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  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 31453 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 18997 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 14881 times.
    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 ...
  • Erectile Dysfunction - Disease-Associated Mechanisms and Novel Insights into Therapy
    Erectile Dysfunction - Disease-Associated Mechanisms and Novel Insights into Therapy
    Editor Kenia Pedrosa Nunes
    ISBN 978-953-51-0199-4
    214 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25736 times.
    Erectile dysfunction is a widespread problem, affecting many men across all age groups and it is more than a serious quality of life problem for sexually active men. This book contains chapters written by widely acknowledged experts, each of which pr ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 55369 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 80387 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 83730 times.
    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 ...
  • Acupuncture - Concepts and Physiology
    Acupuncture - Concepts and Physiology
    Editor Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-307-410-8
    246 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 32603 times.
    Acupuncture and related techniques are useful tools for treating a spectrum of diseases. However, there are still many areas of controversy surrounding it. We hope this book can contribute to guide the advance of this ancient medical art. In the pres ...