• Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment
    Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment NEW
    Editor Qian Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2136-7
    272 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 191 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 NEW
    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 98 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 NEW
    Editor David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9
    306 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 397 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 NEW
    Editor Katerina Chatzidionysiou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2134-3
    208 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 243 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 NEW
    Editor Yong-Ku Kim
    ISBN 978-953-51-2129-9
    154 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 202 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 ...
  • Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine
    Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine
    Editor Omboon Vallisuta and Suleiman Olimat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2128-2
    328 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1037 times.
    It is very important for scientists all over the globe to enhance drug discovery research for better human health. This book demonstrates that various expertise are essential for drug discovery including synthetic or natural drugs, clinical pharma ...
  • Allergic Diseases - New Insights
    Allergic Diseases - New Insights
    Editor Celso Pereira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2044-5
    244 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 899 times.
    Allergic diseases are one of the most prevalent diseases in the present with an undeniable correlation with development conditions and with the surrounding environment. Thus, it becomes imperative that the gradual understanding of the pathophysiology ...
  • A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 2
    A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 2
    Editor Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2035-3
    860 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 3356 times.
    The scope of OMF surgery has expanded; encompassing treatment of diseases, disorders, defects and injuries of the head, face, jaws and oral cavity. This internationally-recognized specialty is evolving with advancements in technology and instrumentat ...