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Our collection of 10 books.

  • Cannabinoids in Health and Disease
    Cannabinoids in Health and Disease
    Editor Rosaria Meccariello and Rosanna Chianese
    ISBN 978-953-51-2430-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2429-0,
    256 pages, June, 2016
    This book provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge of cannabinoid activity in human physiology and points out the importance of endocannabinoid system for the maintenance of human health and treatment of diseases. Each chapter has been ...
  • Complementary Therapies for the Body, Mind and Soul
    Complementary Therapies for the Body, Mind and Soul
    Editor Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2158-9,
    294 pages, September, 2015
    Complementary Therapies (CT) refers to the practices, products, or health systems that are outside the realm of conventional medicine, used to treat disease or to promote health and well-being. Defining CT is difficult, because the field is very broa ...
  • Acupuncture in Modern Medicine
    Acupuncture in Modern Medicine
    Editor Lucy L. Chen and Tsung O. Cheng
    ISBN 978-953-51-1020-0,
    400 pages, March, 2013
    This book contains four integrated sections: 1) Acupuncture Research; 2) New Developments in Acupuncture; 3) Acupuncture Therapy for Clinical Conditions and 4) Assessment and Accessibility in Acupuncture Therapy. Section 1 provides updates on acupun ...
  • Alternative Medicine
    Alternative Medicine
    Editor Hiroshi Sakagami
    ISBN 978-953-51-0903-7,
    306 pages, December, 2012
    Alternative medicine is recognized as medical products and practices that do not belong to the standard cares taken by medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy and allied health professionals. It has developed into a multitude of medical products and p ...
  • Complementary Therapies for the Contemporary Healthcare
    Complementary Therapies for the Contemporary Healthcare
    Editor Marcelo Saad and Roberta de Medeiros
    ISBN 978-953-51-0801-6,
    244 pages, October, 2012
    Complementary therapies (CTs) are practices, products or systems for health that are outside the domain of conventional medicine (also called Western or allopathic medicine), used either to treat illnesses or to promote health and well-being. Defini ...
  • A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy
    A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy
    Editor Arup Bhattacharya
    ISBN 978-953-307-863-2,
    292 pages, January, 2012
    A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy is aimed at both conventional and alternate therapy practitioners, besides serving as an educational tool for students and lay persons on the progress made in the field. While this resource is not all-inc ...
  • Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine
    Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine
    Editor Haixue Kuang
    ISBN 978-953-307-903-5,
    504 pages, January, 2012
    During the recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has attracted the attention of researchers all over the world. It is looked upon not only as a bright pearl, but also a treasure house of ancient Chinese culture. Nowadays, TCM has become a ...
  • Quality Control of Herbal Medicines and Related Areas
    Quality Control of Herbal Medicines and Related Areas
    Editor Yukihiro Shoyama
    ISBN 978-953-307-682-9,
    292 pages, November, 2011
    The authors of this thematic issue provide a comprehensive summary of most recent knowledge and references on quality control in wide fields. Quality control is essential for natural products like natural medicine and related food products. In this ...