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- Principles of Osteoarthritis- Its Definition, Character, Derivation and Modality-Related Recognition
Bruce M. Rothschild
590 pages, February, 2012
- This volume addresses the nature of the most common form of arthritis in humans. If osteoarthritis is inevitable (only premature death prevents all of us from being afflicted), it seems essential to facilitate its recognition, prevention, options, an ...
- An International Perspective on the Future of Research in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Christopher R. Snell
104 pages, February, 2012
- While the chapters in this book are a long way from solving the enigma that is CFS, they do represent important attempts to understand this complex and perplexing disease. A common theme in them all is CFS as a multisystem disease with the possibilit ...
- Inflammatory Diseases - Immunopathology, Clinical and Pharmacological Bases
396 pages, February, 2012
- This book is a collection of comprehensive reviews contributed by experts in the diverse fields of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases, with emphasis on current pharmacological and diagnostic options. Interested professionals are also encouraged ...
- Advancements in Tumor Immunotherapy and Cancer Vaccines
218 pages, February, 2012
- Harnessing the potential of the human body's own immune system to attack malignant tumor cells has been the goal of many scientific investigators in recent years, with advances in cancer biology and immunology enabling cancer immunotherapy to become ...
- Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
206 pages, February, 2012
- Systemic sclerosis (SSc), or often referred to as Scleroderma (tight skin), is characterized by an exaggerated formation of collagen fibers in the skin, which leads to fibrosis. Accumulating evidence now points toward three pathological hallmarks tha ...
- A Look into Myasthenia Gravis
Joseph A. Pruitt
106 pages, January, 2012
- Myasthenia gravis is presently an incurable antibody-mediated autoimmune disorder characterized by generalized voluntary skeletal muscle weakness. The cause of the weakness is a defect at the neuromuscular junction level, in which autoimmune antibodi ...
- Rheumatoid Arthritis - Treatment
Andrew B. Lemmey
366 pages, January, 2012
- The purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date, interesting, and thought-provoking perspectives on various aspects of research into current and potential treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This book features 17 chapters, with contributions ...
- Insights and Perspectives in Rheumatology
274 pages, January, 2012
- This book offers a range of perspectives on pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of different rheumatic diseases, with a particular focus on some of the interesting aspects of Sjögren's syndrome. It contains detailed and thorough reviews by ...