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2734-5,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Using natural products and developing pharmaceutical drugs are emerging topics to reduce blood cholesterol levels for preventing heart disease and stroke. Covering recent progresses in cholesterol-lowering drugs and therapy, this book describes the n ...
  • Free Radicals and Diseases
    Free Radicals and Diseases
    Edited by Rizwan Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2747-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2746-8,
    416 pages, October, 2016
    The current volume entitled, "Free Radicals and Diseases" integrates knowledge in free radical-associated diseases from the basic level to the advanced level, and from the bench side to bed side. The chapters in this book provide an extensive overvie ...
  • Products from Olive Tree
    Products from Olive Tree
    Edited by Dimitrios Boskou and Maria Lisa Clodoveo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2725-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2724-6,
    342 pages, October, 2016
    Olive tree products provide a number of documented presentations of the production and quality of the two most important olive tree products: virgin olive oil and table olives. It is a source that familiarizes readers with recent approaches and innov ...
  • Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza
    Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza
    Edited by Manal Mohammad Baddour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2733-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2732-1,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 3-5 million cases of severe influenza worldwide will result in 250,000-500,000 deaths annually. Collectively, data are shared via the WHO's Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), ...
  • Advances in Tribology
    Advances in Tribology
    Edited by Pranav H. Darji
    ISBN 978-953-51-2743-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2742-0,
    276 pages, October, 2016
    In the major field of design and manufacturing of mechanical, production, automobile, and industrial engineering, typical and advance methodologies and processes are implemented for the best performance of product or machinery. Thus, the concept of t ...
  • Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Helena Lenasi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2731-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2730-7,
    284 pages, October, 2016
    The book provides a comprehensive overview of selected topics in microcirculation, from physiology to pathophysiology including molecular mechanisms and clinical aspects. It contains 10 chapters written by reputed authors, which comprehensively sum u ...
  • Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Edited by Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-51-2707-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2706-2,
    122 pages, October, 2016
    Land degradation which is caused by multiple forces-extreme weather conditions and anthropogenic activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility-negatively affects food production, livelihoods, and the provision of other ecos ...
  • Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Edited by Christakis Constantinides
    ISBN 978-953-51-2723-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2722-2,
    114 pages, October, 2016
    Despite the tremendous growth in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidenced in the initial phases of its development in the early twentieth century, scientific focus has shifted in recent years toward the study of physiology and pathophy ...