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  • Childhood Obesity
    Childhood Obesity
    Edited by Sevil Ari Yuca
    ISBN 978-953-51-0374-5,
    248 pages, March, 2012
    This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in childhood obesity. Obesity is an illness that occurs due to a combination of genetic, environmental, psychosocial, metabolic and hormonal factors. T ...
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Edited by Nancy Malla
    ISBN 978-953-51-0258-8,
    256 pages, March, 2012
    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are spread primarily through person to person sexual contact. There are more than 30 different sexually transmissible bacteria, viruses and parasites. STIs lead to high morbidity and complica ...
  • Current Topics in Tropical Medicine
    Current Topics in Tropical Medicine badge
    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-0274-8,
    576 pages, March, 2012
    Tropical Medicine has emerged and remained as an important discipline for the study of diseases endemic in the tropic, particularly those of infectious etiology. Emergence and reemergence of many tropical pathologies have recently aroused the interes ...
  • Novel Insights on Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury and Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Novel Insights on Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury and Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Edited by Soundarapandian Vijayakumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0234-2,
    144 pages, March, 2012
    This book offers novel insights on topics such as congenital obstructive nephropathy, cerebral-renal salt wasting, and the role of hemoglobin variability in clinical outcomes of CKD which are not very often discussed in the literature. With comprehen ...
  • Herpesviridae - A Look Into This Unique Family of Viruses
    Herpesviridae - A Look Into This Unique Family of Viruses
    Edited by George D. Magel and Stephen Tyring
    ISBN 978-953-51-0186-4,
    330 pages, March, 2012
    In order to fully understand the nature of viruses, it is important to look at them from both, their basic science and clinical, standpoints. Our goal with this book was to dissect Herpesviridae into its biological properties and clinical significanc ...
  • Anemia
    Anemia
    Edited by Donald S. Silverberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-0138-3,
    480 pages, February, 2012
    This book provides an up- to- date summary of many advances in our understanding of anemia, including its causes and pathogenesis, methods of diagnosis, and the morbidity and mortality associated with it. Special attention is paid to the anemia of ch ...
  • Understanding Tuberculosis - Analyzing the Origin of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Pathogenicity
    Understanding Tuberculosis - Analyzing the Origin of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Pathogenicity badge
    Edited by Pere-Joan Cardona
    ISBN 978-953-307-942-4,
    570 pages, February, 2012
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an attempt to understand the extent to which the bacilli has adapted itself to the host and to its final target. On the other hand, there is a section in which other specialists discuss how to manipulate this immune resp ...
  • Understanding Tuberculosis - Deciphering the Secret Life of the Bacilli
    Understanding Tuberculosis - Deciphering the Secret Life of the Bacilli badge
    Edited by Pere-Joan Cardona
    ISBN 978-953-307-946-2,
    344 pages, February, 2012
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis, as recent investigations demonstrate, has a complex signaling expression, which allows its close interaction with the environment and one of its most renowned properties: the ability to persist for long periods of time und ...