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  • Prion - An Overview
    Prion - An Overview NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Yusuf Tutar
    ISBN 978-953-51-3002-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3001-7,
    236 pages, March, 2017
    Protein aggregation causes malfunction in several biochemical processes. Genetic and spontaneous formations of these transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are fatal to humans and animals. Conformational change of normal form of the protein to mis ...
  • Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B
    Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B NEW
    Edited by Naglaa Allam
    ISBN 978-953-51-2994-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2993-6,
    404 pages, March, 2017
    As in many areas of medicine, treatment of viral hepatitis has seen an acceleration of change driven by new therapies and evolving technology. Thanks to the direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs), the era of HCV eradication and cure has begun. As rega ...
  • The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis
    The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis NEW
    Edited by David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2972-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2971-4,
    174 pages, March, 2017
    Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne, parasitic disease with tremendous variety in presentation, biology, and epidemiology. Any book on this disease must acknowledge the nearly impossible task of providing an exhaustive account of leishmaniasis simply bec ...
  • A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer
    A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer NEW
    Edited by Marta Adonis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2966-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2965-3,
    228 pages, March, 2017
    Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths around the world. This devastating disease takes strength not only in people who smoke but also in poor people that eat polluted food and use heating sources, and in those exposed naturally to toxi ...
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
    Laparoscopic Surgery NEW
    Edited by Arshad M. Malik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2964-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2963-9,
    142 pages, February, 2017
    Laparoscopic surgery developed as the most element change ever in the history of surgery. The approach of this method is no more a late headway. The history goes back three decades now when appendectomy was initially performed laparoscopically in 198 ...
  • HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges NEW
    Edited by Nancy Dumais
    ISBN 978-953-51-2962-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2961-5,
    172 pages, February, 2017
    With increasing efficacy of antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS has shifted from a disease with high mortality to a chronic illness with substantial longevity. However, researchers, physicians and social workers still face many challenges, and it is imp ...
  • New Developments in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    New Developments in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis NEW
    Edited by Lazaros I. Sakkas
    ISBN 978-953-51-2970-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2969-1,
    162 pages, February, 2017
    The pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is incompletely understood. HLA class II alleles and T cells have been implicated for many years. The discovery of anticitrullinated peptide antibodies (ACPAs), along with the effectiveness of biological ...
  • Aortic Aneurysm
    Aortic Aneurysm NEW
    Edited by Kaan Kirali
    ISBN 978-953-51-2934-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2933-2,
    202 pages, February, 2017
    Aortic aneurysms are very silent, insidious, and sudden complicated pathologies with high incidence of sudden death. The aorta has several different parts, which are affected by aneurysmal pathology independently and separately or conjointly. Prevent ...