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  • Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Editor Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam
    ISBN 978-953-307-341-5,
    480 pages, October, 2011
    The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endo ...
  • Global View of HIV Infection
    Global View of HIV Infection
    Editor Vishwanath Venketaraman
    ISBN 978-953-307-671-3,
    186 pages, October, 2011
    Some of the topics covered in this book are: HIV infection HIV transmission Clinical symptoms of AIDS AIDS and opportunistic infection Prevention and treatment of HV Treatment of HIV infection and immune reconstitution
  • Ectopic Pregnancy - Modern Diagnosis and Management
    Ectopic Pregnancy - Modern Diagnosis and Management
    Editor Michael Kamrava
    ISBN 978-953-307-648-5,
    258 pages, October, 2011
    Ectopic pregnancy is the second major cause of maternal mortality in the United States and a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in the world. This book contains the practical methods to early diagnosis of various forms of ectopic pregn ...
  • Selected Topics in DNA Repair
    Selected Topics in DNA Repair
    Editor Clark C. Chen, University of California, San Diego, USA
    ISBN 978-953-307-606-5,
    582 pages, October, 2011
    This book is intended for students and scientists working in the field of DNA repair, focusing on a number of topics ranging from DNA damaging agents and mechanistic insights to methods in DNA repair and insights into therapeutic strategies. These to ...
  • HIV-infection - Impact, Awareness and Social Implications of living with HIV/AIDS
    HIV-infection - Impact, Awareness and Social Implications of living with HIV/AIDS
    Editor Eugenia Barros
    ISBN 978-953-307-343-9,
    346 pages, October, 2011
    The past few decades have seen the escalation of HIV-infections and the 'frantic' search for new drugs to treat the millions of people that live with HIV-AIDS. However because HIV-AIDS cannot be cured, but only controlled with drugs, and the Antiretr ...
  • T-Cell Leukemia
    T-Cell Leukemia
    Editor Olga Babusikova, Sinisa Dovat and Kimberly J. Payne
    ISBN 978-953-307-400-9,
    246 pages, October, 2011
    The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive review of the scientific advances in T-cell malignancies and to highlight the most relevant findings that will help the reader understand both basic mechanisms of the disease and future direction ...
  • Social and Psychological Aspects of HIV/AIDS and their Ramifications
    Social and Psychological Aspects of HIV/AIDS and their Ramifications
    Editor Gobopamang Letamo
    ISBN 978-953-307-640-9,
    322 pages, October, 2011
    This book has assembled an array of chapters on the social and psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS and their impact on HIV/AIDS and related behaviours. The book addresses key areas of HIV and AIDS, including, but not in any way limited to, care-seeking ...
  • HIV and AIDS - Updates on Biology, Immunology, Epidemiology and Treatment Strategies
    HIV and AIDS - Updates on Biology, Immunology, Epidemiology and Treatment Strategies
    Editor Nancy Dumais
    ISBN 978-953-307-665-2,
    706 pages, October, 2011
    The continuing AIDS pandemic reminds us that despite the unrelenting quest for knowledge since the early 1980s, we have much to learn about HIV and AIDS. This terrible syndrome represents one of the greatest challenges for science and medicine. The p ...