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Our collection of 48 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Body Contouring and Sculpting
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    Edited by Nikolay P. Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-51-2830-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2829-8,
    234 pages, December, 2016
    Over the past decades, surgical techniques have greatly progressed to improve and correct appearance. They are artistic procedures to give the highly demanded proportions. The growing public interest in aesthetic and plastic surgery interventions suc ...
  • Schizophrenia Treatment - The New Facets
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    Edited by Yu-Chih Shen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2826-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2825-0,
    178 pages, December, 2016
    Schizophrenia treatment has many facets. This book begins with the glutamatergic and GABAergic hypofunctioning contribute to the schizophrenic symptoms and their current targeted therapeutics. The genetic, epigenetic, and immune etiologies of schizop ...
  • Current Topics in Malaria
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    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2790-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2789-5,
    504 pages, November, 2016
    Malaria is still the main vector-borne parasitic disease in the world. Fortunately, elimination of this disease was achieved in multiple countries during the last decades. During the last decade, a significant reduction of malaria in the Americas was ...
  • Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
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    Edited by Baba Psalm Duniya Inusa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2767-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2766-6,
    280 pages, November, 2016
    This book addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in sickle cell disease. This is written by experts in their own field offering a robust, engaging discussion about the presentations and mechanisms of actions in the multiple c ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
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    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...
  • New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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    Edited by Samuel Huber
    ISBN 978-953-51-2755-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2754-3,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The incidence of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases is steadily increasing. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one example of a chronic inflammatory disease, which primarily affects the intestine but may also affect extraintestinal organs. ...
  • Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
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    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 ...
  • Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza
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    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), ...