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  • Research on Melanoma - A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends
    Research on Melanoma - A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends
    Edited by Mandi Murph
    ISBN 978-953-307-293-7,
    426 pages, September, 2011
    The book Research on Melanoma: A Glimpse into Current Directions and Future Trends, is divided into sections to represent the most cutting-edge topics in melanoma from around the world. The emerging epigenetics of disease, novel therapeutics under de ...
  • Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Edited by Duarte Nuno Vieira
    ISBN 978-953-307-262-3,
    394 pages, September, 2011
    Forensic medicine is a continuously evolving science that is constantly being updated and improved, not only as a result of technological and scientific advances (which bring almost immediate repercussions) but also because of developments in the soc ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-454-2,
    388 pages, September, 2011
    The introduction of the synthetic organochlorine, organophosphate, carbamate and pyrethroid pesticides by 1950's marked the beginning of the modern pesticides era and a new stage in the agriculture development. Evolved from the chemicals designed ori ...
  • Soil Contamination
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    Edited by Simone Pascucci
    ISBN 978-953-307-647-8,
    180 pages, September, 2011
    Soil contamination has severely increased over the last decades, mainly due to petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, pesticides, lead and other heavy metals from industrial wastes and human activities. The critical point regarding contaminated soil monit ...
  • Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Colleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-363-7,
    422 pages, September, 2011
    Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Because of the risk associated with progression from insulin resistance to dia ...
  • Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Edited by R.T. Grundmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-466-5,
    424 pages, September, 2011
    This book considers mainly diagnosis, screening, surveillance and treatment of abdominal, thoracoabdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, but also anyone engaged in va ...
  • Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets badge
    Edited by Suzanne De La Monte
    ISBN 978-953-307-690-4,
    702 pages, September, 2011
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis: Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms, and Therapeutic Targets, delivers the concepts embodied within its title. This exciting book presents the full array of theories about the causes of Alzheimer's, including fresh co ...
  • Risk Management in Environment, Production and Economy
    Risk Management in Environment, Production and Economy
    Edited by Matteo Savino
    ISBN 978-953-307-313-2,
    226 pages, September, 2011
    The term "risk" is very often associated with negative meanings. However, in most cases, many opportunities can present themselves to deal with the events and to develop new solutions which can convert a possible danger to an unforeseen, positive ev ...