• Toxicology Studies - Cells, Drugs and Environment
    Toxicology Studies - Cells, Drugs and Environment NEW
    Editor Ana Cristina Andreazza and Gustavo Scola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2140-4
    242 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 482 times.
    The increased exposure to toxins, toxicants and novel drugs has promoted toxicology to become one of the most important areas of research with emerging innovative toxicity testing protocols, techniques, and regulation being placed. Since the bioactiv ...
  • Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge
    Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge NEW
    Editor Wellman Ribon
    ISBN 978-953-51-2139-8
    238 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 452 times.
    Progress obtained by mycobacteriology in recent years is undeniable with regards to preventing, detecting, and treating cases of tuberculosis, millennial disease that is still present as public health issue worldwide. We present here high-impact rese ...
  • Contemporary Issues in Head and Neck Cancer Management
    Contemporary Issues in Head and Neck Cancer Management NEW
    Editor Loredana G. Marcu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2135-0
    178 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 162 times.
    While the management of head and neck cancer has evolved over the last few decades, there are still several challenges and unanswered questions that need solutions. This book is a small compilation of some topical aspects regarding head and neck canc ...
  • Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment
    Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment
    Editor Qian Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2136-7
    272 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 583 times.
    The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), which most often affects the hip, knee, foot and hand. The degeneration of joint cartilage and changes in underlying bone and supporting tissues such as ligament leads to pain, stiffness, mov ...
  • Mammography Techniques and Review
    Mammography Techniques and Review
    Editor Fabiano Cavalcanti Fernandes, Lourdes Mattos Brasil and Renato da Veiga Guadagnin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2138-1
    120 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 221 times.
    Mammography remains at the backbone of medical tools to examine the human breast. The early detection of breast cancer typically uses adjunct tests to mammogram such as ultrasound, positron emission mammography, electrical impedance, Computer-aided d ...
  • Topics in Public Health
    Topics in Public Health
    Editor David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9
    306 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 568 times.
    Public health has been defined as the efforts of a community that allow a population to remain healthy. This definition is very inclusive, so elements of clinical care, health promotion and many other fields contribute to the larger discipline of pub ...
  • Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases
    Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases
    Editor Katerina Chatzidionysiou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2134-3
    208 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 356 times.
    Autoimmunity is defined as an immune response against a self-antigen. This abnormal immune response can lead to tissue damage and to the development of autoimmune disease. From organ-specific autoimmune diseases, such as myasthenia gravis, to non-org ...
  • Major Depressive Disorder - Cognitive and Neurobiological Mechanisms
    Major Depressive Disorder - Cognitive and Neurobiological Mechanisms
    Editor Yong-Ku Kim
    ISBN 978-953-51-2129-9
    154 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 275 times.
    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a complex and heterogeneous disorder, phenotypically and biologically. MDD may be caused by complex interaction between genes and environment in susceptible individuals. Thus, a combination of certain genetic polymo ...