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  • Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Edited by Fyson H. Kasenga
    ISBN 978-953-51-2741-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2740-6,
    134 pages, November, 2016
    Human sufferings, including deaths, can be reduced or avoided by applying routine principles of hygiene in individuals' lives. Some hygiene routines are purely simple remedies, which are inexpensive, affordable, acceptable and easily accessible. It i ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...
  • New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    New Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Edited by Samuel Huber
    ISBN 978-953-51-2755-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2754-3,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The incidence of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases is steadily increasing. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one example of a chronic inflammatory disease, which primarily affects the intestine but may also affect extraintestinal organs. ...
  • Fitness Medicine
    Fitness Medicine
    Edited by Hasan Sozen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2745-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2744-4,
    154 pages, October, 2016
    Although fitness and health have similar properties, they are, in reality, two very different concepts. While health refers to the absence of diseases, fitness refers to the degree of body functioning and the ability of the body to handle physical de ...
  • Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
    Edited by Chunfa Huang and Carl Freter
    ISBN 978-953-51-2735-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2734-5,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Using natural products and developing pharmaceutical drugs are emerging topics to reduce blood cholesterol levels for preventing heart disease and stroke. Covering recent progresses in cholesterol-lowering drugs and therapy, this book describes the n ...
  • Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza
    Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza
    Edited by Manal Mohammad Baddour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2733-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2732-1,
    262 pages, October, 2016
    The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 3-5 million cases of severe influenza worldwide will result in 250,000-500,000 deaths annually. Collectively, data are shared via the WHO's Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), ...
  • Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Microcirculation Revisited - From Molecules to Clinical Practice
    Edited by Helena Lenasi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2731-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2730-7,
    284 pages, October, 2016
    The book provides a comprehensive overview of selected topics in microcirculation, from physiology to pathophysiology including molecular mechanisms and clinical aspects. It contains 10 chapters written by reputed authors, which comprehensively sum u ...
  • Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Assessment of Cellular and Organ Function and Dysfunction using Direct and Derived MRI Methodologies
    Edited by Christakis Constantinides
    ISBN 978-953-51-2723-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2722-2,
    114 pages, October, 2016
    Despite the tremendous growth in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidenced in the initial phases of its development in the early twentieth century, scientific focus has shifted in recent years toward the study of physiology and pathophy ...