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  • Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
    Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
    Edited by Baba Psalm Duniya Inusa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2767-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2766-6,
    280 pages, November, 2016
    This book addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in sickle cell disease. This is written by experts in their own field offering a robust, engaging discussion about the presentations and mechanisms of actions in the multiple c ...
  • Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2770-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2769-7,
    176 pages, November, 2016
    Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also ...
  • 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), ...