Medicine » Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • Sex Hormones
    Sex Hormones
    Editor Raghvendra K. Dubey
    ISBN 978-953-307-856-4
    442 pages, February, 2012
    Sex Hormones not only regulate reproductive function, but they also play a prominent role in the biology and physiology of several organs/tissues and in the pathophysiology of several diseases. During the last two decades, the information on the mech ...
  • Hypothyroidism - Influences and Treatments
    Hypothyroidism - Influences and Treatments
    Editor Drahomira Springer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0021-8
    358 pages, February, 2012
    Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder and it is significantly more frequent than presented - millions of people suffer from this disease without knowing it. People with this condition will have symptoms associated with slow metabolism. E ...
  • Dyslipidemia - From Prevention to Treatment
    Dyslipidemia - From Prevention to Treatment
    Editor Roya Kelishadi
    ISBN 978-953-307-904-2
    480 pages, February, 2012
    Dyslipidemia has a complex pathophysiology consisting of various genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors. It has many adverse health impacts, notably in the development of chronic non-communicable diseases. Significant ethnic differences exist ...
  • Sex Steroids
    Sex Steroids
    Editor Scott M. Kahn
    ISBN 978-953-307-857-1
    342 pages, January, 2012
    This book, entitled "Sex Steroids", features a valuable collection of reviews and research articles written by experts in signal transduction, cellular biology, diseases and disorders. "Sex Steroids" is comprised of four sections, "The Biology of Sex ...
  • Steroids - Basic Science
    Steroids - Basic Science
    Editor Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-866-3
    244 pages, January, 2012
    This book explains the basic science of steroids and is targeted towards professionals engaged in health services. It should be noted that medical science evolves rapidly and some information like the understanding of steroids and their therapeutic u ...
  • Global Perspective on Diabetic Foot Ulcerations
    Global Perspective on Diabetic Foot Ulcerations
    Editor Thanh Dinh
    ISBN 978-953-307-727-7
    288 pages, December, 2011
    Over the last decade, it is becoming increasingly clear that diabetes mellitus is a global epidemic. The influence of diabetes is most readily apparent in its manifestation in foot complications across cultures and continents. In this unique collab ...
  • Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Editor Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis
    ISBN 978-953-307-357-6
    478 pages, November, 2011
    This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in endocrine disorders. While covering a variety of topics ranging from thyroid carcinogenesis and pituitary adenomas to adrenal tumors and metabolic b ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes - Pathogenesis, Genetics and Immunotherapy
    Type 1 Diabetes - Pathogenesis, Genetics and Immunotherapy
    Editor David Wagner
    ISBN 978-953-307-362-0
    670 pages, November, 2011
    This book is a compilation of reviews about the pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes. T1D is a classic autoimmune disease. Genetic factors are clearly determinant but cannot explain the rapid, even overwhelming expanse of this disease. Understanding etiol ...