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  • Towards New Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
    Towards New Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
    Editor David I. Finkelstein
    ISBN 978-953-307-463-4,
    408 pages, November, 2011
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterised clinically by various non-motor and progressive motor symptoms, pathologically by loss of dopamine producing cells and intraneuronal cytoplasmic inclusions composed primarily of ?-synuclein. By the time a pat ...
  • Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance
    Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance
    Editor Anirban Ghosh
    ISBN 978-953-307-379-8,
    498 pages, November, 2011
    The tittle 'Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance' is indicative of its content. This volume contains 21 chapters basically intended to explore glioma biology and discussing the experimental model systems for the purpose. It is hoped ...
  • Recent Translational Research in HIV/AIDS
    Recent Translational Research in HIV/AIDS
    Editor Yi-Wei Tang
    ISBN 978-953-307-719-2,
    578 pages, November, 2011
    The collective efforts of HIV/AIDS research scientists from over 16 countries in the world are included in the book. This 27-chapter Open Access book well covers HIV/AIDS translational researches on pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and ...
  • Gestational Diabetes
    Gestational Diabetes
    Editor Miroslav Radenkovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-581-5,
    392 pages, November, 2011
    Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as hyperglycemia with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. The incidence of gestational diabetes is still increasing and this pathological condition has strong association with adverse pregnancy outcom ...
  • Ulcerative Colitis - Treatments, Special Populations and the Future
    Ulcerative Colitis - Treatments, Special Populations and the Future
    Editor Mortimer O'Connor
    ISBN 978-953-307-739-0,
    190 pages, November, 2011
    This book is intended to act as an up to date reference point and knowledge developer for all readers interested in the area of gastroenterology and in particular Ulcerative Colitis. All of the chapter authors are experts in their fields of publicati ...
  • Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Editor Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam
    ISBN 978-953-307-341-5,
    480 pages, October, 2011
    The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endo ...
  • Global View of HIV Infection
    Global View of HIV Infection
    Editor Vishwanath Venketaraman
    ISBN 978-953-307-671-3,
    186 pages, October, 2011
    Some of the topics covered in this book are: HIV infection HIV transmission Clinical symptoms of AIDS AIDS and opportunistic infection Prevention and treatment of HV Treatment of HIV infection and immune reconstitution
  • DNA Repair and Human Health
    DNA Repair and Human Health
    Editor Sonya Vengrova
    ISBN 978-953-307-612-6,
    806 pages, October, 2011
    Over the past decades, great advances have been made in understanding the cellular DNA repair pathways. At the same time, a wealth of descriptive knowledge of human diseases has been accumulated. Now, the basic research of the mechanisms of DNA repai ...