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  • Acne and Acneiform Eruptions
    Acne and Acneiform Eruptions NEW
    Edited by Selda Pelin Kartal and Muzeyyen Gonul
    ISBN 978-953-51-2990-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2989-9,
    220 pages, March, 2017
    The aim of this book is to give readers a broad review of acne vulgaris and acneiform dermatoses, which may affect people from birth to death, and their treatment options. This book has a total of 14 chapters. The "Introductory Review" chapter focuse ...
  • Aromatic and Medicinal Plants - Back to Nature
    Aromatic and Medicinal Plants - Back to Nature NEW
    Edited by Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2978-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2977-6,
    296 pages, March, 2017
    This book covers interesting research topics and the use of natural resources for medical treatments in some severe diseases. The most important message is to have native foods which contain high amount of active compounds that can be used as a medic ...
  • Prion - An Overview
    Prion - An Overview NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Yusuf Tutar
    ISBN 978-953-51-3002-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3001-7,
    236 pages, March, 2017
    Protein aggregation causes malfunction in several biochemical processes. Genetic and spontaneous formations of these transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are fatal to humans and animals. Conformational change of normal form of the protein to mis ...
  • Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B
    Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B NEW
    Edited by Naglaa Allam
    ISBN 978-953-51-2994-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2993-6,
    404 pages, March, 2017
    As in many areas of medicine, treatment of viral hepatitis has seen an acceleration of change driven by new therapies and evolving technology. Thanks to the direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs), the era of HCV eradication and cure has begun. As rega ...
  • The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis
    The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis NEW
    Edited by David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2972-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2971-4,
    174 pages, March, 2017
    Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne, parasitic disease with tremendous variety in presentation, biology, and epidemiology. Any book on this disease must acknowledge the nearly impossible task of providing an exhaustive account of leishmaniasis simply bec ...
  • A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer
    A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer NEW
    Edited by Marta Adonis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2966-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2965-3,
    228 pages, March, 2017
    Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths around the world. This devastating disease takes strength not only in people who smoke but also in poor people that eat polluted food and use heating sources, and in those exposed naturally to toxi ...
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
    Laparoscopic Surgery
    Edited by Arshad M. Malik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2964-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2963-9,
    142 pages, February, 2017
    Laparoscopic surgery developed as the most element change ever in the history of surgery. The approach of this method is no more a late headway. The history goes back three decades now when appendectomy was initially performed laparoscopically in 198 ...
  • HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    Edited by Nancy Dumais
    ISBN 978-953-51-2962-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2961-5,
    172 pages, February, 2017
    With increasing efficacy of antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS has shifted from a disease with high mortality to a chronic illness with substantial longevity. However, researchers, physicians and social workers still face many challenges, and it is imp ...