Medicine

  • Lung Inflammation
    Lung Inflammation
    Editor Kian Chung Ong
    ISBN 978-953-51-1373-7
    118 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1190 times.
    In order to perform its function in gas exchange, the lungs and all components of the respiratory system are constantly exposed to pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in the environment. Lung inflammation involves an array of mech ...
  • Pancreatic Cancer - Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Novel Approaches to Early Detection and Treatment
    Pancreatic Cancer - Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Novel Approaches to Early Detection and Treatment
    Editor Kelly McCall
    ISBN 978-953-51-1375-1
    196 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1862 times.
    This book provides the reader with an update on recent findings related to the molecular basis for the development and progression of pancreatic cancer. This book also informs the reader about the link between obesity and pancreatic cancer, and how a ...
  • Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis
    Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis
    Editor Krasimir Kolev
    ISBN 978-953-51-1265-5
    206 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3567 times.
    This book familiarizes the reader with some recent trends in the theory and practice of thrombolysis. It covers the field of fibrinolysis from the standpoint of basic scientists and clinicians and delivers the state-of-the-art information on the bioc ...
  • Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-1312-6
    214 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3655 times.
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of infecti ...
  • Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Fecal Incontinence - Causes, Management and Outcome
    Editor Anthony G. Catto-Smith
    ISBN 978-953-51-1241-9
    186 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3232 times.
    Fecal incontinence is a common and disabling condition that unfortunately remains an “orphan” in terms of medical research and effective therapies. This book provides a brief review of the pathophysiology of fecal incontinence with specific focu ...
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1238-9
    200 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3144 times.
    Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole ...
  • Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Editor Bruna Maria Roesler
    ISBN 978-953-51-1239-6
    390 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 5193 times.
    Helicobacter pylori is a universally distributed bacterium which affects more than half of the world population. The infection is associated with the development of various diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract, besides extradigestive diseases ...
  • A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-51-1229-7
    230 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3756 times.
    Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research an ...