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  • Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Current Topics in Chikungunya NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2595-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2594-5,
    160 pages, August, 2016
    Chikungunya, an arbovirus, is a major global threat affecting multiple areas of the world, even Europe, but recently (2014 - 2015) with large epidemics in Latin America, causing an important acute and chronic morbidity with a low, but present, mortal ...
  • Challenges in Parkinson's Disease
    Challenges in Parkinson's Disease NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Jolanta Dorszewska and Wojciech Kozubski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2464-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2463-4,
    398 pages, August, 2016
    Parkinson's disease is a common neurological disease and affects 2% population of more than 65 years of age and 5% more than 85 years of age. Pathomechanism of this disease is still not fully understood. This book is a sum up of knowledge on the gene ...
  • Dental Implantology and Biomaterial
    Dental Implantology and Biomaterial NEW
    Editor Mazen Ahmad Jawad Amin Almasri
    ISBN 978-953-51-2522-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2521-1,
    200 pages, August, 2016
    The discipline of dental implantology is one of the scientific medical/dental fields that are moving dynamically very fast. Not to mention the multiple specialties involved in managing the service as well as the research production. As much as it is ...
  • Recovery of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Recovery of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury NEW
    Editor Heidi Fuller and Monte Gates
    ISBN 978-953-51-2498-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2497-9,
    328 pages, August, 2016
    Restoration of motor function following spinal cord injury is a complex and challenging task. By reviewing emerging cellular, pharmacological, rehabilitative, as well as surgical approaches, this book seeks to highlight promising therapeutic strategi ...
  • Ebola
    Ebola NEW
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    Editor Crtomir Podlipnik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2518-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2517-4,
    204 pages, August, 2016
    The book Ebola is a relevant resource of knowledge about various aspects of the Ebola virus (EBOV) and the related disease. Many experts from different fields of science and from different parts of the world contributed to the creation of this book. ...
  • Nutritional Deficiency
    Nutritional Deficiency
    Editor Pınar Erkekoglu and Belma Kocer-Gumusel
    ISBN 978-953-51-2438-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2437-5,
    204 pages, July, 2016
    Intake of a sufficient diet will provide an individual to live a healthy and functional life. However, poor intake of different nutritional components, such as proteins, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements, may lead to health problems that can cau ...
  • Pluripotent Stem Cells - From the Bench to the Clinic
    Pluripotent Stem Cells - From the Bench to the Clinic
    Editor Minoru Tomizawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2472-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2471-9,
    530 pages, July, 2016
    Pluripotent stem cells have distinct characteristics: self-renewal and the potential to differentiate into various somatic cells. In recent years, substantial advances have been made from basic science to clinical applications. The vast amount knowle ...
  • Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Editor William M. Meil and Christina L. Ruby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2492-4
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2491-7,
    228 pages, July, 2016
    Although it is well-accepted that drug addiction is a major public health concern, how we address it as a society continues to evolve as recent advances in the lab and clinic clarify the nature of the problem and influence our views. This unique coll ...