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  • Chinese Medical Therapies for Diabetes, Infertility, Silicosis and the Theoretical Basis
    Chinese Medical Therapies for Diabetes, Infertility, Silicosis and the Theoretical Basis
    Edited by Xing-Tai Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-2914-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2913-4,
    132 pages, February, 2017
    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the world's most comprehensive alternative and complementary medicine. With the rising morbidity of serious illnesses like diabetes, infertility, silicosis, etc., there are no highly effective treatments; even th ...
  • International Trade - On the Brink of Change
    International Trade - On the Brink of Change
    Edited by Anita Macek
    ISBN 978-953-51-2912-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2911-0,
    132 pages, February, 2017
    Based on previous observations, there is no doubt that trade enhanced economic growth. This is especially valid in regard to international trade as it can help or hinder entire regions, thus adding to the issue of international security. In this boo ...
  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • Proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China Scientific Conference 2016
    Proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China Scientific Conference 2016
    Edited by Jaromir Gottvald and Petr Praus
    ISBN 978-953-51-2858-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2857-1,
    432 pages, February, 2017
    This book comprises the proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China Scientific Conference 2016 which was held on 7th June 2016 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The objective of the conference was to present the latest achievements in the fields of advanced science ...
  • Gender Differences in Different Contexts
    Gender Differences in Different Contexts
    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2906-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2905-9,
    158 pages, February, 2017
    The development of gender differences as an area of research has been rapid over the last decades. Varieties of studies have focused on the gender differences as well as the similarities of women and men. The common purpose of the research attempt is ...
  • Household Hazardous Waste Management
    Household Hazardous Waste Management
    Edited by Daniel Mmereki
    ISBN 978-953-51-2910-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2909-7,
    90 pages, February, 2017
    Rapid global urbanization and increases in living standards in recent decades have led to changes in the household hazardous waste (HHW) generation characteristics due to increases in buying power and easier access to products that are convenient but ...
  • Magnesium Alloys
    Magnesium Alloys
    Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2898-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2897-7,
    248 pages, February, 2017
    Magnesium alloys usually have desirable properties including high chemical stability, easy processing and manufacturing, and also lightweight. Magnesium alloys weigh about 70% of aluminum alloy weight and 30% of iron and steel weight. Most of these a ...
  • Contemporary Leadership Challenges
    Contemporary Leadership Challenges
    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2904-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2903-5,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Social and behavioral science has for decades studied and recognized leadership as a social exchange between leaders and followers. But leadership is rather complex, and as such, it tends to lead to an increased interest within and across different d ...